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BBC Radio Three Counties - interview with Shah Qureshi, partner at Bindmans LLP

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

Categories: Housing | Health and community care law | Judicial review and public law

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

Date: 29 October 2012

Posted by: Sara Lomri

Categories: Prison law | Judicial review and public law

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

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?

Date: 16 May 2012

Posted by: John Halford

Categories: Human rights

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

Date: 1 May 2012

Posted by: Shah Qureshi

Categories: Employment

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

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

Categories: Civil liberties and human rights | Human rights

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)

Categories: Mental health | Civil liberties and human rights

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

Date: 20 November 2011

Posted by: Mike Schwarz

Categories: Serious and Complex Crime

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

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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.

BBC Radio London - Louise Coubrough interviewed on the Vanessa Feltz show

Date: 5 July 2011

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Categories: Family law

Where do couples stand if they are not married? What legal rights do they have? Louise Coubrough explains the position in an interview with Vanessa Feltz.

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