Court of Appeal holds government unlawfully failed to consult when downgrading protections for children’s rights

Monthly Archives: 24th November 2020

Court of Appeal holds government unlawfully failed to consult when downgrading protections for children’s rights


In a judgment handed down on 24 November 2020, the Court of Appeal has held that the Secretary of State for Education unlawfully failed to consult with the Children’s Commissioner… Read more »

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Hogan Lovells Annual Middle East Construction Forum: Marriages of convenience and being “stuck in the middle with you”


Stuart Catchpole QC will join members of Hogan Lovells global Construction & Engineering practice to speak at their Annual Middle East Construction Forum on the 25th November. By reference to… Read more »

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Cross border personal injury claims: recent developments


In this webinar, Bernard Doherty and Vaughan Jacob will be discussing what we know about rules governing jurisdiction and applicable law after the end of the Brexit transition period and… Read more »

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Fenella Morris QC succeeds on behalf of the Professional Standards Authority in appeal against a decision of the GMC’s MPT


Fenella Morris QC succeeds on behalf of the Professional Standards Authority in appeal against a decision of the GMC’s MPT.  Mrs Justice Farbey decided that a doctor who had prescribed… Read more »

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Stuart Catchpole QC and David Bateson to speak at SCL Hong Kong’s Flagship Annual Conference


SCLHK’s flagship Annual Conference 2020 is this year taking place once, through a series of 4 webinars. Unexpected events regularly occur during the life of a construction project. These may… Read more »

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39 Essex Chambers Planning, Environment & Property Newsletter – 19th November 2020


Welcome to the latest edition of our Planning, Environment and Property newsletter.  This edition includes contributions from Stephen Tromans QC (on the return of the Environment Bill to Parliament); John… Read more »

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Success at Chambers UK Bar Awards 2020


Chambers is delighted to announce that at last night’s Chambers UK Bar Awards 2020, Andrew Tabachnik QC was named ‘Professional Discipline Silk of the Year’, Catherine Dobson took home ‘Environment… Read more »

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Adolescent treatment refusal: can it be determinative


Sir James Munby, sitting as a judge of the High Court, is considering the question of whether refusal of life-sustaining treatment by those under 18 can be determinative.   Following a… Read more »

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Lord Dyson appointed to lead investigation into BBC’s Panorama Interview with Princess Diana


The BBC announced the terms of an independent investigation yesterday, along with Lord Dyson’s appointment to lead the inquiry. The BBC’s director general, Tim Davie, said: “The BBC is determined… Read more »

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