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The Administrative Court shall today hear a permission application for a judicial review of the alleged failure of the Secretary of State to discharge his fundamental duty to protect life, public health and safety through the duties...

Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022
As is often the case, any genuine claimant is going to have inconsistencies in account where there are various different points over a course of years that they are asked to give an account of symptoms...

Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022
The High Court has granted permission to bring the judicial review in R (Gorani) v HM Assistant Coroner of Inner West London and others (CO/490/2021)...

Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2022
Arbitration has historically been associated with the resolution of commercial disputes, particularly in the context of international commercial transactions, and has proved to be successful at resolving such disputes...

Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2021
This is a challenge to a consent granted by the Environment Agency under the primary legislation which authorised construction of the HS2 railway...

Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2021
An appellant whose appeal against deportation on human right grounds failed in the Court of Appeal and following the refusal of leave to appeal from the Supreme Court nevertheless succeeded in obtaining leave to remain from the UK Government after making a complaint to the Strasbourg Court....

Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2021
In this seminar, Chris Young QC, Thea Osmund-Smith and James Corbet Burcher draw on their practical experience to explain what makes a strong VSC case...

Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2021
A challenge to a North Sea consent might not immediately strike you as a ’need to know’. But if you do need to know any of the following, listen in...

Date: Mon, 08 Nov 2021
Originally broadcast on the 7th October, No5’s Sioned Davies, Oliver Lawrence and Howard Leithead joined Scott Stemp for a webinar about Planning Enforcements...

Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2021

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Presented by the Planning and Environment Group, the Annual Planning Seminar returns after a two year break and promises to deliver the latest case law and updates from the world of planning and environment law....

Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2022
Cost: £195.00 +VAT