Scheme ‘could not have worked’ if solicitors had ‘complied with their professional obligations’.
Assessment of loss for the future earning capacity of those suffering residual disability through injury has always been unsatisfactory.
Changes to regulation of consumer credit work pose a dilemma for the SRA. Here are its proposals.
The law around adoptees’ attempts to find out about their real parents.
This case continues to generate interesting discussion in the Supreme Court – this time on the issue of costs.
The court found a judge had erred in ordering revocation of a Specsavers trademark where evidence that use of the wordless logo together with the registered word trademark superimposed over the top had served to identify the goods.
The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, allowed an appeal against convictions for robbery, in circumstances where the evidence that had been critical to the convictions related to admissions allegedly made to police officers who were part of a now-discredited crime squad.
A dispute arose over the pop track Heartbroken and at an earlier hearing a judge held that the performer’s rights relating to the vocal at the centre of the dispute belonged to the claimant. These proceedings concerned damages.
The Family Division held that the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 did not have the effect of preventing the court from making a parental order.
The claimants sought judicial review of the lord chancellor’s decisions that there would be 525 duty provider work contracts and an average immediate reduction of 8.75% in criminal legal aid fees.
Skyscanner appealed against the Office of Fair Trading’s decision, accepting commitments from intervening companies in the hotel industry to modify their behaviour by limited discounting of room-only rates to closed groups.
A full report of the judgment in the costs case related to Marley v Rawlings, in which parents had each signed the wrong mirror will.