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Our Verdict: High Court says former Chancellor’s decision-making “unfair and irrational”

New employment regulations were thrown out in the High Court this week, while the Government had more success in defending its decision to exclude a pharmaceutical body from NHS-pricing negotiations. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court ruled on the “Quincecare” case against Barclays bank. Trade union wins against Conservative policy on striking workers A case brought against […]


Our Verdict: Supreme Court rules on divorce settlement, while Court of Appeal overturns Rwanda decision

This week saw a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court regarding divorce settlements, while Higgs & Sons successfully fought off an appeal against a former client. Supreme Court makes landmark ruling regarding death in divorce settlements   On Wednesday (28 June), the Supreme Court handed down a landmark judgment that decided that both parties in […]


Our Verdict: Supreme Court victory for tobacco manufacturer; and CAT refuses CPOs against Visa and Mastercard

This week saw the Supreme Court rule on a significant carrier decision for insurance and international lawyers, a win for Mishcon de Reya against the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), and the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) tell class action representatives to go away and try again. DWF fails to overturn 45-year-old case law in Supreme Court […]

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Our Verdict: TfL safeguards roads from protest; and Merrill Lynch forced to disclose documents 

This week saw Transport for London successfully win another injunction against eco-protestors, Merrill Lynch forced to disclose documents, and a prominent KC avoid a finding of professional negligence. TfL triumphant in eco-protest injunction In another defeat for eco-protestors, TfL has won its bid to have a final injunction granted at the High Court against Insulate […]