• ‘Upskirting’ legislation approved unanimously by Parliament

    ‘Upskirting’ legislation approved unanimously by Parliament0

    The Gibraltar Parliament unanimously passed legislation yesterday to make “upskirting” a specific criminal offence in Gibraltar. The Minister for Health, Care and Justice, Neil Costa, announced the publication of the Bill in June of 2018, following significant media attention in the UK where a campaign was led by victim Gina Martin. Ms Martin was at

  • May under pressure over Brexit plan legal advice

    May under pressure over Brexit plan legal advice0

    By David Hughes and Jennifer McKiernan, Press Association Poilitical Staff Theresa May has faced demands from both her own Cabinet and her Democratic Unionist Party allies to show the full legal advice behind her Brexit plans. The Cabinet is on stand-by for fresh talks to agree a Brexit deal amid claims by Tory Leavers that

  • Chief Minister called as Master of the Bench

    Chief Minister called as Master of the Bench0

    The Chief Minister was called as a Master of the Bench (or ‘Bencher’) of the Middle Temple in London recently. The ceremony was attended by Attorney General Michael Llamas, QC, Puisne Judge Karen Ramagge Prescott and Justine Picardo, herself a barrister and member of the Middle Temple. Mr Picardo now joins Chief Justice Anthony Dudley