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.
Changes to the law on weapons, sentencing and disqualification.
What happens when the expectation that parties conduct themselves in a sensible and accountable manner is undermined?
Claiming damages from the Motor Insurers’ Bureau following an accident abroad.
Why were some Russian Olympians allowed to compete in Rio but all of its Paralympians excluded?
UK data controllers are already grappling with the biggest change to EU protection in 20 years.
Clear guidelines on where the ‘goalposts’ are when it comes to requesting interim payments.
Had the case been made when Hammersmith and Fulham LBC proposed a regeneration of Shepherd’s Bush Market?
The courts have tackled the issue of compensation for criminal injuries inflicted before birth.
New guidance on the presence of lawyers at section 2 interviews is confrontational and likely to be counterproductive.
Changes to the law around psychoactive substances, dangerous dogs and legal aid travel costs.
How a case involving Coventry City Football Club clarifies key principles underpinning effective decisions.
What can lawyers learn from the tortuous 27-year struggle for justice?
In the hurly-burly of negotiation the wider perspective can be overlooked
There’s more to freedom of movement than the headlines would suggest.
A novel issue surrounding the trial advocacy fee came before Coulson J in the High Court.