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Budget 2015 - no great surprises but a few disappointing features
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2015

Yesterday, the Chancellor of the Exchequer handed down his final Budget before the UK's general election in May. It was a Budget with no great


The recognition of new states at international law: UK Parliament passes motion on Palestine
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Palestine, United Kingdom
  • October 30 2014

When it comes to questions of recognition, "..there is probably no other subject in the field of international relations in which law and politics


High Court decision shows difficulty of challenging changes to Government policy
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Irrational decision overturned after a range of failures by local authority
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2013

The High Court recently quashed South Tyneside council's setting of the level of fees payable to care homes in a critical and comprehensive decision


Policy-related judicial review: target duties and financial constraints
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 1 2009

The Court of Appeal in R (on the application of Friends of the Earth & Ors) v Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change 2009 EWCA CIV 810 upheld McCombe J's dismissal of an application for a declaration that the Secretary of State had failed to fulfil its statutory duty to implement the UK Fuel Poverty Strategy (the "Strategy"


Mesothelioma claims to be considered a lost cause for defendants where there has been culpable exposure
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2011

A seven member panel of the Supreme Court has held in Karen Sienkiewicz (Administratix of the Estate of Enid Costello Deceased) v Greif (UK) Limited; Knowsley MBC v Willmore 2011 UKSC 10 that any culpable exposure to asbestos which is not insignificant will be sufficient causation to allow a claim


Public Bodies Act 2011: quango reform legislation empowers ministers to re-shape the public sector
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 20 2012

This new Act grants the coalition sweeping powers to reduce the number of public bodies and bring greater accountability, transparency and efficiency to the public sector


Administrative Court clarifies law on judicial review time limits under CPR 54.5
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 20 2013

The Administrative Court has recently handed down its judgment in R (on the application of Maria Stella Nash) v Barnet London Borough Council & (1


Timeline - a guide to the legal milestones ahead - May 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 2 2013

This is a guide to key legal developments in the coming months and years ahead (UK perspective