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24 May 19

Jason Beer QC, Alison Hewitt and Bobby Talalay appear in double murder inquest in Surrey

Following the murders by John Lowe of Christine and Lucy Lee in 2014, and after multiple investigations by the state into the actions of Surrey Police and a murder trial in which Lowe was convicted, the Senior Coroner for Surrey has re-opened these inquests into the deaths of Christine and Lucy Lee.

24 May 19

Court of Arbitration for Sport delivers decision in the appeal filed by the President of the French Tennis Federation.

Remi Reichhold acts as ad hoc clerk to the Sole Arbitrator, Professor Philippe Sands QC.

20 May 19

Samantha Leek QC and Georgina Wolfe comment in The Times

Samantha and George write about the potential implications of the Maughan inquest.