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Decision to cut libraries quashed by High Court

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2014

Following the unsuccessful "save the library" challenge against Brent Council in 2011, comes another High Court judgment in judicial review

Head 2 head - are strike law reforms 'nonsense'?

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 17 2014

With the public sector one day strike last Thursday and David Cameron announcing in the same week that he intends to make union reform an election

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • 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

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