Stonehenge Tunnel approval quashed

Monthly Archives: 30th July 2021

Stonehenge Tunnel approval quashed

The High Court has quashed the development consent order (“DCO”) which authorises the construction of a dual-carriageway road tunnel at Stonehenge to replace the existing A303 road.  Mr Justice Holgate… Read more »

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R(BF(Eritrea)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2021] UKSC 38

The Supreme Court has unanimously allowed the Home Secretary’s appeal against the Court of Appeal’s decision, upholding the Home Secretary’s position that her policy allowing immigration officials, on initial encounter,… Read more »

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Civil claims for injury and losses arising out of the Grenfell Tower fire

Susan Rodway QC, Shaman Kapoor and Emma Corkill represent 87 claimants in their civil claims for injury and losses arising out of the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, London which… Read more »

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Deprivation of liberty of a child “inappropriate, demeaning and…brutal”: best interests, Articles 3 and 5 ECHR: Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council v W and others [2021] EWHC 1982 (Fam)

Y (age 12) was removed from his father’s care and placed under an Emergency Protection Order. While in a residential placement, he self-harmed, and was transported to hospital for emergency… Read more »

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Planning Law and the Historic Environment

39 Essex Chambers and the Institute of Art and Law are holding an afternoon seminar on 16 August 2021 bringing together legal and heritage experts. This unique event will bring… Read more »

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Infected Blood Inquiry Continues Hearings

The Infected Blood Inquiry continues to hear evidence from a wide range of witnesses on what has been called the worst treatment disaster in NHS history. This week, Lord Kenneth… Read more »

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You can barely move for e-scooters at present.  Whether they are on your local streets being trialled by various Councils across the land or being ridden (illegally) by the growing… Read more »

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Judgment handed down in GMC & Others v Simon Bramhall

Jenni Richards QC, on behalf of the GMC, and Fenella Morris QC, on behalf of the PSA, successful in appeal against decision of MPTS only to suspend Mr Bramhall, the… Read more »

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Fluctuating capacity, fact- finding, contact, injunctive relief and Nearest Relative Displacement

Francesca Gardner represents P in complex concurrent Court of Protection proceedings and Mental Health Act 1983 proceedings before Lieven J. In this complex and unusual case the court considered substantive… Read more »

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Issues in Unfair Prejudice Petitions 2: Unfairness

In this series of posts, Anna Lintner analyses key aspects of unfair prejudice petitions: What constitutes conduct of the company’s affairs? Unfairness Section 994 Companies Act 2006 (“CA 2006”) permits… Read more »

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