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Gypsies and travellers have played a major role in human rights litigation both in the European Court of Human Rights and in UK courts...
Judges make mistakes and legal error is accepted.
On the 15 December Mr Justice Keehan handed down his judgment in six connected cases involving child sexual exploitation.
Philip Dayle, barrister at No5 Chambers, recently presented a case upate at the Judicial Review seminars, which were held in Birmingham and London.
This paper considers selected topics in the broad (and full of case law) topic of homeless persons, together with a brief mention of the duty of local housing authorities to carry out a review of accommodation needs.
Adreeja Chatterjee, barrister at No5 Chambers, recently gave a talk titled ‘Forced marriage: an update — recent developments and case law’ at the Court of Protection Seminar held in Birmingham on 23rd October 2014.
This briefing examines a number of misconceptions about boundary interpretation — ‘the myths’ — and looks at one or two legends along the way.
A zero-hours contract is not a term of legal art, although a definition has been attempted in the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill.
Proprietary estoppel prevents the legal owner of property from asserting their strict legal rights in respect of that property when it would be inequitable to allow him to do so.
On 31 October, the Supreme Court handed down its decisions regarding two applications for leave to appeal by air carriers Thomson and Jet 2.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that overtime (voluntary or not) should be taken into account when holiday pay is calculated.
The Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertakings (protection of Employment) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 came into force on 31 January 2014.
This act makes a number of changes to the rules relating to intestacy; the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975; and trustees’ powers.
Redhill Aerodrome: special circumstances in green belt cases — Court of Appeal holds that there is no change in the framework
Do the words ‘any other harm’ in ‘very special circumstances’ test in the second sentence of paragraph 88 of the framework mean ‘any other harm to the green belt’?
Given the volume of planning decisions in the last six months or so, this paper is necessarily selective.
This article is designed to provide a practitioner’s guide to the principal types of enforcement mechanisms available for financial remedy orders.
Financial provision for the child — overview of child maintenance reforms, Schedule 1 Children Act 1989 and school fees orders
The Child Maintenance Service is now replacing the Child Support Agency over the next three years.
This article offers an insight to how barristers, especially young barristers willing to embrace change, can help their future while continuing to work with solicitors.
Jack Feeny explores the new law in relation to protected disclosures following the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013.
Caroline Jennings reviews Palmer v RBS, which concerns whether or not a statutory restriction on eligibility for early retirement benefits could amount to age discrimination.