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Education real estate VAT avoidance decision

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • October 15 2014

The Upper (tax) Tribunal has held that a lease and leaseback arrangement designed to ensure that a University could recover VAT on construction costs

FOIA: new research exemption comes into force

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 9 2014

On 1 October, a new exemption (the "New Exemption") relating to continuing programmes of research came into force under the Freedom of Information Act

Recent appeals in UAE extradition cases the extradition pipeline has opened

  • Corker Binning
  • -
  • United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 15 2013

The number of countries with which the UK has formal extradition treaties is ever increasing, as the government seeks to cooperate more closely with

AXA General Insurance Limited and others v The Lord Advocate and others

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 14 2011

The Supreme Court recently released its judgment in the case of AXA General Insurance Limited and others v The Lord Advocate and others

An Informer v Chief Constable 2012 EWCA Civ 197

  • 1 Chancery Lane
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 18 2012

Earlier this year the Court of Appeal gave further guidance as to the extent of the Police's duty of care owed to informers

House of Lords departs from previous decision in Stubbings v Webb

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • February 8 2008

The House of Lords has overturned its own previous decision in the case of Stubbings v Webb 1993 AC 498 in which the House had unanimously decided that s11 of the Limitation Act 1980 did not apply to acts of deliberate assault (including acts of indecent assault), and allowed the appeals in the cases of A v Hoare, X and Another v Wandsworth London Borough Council, C v Middlesborough Council, H v Suffolk County Council, Young v Catholic Care (Diocese of Leeds) and Another

Court clarifies when handcuffs should be used on prisoners or detained persons when in hospital

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • August 7 2012

The case of FGP v Serco (2012) EWHC 1804 (Admin) concerned the judicial review of Serco’s decision to use restraints on an individual during visits to Hillingdon Hospital

Interim relief in judicial review claims

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • June 16 2010

The ruling of the Administrative Court in Leeds Unique Education Ltd and AA Hamilton College Ltd v Secretary of State for the Home Department 2010 EWHC 1030 (Admin) considers the circumstances when it may be appropriate to grant interim relief in judicial review claims

Disclosure and cross-examination of witnesses in judicial review cases

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 13 2009

In R (Al-Sweady and Others) v Secretary of State for Defence 2009 EWHC 2387 (Admin), the High Court found that where the outcome of a judicial review application might depend on the determination of a factual dispute, the court should give urgent consideration to ordering disclosure and cross-examination

Local Government briefing note 12012: Income generation and costs recovered from third parties for legal services

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 12 2012

Local authorities often have the opportunity to recover costs from third parties or generate income by doing third party work