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Employment claims and state immunity in the Court of Appeal

  • Joseph Hage Aaronson
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2015

On 5 February 2015 the Court of Appeal held that ss 4(2) (which disapplies the exception to immunity created by s. 4(1) where an individual is not

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

Exclusions from disability discrimination

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 9 2015

The Upper Tribunal has recently considered the exclusion of a ‘tendency to physical abuse’ from the definition of disability under the Equality Act

St George v The Home Office

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2008

The Claimant, then aged 29, was serving a 4-month sentence for theft in Brixton Prison

Quashing a decision on the basis of material error of fact

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2010

In R (March) v Secretary of State for Health 2010 EWHC 765 (Admin), Mr Justice Holman in the High Court quashed on the grounds of material error of fact a decision by the Secretary of State concerning the level of ex gratia payments made to NHS patients treated with contaminated blood

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

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

“Minor” military NFCI: proper compensation at last

  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 22 2014

When I took the case of the victim of a military non-freezing cold injury (NFCI) to trial at the High Court this year I was determined that my client

Out of range: unobtainable personal data

  • Collyer Bristow LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 4 2015

Such is Dr Raminder Ranger's success as an entrepreneur that he has received, amongst other things, an MBE for his services to business as well as

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