There are few cases so iconic that lawyers remember the names long after university or law school. One is Tulk v Moxhay , the case on the restrictive covenants which have prevented building on Leicester Square. The date of that case demonstrates that well-drafted restrictive covenants on land are an ...
The Netherlands has published draft rules for its new English language commercial court, which will seek to exploit Brexit by targeting international dispute resolution.
Stage is set for the next round of assisted dying litigation.
Supreme Court reverses decision of the Court of Appeal, deciding that a local authority could be vicariously liable for torts committed by foster carers against children in local authority care.
Lawyers will need to pay close attention to local authority contracts with independent fostering agencies.
Can the referring party withdraw a dispute from adjudication and subsequently refer the same dispute to a second adjudication?
How far can a law firm go to protect its business from the threat of team defections?
The US Federal Circuit’s latest struggles with the Alice decision could have a positive impact for UK patent litigators
Partridge has reduced the confusion surrounding rules in relation to obtaining wits, but these are small steps.
Durand Academy Trust School challenged critical Ofsted report.
In the first of a regular update, Richard Owen reports on legislative and legal policy developments that apply solely to Wales.
Holders of public office must be publicly accountable for their decisions and actions and able to submit to scrutiny.
What is the position when the respondent in the arbitration is dissolved before commencement?
Second-class certification judgment in relation to the Consumer Rights Act 2015 handed down.
The criminal law provisions of the Policing and Crime Act 2017 have been brought substantially into force and with unusual speed.
At present all employers have to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) when conducting employee surveillance, as they will be gathering and using personal data about living, identifiable individuals (location, movements, internet browsing history and so on). Part 3 of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) Data Protection Employment ...
CJEU decision could make file-sharing sites constitute as copyright infringement.
R v AB and others raises questions about the powers of local authorities.
Most social media sites have no age restriction for registration and children are free to interact with the online community as they see fit. Even where they do not post information themselves, a child’s image will often feature in pictures posted by friends and family.
Alleged abuse of dominance through excessive pricing in the pharmaceutical sector could be curbed.
Local governments are under extreme financial pressure from pothole damage repairs
Roger Sahota assesses a radical overhaul of the anti-money laundering and confiscation regime.
On 1 April 2013, the 64th update to the Civil Procedure Rules came into force and brought with it the requirement for budgets to be filed and served in all multi-track claims (initially with the exception of those in the Commercial/Admiralty Courts but subsequently extended to those courts) issued on ...
Laura Devine outlines the key policies that the political parties are expected to put foward in their election manifestos.
It is trite that a court will carefully scrutinise the parties’ behaviour when assessing costs in civil disputes.
The Sentencing Council has issued a series of significant guidelines.
When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 it will introduce a number of new obligations on data controllers. Some new data subject rights, including the right to erasure and data portability, will also be introduced. With some breaches carrying fines of up to ...
Local authorities are right to be punctiliously cautious about releasing sensitive personal information.
On 10 March Mr Justice Warby handed down judgment in Monroe v Hopkins, finding for the claimant and awarding £24,000 in damages for the publication of two defamatory tweets.
Ryan Giggs, in his divorce from Stacey Giggs, is the latest high-profile individual to seek press reporting restrictions in respect of financial remedy proceedings in the family court.
Judgment finally lays to rest this extraordinarily long-running litigation saga.
A new judgment broadens the principle of bringing cases on the basis of matching DNA alone.
What happens if a party to arbitral proceedings decides to commence an arbitration claim in the High Court but subsequently files and serves a notice of discontinuance?
Clear signals have been given about how the tribunal views the class action regime.
Passengers of the crisis-hit franchise seek action over the Department for Transport's handling of ongoing issues with Southern service.
Judgment gives some clarification of the different roles of parish/town councils and principal authorities in operating the local government standards regime.
This deferred prosecution agreement offers some useful lessons and outlines emerging trends in the law.
Accident victims may struggle to get recompense if access to joined-up European laws is lost when the UK leaves the EU.
Appeal court case re-establishes factors which may lead to judicial intervention over costs.