Judgment of Lieven J emphasises proper limits of the inherent jurisdiction

Monthly Archives: 26th September 2019

Judgment of Lieven J emphasises proper limits of the inherent jurisdiction


In a judgment handed down yesterday, 25 September 2019, Lieven J provided important guidance on the proper limits of the inherent jurisdiction. The local authority sought orders to forcibly separate… Read more »

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Beardsley Suspended in FA Ruling


An FA Regulatory Commission, chaired by Lord Dyson, handed down its decision in the case brought against Mr Peter Beardsley, former high-profile England and Newcastle player and coach on 18… Read more »

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39 Essex Chambers Barristers qualify to be called to the Irish Bar


Christopher Staker, Katherine Apps and Hannah McCarthy have all passed the Irish Aptitude Test for Qualified Lawyers from EU Member States which entitles them to be called to the Irish… Read more »

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Due Process And Issues Which Prey On The Minds Of Arbitrators and Clients Alike


Richard Wilmot-Smith QC will b speaking at the Society of Construction Law event, titled ‘Due Process And Issues Which Prey On The Minds Of Arbitrators and Clients Alike‘, on Tuesday… Read more »

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Prime Minister’s Decision To Prorogue Parliament Ruled Unlawful


The Supreme Court has unanimously held (11-0) that Boris Johnson’s decision to advise Her Majesty to prorogue Parliament for five weeks was unlawful. Deok Joo Rhee QC and Catherine Dobson… Read more »

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Electoral Caselaw Update


Gethin Thomas provides an update of recent electoral law authorities. This paper was delivered to the Electoral Law Forum on 19 September 2019, at a seminar which was chaired by… Read more »

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3rd BVI International Arbitration Conference: Arbitration 2.0


Karen Gough is speaking at the 3rd BVI International Arbitration Conference, taking place from 18 – 22 November under the theme ‘Arbitration 2.0‘. Karen will be teaching at the ‘Construction… Read more »

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Challenge to Prime Minister’s Decision To Prorogue Parliament


Deok Joo Rhee QC and Catherine Dobson are acting on behalf of Baroness Chakrabarti, the Shadow Attorney General, in the challenge to the Prime Minister’s decision to prorogue Parliament. The… Read more »

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Mental Capacity Report – September 2019


Welcome to the September 2019 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: fluctuating capacity, and two important decisions on the… Read more »

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Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report – September 2019


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: fluctuating capacity, and two important decisions on the scope of the inherent jurisdiction at the border of the MCA 2005. Click… Read more »

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