Legal updates

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

10 May 2019By 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

6 March 2019By 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

20 December 2018By Nick Vamos

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

Nick barnard

Terrorism funding offences

19 December 2018By 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

7 December 2018By 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

Neil Curbison

When property law and consumer legislation collide

16 November 2018By Neil Curbison, Henry Webb

Can consumer rights laws back up tenants seeking lease extensions from landlords? The question divided the Court of Appeal.

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Amendments of statements of case

12 November 2018By Masood Ahmed

Civil procedure


Libel actions – here or the United States?

5 November 2018By Persephone Bridgman Baker


Nicholas Dobson

Town hall byelaws

5 November 2018By Nicholas Dobson

Local government

Anthony Edwards

Legislative changes

29 October 2018By Anthony Edwards


Employment tribunal

Tribunal reform recommendations

22 October 2018By Shantha David


Louise freeman

Multilateral interchange fees

15 October 2018By Louise Freeman, Elaine Whiteford

Competition law

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ADR dialogue and costs

15 October 2018By Masood Ahmed

Dispute resolution

Sarah Chilton

Iniquity and the cloak of privilege

8 October 2018By Sarah Chilton, Beth Hale

Tribunal rules on scope of legal privilege.

Suzanne gill

The cost of failing to calculate a rent review

1 October 2018By Suzanne Gill

Court of Appeal judgment in Trillium (Prime) Property GP Limited v Elmfield Road Limited [HC] 2018 335.

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SFO v ENRC in the Court of Appeal

24 September 2018By Eoin O’Shea, David Pievsky

On 5 September the Court of Appeal handed down an important judgment on both legal advice privilege and litigation privilege. We will summarise the background to the case, the approach of the first instance judge, the contrasting approach of the Court of Appeal, and finally offer some thoughts about where ...

Polly sweeney

Disability and the Equality Act

17 September 2018By Polly Sweeney, Steve Broach

School exclusions and human rights.

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Independent persons and the FOIA

17 September 2018By Nicholas Dobson

Local government.

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Safeguarding – legislation and regulation

3 September 2018By David Smellie

Child protection.

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UN mediation convention

3 September 2018

Alternative dispute resolution.

Malcolm johnson

‘Same-roof’ rule in criminal injuries compensation

6 August 2018By Malcolm Johnson

Personal injury.

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Business property relief

6 August 2018By Professor Lesley King

Wills and probate

Laura Devine

Brexit white paper

30 July 2018By Laura Devine

Legal update: immigration law

Patricia londono

Cliff Richard vs the BBC

23 July 2018By Patricia Londono

Media and privacy.

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Assessing the adjudication pilot

16 July 2018By Masood Ahmed

Professional negligence.

Ffion greenfield

Cryptocurrencies in divorce settlements

9 July 2018By Ffion Greenfield

Family law.

Nicholas Dobson

Duty of candour

2 July 2018By Nicholas Dobson

Local government.

Beth Hale

Pimlico's legacy for self-employed contractors

25 June 2018By Beth Hale



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