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authorities deny tycoon Jimmy Lai the right to a British lawyer

Hong Kong’s executive has denied imprisoned media mogul Jimmy Lai the right to be represented by a British lawyer during his upcoming trial, it was learned on Friday (September 30th) from a court. Jimmy Lai and executives of Apple Daily, a newspaper critical of Chinese power that was forced to close, are being sued for … Read more

imprisoned Iranian lawyer singled out by European bars

Amirsalar Davoudi, an imprisoned Iranian lawyer, is the winner this year of the Ludovic-Trarieux International Human Rights Prize, awarded this Friday, September 23 in Bordeaux, we learned from the organization. The Warsaw Bar is named for its part “bar of the year» by this jury made up of representatives of around ten European bar associations … Read more

The San Marina shoe brand placed in receivership, announces the company’s lawyer

San Marina had claimed to suffer the backlash of the judgment of the Court of Cassation which forced, last June, the so-called non-essential traders and who had had to keep their doors closed during the confinement of spring 2020, to pay their rents. The Marseille commercial court has decided to place the San Marina shoe … Read more

The administrative judge rejects a request from the lawyer of Sébastien Raoult, imprisoned in Morocco

Administrative justice rejected on Tuesday August 30 a request from the lawyer of Sébastien Raoult, a French student arrested in Morocco at the request of the United States which accuses him of cybercrime, intended to avoid his extradition across the Atlantic. During a summary release hearing on Friday, his lawyer, Me Philippe Ohayon, asked the … Read more

Trial in early 2023 of two lawyers suspected of having used a forgery at the assizes

The trial of two tenors of the Paris bar, Joseph Cohen-Sabban and Xavier Nogueras, suspected of having produced forgeries before an assize court at the end of 2018 to exonerate, in vain, the drug trafficker Robert Dawes, will be held in early 2023, decided Tuesday, August 30 the criminal court. The hearings will take place … Read more

British motorists and lawyers demonstrate against inflation

Lawyers in gowns and wigs demanding an increase in their remuneration to snail operations on the roads for the drop in fuel prices, British inflation gave rise to new demonstrations on Monday. Read alsoModerna to build RNA vaccine research and production facility in UK Historic strike last month in the UK Against a background of … Read more

Taha Bouhafs’ lawyers denounce an internal procedure “outside the law”

The activist came out of his silence on Tuesday to criticize LFI for not having allowed him to defend himself against the accusations and to demand “a fair and equitable procedure”. The lawyers of journalist Taha Bouhafs denounce a procedure “outside the law”, carried out by the Committee for the Monitoring of Sexual and Sexist … Read more

Two-month ban on practicing for lawyer Emmanuel Pierrat suspected of harassment

Lawyer Emmanuel Pierrat was sentenced on Thursday, for suspicion of harassment, to a two-month ban on practicing after a disciplinary hearing with the Paris Bar Council, learned the AFP Tuesday, July 5 from a source familiar with the matter. Contacted, the lawyer did not respond immediately. His counsel, Me Jean-Didier Belot, indicated that he had … Read more

Damien Abad does not know the woman plaintiff against him, according to his lawyer

Solidarity Minister Damien Abad, against whom a complaint for attempted rape was filed on Monday, does not know “absolutely not“the complainant, said Tuesday, June 28 on BFMTV his lawyer, Benoît Chabert. Read alsoMinister Damien Abad targeted by a complaint for attempted rape “He doesn’t see who it is“said Mr. Chabert. “The facts that are mentioned … Read more

Former Advocate General Philippe Bilger acquitted in defamation case

Prosecuted for defamation by the magistrate Philippe Courroye for his book “The Wall of Cons“, Philippe Bilger was released, Tuesday, June 21, by the 6th chamber of the criminal court of Lyon, specializing in press affairs. Read alsoPhilippe Bilger: “We are witnesses to the total disintegration of justice” The judges considered that the former Advocate … Read more