Stonehenge Tunnel approval quashed

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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 »

CategoryNews Author Richard Harwood OBE QC, James Strachan QC, Christiaan Zwart, Rose Grogan, Victoria Hutton Date

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 »

CategoryNews Author James Strachan QC, Deok Joo Rhee QC Date

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 »

CategoryNews Author Susan Rodway QC, Shaman Kapoor, Emma Corkill Date

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 »

CategoryArticles Author Parishil Patel QC, Sian Davies Date

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 »

CategoryWebinars Author Richard Harwood OBE QC, Richard Wald QC, Philippa Jackson, Katherine Barnes Date

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 »

CategoryNews Author Charlie Cory-Wright QC, Eleanor Grey QC, Jenni Richards QC, Katharine Scott, Annabel Lee, Adam Boukraa, Gethin Thomas, Daniel Kozelko Date

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 »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC, Fenella Morris QC Date

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 »

CategoryNews Author Francesca Gardner Date

Episode 5: Standard Forms


In this episode, John Denis-Smith discusses his chapter on standard form contracts with Paul Darling QC, looking at developments in the law in respect of JCT and NEC forms and… Read more »

CategoryWilmot-Smith on Construction Contracts: The Podcast, Podcasts & Other Media Author Paul Darling OBE QC, John Denis-Smith Date

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


In this video, John Pugh-Smith FCIArb explains how mediation can resolve, often bitter and intractable, planning disputes following the Planning Inspectorate’s  launch of  its joint “Pathfinder” initiative with the MHCLG… Read more »

CategoryPodcasts & Other Media Author John Pugh-Smith Date

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