All Skype Trial

All Skype Trial

Peter Mant appeared last week in a three day trial conducted entirely over Skype, in what the Law Society Gazette described as a “legal first”. The case was legally and… Read more »

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Mediation and planning disputes (John Pugh-Smith for Local Government Lawyer)

Despite early encouragement by Central Government and the publication of guides to mediation in planning, over the past ten years there has been less progress than might have been hoped… Read more »

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Permission granted in challenge to closure of 19 children’s centres

On 13 June 2019, following a half day hearing, Supperstone J granted permission to apply for judicial review in the case of R (F) v Buckinghamshire County Council, a challenge… Read more »

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Society’s Darkest Crimes: A Legal Analysis of Historic Sexual Abuse Claims

This is a seminar intended for both claimant and defendant practitioners. Date: Tuesday 2nd July 2019 Time: 6pm – 7pm (registration from 5.45pm) There will be a drinks reception following… Read more »

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Public Law Analysis – Tom Tabori

Tom Tabori, interviewed by Varsha Patel of LexisNexis, discusses the principles that should be considered when assessing proportionality of interference with qualified rights on the basis of pressing social need…. Read more »

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Jockey Club Racecourses obtained a permanent injunction in the High Court

Jockey Club Racecourses obtained a permanent injunction in the High Court in March 2019 against persons unknown to prevent touting at Cheltenham Racecourse. This was a ground breaking case commencing… Read more »

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Crowdfunding Councils?

Fenella Morris QC, Sian Davies and Katherine Apps give their opinions on whether cash-strapped councils could use crowdfunding in order to defend cases in an interview with ‘The Law Society… Read more »

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Victory for the Claimants in R (RD) v Worcestershire CC

In a judgment handed down on 28 February 2019, Mr Justice Nicklin has ruled that Worcestershire County Council acted unlawfully in failing to carry out proper transitional planning in relation… Read more »

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Court of Appeal upholds that there is no State aid to Wasps at the Ricoh Arena

Fenella Morris QC and Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho, with assistance from Professor Andrea Biondi, successfully represented Wasps in a claim against them by Sky Blue Sports & Leisure Limited and others (the… Read more »

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