Philip Dayle wins in Privy Council appeal

Wed, 27 Mar 2019

The Judicial Committee of Privy Council today allowed an appeal of a decision by the Court of Appeal of Jamaica. View summary here

The successful appellant is a human rights organisation based in Jamaica, called Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ). They argued that the Police Service Commission (PSC) in Jamaica breached fundamental rights by promoting a senior police officer, while serious allegations against him had not been fully and properly investigated. Philip Dayle appeared for the appellant, led by Hugh Southey QC of Matrix and instructed by Simons Muirhead and Burton. See the judgment here

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