Katherine Apps and Gethin Thomas on climate change and pensions

Monthly Archives: 29th January 2021

Katherine Apps and Gethin Thomas on climate change and pensions


On 27 January 2021 the Government published its long awaited response to the consultation, ‘Taking action on climate risk: improving governance and reporting by occupational pension schemes’, which ran from… Read more »

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Wasted costs and hopeless jurisdiction claims


Today in the High Court in London Mr Justice Cavanagh dismissed a solicitor’s renewed application for permission to appeal against a wasted costs order made against them in the case… Read more »

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Court of Appeal hands down judgment in long-running dispute between News Corp UK and HMRC


On 28 January 2021 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the long-running dispute between News Corp UK (the owner and publisher of The Times, The Sunday Times, and… Read more »

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Planning, Environment & Property Newsletter – 28th January 2021


Welcome to the first edition of our Planning, Environment and Property newsletter of 2021.  We hope that you all had a restful Christmas and New Year.  This edition features an… Read more »

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Lack of priority for Covid-19 vaccines for people with learning disabilities challenged through judicial review


An application for judicial review has been issued by two people with a learning disability, challenging the way in which access to the Covid-19 vaccine has been prioritised. Steve Broach… Read more »

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Victoria Butler-Cole QC appointed to Justice Working Party


Victoria Butler-Cole QC, a Council member of Justice and Family Recorder, has been appointed to a new Justice Working Party. The aim of the Working Party is to improve access… Read more »

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Juan Lopez Joins Chambers


We are delighted to announce that Juan Lopez has joined Chambers, with immediate effect. Juan joins from Francis Taylor Building with a highly established planning, commercial and public law practice…. Read more »

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Can you lobby councillors? Richard Harwood OBE QC


In the first of a short series on lobbying councillors, Richard Harwood QC looks at the Holborn Studios (No2) judgment and asks the fundamental question: is there a right to… Read more »

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Rapid Response Guidance Note: Covid-19, Social Distancing and Mental Capacity


The Court of Protection team have been asked to advise on a number of occasions as to the legal position where a person (“P”) lives in the community and declines… Read more »

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Expert witnesses and conflicts of interest


Hot on the heels of the Supreme Court’s recent judgment in Halliburton Company v Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd [2020] UKSC 48 on bias and impartiality, the Court of Appeal (on… Read more »

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