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Court finds approach by DWP to Universal Credit ‘odd in the extreme’

United Kingdom - April 3 2019 The High Court judgment of R (Johnson, Woods, Barrett and Stewart) v SSWP [2019]EWHC 23 (Admin) involved a judicial review challenge to the method of…

Dog walker successfully challenges local authority’s PSPO in High Court

United Kingdom - April 16 2018 The High Court has, for the first time, considered the validity of a Public Space Protection Order and ruled in favour, at least in part, of a local…

Emily Carter.

The grey area between Article 2 and ordinary medical negligence? The High Court considers Parkinson and the deaths of vulnerable people in care homes

United Kingdom - May 30 2019 As we discussed in our recent blog, some Inquests will automatically be designated ‘Article 2 Inquests’ if the deceased died whilst under the control…

What is an Article 2 Inquest and why does it matter?

United Kingdom - May 24 2019 In June 2018 the government announced that some bereaved families should find it easier to access Legal Aid funding for representation at Inquests…

Emily Carter, Adam Chapman.

When is a data controller liable for the criminal acts of a rogue employee?

United Kingdom - December 13 2017 The acquisition from organisations of large databases of personal data by external parties (usually hackers) is an increasingly modern phenomenon -…