Ministry of Justice

Claim spotter: Children’s legal charity takes on MoJ

Children’s legal charity takes on the MoJ In a new filing on Friday (02 January), legal charity Just for Kids Law (JfKL) has put in a part 7 procurement claim against the Ministry of Justice. In its day-to-day work, JfKL works to directly provide legal representation and advice for children and young people dealing with […]

identity, hidden face

In court this week: Bitcoin, Visa and Russian aircraft

The man behind Bitcoin – finding Dr Wright? Who is behind Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency that launched the boom and has led to more crypto-coins than you can throw a piggy bank at? According to Australian computer scientist Dr Craig Wright, he is. Wright claims to be the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto, credited with inventing Bitcoin in […]

Rugby player

Spotlight: The firm taking on rugby’s brain injuries

The annual Six Nations rugby tournament kicks off in Marseille tonight, with France taking on defending champions Ireland. So for this week on Spotlight, we look into Rylands Garth, the boutique sports firm bringing the country’s first mass claims against the governing bodies of rugby union, rugby league and football over brain injuries. The case: […]

Patents copyright

AutoStore v Ocado saga nears end as patents appeal dropped

A confidential settlement was reached by Norwegian storage robotics company AutoStore Technology last week, just days before its appeal was due to be heard in the Business and Property Courts, The Lawyer can reveal. After losing its UK patents in a 2023 judgment in favour of Ocado – which had been the subject of IP […]