Tragic case in the Court of Protection concerning the retrieval and storage of gametes

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Tragic case in the Court of Protection concerning the retrieval and storage of gametes


Poole J has handed down judgment in Re X (Catastrophic Injury: Collection and Storage of Sperm), following an urgent out of hours application by the parents of a 22-year-old man,… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Stephanie David Date

Current Trends in Public Law Episode 2: Inquests and the State’s Investigative Duties


Scarlett Milligan and Tom Tabori, speaking with Anita Sharma of the charity INQUEST, explore recent appellate decisions which impact on the scope and conduct of inquests, the state’s Article 2 obligations,… Read more »

CategoryThe Public Law Podcast, Podcasts & Other Media Author Tom Tabori, Scarlett Milligan Date

Dr Christopher Staker admitted to practice as a German lawyer


On 3 November 2022, Christopher Staker was admitted to practice as a German lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) by the Berlin Bar Association (Rechtsanwaltskammer Berlin).  He now has rights of audience in German… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Christopher Staker Date

Dereliction of duty for counsel appearing in the JCPC


In the case of Betamax Ltd v State Trading Corporation, Shaman Kapoor acted for the paying party, STC, on the detailed assessment on 28 October 2022.  The Appeal before the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Shaman Kapoor Date

High Court refuses to grant disbarred barrister rights of audience having invited submissions from the Law Society and the Bar Standards Board


High Court refuses to grant disbarred barrister rights of audience having invited submissions from the Law Society and the Bar Standards Board A disbarred barrister acting with solicitors as a… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris KC Date

Current Trends in Public Law Episode 1: Not too early, not too late – when to file for judicial review?


Current Trends in Public Law is a podcast which aims to keep listeners up to date with interesting current issues in Public Law. It covers a wide range of issues with… Read more »

CategoryThe Public Law Podcast, Podcasts & Other Media Author Adam Boukraa, Katherine Barnes Date

Everyone’s Business Episode 10: The Politics of Safeguarding


In the last episode of the series, Ian Brownhill reflects on the series and shares his thoughts on: ‘The Politics of Safeguarding’. Ian talks about how politics and political decisions… Read more »

CategoryThe Public Law Podcast, Podcasts & Other Media Author Ian Brownhill Date

High Court Judgment on deductions from benefits for utility debts


Cavanagh J has handed down judgment in R (Timson) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2022] EWHC 2392 (Admin). The judgment finds that the current process for DWP… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards KC, Katherine Apps, Gethin Thomas Date

Everyone’s Business Episode 9: Safeguarding the player, safeguarding the game


In episode 9, rugby player (and solicitor) Molly Sanghera joins Ian Brownhill and they discuss: ‘Safeguarding the player, safeguarding the game’, Molly and Ian talk about how safeguarding has evolved in… Read more »

CategoryThe Public Law Podcast, Podcasts & Other Media Author Ian Brownhill Date

Manifest error in procurement not “sufficiently serious” to justify an award of damages


NHS England, represented by Fenella Morris KC and Ben Tankel, succeeded in defending a challenge to its procurement of dental services as the Court developed the law concerning the “sufficiently… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris KC, Benjamin Tankel Date

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