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Athelstane Aamodt considers attempts by local authorities to protect their reputation and analyses a recent European Court of Human Rights ruling.

Local authorities cannot sue in defamation. This was not always the case however. There are in fact two reported incidences of local authorities prior to 1993 (when the law changed) suing in this fashion… click here to read full article.


Athelstane Aamodt speaks to Lawyer Monthly on Media and Entertainment, Employment, and Sports law.

Lawyer Monthly’s Specialist Advocate feature looks in depth into the work of experienced and highly skilled lawyers and barristers to explore the world within which they practice. We focus on the challenges they face, how they overcome them, the types of case they work on and what led them to the legal world in the […]


Sculpting trouble–local authorities and art ownership

  Local Government analysis: Timothy Straker QC and Dilpreet K Dhanoa, explain the legal issues considered in the case of London Borough of Tower Hamlets v London Borough of Bromley, regarding ownership of art by local authorities. Original news Tower Hamlets London Borough Council v Bromley London Borough [2015] EWHC (Ch), [2015] All ER (D) 160 […]


BBC Radio 4 speak to Labour Deputy Leadership candidate Caroline Flint and Timothy Straker QC, a specialist in electoral law.

The candidates in Labour’s leadership election will meet Harriet Harman today to discuss concerns about the integrity of the contest. BBC Radio 4 speak to Labour Deputy Leadership candidate Caroline Flint and Timothy Straker QC,  electoral law specialist.           click here for full interview at 01:49:31


Athelstane Aamodt examines the legal implications of Chelsea FC’s treatment of its club doctor

              click here for full article in the New Law Journal    


2015 Halsbury Legal Awards – Chambers of the Year Finalist

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