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UK Court of Appeal considers the immunity from suit of the family of a head of state

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 9 2013

The Court of Appeal has examined the extent to which foreign heads of state and their families can claim immunity under the State Immunity Act 1978

The Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Bill

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 13 2008

As a result of draft legislation currently before Parliament, a number of regulators may soon be able to apply for an enhanced range of sanctioning powers

Legitimate expectation?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 10 2010

The recent case of R. (on the application of Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education) v Chief Executive of Skills Funding (Former Learning and Skills Council) 2010 EWHC 2134 (Admin) has reiterated when representations can give rise to a legitimate expectation

Administrative Court clarifies law on judicial review time limits under CPR 54.5

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 20 2013

The Administrative Court has recently handed down its judgment in R (on the application of Maria Stella Nash) v Barnet London Borough Council & (1

Government departments publish business plans

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 12 2010

Government departments, including HM Treasury and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), have published business plans for 2011-2015

Royal assent for Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • August 28 2008

The Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act received Royal Assent on 21 July 2008

Government to establish a Commission to investigate creating a new Bill of Rights

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 21 2010

The detailed coalition agreement published yesterday confirms the new government's commitment to human rights, and its intention to establish a Commission to investigate the creation of a British Bill of Rights

Key legal appointments within the coalition government

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 7 2010

The general election has resulted in the first coalition government for 70 years

UK action plan on business and human rights

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 3 2013

The UK Government has launched an action plan for implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The Action Plan sets out

NICE, but unreasonable: the Court of Appeal quashes a decision of NICE on the grounds that it is inadequately reasoned

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • April 23 2010

In R (Servier Laboratories Limited) v National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence & Anr 2010 EWCA Civ 346 the Court of Appeal held that a decision of NICE, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, should be quashed as it lacked adequate reasoning and the court had 'grave concerns' about its rationality