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High Court ruling on the criminal records disclosure scheme
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2016

The Divisional Court has ruled (in R (P and A) v Secretary of State for Justice 2016 EWHC 89 (Admin)) that the criminal records disclosure scheme


Court of Appeal warns against "ex post facto justification" in judicial review proceedings
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2016

In Andrew Jedwell v (1) Denbighshire County Council (2) DH (3) Jones 2015 EWCA Civ 1232 the Court of Appeal found that the Council had breached its


The "exclusivity principle" in a planning context
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Quashing a decision on the basis of material error of fact
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


House of Lords departs from previous decision in Stubbings v Webb
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Corporate Crime & Investigations Update - 11 January 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 11 2016

Southwark Crown Court ordered Smith and Ouzman Ltd. to pay a total of approximately £2.2 million in relation to bribes paid to public officials for


Recent appeals in UAE extradition cases the extradition pipeline has opened
  • Corker Binning
  • United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • 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


Parties to judicial review: who is 'interested'?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


St George v The Home Office
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2008

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


Court clarifies when handcuffs should be used on prisoners or detained persons when in hospital
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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