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The Queen on the Application of Lonnie v National College for Teaching and Leadership 2014 EWHC 4351 (Admin)

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 19 2015

The applicant teacher Mark Lonnie (L) was cautioned for an offence of common assault following an incident in May 2009 in which he head butted a

The "exclusivity principle" in a planning context

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

An Informer v Chief Constable 2012 EWCA Civ 197

  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • -
  • 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

Fertility treatment for prisoners: the scope of human rights

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 3 2011

A recent Freedom of Information request has revealed that since December 2007, 22 prisoners have applied to the Ministry of Justice for artificial insemination treatment

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

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

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

Capital allowances and fixtures: is change good?

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 29 2011

On 31 May 2011 HMRC published a consultation document proposing changes to the capital allowances regime in relation to fixtures

House of Lords departs from previous decision in Stubbings v Webb

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

Belhaj v Straw: English Court of Appeal rules that state immunity and the act of state doctrine does not prevent claims against the British government for alleged involvement in unlawful rendition

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 17 2014

On 30 October 2014, the Court of Appeal in Belhaj v Straw and Others 2014 EWCA Civ 1394 ruled that state immunity and the act of state doctrine did

Willmore v Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 14 2009

Between 1972 and 1979, Dianne Willmore had been a pupil at a local authority-run secondary school known as Page Moss Comprehensive School