Publications

Two recent Court of Protection cases consider mental capacity and consent through the lens of internet and social media use....

Date: Wed, 22 May 2019
Last week the Court of Appeal handed down this important judgment...

Date: Tue, 21 May 2019
Section 4 of the 1975 Act provides that an application for an award under the Act “shall not, except with the permission of the court......

Date: Mon, 20 May 2019
Section 284 of the Insolvency Act 1986 acts to make void any disposition of property made by a bankrupt...

Date: Mon, 13 May 2019
Age dispute cases have been notoriously difficult to deal with, both for the Courts, but also for the...

Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2019
The reach of the Supreme Court's decision in the goods and services discrimination complaint...

Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019
On 19th February 2019 the Government published its updates to the revised National Planning Policy Framework ("NPPF”) for England, giving us NPPF 2019. The revised NPPF (or NPPF 2018) replaced the initial NPPF (NPPF 2012), which was published on 27th March 2012....

Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Those reading this article will undoubtedly be familiar with the concept of provisional assessment since its introduction in 2013. Although initially proposed for cases where the costs claimed did not exceed 25,000 the limit imposed was in fact 75,000. A substantial number of cases that fall outside the scope of the fixed costs regime are now subject to provisional assessment....

Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2019
Costs lawyer specialist Stephen Goodfellow of No5 Barristers’ Chambers highlights a continuing theme of limited discretion in interpreting CPR 36, in recent case law....

Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019
Costs budgeting has been going on for years now with Costs Management Orders handed out like confetti is thrown at weddings....

Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019
In a legal first, Brexit prevents High Court from clarifying if it has jurisdiction in a human rights claim against the EU....

Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019
It may be that the divorce rate for heterosexual couples in England and Wales has hit a 45-year low, but if your marriage becomes a statistic, how can you protect your wealth?...

Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2019
Chris Bright QC and Paul Evans of No5 Chambers, instructed by Laura Harper of Thompsons Solicitors Birmingham, recently acted for a Claimant in an unusual and interesting claim in which a claimant suffering from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome ("CRPS”) underwent an elective left above-knee amputation. The decision to do so was challenged by the Defendant but, following a transfemoral amputation the Claimant had become a successful and active prosthetics user....

Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2019
In ARB v IVF Hammersmith and Another [2018] Civ 2803, the Court of Appeal considered ARB’s claim for pecuniary losses arising from the birth of his child....

Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019
The Court of Appeal yesterday handed down an important decision in the case of XX -v- Whittington Hospital NHS Trust [2018] EWCA Civ 2839 concerning the recoverability of surrogacy costs when a claimant is rendered unable to have children naturally....

Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018
In the recent case of Awan v. ICTS UK Ltd [2018] 11WLUK 385 (Simler J, President) the EAT confirmed and strengthened previous decisions (Aspden v. Webbs Poultry [1996] IRLR 251, Briscoe v. Lubrizol Ltd [2002] IRLR 607, amongst others) to the effect that a term will be implied into contracts of employment that "once the employee has become entitled to payment of disability income due under the long-term disability plan, the employer will not dismiss him on the grounds of his continuing incapacity to work”.  But is this apparently Claimant-friendly decision potentially a two-edged sword?...

Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018
This article originally appeared in the AvMA Lawyers Service Newsletter (November&nbs...

Date: Sun, 09 Dec 2018
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) What is it? Formation of a blood clot (a thrombus) in a vein Most ...

Date: Sun, 02 Dec 2018
In County Courts around the country over the past year, it has become ‘fashionable’ to a...

Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2018
Hewes v (1) West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust; (2) East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust;...

Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2018
The Court of Appeal has allowed the Claimant’s appeal in Clive Bellman (A Protected Party By H...

Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2018
Anthony Korn sums up the Supreme Court’s much publicised ruling in Lee  v Ashers Baking C...

Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018
Mr Darnley attended the A and E department at Mayday Hospital, Croydon, on 17th May 2010 having su...

Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018
Since I posted my Top Ten Tips for experts’ meetings, the recent decision by Mrs Justice Yip i...

Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2018
In Patel v Folkestone Nursing Home Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 1689 the Court of Appeal gave clarificat...

Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2018
After the Anthony Bland case in 1993, it became the practice to get the courts to decide whether a p...

Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2018
This article originally appeared in the AvMA Lawyers Service Newsletter (June 2018) Cardiotoc...

Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2018
The Divisional Court has delivered an important judgment concerning the appropriate standard of proo...

Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2018
Three of the main issues the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), published on Tuesday...

Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2018
This article originally appeared on European Network on Statelessness.  View the original artic...

Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2018
Download this publication here: http://www.no5.com/cms/documents/Not%20NPPF2.pdf Link to judg...

Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2018
Link to judgment: https://www.supremecourt.uk/cases/docs/uksc-2017-0040-judgment.pdf On the 18...

Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2018
Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Williams [2018] EWCA Civ 1514 Court of Appeal clarifies that, w...

Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2018
Following a line of decisions in the Employment Appeal Tribunal, the Court of Appeal  in City o...

Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2018
Personal Injury and costs law specialist Stephen Goodfellow of No5 Barristers’ Chamb...

Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2018
On 9th June the High Court settled this long-running conundrum by sealing a consent order in which t...

Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2018
Does Burchell face an uncertain future? Arnold J’s ruling in British Home Stores Ltd v Burche...

Date: Thu, 31 May 2018
Dr Simon Fox QC gives his top ten tips for instructing experts: Less is more. I generally see...

Date: Mon, 28 May 2018
When considering the postponement of an interim relief hearing, can counsel's availability amoun...

Date: Wed, 16 May 2018
Crucial rulings affecting thousands of workers in the fast - growing "gig" economy will in...

Date: Sun, 13 May 2018
The last year has seen a number of significant cases as clinical negligence law continues to evolve....

Date: Thu, 10 May 2018
Those promoting and determining development proposals in the area of influence of sites protected un...

Date: Tue, 08 May 2018
Question 12 of the consultation on the revised NPPF asks “Do you agree with the applicati...

Date: Mon, 07 May 2018
The litigation of vaginal mesh is becoming more and more widespread. This may be as a result of incr...

Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2018
The term “Vento bands” has been a known short-hand to Employment Law practitioners eve...

Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2018
The Judicial Review of the Written Ministerial Statement ("WMS") on Neighbourhood Developm...

Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2018
The interpretation of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) has been subject to some very ...

Date: Wed, 04 Apr 2018
The full-time gender-pay gap has been decreasing since 1975, however there is still at 16% differenc...

Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2018
ACAS The first port of call for any investigating officer (“IO”) is the ACAS Code of Pr...

Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2018
The new year has begun with three important appeal decisions that will be of particular interest t...

Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2018
On Monday 5 March 2018 draft revisions to the NPPF were published. The previous day the Secretary ...

Date: Sun, 04 Mar 2018
By Emma Sutton (No5 Barristers' Chambers) and Jess Flanagan (Senior Associate, Clarke Willmott S...

Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2018
At a glance This article, written by Alison Harvey, looks at the effects of the differential treatm...

Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2018
Re MB [2017] EWCOP B27 (HHJ Parry) By Emma Sutton (instructed on behalf of MB) and R...

Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2018
A paper written by Chris Johnson of CLP and Tim Jones of No5 Barristers' Chambers   1. Thi...

Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2018
Does knowledge that a contract of employment is not temporary (contrary to immigration law) render i...

Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2018
This publication was originally published by The Justice Gap: http://thejusticegap.com/2018/01/...

Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2018
Can a cohabitee who has lived with somebody as their husband/wife/civil partner for 2 years or more ...

Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017
This article originally appeared on https://www.freemovement.org.uk/high-court-human-traffickin...

Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2017
Devolution of power: the impacts of devolution on the delivery of new infrastructure ...

Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2017
Thomas v Triodos Bank NV [2017] EWHC 324 (QB):   This practice note explains the decision in T...

Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017
The Brexit vote was about taking back control that had been given up at UK level by the succinct ter...

Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2017
The Interface between the Mental Capacity Act and the Mental Health Act – Capacitous Consent a...

Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2017
Case Summary N v ACCG and others [2017] UKSC 22 Introduction On 22 March 2017, the Supreme Court d...

Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2017
Re IH (Observance of Muslim Practice) [2017] EWCOP 9 Cobb J Substituted decision making and the best...

Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2017
Supreme Court: The Richborough/ Suffolk Coastal Judgment  What the case means for the developm...

Date: Tue, 09 May 2017
The Supreme Court has today (10 May 2017) given judgment in the Cheshire East / Suffolk Coastal case...

Date: Tue, 09 May 2017
Quick Glance Summary of the Law Commission Report on DOLS On 13 March 2017 the Law Commission publi...

Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2017
Mamta Gupta reviews the continuing developments in the understanding of obstetric brachial plexus in...

Date: Tue, 06 Dec 2016
Hibbitt v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2016] EWHC 2853. The High Cour...

Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2016
Anthony Korn highlights some lessons from the much publicised and controversial tribunal ruling in A...

Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2016
This short article examines the law concerning the right of a natural father without parental respon...

Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2016
The Journal of Planning Law has just published (issue 8) an article written by Richard Humphreys QC:...

Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2016
Domestic abuse and forced marriage continue to produce a number of cases each year. This webinar wil...

Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2016
One area of law where Brexit may have an impact is employment law. Leaving aside Treaty obliga...

Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2016
Litigation is often personal. Parties will often know one another prior to commencing proceedings. B...

Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2016
Postscript The ruling of the First Tier Tribunal has been upheld by the Upper Tribunal (Tax and cha...

Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2016
It is often queried if credit hire litigation is going to come to an end. Post Karl Stevens v Equity...

Date: Sun, 05 Jun 2016
Every year the Government reviews and uprates the level of employment protection payments.  The...

Date: Thu, 26 May 2016
This was the stark warning issued by the Commons’ Work and Pensions Committee in its report pu...

Date: Tue, 17 May 2016
Administrators and directors of ailing companies should be aware of the recent prosecutions being br...

Date: Wed, 11 May 2016
In January, there was yet another twist in the plot of the ever-developing law regarding delayed fli...

Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2016
Today the Supreme Court in Mohamud v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc (Respondent) [2016] UKSC 11 handed...

Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2016
Corporate Crime analysis: Alex Stein, barrister at No5 Chambers specialising in criminal and regulat...

Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2016
Corporate Crime analysis: Alex Stein, barrister at No5 Chambers specialising in criminal and regulat...

Date: Sun, 03 Jan 2016
Bees Neonicitinoids are a group of active ingredients in plant protection products (pesticides). &nb...

Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2015
In the recent case of Walton and Walton v Allman [2015] EWHC 3325 (Ch) the High Court has given we...

Date: Tue, 08 Dec 2015
The present situation (1) The NPPF 1.    The National Planning Policy Framework&rsqu...

Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2015
Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan, has approved the opening of a new satellite school in Sevenoaks, ...

Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2015
Earlier this year DEFRA sought views on proposals to enhance the enforcement powers to tackle entren...

Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2015
How odd, you might think. A company can suffer a detriment under the Equality Act 2010 and so bring ...

Date: Wed, 07 Oct 2015
In certain occupations, it is common for the employment contract to require the employee to sleep ov...

Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2015
Tim Jones, barrister at No5 Chambers, recently co-presented a seminar titled ‘D...

Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2015
The recent media storm concerning the collapse of Manchester United’s transfer deal for its go...

Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2015
In R (on the application of Unison) v Lord Chancellor [2015] EWCA Civ 935, the Court of Appeal has r...

Date: Mon, 07 Sep 2015
Under sections 140A-140D of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 credit transactions may be re-opened as a m...

Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2015
“Our starting point is that it is not acceptable in the twenty-first century for thousands of ...

Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2015
Sir James Munby, President of the Court of Protection, provided clear guidance as to the nature of t...

Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2015
The problem of children in public law and what to do about it unites and then divides the superior l...

Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2015
The Human Tissue Act 2004 (HT Act) replaces the Human Tissue Act (1961), Anatomy Act (1984) and the ...

Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2015
In December 2014, the Chief Coroner issued guidance as the approach to be taken when someone dies at...

Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2015
Jessica Smeaton looks at the government’s new consultation paper and the impact on large emplo...

Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2015
A recent Court of Appeal case concerning false imprisonment should have been led by ECHR case law, i...

Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2015
Laura Davidson argues that until the Supreme Court reviews a recent Court of Appeal decision, compen...

Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2015
The decision of the Prosecution to offer no evidence against former News of the World journalist Luc...

Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2015
Corporate Crime analysis: The General Medical Council (GMC) and the Nursing and Midwifery Council (N...

Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2015
In R (on the Prosecution of the Environment Agency) v Thames Water Utilities Limited [2015] EWCA (Cr...

Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2015
Tim Jones reports on the continuing West Tankers saga. Article written for and published by Eur...

Date: Sun, 05 Jul 2015
Introduction There are three principal weapons in the local authority armoury to tackle breaches of...

Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2015
Not everything that may be interesting to the public is likely to be 'in the public interest&#39...

Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2015
As is well known, since 2006, TUPE has applied where a client decides to engage a new service provid...

Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2015
The recent case of Re H (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 583 highlighted some of the difficulties that can...

Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2015
There is always an employment law dimension in Queen’s Speeches, and this one is no different....

Date: Tue, 26 May 2015
Adam Farrer, member of No5 Chambers, was led by James Eadie QC (Blackstone Chambers) acting for...

Date: Mon, 18 May 2015
Jenny Wigley has recently been interviewed by Evelyn Reid from Lexis PSL, discussing ‘Whe...

Date: Thu, 14 May 2015
It is no secret at the Employment Bar that there is less Employment Tribunal advocacy work around no...

Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2015
Excerpt of article written by Michelle Heeley for Halsbury's Law Exchange. Operation Elveden wa...

Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2015
Tim Jones, barrister at No5 Chambers, recently presented a seminar titled 'Moore ...

Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2015
Tim Jones and James Corbet Burcher, members of No5 Chambers Planning and Environment Group, s...

Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2015
Ricky Seal, member of No5 Chambers Family Group, has compiled a list of private children case law up...

Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2015
Last summer the case of Southwell v Blackburn came before the Court of Appeal. The subject of the ap...

Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2015
In the first of a new series of quarterly round ups, Kathryn Taylor reviews some of the key dec...

Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2015
The Supreme Court decision in the case of Montgomery v. Lanarkshire Health Board [2015] UKSC 11, 11 ...

Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2015
Tim Jones was an invited speaker at a seminar on international arbitration organised by the Bul...

Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2015
Ricky Seal, member of No5 Chambers Family Group, has compiled a list of private children case law up...

Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2015
An article by Paul Marshall, published in the January issue of Butterworths Journal of Internat...

Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2015
The question of whether two Parties have entered in to a binding settlement compromising a case is ...

Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2015
Russell Holland reviews the case of Game v Laws UKEAT/0188/14 which concerned an employee ...

Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2015
Richard Adkinson reviews the recent decision of NHS Trust v Sanders UKEAT/0217/14/RN which concerned...

Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2015
Naomi Owen looks at the recent decision from HHJ Eady QC in Blackwood v Birmingham and Solihull Ment...

Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2015
Irvine Maccabe discusses practical issues and strategies to consider in relation to recusal, judicia...

Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2015
Helen Barney discusses the landmark Employment Appeal Tribunal case concerning holiday pay of  ...

Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2015
Charles Crow reviews recent decisions in relation to covert recordings by employees and the implicat...

Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2015
Anthony Korn considers the Court of Appeal ruling in Sunrise Brokers LLP v Rogers [2015] IRLR 57. I...

Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2015
Tim Jones, barrister at No5 Chambers, recently gave a talk titled 'Gypsies and Travell...

Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2014
Becket Bedford, barrister at No5 Chambers, recently gave a talk titled 'Access To Just...

Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2014
Philip Dayle, barrister at No5 Chambers, recently presented a Case Upate at the Judic...

Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2014
Tim Jones, barrister at No5 Chambers, recently gave a talk titled ‘Housing: Homeless Pers...

Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2014
An article by Paul Marshall, published in the December issue of Butterworths Journal of Internationa...

Date: Sun, 07 Dec 2014
Adreeja Chatterjee, barrister at No5 Chambers, recently gave a talk titled ‘Forced Marria...

Date: Thu, 04 Dec 2014
Marc Wilkinson, barrister at No5 Chambers, recently gave a talk titled ‘Boundaries And Th...

Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2014
David Taylor, barrister at No5 Chambers, recently gave a talk titled ‘Real Property - Pro...

Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2014
Russell Bailey, member of No5 Chambers Employment Group, recently gave a talk ab...

Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2014
Richard Adkinson, barrister at No5 Chambers, recently gave a talk titled ‘Commercial Leas...

Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2014
Richard Hignett, Employment barrister at No5 Chambers, recently gave a talk titled ‘...

Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2014
Russell Holland, Education barrister at No5 Chambers, recently gave a talk titled ‘C...

Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2014
Ashley Wynne, family law barrister at No5 Chambers, recently gave a talk titled '‘When All...

Date: Sun, 09 Nov 2014
Anthony Korn, member of No5 Chambers Employment Group, recently gave a talk titled &#...

Date: Sun, 02 Nov 2014
Satnam Choongh and Hashi Mohamed, members of No5 Chambers Planning and Environment Law Group,...

Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2014
Nicola Preston, member of No5 Chambers Commercial and Chancery Group, recently gave a talk titled ...

Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2014
Adreeja Chatterjee member of No5 Chambers Family Group recently gave a talk titled 'Enforcement&...

Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014
Heather Popley, family law barrister at No5 Chambers, recently gave a talk titled 'Financial Pro...

Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2014
Jenny Wigley and Kevin Leigh, members of No5 Chambers Planning and Environment Law Group...

Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2014
Anne Smallwood, family law barrister at No5 Chambers, recently gave a talk titled 'Section 22 Z ...

Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2014
Chris Young and James Corbet Burcher recently gave a talk titled 'Love Thy Neighbour: An ...

Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2014
David Mtichell, member of No5 Chambers Commercial and Chancery Group, recently gave a talk ti...

Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2014
Article by Paul Marshall in Counsel Magazine October 2014 issue criticising the Court of Appeal deci...

Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2014
Richard Gibbs compares the approach taken to the implementation of rulings from the European Court o...

Date: Wed, 08 Oct 2014
“The Times They Are A-Changing” wrote Bob Dylan in 1963. Is public access (PA) a reinven...

Date: Wed, 01 Oct 2014
Jack Feeny explores the new law in relation to protected disclosures following the Enterprise and Re...

Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2014
Gemma Roberts provides an update on the latest guidance on costs. In early September the Employment...

Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2014
Charles Price reports on the case of Atkinson v Community Gateway Association (UKEAT/0457/12/BA)&nbs...

Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2014
Caroline Jennings reviews the recent EAT case of Palmer v RBS UKEAT/0083/14 which concerns...

Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2014
Anthony Korn reports on the recent judgment of First Tier Tribunal Tax Chamber in Moorthy v The Comm...

Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2014
Mugni Islam-Choudhury reports on the latest developments on restrictive covenants following the case...

Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014
By Hashi Mohamed Late last month the Supreme Court of the UK handed down a judgment on the cases of...

Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014
By Nageena Khalique This recent case in the Court of Protection considered best interests in the co...

Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014
By Jenny Wigley The Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, which introduces significant changes to judic...

Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014
In this series written for Criminal Law and Justice Weekly, Navpreet Virk and No5 member&nbsp...

Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2014
In this series written for Criminal Law and Justice Weekly, Navpreet Virk and No5 member&nbsp...

Date: Tue, 02 Sep 2014
In this series written for Criminal Law and Justice Weekly, Navpreet Virk and No5 member Richard G...

Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2014
In this series written for Criminal Law and Justice Weekly, Navpreet Virk and No5 member&nbsp...

Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Written by Susanne Muth FCA Review In May 2013 nine banks[1] (“the Banks”) agreed to r...

Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2014
Written by Satinder Hunjan QC At any time, as those who have suffered a serious injury to the brain...

Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014
Irvine Maccabe reviews new statutory provisions outlawing race discrimination in Jersey In 2003 the...

Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2014
Wrongful dismissal, unfair dismissal, or both; that is the question posed by Charles Crow and Alexan...

Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2014
Anthony Korn reviews the EAT’s ruling in Donnelley Global Document Solutions Group Ltd v Besag...

Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2014
Russell Holland considers the impact of the recent decision of the Court of Appeal in Hainsworth v M...

Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2014
Richard Adkinson considers the ruling of the First Chambers of the CJEU has ruled in Gülay Boll...

Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2014
Employers Beware – naming and shaming those who don’t pay the NMW. Regulatory enforcemen...

Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2014
Tim Sheppard reviews the recent challenge to Tribunal Fees. Fees have of course been payable in res...

Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2014
Naomi Owen considers the pros and cons of applying for a postponement when criminal proceedings are ...

Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2014
Court hearings in the UK are generally conducted on an adversarial basis where each litigant present...

Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2014
Mugni Islam-Choudhury considers the new rules on pre-claim conciliation which become compulsory from...

Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2014
Russell Holland examines the EAT’s ruling in Punjab National Bank v Gosain UKEAT/0003/14/SM, t...

Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2014
Russell Bailey considers the circumstances in which a procedural error may lead to a finding of unfa...

Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2014
Nabila Mallick summarises the key points of immigration law for employers. The purposes of this Art...

Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2014
By Sara McCarthy Over the last 12 months there have been substantial developments in the law on hab...

Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2014
By Ashley Wynne The twin ‘seismic’ cases in the area of co-habitation disputes of Stack...

Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2014
By Victoria Hutton Introduction Planning Practice Guidance: An Overview Introduction On 6 March ...

Date: Sun, 09 Mar 2014
The article can be downloaded here: Paul Marshall JIBFL Article     Paul Marshall ...

Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2014
Following recent announcements in the press, including a front page headline in The Times this week,...

Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2014
Immigration analysis: Should the Secretary of State be required to make further enquiries in every c...

Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2014
By Laura Davidson In P and Q v Surrey County Council and Others [2011] EWCA Civ 190, the Court of...

Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2013
David Lock QC has written a guide to managing conflicts of interests for GPs. The guide can be down...

Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2013
The circumstances in which a Judge or a Tribunal Member might be requested or required to recuse themselves is considered by Gemma Roberts together with the relevant case law....

Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2013
By Irvine Maccabe Turmoil above Ann Summers* The issue of apparent bias in the Jersey Employment T...

Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2013
By Nigel Brockley When do Employment Tribunals have jurisdiction to hear unfair dismissal complaint...

Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2013
By Jack Feeny Jack Feeny reports on the EAT’s recent ruling in Norbet Denressangle Logistics ...

Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2013
By Richard Adkinson The case of Crofts Vets and others v Butcher 2013 UKEAT/0430/12/LA and UKEAT/05...

Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2013
By Anthony Korn As predicted in our autumn newsletter, the Government has now published its propose...

Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2013
By Anthony Korn Statutory framework details ‘must change’ to encourage employees to rep...

Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2013
The government's consultation is the opportunity to address key shortfalls in the current law, s...

Date: Sun, 24 Nov 2013
By Nabila Mallick Dress codes in the workplace are not uncommon[1]. Most Employers have a certain s...

Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2013
By Nabila Mallick Recently I represented a white muslim convert[1]lady to Islam in a claim of direc...

Date: Sun, 13 Oct 2013
By Caroline Jennings Caroline Jennings explores the use of CCTV as evidence in the Employment Tribu...

Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2013
A look at what happens when decisions to terminate an employee overlap with a mutual separation....

Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2013
By Anthony Korn The Government has decided not repeal the TUPE rules on service provision change. A...

Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2013
By Russell Holland Russell Holland looks at the recent concerns raised by the TUC in relation to th...

Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2013
By Fatim Kurji Fatim Kurji considers the meaning of ‘same employment’ within the Equal ...

Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2013
By Charles Crow Charles Crow considers how Claimants can move their cases between the Tribunal and ...

Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2013
By Helen Barney Helen Barney looks at the recent case of Woodhouse v West North West Homes Ltd 2013...

Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2013
The recent publication of the Keogh review into 14 hospital trusts revealed a shocking number of de...

Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2013
By Adreeja Chatterjee In this two part article, Adreeja Chatterjee provides an introduction to the ...

Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2013
By Ramby De Mello Most of the case law involving abortions under the European Convention of Human R...

Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2013
By Nabila Mallick  An Imam performs the duty of offering prayer for  the congregation in ...

Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013
In an interview with the Law Society Gazette this week (week commencing 20 May 2013), the Lord Chanc...

Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2013
By Michelle Heeley This article seeks to examine the doctrines of autrefois acquit and convict, oft...

Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2013
By Fatim Kurji On 23rd April 2013 the Gazette of India published the Sexual Harassment of Women at ...

Date: Sun, 23 Jun 2013
By David Lock QC The NHS is in the middle of the transition from a publicly funded and publicly pro...

Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2013
By James Dixon Onu v Akwiwu and others, UKEAT/0283/12/RN, UKEAT/0022/12/RN raises some interesting ...

Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2013
Accusing colleagues of fabricating evidence will not necessarily render re-engagement at a different...

Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2013
By Russell Bailey   Background   Although usually sought by employers, either party ma...

Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2013
By Hermione Williams   Introduction  In the spring edition of the Employment Law Newsle...

Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2013
By Fatim Kurji Should employees – or employers – be able to use secretly taped recordin...

Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2013
By Richard Case Yes and no say the Court of Appeal in Davies v Sandwell MBC [2013] EWCA Civ 135 [20...

Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2013
By Gemma Roberts and Mugni Islam-Choudhury The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 [‘E...

Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2013
By Nabila Mallick Research conducted by ACASin 2011 indicated that 55% of all employees use social ...

Date: Thu, 23 May 2013
A deliberate or incompetent failure to provide up-to-date information to the incoming company on a T...

Date: Thu, 23 May 2013
By Jack Feeny The Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013 was passed by the House of Lords in April 201...

Date: Thu, 23 May 2013
By Gemma Roberts What do strippers, clergymen and car-washers all have in common? They have all bee...

Date: Thu, 23 May 2013
By Anthony Korn The Government has confirmed that it is proposing to introduce a system of fees to ...

Date: Thu, 23 May 2013
By Alex Stein Following the Bribery Act 2010 the next instrument the Government is preparing in the...

Date: Tue, 21 May 2013
Clark v In Focus Asset Management and Tax Solutions Limited  [2012] EWHC 3669 (QBD)  &...

Date: Tue, 02 Apr 2013
By Nabila Mallick What are the duties of an Employee who is approached by a family member to supply...

Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013
By Fatim Kurji Tackling The Triangular Trap On December 28th 2012, the Standing Committee of the N...

Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013
By Naomi Owen Service Provision Changes – To Be or Not To Be, That is the Question  &nb...

Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013
By Tim Sheppard The proposed changes to the Employment Tribunal Rules are reviewed by Tim Shepherd....

Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013
In Arriva London North Ltd v Eleftheriou UKEAT/0272/12/LA the EAT upholds a reinstatement order made...

Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013
By Mugni Islam Choudhury In CSC Computer Sciences Ltd v McAlinden and others (2012) UKEAT/02...

Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013
By Fatim Kurji Fatim Kurji considers the European Court of Human Rights’ verdict in the case ...

Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013
By Jeremy Cahill QC and James Corbet Burcher Jerry Cahill QC and James Corbet Burcher look at four ...

Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2013
By Philip Mantle   Introduction   Following the announcement in June 2012 by the Finan...

Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2013
By Nicola Preston R (on the application of PRUDENTIAL PLC and ANOR) v SPECIAL COMMISSIONER OF INC...

Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2013
By Claire Van Overdijk The Court of Protection has jurisdiction over the property, financial affair...

Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2013
By Paul Marshall Quite a lot, actually. This note considers, two recent High Court (QBD) decisions:...

Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2013
By Kevin Barrett The high cost of traditional dispute resolution is widely regarded as prohibitive....

Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2013
Rupert Beloff has authored the second edition of 'Sports Law', published by Hart Publishing,...

Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2013
No5 Chambers are pleased to announce the publication of Professor Enonchong's book on 'Dures...

Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2013
By Anthony Korn By a majority of 4 to1, in Societe Generale, London Branch v Geys the Supreme Court...

Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2013
By Richard Adkinson Richard Adkinson considers the issue of dismissals and Article 6 which has rece...

Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2012
By Jack Feeny Jack Feeny looks at the exemptions that apply under the National Minimum Wage Regulat...

Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2012
By Richard Hignett When is it safe to rely on SOSR as a reason for dismissal? Is it safe to rely on...

Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2012
By Russell Holland Russell Holland looks at the recent case of Sheibani v Elan and the interplay be...

Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2012
By Caroline Jennings Caroline Jennings addresses the recent case of Jane Dolby v Sheffield City Cou...

Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2012
By Anthony Korn Anthony Korn reviews the High Court’s ruling in Patsystems v Neilly [2012] IR...

Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2012
By Fatim Kurji Fatim Kurji examines the impact of the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regu...

Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2012
By Naomi Owen Naomi Owen reviews the proposed reforms to modern workplaces   This is the tit...

Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2012
By Gemma Roberts Gemma Roberts looks at whether length of service is relevant for the purposes of t...

Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2012
The courts are diluting the effectiveness of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards in what looks to ...

Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2012
By Naomi Owen As we approach the holiday season, the focus of many is on spending quality time with...

Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012
By Steven Reed Media and entertainment barristers have clients in a variety of industries, includin...

Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2012
Carole Murray and David Holloway publish the 12th edition of Schmitthoff: The Law and Practice of In...

Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2012
By Nabila Mallick Injunctive Relief against revocation of Tier 4   Overseas Students of the ...

Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2012
By Hermione Williams Hermione Williams considers the implications of the EAT’s recent decisio...

Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2012
By Manjit S Gill and Edward Nicholson Manjit S. Gill QC and Edward Nicholson discuss the UK Border ...

Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012
By Anthony Korn The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 introduced...

Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012
By Caroline Jennings In this article Caroline Jennings will address two EAT decisions – one a...

Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012
By Fatim Kurji Fatim Kurji considers the exercise of a Tribunal’s discretion when dealing wit...

Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012
By Helen Barney Helen Barney discusses the case of Profile Security Services Ltd v Charter Security...

Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012
By James Dixon If you want exclusive loyalty you have to write it in the contract, argues James Dix...

Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012
By Jonathan Derrington Jonathan Derrington considers the recent case of Casquerio v Barclays Bank U...

Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012
A look at the difficult task Tribunals face when there are multiple reasons for an employee’s resignation....

Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012
By Nigel Brockley  In this article Nigel Brockley examines where the dividing line between Emp...

Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012
By Laura Davidson For someone to have been deprived of their liberty under Article 5, a subjective ...

Date: Mon, 06 Aug 2012
By Melanie MCDonald Stepping in to the curious world of healthcare professional regulation from an ...

Date: Sun, 05 Aug 2012
By David Lock QC Re SK: Handling difficult issues where there are parallel proceedings in the Court...

Date: Sun, 05 Aug 2012
By Susan Monogan The importance of the need to correctly particularise charges in disciplinary case...

Date: Sun, 05 Aug 2012
This article considers the recent first instance judgment in Shah v HSBC [2012] EWHC 1283 (QB), in w...

Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2012
Melanie McDonald writes in the New Law Journal that FTP panels should be more willing to adopt a sim...

Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2012
By Daniel Oscroft The Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011  Please click here to ...

Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2012
By Anthony Korn   The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill was introduced into the House of ...

Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2012
By Adrienne Morgan Education law and employment law sometimes combine in an unholy alliance to thro...

Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2012
By Charles Price Most employment lawyers have encountered serial litigants in the tribunal but ofte...

Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2012
By Richard Case Automatic strike out for non-compliance with an unless order is not susceptible to ...

Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2012
By Mugni Islam-Choudhury Can annual leave be postponed when it coincides with sickness?  &nbs...

Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2012
By Richard Adkinson A recent case from the Court of Appeal has had to consider the vexed quest...

Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2012
By Nabila Mallick This article takes a look at recent awards for injury to feelings in discriminati...

Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2012
By Philip Mantle In Inframatrix Investments v Dean Construction [2012] EWCA Civ 64, the Court of Ap...

Date: Wed, 23 May 2012
By David Lock QC The legal challenge by local Gloucestershire resident, Michael Lloyd, to the decis...

Date: Wed, 02 May 2012
By Melanie McDonald Let me nail my colours to the mast right at the outset. I am a civil practition...

Date: Wed, 02 May 2012
By Ramby De Mello 1.    Under the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (T...

Date: Wed, 02 May 2012
The question and answer session at the Annual Planning Seminar 2012 in Birmingham raised some intere...

Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2012
By Charles Crow The facts of the unfair dismissal claim in Mrs V. Quashie v. Methodist Homes Housin...

Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2012
By Manjit S Gill QC The recent decision of the President of the EAT, Underhill J, in HM Land Regist...

Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2012
By Nabila Mallick In Willets v The Jenifer Trust for Spinal Muscular Atrphy, on a Rule 18 (3) (b) E...

Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2012
By Russell Bailey In Arriva London South Ltd v Nicolaou UKEAT/0293/11/RN the EAT (His Honour Judge ...

Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2012
By Mugni Islam-Choudhury Under cover of darkness in late December, on the shortest day of the year,...

Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2012
By Anthony Korn Normally a TUPE transfer under Regulation 3(1)(a) of the 2006 Transfer of Undertaki...

Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2012
An article titled Legal uncertainty: the criminal liability of partnerships for bribery under the Br...

Date: Sat, 03 Mar 2012
By David Lock QC Decision making in the Court of Protection on behalf of persons who lacks capacity...

Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012
By Tim Sheppard JUSTIN BURKE v (1) COLLEGE OF LAW (2) SOLICITORS REGULATION AUTHORITY  Factua...

Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2012
By Kevin Barrett "In some areas of civil litigation costs are disproportionate and impede acce...

Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2012
By Satnam Choongh Regulation 122(2) of the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 contains ...

Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2012
By Jenny Wigley The entirety of Part 4 of the Localism Act is devoted to non-domestic rating but th...

Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2012
By David Lock This paper deals with the present state of the law concerning the Public Sector Quali...

Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2012
By Melanie McDonald My timing is probably not the best: a few days before Channel 4 had broadcast t...

Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2012
By Suella Fernandes From Aristotle, Hobbes, Locke and Mill, to our 21st century Judges, notions of ...

Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2012
By James Dixon   There's a man I meet Walks up our street He's a worker for the cou...

Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2012
Onshore wind, and energy infrastructure generally, is a form of development which gives rise to stro...

Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012
By Jack Smyth   Government policy, over succeeding years, has been moving in a more permissiv...

Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012
By Richard Adkinson While the case law progresses at a pace, sometimes more mundane procedural matt...

Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2011
By Gemma Roberts In NHS Manchester v Fecitt and ors [2011] EWCA Civ, 1190, the Claimants worked in ...

Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2011
By Gemma Roberts In Wilcox-v-Birmingham CAB Services Ltd [2011] EqLR 810, the Claimant suffered fro...

Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2011
By Olivia Chaffin-Laird  The intention of this paper is to examine the nature of challenges by...

Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2011
By Jack Feeny In Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council v Yerrakalva [2011] EWCA Civ 1255, the Claim...

Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2011
By Anthony Korn In Enterprise Managed Services Ltd v Dance and ors (EAT/0200/11), EMS provided appl...

Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2011
Richard Hignett tells us about three trends he has seen in 2011    On reasonable adjustm...

Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2011
Abid Mahmood, Head of the Immigration Group, spoke at the International Bar Association Conference i...

Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2011
By Becket Bedford For those of us privileged still to be arguing points of law with the permission ...

Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2011
By No5 Chambers Immigration Team Zambrano and Dereci – what does the enjoyment of rights unde...

Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2011
By No5 Chambers Immigration Team The Supreme Court’s October judgment in Quila and Bibi v Sec...

Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2011
By No5 Chambers Immigration Team If adopted by the UKBA Migration Advisory Committee’s recomm...

Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2011
By No5 Chambers Immigration Team  Way back when what was then the Asylum and Immigration Tribu...

Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2011
By Richard Kimblin In this paper, Richard Kimblin seeks to set out something of a broad context whi...

Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2011
By David Lock QC One of the fundamental problems for the NHS is that demand for healthcare by patie...

Date: Sun, 09 Oct 2011
By Mike O'Brien Sir David Nicholson, the NHS Chief Executive wants £20billion of savings ...

Date: Sun, 09 Oct 2011
By Ramby De Mello Visitors from outside the European Union seeking to enter or remain in the UK for...

Date: Sun, 09 Oct 2011
By Melanie McDonald Melanie McDonald talks to Stephen Shaw about the implications for healthcare re...

Date: Sun, 09 Oct 2011
By Nageena Khalique It is well established that a local authority can take into account the value o...

Date: Sun, 09 Oct 2011
By Susan Monogan When William Shakespeare wrote the Merchant of Venice there were separate courts i...

Date: Sun, 09 Oct 2011
The Secretary of State's Re-issued decision in respect of the Bude appeal was issued today, 28th...

Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2011
In an important test case where judgement was handed down today, Wednesday 27th July 2011, the Court...

Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011
By David Lock QC and by Michael O'Brien   The highly controversial Health and Social Car...

Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011
The holiday season is fast approaching and specialist family law barrister, Robin Rowland of No5 Cha...

Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2011
The world may be a smaller place these days but the problems that international lifestyles may bring...

Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2011
By David Lock QC One of the perennial challenges for the NHS and for local authorities is working o...

Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011
By Mike O'Brien The Health and Social Care Bill, despite recent changes is a major reform of th...

Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011
By Nageena Khalique Many practitioners understand that there is some overlap between the Mental Hea...

Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011
By Ramby De Mello Children asylum seekers arriving in the UK without their parents have been on the...

Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011
By Melanie McDonald The concept of “impairment of fitness to practise” in healthcare re...

Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011
By Claire van Overdijk Introduction:   Schedule 3 to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 governs th...

Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011
By Tim Jones For some months it has been clear that the Treasury and business arms of Government in...

Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2011
By Tim  Jones Download to the right to read Tim Jones' latest contribution to the No5...

Date: Wed, 18 May 2011
What impact does an arbitration clause have on a Claimant’s ability to pursue a Sex Discrimina...

Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2011
A tale of three unfair dismissal appeals, Anthony Korn explores the lessons to be learnt from the Co...

Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2011
This month sees the implementation of arguably the most wide reaching development in the arena of ag...

Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2011
By David Lock QC When a patient makes a request for the Primary Care Trust to fund a treatment whic...

Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2011
By Laura Davidson This article first appeared in Solicitors Journal on 12th April 2011 and is re-pu...

Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011
By Mark Bradshaw Mandatory drug tests (MDT’s) were introduced into the prison system in 1995....

Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2011
By Tim Jones Section 106 agreements are used for a variety of purposes, including securing funding ...

Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2011
 By Tim Jones The Localism Bill is currently before Parliament. It is a substantial and wide-r...

Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011
By Olivia Chaffin-Laird The system concerning the eligibility for social care has been subject to s...

Date: Wed, 09 Feb 2011
by Christopher Young and Professor Chris Balch of Plymouth University The purpose of this paper is ...

Date: Sun, 06 Feb 2011
PIERCING THE CORPORATE VEIL   The Companies Act 2006 by section 16(2) and (3) recognises an i...

Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2011
Builders are not liable in negligence for Defects   In the last thirty years it has been fash...

Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2011
By Richard Kimblin This note seeks to summarise, and shortly, the practical effects and considerati...

Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011
On the 13th December 2010, the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill received its second read...

Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2010
Building projects are usually finally concluded once the final account is settled. By this point in ...

Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2010
In Seldon v Clarkson, Wright and Jakes [2010] IRLR 865 the Court of Appeal confirms that a firm of...

Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2010
In Nationwide Building Society v Benn and ors [2010] IRLR 922 the EAT reviews the meaning of both Re...

Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2010
Can a person bring a disability discrimination claim based on an employer’s perception that th...

Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2010
The Hague Convention on the International Protection of Adults and its implementation into the Priva...

Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2010
In Malone and ors v British Airways Plc [2010] EWCA Civ 1225 the Court of Appeal rejects the content...

Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2010
Sarah Clover gives her opinion on a common practical problem concerned with adjourning licensing hea...

Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2010
By Nageena Khalique The test for a woman's capacity to make a decision as to whether to use con...

Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2010
By Nageena Khalique The Ministry of Justice will deliver a reformed coroner service by implementing...

Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2010
By Laura Davidson This article first appeared in Solicitors Journal in October 2009, for more infor...

Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010
A very recent TCC decision gives guidance on the position that a responding party to an adjudication...

Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010
By Laura Davidson Laura Davidson appeared as Counsel for the Claimant in the ground-breaking judici...

Date: Mon, 06 Sep 2010
In Sakar v West London Health NHS Trust [2010] IRLR 508 the Court of Appeal reinstates the Employmen...

Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010
In Homer v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police [2010] EWCA Civ 419 the Court of Appeal has reje...

Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010
In Taylor v XLN Telecom Ltd [2010] IRLR 499 the EAT rules that in a discrimination claim a claimant ...

Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010
In O'Neill v Buckinghamshire County Council, the EAT considered the question of when an employer...

Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010
At the beginning of July Theresa May confirmed that the Coalition intends to implement parts of the ...

Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010
In Bateman and others v Asda Stores Limited [2010] IRLR 370, Asda wished to ensure that their entire...

Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010
The PBS is the most radical shake up of the immigration system for 30 years and has shifted major re...

Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010
A recent experience, shortly due to form the subject matter of an EAT decision, demonstrates the pot...

Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010
By Caroline Sumeray The relationship with one’s grandparents is always a special one. And for...

Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2010
By David Lock and Stephen Campbell This paper considers the powers and obligations of Coroners rela...

Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2010
It has been a common practice for the last 12 years for the Referring Party to carefully choose the ...

Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2010
By David Lock  This paper considers the tensions between resource based health and welfare dec...

Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010
By Richard Kimblin EIA continues to be a significant feature of planning and environmental law and ...

Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2010
By Martin Kingston QC This has been a busy year from both a legal and policy point of view and with...

Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2010
The purpose of this short article is to set out the principles the court applies where: (1) Party X ...

Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2010
For those who remain unsure of the policies of the three main parties on planning and related topics...

Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010
By Richard Kimblin The Jackson Report makes three significant proposals which would represent a maj...

Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2010
When a responding party is faced with an adjudication in the building / construction context which i...

Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2010
Introduction The temptation for a builder to suspend performance of the works under a building cont...

Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2010
By David Lock There are many cases where the police ask to seek medical notes as part of their ongo...

Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2010
By Satnam Chongh Preparing for an Inquiry: What is the purpose of preparing evidence for an inquir...

Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2010
By David Lock QC The effect on confidentiality in care proceedings following the judgment in Ward.&...

Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2010
Under pressure from the construction industry the Government opted, in 1996, to enact legislation - ...

Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010
By Ian Dove QC and Peter Goatley The purpose of this paper is, firstly, to provide a broad overview...

Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2010