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Alex Haines

Alex Haines workshop at the United Nations on International law

On Friday 14th September, Alex Haines gave a one-day workshop to the Staff Council of the United Nations Office in Vienna (“UNOV”). The workshop attendees included, inter alia, employees of the United Nations, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (“UNODC”) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (“IAEA”). The workshop covered international administrative law and the United Nations’ internal justice system including its two-tier judicial system consisting of the Dispute Tribunal (“UNDT”) and Appeals Tribunal (“UNAT”). It also included a discussion on the new UN compensation package and the Global Service Delivery Model for the UN Secretariat. The recent case law discussed included the UNAT cases of Lloret Alcaniz et al. v SG, 2018-UNAT-840 and Mirella et al. v…

News 21 Sep, 2018

John McKendrick QC and Alex Haines speak in Mexico City

John and Alex have been invited by the Bar Council to speak at the first English Law Week in Mexico, a joint initiative between the Law Society and Bar Council. On 3 September, John will speak on the regulation of Fintech and his experiences as the Attorney General of Anguilla responsible for the Anguilla Utility Token Act, the first legislation to regulate utility tokens. On 4 September, John will chair two sessions on combating corruption and Alex will speak at the same sessions on corruption in the context of his experience of sanctions and Multilateral Development Banks. They will also take part in several networking opportunities, including at the British Ambassador’s residence. Alex and John both speak fluent Spanish and…

News 31 Aug, 2018

Outer Temple Chambers hosts NYSBA reception in London

Michael Bowes QC, co-chair of the London chapter of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) International Section and joint Head of Outer Temple Chambers, is to host a Meet & Greet reception in London, together with Michael Miller, President of The New York State Bar Association. The reception is part of a programme of events this year for New York-based attorneys in both Dublin and London. With members  located in 130 countries around the world, the NYSBA is the largest voluntary state bar organisation, representing thousands of lawyers globally. Their International Section chapter in London, UK is one of over 70 NYSBA chapters worldwide. For more than 140 years, the NYSBA has been the voice of the legal profession in New York State. Their mission is to shape the…

News 24 Jul, 2018

Outer Temple welcomes Ian Denham and Alex Haines

We are delighted to announce that Ian Denham and Alex Haines have joined Outer Temple Chambers, with Ian to work across our Personal Injury practice area and Alex to join the Business department. Ian Denham has a particular expertise in cross-border claims, claims with features of fraud, dishonesty and exaggeration and wrongful death claims. His cross-border practice covers advising on jurisdictional matters, applicable law, direct rights of action against insurers, claims against the MIB, holiday claims including claims under the Package Travel Regulations covering local standards, accidents in the air and on sea, and claims involving a cross-border employment aspect. Alex Haines specialises in the sanctions regimes of International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs), and the institutional…

News 13 Jun, 2018

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