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25 Sep, 2017, 07:00 BST Amsterdam & Partners LLP Gets Major Win for CONMEBOL in Florida Antitrust Litigation

The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL), the governing body for professional soccer in South America, has been dismissed from a major...


09 Feb, 2016, 20:22 GMT Austria Continues to Hold Wrongfully Imprisoned Author Stephan Templ, says Lawyer Robert Amsterdam

The Republic of Austria is continuing to hold prisoner the author and Jewish rights activist Stephan Templ despite the presentation of crucial new...


10 Aug, 2015, 07:00 BST Victim of Russian State-Sponsored Corporate Raid Retains Amsterdam & Partners LLP and Shutts & Bowen LLP

Russian businessman Maxim Finskiy has retained international legal counsel to represent him against a disputed criminal investigation brought by the...


26 Jan, 2015, 18:16 GMT Amsterdam & Partners LLP Retained by James Bay Resources Ltd.

Canadian oil company James Bay Resources Limited (JBR) (the "Company") has retained Amsterdam & Partners LLP in connection with the Company's...


23 May, 2014, 13:37 BST Consideration given to Formation of Thai Government in Exile

Following the declaration of an illegal military coup by the Army of Thailand on Thursday, Robert Amsterdam, counsel to former Thai Prime Minister...


22 May, 2014, 22:31 BST Thai Army Demanded To Show Proof Of Safety Of Detained Red Shirts

Following the declaration of an illegal military coup by the Royal Army of Thailand on Thursday, legal counsel representing the pro-government Red...


10 May, 2013, 13:24 BST Zambia's Pursuit of Henry Banda Proven False by Interpol Case Dismissal, Says Lawyer Robert Amsterdam

The recent decision by Interpol to halt the case against Henry Banda, the son of the former President Rupiah Banda, stands as an indication of the...


14 Mar, 2013, 18:49 GMT Motion to Remove Former President Banda's Immunity a Violation of Rule of Law, says Lawyer Robert Amsterdam

Following news reports of Zambia's ruling Patriotic Front (PF) party tabling a motion before parliament requesting the removal of immunity of former...


22 Oct, 2012, 16:56 BST Legal Defence Alliance Denounces Violations of Civil Rights by Zambian Government

President of Zambia Michael Sata and the ruling Patriotic Front party must halt their violations of civil rights and threats of violence against the...


03 Oct, 2012, 14:15 BST Zambian Opposition Forms International Legal Defence Coalition against Government Persecution

A group of lawyers representing various opposition parties in Zambia have announced the formation of The Coalition for the Defence of Democratic...


28 Jun, 2012, 13:41 BST Thai Delegation Meets with ICC as Country Faces Risk of Renewed Hostilities

This week a delegation of Thai citizens held preliminary meetings with prosecutors of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague,...


06 Jun, 2012, 08:19 BST Zambian Opposition Issues Warning to Donor Community over Sata Government

Today leaders of the main opposition parties of Zambia signed an open letter to the international donor community raising concerns over what they...