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The T decision on ECRCs all clear now?

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 8 2014

At long last the Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in R (on the application of T and another) -v- Secretary of State for the Home Department

Joseph Thomas Birtles sentenced to seven years imprisonment at the old bailey for sexual assaults on his pupils

  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 11 2014

Joseph Thomas Birtles was today sentenced to seven years imprisonment following his conviction on the 6th June 2014 of 11 counts of indecent assault

Safeguarding disclosures for the health sector

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 1 2014

The High Court has ruled that the former employer of a teacher does not owe that teacher a duty of care when making safeguarding disclosures. This

Safeguarding disclosures for the education sector

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 1 2014

The High Court has ruled that the former employer of a teacher does not owe that teacher a duty of care when making safeguarding disclosures. This

High Court prevents employer from giving full reference

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 14 2014

In the recent case of AB v A Chief Constable 2014 EWHC 1965, the High Court considered whether the chief constable of a police force had a duty

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update - May 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2014

Scottish independence referendum - The referendum will take place on 18 September 2014. Scottish independence raises many complex legal and political

The "exclusivity principle" in a planning context

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 27 2011

The Court of Appeal has held that the service of a breach of planning condition notice is a "purely public" act, so the correct way of challenging such a notice is by way of judicial review proceedings

House of Lords departs from previous decision in Stubbings v Webb

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • 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

Civil service pensions and outsourcing early retirement rights

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 21 2014

Cabinet Office has said it will appeal this decision. Who is this decision relevant to? Public authorities with outsourced functions. Private sector

Woodlands v Essex County Council

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 22 2013

This was the question put to the Supreme Court in Woodland v Essex County Council 2013UKSC 66. The unfortunate circumstances of the case involved