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Highways Act: McCabe v Cheshire West and Chester Council 2014

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 11 2014

The court dismissed the claimant's claim for damages for injuries incurred as a result of him falling down a flight of steps on a public footpath

Bringing disciplinary proceedings did not breach duty of care

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2014

In Coventry University v Mian, the Court of Appeal has held that an employer did not breach its duty of care to an employee by bringing disciplinary

Tribunal bars HMRC from taking further part in appeal

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 4 2014

In BPP University College of Professional Studies v HMRC the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) (FTT) found that HMRC had failed to comply with an

Tribunal bars HMRC from taking further part in appeal BPP University College of Professional Studies v HMRC

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 4 2014

In BPP University College of Professional Studies v HMRC the FTT found that HMRC had failed to comply with an "unless" order under Rule 8(3) of the

Supreme Court considers 'commercial purposes' exception to state immunity

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 18 2012

A Supreme Court decision concerning the scope of a government's immunity from execution of a judgment under the State Immunity Act 1978 has confirmed that, when determining whether to apply the 'commercial purposes' exception to state immunity, the origin of the property against which execution is sought is irrelevant, even if it is commercial

Statutory corporations' capacity to enter into oil derivative contracts

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 4 2012

In Standard Chartered Bank v Ceylon Petroleum Corporation the Court of Appeal considered the capacity of a statutory corporation to enter into derivative contracts linked to the market price of oil, and whether the distinction between 'speculative' and 'hedging' or 'risk management' transactions was relevant in this context

XVW & YZA v (1) Gravesend Grammar School for Girls (2) Adventure Life Signs Ltd 2012

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • June 12 2012

Two schoolgirls were raped during an overseas school trip to Belize

MP’s partner loses privacy and harassment case against newspaper publisher

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 24 2012

Carina Trimingham has lost her privacy and harassment case against the publishers of the Daily Mail

Right to die case to proceed

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 20 2012

The High Court has given permission for Tony Nicklinson, who has locked-in syndrome, to bring a ‘right to die’ case before the courts, rejecting the Ministry of Justice’s (MoJ) strike out application

Broadcasting and freedom of expression

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 5 2011

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales has set out nine principles derived from decisions of the European Court of Human Rights which should be applied when considering the possible infringement of a party’s right to freedom of expression under Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights (the “Convention”