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Dechert partner Neil Gerrard fails to rebut allegations of human rights abuses

Dechert partner Neil Gerrard fails to rebut allegations of human rights abuses

Press releases   •   May 28, 2020 14:39 BST

Deputy Judge Andrew Lenon QC has now handed down his judgment in the case of Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA) v Farhad Azima. The ruling is highly relevant to Karam Al Sadeq’s recent torture claims against international law firm Dechert and lawyer Neil Gerrard who represent RAKIA.

​70% of businesses in Dubai may not survive Covid-19 lockdown; Stirling advises business owners to get out before it is too late

​70% of businesses in Dubai may not survive Covid-19 lockdown; Stirling advises business owners to get out before it is too late

Press releases   •   May 26, 2020 09:28 BST

Stirling warns that the economic impact on the UAE of the global response to the Coronavirus pandemic is likely to be longlasting. Officials predict that the country of predominantly expats, could see a 10% reduction in total population, as many foreigners are opting to return to their home countries.

English High Court judge rules to seize David Haigh (#FreeLatifa) assets

English High Court judge rules to seize David Haigh (#FreeLatifa) assets

Press releases   •   May 26, 2020 09:26 BST

Landmark High Court Judgment issued by THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE HENSHAW in case of GFH v Haigh.

​English High Court rules former Leeds United MD David Haigh rebranded as #FreeLatifa “human rights lawyer“ a “fraudster”

​English High Court rules former Leeds United MD David Haigh rebranded as #FreeLatifa “human rights lawyer“ a “fraudster”

Press releases   •   May 25, 2020 10:56 BST

David Haigh, former MD of Leeds United and campaigner for #FreeLatifa has been ruled a fraudster by the English High Court. Detained in Dubai have issued their own fraud alert following impersonation of their brand. Court orders disbursement of Haigh's assets, The Cove Lamorna & his farm in Cornwall.