Category: <span>Public Sector & Human Rights</span>
29
Nov
17
The Court of Appeal handed down judgment today in the eagerly anticipated appeal in Edwards v London Borough of Sutton (2016). The claim concerned the duty owed by occupiers for structures present on ...

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29
Nov
17
The Court of Appeal has concluded, in an appeal from a decision on a judicial review, that the ECHR art.3 and art.5(1) rights of an offender serving a sentence of imprisonment for public protection ...

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29
Nov
17
The Court of Appeal last week reserved judgment in a case with significant ramifications for claims against local authorities for failure to protect children. The issue was whether the decision in ...

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12
Jun
17
In the first half of this year the courts have provided the practitioner with some useful and practicable guidance in relation to evidence in clinical negligence cases. This ...

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12
Jan
17
The news has been bleak and unrelenting: the scandal of historic child sexual abuse continues to fill the headlines. It seems as if no sector of society has been unaffected by this blight, but the ...

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12
Jan
17
Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) was introduced into the UK from Japan in the 19th century as an ornamental plant, but has proved to be anything but an ornament in its ...

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12
Jan
17
The name of the rule comes from the case of R v The Commissioners of Sewers for the Levels of Pagham (1828) 8 B & C 355.

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11
Nov
15
  Claims against negligent beauticians and the like are not altogether uncommon. The injuries tend to be ...

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