On Thursday 2 July Alexander Rhodes, Head of Mishcon Purpose, moderated a panel discussion on conservation with Dr. Winnie Kiiru, Senior Technical Advisor, Elephant Protection Initiative, Kevin Pietersen, Founder, Sorai and Paul Milton, Founder, Milton Advisors, and John E. Scanlon, Special Envoy, African Parks.
By way of follow up to our Ivory Act seminar held on 6 March, we can confirm that on 18 May 2020 the Court of Appeal dismissed a challenge to last year’s High Court ruling (see here) that the Ivory Act 2018, which introduces wide ranging prohibitions on the trade in ivory, was proportionate.
Technology and the internet are increasingly showing the way forward for education in Africa during the pandemic, just as they are in the West, and the changes could soon lead to a whole new way forward and enticing opportunities for businesses and partnerships once COVID-19 has passed.
As the fastest growing economic region in the world, Asia has never been a more important market, offering significant opportunities for family businesses, entrepreneurs and global companies alike.
What does philanthropy look like today? Between billionaires giving away more than ever before and the creative ways encouraging the rest of us to give money, how altruistic is this new age of giving?
The Ivory Act 2018 (“Ivory Act”) received Royal Assent on the 20th December 2018. Mishcon de Reya advised on the draft legislation and provisions during the consultation. The legislation addresses the import, export and domestic trade in ivory. The resultant effect is a near total ban on the trade in any ivory items within the
This week, London hosted its first ever UK-Africa Summit. At cursory glance, it may seem like any other high level event but, just over ten days before Brexit, it marks the UK’s firm intention to position itself as the partner of choice for Africa and to strengthen its diplomatic, trade and investment relations with the region.
Alexandra is an experienced commercial litigator with a specialism in reputation protection. She has a broad range of experience advising both international and UK based individuals and companies.