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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

High Court decision shows difficulty of challenging changes to Government policy

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 4 2014

In the recent case of Solar Century Holdings Limited & Others ("Solar") v Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change ("DECC") 2014 EWHC 3677

University may have indirectly discriminated by insisting on PhD for new lecturers

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 1 2014

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has recently addressed an issue that is of interest to many educational institutions: could making a PhD an absolute

Non-vital statistics tribunal wrong to reject age discrimination claim

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 8 2014

The claimant in Games v University of Kent was a part-time lecturer at the employer's School of Architecture. In 2012, when the claimant was 59, the

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

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

AXA General Insurance Limited and others v The Lord Advocate and others

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

The limits of combat immunity

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada, United Kingdom
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  • July 17 2013

The claims in three cases against the UK's Ministry of Defence (MoD) arose from military operations in Iraq, in which soldiers were either killed or

Highways Act: McCabe v Cheshire West and Chester Council 2014

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 11 2014

The court dismissed the claimant's claim for damages for injuries incurred as a result of him falling down a flight of steps on a public footpath

European Court of Human Rights limits DNA and fingerprint databases

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 5 2009

At a December 4 hearing in Strasbourg, France, the European Court of Human Rights announced a potentially far-reaching decision restricting the authority of European governments to retain the genetic material, genetic profiles and fingerprints of persons once targeted as criminal suspects but not convicted