Human Rights: ‘available in a Court near you’ or in ‘selected venues only’?
Date: 10 December 2014
Categories: Human rights
Listen to the debate hosted by Bindmans LLP to mark the International Human Rights Day 2014.
Chaired by Sir Geoffrey Bindman QC (hon), Speakers: Saimo Chahal QC (hon), Kirsty Brimelow QC, Carla Ferstman and Ben Emmerson (QC)
BBC Radio Three Counties - interview with Shah Qureshi, partner at Bindmans LLP
Date: 2 October 2014
Posted by: Shah Qureshi
Bindmans partner Shah Qureshi comments on Camden school’s ban on student because she wears an Islamic niqab or veil.
BBC Asian network - Cult leader or Third Holy Saint
Date: 4 March 2014
Posted by: Paul Ridge
Bindmans partner Paul Ridge comments on the awaited Supreme court judgment on whether a purported Sikh leader is the rightful leader of two Sikh temples in the UK.
Vanessa Feltz show, BBC Radio London - Prisoner voting rights
Bindmans lawyer Sara Lomri provides expert comment on the Vanessa Feltz show on the topic of prisoner voting rights.
BBC Radio 4 File on 4 – Secret Courts
Date: 27 June 2012
Posted by: Shazia Khan
File on 4 explores the operation of secret justice in British courts and asks whether its extension to more cases would be in the national interest. Bindmans employment partner Shazia Khan provides expert comment.
BBC Radio 4 Today Programme - The Batang Kali Massacre trial - end of a Very British Cover-Up?
Malaysians seek an inquiry into the 1948 killing of 24 villagers by UK troops. Bindmans partner John Halford, representing the claimants, comments on the case.
Radio 4 Woman’s Hour - Nadine Quashie wins employment right challenge
Ex-Stringfellows worker Nadine Quashie wins employment rights challenge. Her solicitor, Shah Qureshi, head of the Bindmans Employment team, is interviewed on Woman's Hour about the case.
BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour - Rape victim’s anonymity breached on Twitter
Date: 24 April 2012
Posted by: Athalie Matthews
Bindmans media lawyer Athalie Matthews comments on Woman’s Hour on the legal implications of the unlawful naming and abuse on Twitter of the successful claimant in the Sheffield United rape trial.
BBC Radio Sussex - Errors, delays and finally rejection for Beth Ellis
Date: 11 December 2011
Posted by: Shazia Khan
A year after Beth Ellis told police she had been raped as a child the CPS dropped the case. Her solicitor, Saimo Chahal of Bindmans LLP, comments on the case.
BBC Radio 4 - Tony Nicklinson asks for right to legally terminate his life
Date: 3 December 2011
Posted by: Saimo Chahal QC (Hon)
Locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson, 57, has issued proceedings in the High Court asking for Declarations that it is lawful for a doctor to terminate his life, with his consent and with him making the decision with full mental capacity. Bindmans partner Saimo Chahal , who represents Tony, comments on the case.
BBC Radio 5 Live - Bindmans reveal police corruption of the legal process
A further example has emerged of misconduct by undercover police officers operating within campaign groups. Bindmans partner Mike Schwarz comments on the recent case of Jim Boyling.
BBC Radio 4 Right of Guardian journalists to protect their sources
Date: 21 September 2011
Categories: Serious and Complex Crime
Neil O’May, partner and Head of the Criminal Law team at Bindmans LLP successfully represented The Guardian newspaper in its defence of an application brought by the Metropolitan Police for the production of documents held in confidence as source material by the Guardian. The Guardian's editor, Alan Rushbridger, comments on the affair.