Sian Davies represents Trust in Court of Protection decision that woman with Covid-19 should be allowed to die

Monthly Archives: 26th February 2021

Sian Davies represents Trust in Court of Protection decision that woman with Covid-19 should be allowed to die


The application was by the Hospital Trust for a declaration that it was lawful and in the best interests of NZ for ventilation and extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation (“ECMO”) to cease…. Read more »

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Rapid Response Guidance Note: Vaccination and Mental Capacity


The Court of Protection team has been asked to advise on a number of occasions as to the legal position in relation to vaccination for COVID-19. What follows is a… Read more »

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Retention of a British passport


The High Court hands down its judgment in R (Xhelilaj) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2021] EWHC 408 (Admin). The Claimant, by this Judicial Review claim, sought… Read more »

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Planning, Environment and Property Newsletter – 25th February 2021


Welcome to the latest edition of our Planning, Environment and Property newsletter.  This week we feature contributions from Stephen Tromans QC (on Environmental Assessment); Joe-han Ho, Ruth Keating and Philippe… Read more »

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London’s housing need: Publication London Plan support for small site development


By decision letter dated 24 February 2021 Inspector Miell (MPlan MRTPI) has granted planning permission for residential development of garden land when underscoring strategic Publication London Plan support for new… Read more »

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Launch of ‘The Constitutional Balance’ by Sir John Laws


We are delighted to be hosting the launch of the late Sir John Laws’ book ‘The Constitutional Balance’. In this ‘in conversation’ webinar, Sir John’s friends and former colleagues Lord… Read more »

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The effect of foreign jurisdiction clauses on the summary enforcement of UK adjudication awards in construction contracts


In the very interesting case of Motacus Constructions Ltd v Paolo Castelli SPA [2021] EWHC 356 (TCC), handed down on 22 February 2021 (see here) Judge Hodge QC determined: “the… Read more »

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Case comment: R (Good Law Project & others) v Secretary of State for Health and Social Care [2021] EWHC 346 (Admin) – late publication of coronavirus contracts unlawful.


Last Friday Chamberlain J handed down judgment in a challenge concerning the government’s compliance with procurement law and its own transparency guidance in the awarding of goods and services contracts… Read more »

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Environmental regulation after Brexit


In an article published by Lexis PSL, Gethin Thomas discusses the Environment Agency’s (EA) obligations and responsibilities post Brexit (after the end of the Brexit transition period), in particular in… Read more »

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Manston Airport DCO Quashed


The grant of a development consent order approving the re-opening of Manston Airport, on the Isle of Thanet in Kent, as a dedicated freight airport, has been quashed pursuant to… Read more »

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