Judgment handed down today by Supreme Court in Chagos Islands Case – Edward Fitzgerald QC, Paul Harris SC and Amal Clooney acting for appellant

Judgment has been handed down today by the Supreme Court in R (on the application of Bancoult (No 2)) v Sec of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs.  Edward Fitzgerald QCPaul Harris SC and Amal Clooney, instructed by Clifford Chance LLP, represented Louis Bancoult, the leader of the Chagos Refugee Group.

Clifford Chance and Doughty Street Chambers have published a joint statement on today’s decision which can be found by clicking here.

A copy of the judgment can be found on the Supreme Court website by clicking this link.