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Public disclosure of confidential information provided to public authorities

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 1 2014

A recent ruling of the First-Tier Tribunal highlights the risk that information provided to public authorities may be made public. The case of London

Legal update: the Court of Appeal limits the presumption of undue influence

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 27 2014

If, in a contract, undue influence is proved, the contract is voidable by the innocent party. There are two potential pathways to a decision: actual

UK “Plebgate” police scandal raises privacy and human rights concerns

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 26 2014

The High Court has ruled that the strong public interest in the Court having before it all the relevant evidence outweighs individual rights to

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

Recent appeals in UAE extradition cases the extradition pipeline has opened

  • Corker Binning
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  • United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
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  • 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

DWP's decision to abolish the Independent Living Fund overturned

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 27 2014

The Court of Appeal, in Bracking and others v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions found that the Department of Work and Pensions' ("DWP"

English High Court says that a head of state who dies in office enjoys immunity only in respect of official acts

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 23 2014

In the recent decision of Harb v HRH Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz 2014 EWHC 1807 (Ch), the High Court found that the principles of

Parties to judicial review: who is 'interested'?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 1 2010

In R (on the application of McVey) v Secretary of State for Health 2010 EWHC 1225 (Admin) the High Court held that, in judicial review proceedings, it has no jurisdiction to hear interested third parties who cease to be directly affected by a claim

Family preservation or child rescue?

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 29 2014

The claimant, known as ‘Kirsty’, brought a claim against Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council, alleging that there had been a breach of the duty of

Occupiers Liability Act 1957 - case update

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 30 2011

A recent decision of the Court of Appeal emphasises that both under the Occupiers Liability Act and under the Common Law, the duty on the occupier of premises is to exercise "reasonable care"