High Court rejects government’s attempt to delay publication of Air Quality Plan


High Court rejects government’s attempt to delay publication of Air Quality Plan

Garnham J has dismissed the Government’s application to delay publication of the draft Air Quality Plan (AQP) until after the General Election because of “purdah” restrictions imposed in the run… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Stephen Tromans QC, Philippa Jackson, Rose Grogan Date

Councils and health boards dispute £250m care costs (Fenella Morris QC & Benjamin Tankel)

Fenella Morris QC & Benjamin Tankel, acting for Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and the six other Welsh trusts, are instructed in the £250m dispute over who pays for nurses… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris QC, Benjamin Tankel Date

Certainty over regular attendance (Tom Tabori, Solicitors Journal)

On 6 April 2017, the Supreme Court handed down its landmark judgment in Isle of Wight Council v Platt [2017] UKSC 28. This appeal arose from the local authority’s prosecution… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Tom Tabori Date

Political reality vs constitutional aims (Alison Foster QC & Tom Tabori, Solicitors Journal)

Theresa May’s ability to call a snap general election highlights the inbuilt tensions of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, write Alison Foster QC and Tom Tabori. On 18 April, the prime… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Alison Foster QC, Tom Tabori Date

10 minutes with Alison Foster QC (Modern Law Magazine)

Modern Law Magazine interview Alison Foster QC. Q: Did you expect the legal services sector to change so drastically when you started working in it? A: The changes to my… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Alison Foster QC Date

Ben Olbourne speaks to the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators on “Multi-Tiered Dispute Resolution Clauses”

Ben Olbourne presented a seminar to the Malaysian Institute on Arbitrators on Multi-Tiered Dispute Resolution Clauses” on 19 April 2017.  The seminar was hosted by the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre… Read more »

CategoryNews, Seminar Archive Author Ben Olbourne Date

Alex Ruck Keene and Annabel Lee assist Noel Conway right to bring High Court challenge over law on assisted dying.

Alex Ruck Keene and Annabel Lee were instructed by Irwin Mitchell LLP on behalf of Noel Conway. Mr Conway’s appeal was successful and the decision was overturned. His case will now proceed to… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee Date

Judgment handed down in John Michael Malins and SRA

Fenella Morris QC, instructed by Radcliffes LeBrasseur, appeared for the Applicant, John Michael Malins. The High Court has held that there is no distinction between dishonesty and lack of integrity… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris QC Date

Victoria Butler-Cole representing Charlie Gard via Cafcass as Judge to decide on whether to stop life support treatment.

Victoria Butler-Cole is representing Charlie Gard, who’s parents are urging a High Court Judge to allow their son to undergo experience treatment in the US. Specialists say eight-month-old Charlie Gard, who… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Victoria Butler-Cole Date

Government crackdown on ‘no platform’ decisions in universities – Law Society Gazette

Law Society Gazette – 6th April 2017 – Fenella Morris QC & Benjamin Tankel. In March, The Times reported that universities minister Jo Johnson MP had written to the chief… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Fenella Morris QC, Benjamin Tankel Date

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