Property and Affairs Newsletter – July 2015

Monthly Archives: 08th July 2015

Property and Affairs Newsletter – July 2015


In the Property and Affairs Newsletter: an important review of the law of ‘doing the right thing’ in statutory will cases, SJ Lush on wishes and feelings, and a reminder… Read more »

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Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Newsletter – July 2015


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Newsletter: an article from Tim Spencer-Lane of the Law Commission outlining its vitally important consultation on deprivation of liberty, Re X, duck-spotting… Read more »

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Mental Capacity Law Newsletter – July 2015


Welcome to the July 2015 Newsletters:  Highlights this month include: In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Newsletter: an article from Tim Spencer-Lane of the Law Commission outlining its… Read more »

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Justine Thornton successfully defends abandonment and fairness claim


Justine Thornton successfully defended a High Court challenge to quash an Inspector’s decision to refuse a lawful development certificate. The Claimant attempted to rely on caselaw to the effect that… Read more »

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Jonathan Bellamy presents in Singapore to the Insurance Lawyers Association and in Seoul to leading insurance market professionals on the Insurance Act 2015.


Jonathan Bellamy presented in Singapore to the Insurance Lawyers Association and in Seoul to leading insurance market professionals on the Insurance Act 2015. To view the slides, please see below.

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Might listed building consent be required to remove a work of art?


Richard Harwood QC discusses whether statues, paintings and other works of art might be part of listed buildings or scheduled monuments. His article is published in the Summer 2015 edition… Read more »

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Fracking planning applications rejected by Lancashire County Council


Lancashire County Council have refused planning permission for two shale gas sites proposed by Cuadrilla.  Permission was refused for four exploration wells at Roseacre Wood, Roseacre, because of highways impacts,… Read more »

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Richard Spearman QC wins important appeal on tort liability and mental illness


The case concerned issues which had not previously been examined by the Court of Appeal relating to the negligence liability of a paranoid schizophrenic. In October 2007 the Claimant (“C”)… Read more »

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What is sudden shock in secondary victim cases? Charles Cory-Wright QC


LIVERPOOL WOMEN’S HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST V RONAYNE This was a secondary victim claim arising out of admitted negligence in surgery in a hospital setting.  The claimant sued in respect… Read more »

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