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.
The law on co-working rights is not always straightforward.
Politics and the law were kept well apart in the Supreme Court’s adroit and erudite judgment in Miller.
The General Data Protection Regulation is here to stay: well beyond the date of Brexit. What do you need to know?
When local authorities plan to reduce, restructure or rationalise library services, litigation often results.
How will a significant change from established practice affect the court’s power to rule on foreign pensions?
A Canadian company's action against Sony could have wider significance for patent litigation claims.
Appeals have potentially significant ramifications for the upcoming Competition Appeal Tribunal hearings in the GSK paroxetine case.
The issue of whether the correct party has been served in arbitration becomes complicated in an agent-principal scenario.
It is deeply worrying that the UK appears to be renewing, perhaps with greater vigour, its commitment to reduce net migration through crass methodologies.
West Berkshire Council found itself under section 123 fire from Faraday Development Ltd.
The Family Justice Council’s latest guidance is essential reading.
The merits of reviewing a licence to alter office premises have been brought into focus by a recent case.
Employers need to consider potential discrimination issues when implementing a dress code.