Judicial Deprivation Liberty Authorisations


Judicial Deprivation Liberty Authorisations

This guide provides guidance as to the process for applying for judicial authorisation of deprivation of liberty, including the requirements set down in the COP DOL11 form.  It was last… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Neil Allen, Alexander Ruck Keene Date

“Dieselgate” VW’s before the CJEU: No smoke without special tort jurisdiction under the Brussels I Regulation?

The important recent decision in Verein für Konsumenteninformation (“VKI”) v Volkswagen AG (C-343/19) (9 July 2020) (see here) involved an action brought in Austria by an Austrian consumer organisation (VKI)… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Michael McParland QC Date

Significant UK Environmental Law Cases 2019–20 (published in the Journal of Environmental Law)

Stephen Tromans QC, Ned Helme, Katherine Barnes, Adam Boukraa and Stephanie David have written an article for the Journal of Environmental Law on the most ‘Significant UK Environmental Law Cases… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Stephen Tromans QC, Ned Helme, Adam Boukraa, Katherine Barnes, Stephanie David Date

Mental Capacity Guidance Note Determining and Recording Best Interests – July 2020

The purpose of this document is to provide those who have to consider best interests with an overview of the relevant law and principles. Its focus is on: (a) how… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn, Katherine Barnes, Stephanie David Date

The EU Response to Covid-19: the New Temporary Framework of State Aid Control

Read Andrea Biondi’s blog post for EU Law Enforcement on the ‘EU Response to Covid-19’ here.

CategoryNews, Articles Author Andrea Biondi Date

Rectification of the Land Register

The Court of Appeal in Dhillon v Barclays Bank Plc and the Chief Land Registrar [2020] EWCA Civ 619 has recently given judgment in an important case involving the rectification… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author David Sawtell Date

FCA Test Case – Business interruption insurance

Overview The COVID-19 pandemic has led to closures and widespread disruption to business – resulting in substantial financial loss. Many policyholders have made claims for these losses under their Business… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Ruth Keating Date

Where next for furlough: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme issues

The scale of the government’s furlough scheme (“CJRS”), announced on 20 March 2020, has been enormous. As of 14 June 2020, approximately 9.1 million jobs from 1.1 million employers were… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Katherine Apps Date

Princes Parade: clarification of the approach to flooding and policy compliance

Dove J handed down judgment on 22 June 2020 in the case of R (Martin) v Folkestone and Hythe District Council [2020] EWHC 1614 (Admin), which considered the reliance on… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Richard Harwood OBE QC, Stephanie David Date

Bresco v Lonsdale in the Supreme Court: Initial Reflections

The resolution of disputes by means of adjudication is a central feature of the construction industry. It has generated a substantial body of case law. However, issues of construction adjudication… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Marion Smith QC, David Sawtell, Philippe Kuhn Date

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