John Pugh-Smith co-ordinates launch of  MHCLG/PINS Planning Mediation Service


John Pugh-Smith co-ordinates launch of MHCLG/PINS Planning Mediation Service

On 19th July the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) launched its joint “Pathfinder” initiative with the MHCLG following the  Chief Planner’s July Newsletter announcement. Its purpose is to help manage its current… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author John Pugh-Smith Date

The rise of incrementalism

British politics has another -ism. After Socialism, Liberalism and Thatcherism, we now have incrementalism. Incrementalism was used by the Lord Chancellor to explain why his changes to judicial review are… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Richard Harwood OBE QC Date

“No Go Lugano”: the EU formally withholds it’s consent to the UK joining the Lugano Convention 2007

The European Commission has formally rejected the UK’s application to accede to the Lugano Convention on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of civil and commercial matters that was concluded… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Michael McParland QC Date

The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement: a new world with new rules (British Tax Review)

This article by Timothy Lyons QC was first published for British Tax Review Issue 1, 2021, by Sweet & Maxwell Limited and is reproduced by agreement with the Publishers. Please… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Timothy Lyons QC BL Advocaat/Avocat, Brussels Bar Date

Fighting Fraud And Match Fixing In Esports – Daniel Kozelko writes for LawInSport

In May 2021 EPIC Esports Events, in association with the Russian eSports Federation (RESF), organised and ran the EPIC CIS League Spring 2021[1]. The event has given rise to a lot… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Daniel Kozelko Date

David Hopkins writes for LawInSport on Heath Streak’s eight year ban from cricket

In April this year, the International Cricket Council (“ICC”) announced that Heath Streak, Zimbabwe’s all-time leading wicket taker, had been banned from cricket for eight years following his admission that… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author David Hopkins Date

Lasting Powers of Attorney: Engaging Override

Can the capacitous views of an individual about who they wish to make decisions on their behalf in the event that they lose capacity be overridden? The answer, in short,… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Francesca Gardner Date

Back To Back Payment Clauses Under UAE Law – by Alexander Burrell

Alexander Burrell discusses the key features of Back to Back Clauses under UAE law, a common feature of construction contracts in the Gulf region, and often an area of contention… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Alexander Burrell Date

The Quincecare duty of care: recent developments analysed

Introduction The “Quincecare” duty of care (derived from Barclays Bank plc v Quincecare Ltd [1992] 4 All ER 363) requires a bank to exercise reasonable care and skill in carrying… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Anna Lintner, Philippe Kuhn Date

The Final Yards Of Caster Semenya’s Human Rights Appeal: Background & Broader Implications (LawInSport)

What do Mokgadi Caster Semenya, Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and Serena Williams have in common?  All four athletes have certain immutable, natural genetic traits: for three of those athletes, those… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Stephanie David Date

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