Legal updates

Anthony Edwards

A (final) roundup

21 October 2019By Anthony Edwards

The last roundup of criminal justice elements with Anthony Edwards.

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Use of automatic facial recognition software

14 October 2019By Dr Nicholas Dobson

Privacy and data protection.

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Upholding and enforcing DR clauses

7 October 2019By Masood Ahmed

Dispute resolution.


The road to net zero

30 September 2019By Sophie Wilkinson


Malcolm Johnson

Scope of a holiday provider’s liability

23 September 2019By Malcolm Johnson

Personal injury.

Mrs Justice Parker

Compelling parties to ADR

16 September 2019By Masood Ahmed

Civil procedure.

Wigan council

Buckinghamshire sees off consultation challenge

9 September 2019By Nicholas Dobson

Local government latest.

Human trafficking protest

Prosecuting trafficked defendants

2 September 2019By Monica Stevenson

Criminal law latest.

Serious Fraud Office

SFO’s approach to deferred prosecution agreements

2019-08-12T10:55:00+01:00By Christopher Gribbin

Serious Fraud Office’s latest agreement comes at a time of increased anxiety among corporates and individuals about its use of DPAs.

Justice Teare

Enforcing arbitral awards against foreign states

5 August 2019By Masood Ahmed

Civil procedure.

Wigan council

What is a highway?

29 July 2019By Nicholas Dobson

Local government latest.

Anthony Edwards

Precedents and guidelines

22 July 2019By Anthony Edwards

Criminal law latest.


Direct pay offer was not ‘unlawful inducement’

22 July 2019By Chris Tutton

Latest in employment law.

Supreme court

Clarity on restrictive covenants?

15 July 2019By Ivor Adair


Mathilde groppo

Free speech victory or charter for higher costs?

8 July 2019By Mathilde Groppo

The Supreme Court’s recent clarification of the ‘serious harm’ threshold for defamation claims has been welcomed by newspapers as a victory for free speech.

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Party consent and early neutral evaluation

8 July 2019By Masood Ahmed

Civil procedure

Nicholas Dobson

Governance under the spotlight

1 July 2019By Nicholas Dobson

Local government latest.

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Did council owe claimants a duty of care?

24 June 2019By Malcolm Johnson

Latest in child protection.

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British MPs, drugs and the US

2019-06-20T10:43:00+01:00By Karnig Dukmajian

Can a foreign national travel to the US following an admission of prior drug use under the country’s immigration law?

Maria cronin

SFO informants: more questions than answers

17 June 2019By Maria Cronin, Craig Hogg

White-collar crime

Tax planning

‘Employing’ freelance lawyers

10 June 2019By Chris Tutton

Latest in employment law


Valuing assets on divorce

3 June 2019By Andrew Newbury

Latest in family law.

Social media

Guidance on libel for the social media age

20 May 2019By Oliver Cox

Latest in media law.

Nicholas Dobson

Council makes a mess of Portage

13 May 2019By Nicholas Dobson

Local government latest.

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Crimea: the importance of investor-state arbitration

2019-05-10T10:42:00+01:00By Marney Cheek, David Pinsky, Daniel Allman

Investor-state arbitration can provide a mechanism for foreign investors as a neutral means of recourse against abusive conduct by a host state.

Darren smyth

Protecting IP rights pre- and post-Brexit

6 May 2019By Darren Smyth

Intellectual property

Anthony Edwards

Modern slavery, stalking and disclosure

29 April 2019By Anthony Edwards

The latest in criminal law.

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Alleged judicial bias in Uber case

15 April 2019By Masood Ahmed

Civil procedure

Suzanne gill

Complications of practical completion

8 April 2019By Suzanne Gill

Commercial property.

Lesley king

The law on mistake

1 April 2019By Professor Lesley King

Wills and probate

Nicholas Dobson

Delegated school budgets and fiduciary duty

25 March 2019By Nicholas Dobson

Local government

Anthony Edwards

Up-skirting, PET forms and adjournments

18 March 2019By Anthony Edwards

Criminal law

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Towards clarity on reporting obligations

11 March 2019By Iain Miller

Regulation and compliance

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Forum shopping and artifice in fraud proceedings

2019-03-06T14:22:00+00:00By Malik Dahlan

Do not present an artificially constructed case to try and forum shop in the London courts.

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Judicial discretion on expert evidence

4 March 2019By Masood Ahmed

Civil procedure

Maria cronin

Time to rethink DPAs after Tesco failures

25 February 2019By Maria Cronin, Craig Hogg

White-collar crime

Nicholas Dobson

Maintaining ethical standards

25 February 2019By Nicholas Dobson

Local government

Laura devine

What we know about a ‘plan B’ Brexit

18 February 2019By Laura Devine

Brexit latest on immigration.

Malcolm Johnson

Commercial surrogacy expenses

11 February 2019By Malcolm Johnson

Clinical negligence

Dominic garner

Facebook’s trials are set to continue

4 February 2019By Dominic Garner


Charity commission

The status of allotments

28 January 2019By Tony George

Charity and trust law

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Staying proceedings and service of claim forms

21 January 2019By Masood Ahmed

Civil procedure

Nicholas Dobson

Town hall services in tough times

14 January 2019By Nicholas Dobson

How to allocate town hall services fairly amid austerity

Nick vamos

Fraud and the sufficient connection test

2018-12-20T09:06:00+00:00By Nick Vamos

Will Overseas Production Orders shake up international fraud investigations in 2019?

Nick barnard

Terrorism funding offences

2018-12-19T11:52:00+00:00By Nick Barnard

Is it right to criminalise those who unintentionally fund terrorism?

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Amenability to judicial review

10 December 2018By Melanie Carter, Alistair Williams

Public and regulatory

Mathilde groppo

How the law protects responsible journalism

2018-12-07T14:38:00+00:00By Mathilde Groppo

The Court of Appeal was right to back public interest journalism.

Andrew Newbury

Maintenance pending suit

3 December 2018By Andrew Newbury

Family law

Malcolm Johnson

Duty of care at A&E

26 November 2018By Malcolm Johnson

Personal injury

Celia Marr

Strengthening investigative powers

19 November 2018By Celia Marr

Proceeds of crime

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