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Kimathi & Others -v- Foreign and Commonwealth Office [2018] EWHC 1305 (QB)




The High Court has firmly rejected the contention, advanced in the ongoing Kenyan Emergency Group Litigation, that fear without more is capable of being an injury so as to bring a claim within the ambit of the discretionary disapplication of the time bar provisions contained in sections 11 and 33 of the Limitation Act 1980. Simon Murray is part of the counsel team acting for the FCO.

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The ‘Illegality’ Defence rears its ugly head again.

18th September 2018

Maurice Rifat comments on his success in the recently handed down decision of the Court of Appeal.

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