Post date: 1st Dec 2017
By Heather Platt

The issue of religious discrimination in the work place is a sensitive one which employers need to consider carefully.

Post date: 30th Nov 2017
By Ezra Macdonald

The decision of the CJEU in King v Sash Windows C-214/16 CJEU has been widely reported and discussed.

Post date: 1st Nov 2017
By Paul Mertens

Paul Mertens reviews the recent decision of Howlett v Davies [2017] EWCA Civ 1696, the first case in which the Court of Appeal has considered the approach to “fundamental dishonesty” as an exception to Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting (QOCS) under CPR 44.16(1).

Post date: 24th Oct 2017
By Mark Ruffell

In Martin, the legal interpretation of the word ‘supply’ in the context of ‘being concerned in the supply of a controlled drug to another’ was significantly altered, changing the way that it had been understood for the previous 29 years.

Post date: 3rd Oct 2017
By Heather Platt

It is no secret that there are immense pressures upon teaching staff in UK schools at present. Teacher shortages, increased workloads, and constant assessments have lead to stressful working environments across the country.

Post date: 26th Jul 2017
By Heather Platt

Tribunal Fees: What we suspected all along! No impact on tribunal costs, no impact on reducing unmeritorious claims, indirectly discriminatory to women and did not result in more ACAS settlements.

Post date: 18th Apr 2017
By Julian Reed
This case illustrates the need for care when approaching probate claims.
Post date: 27th Mar 2017
By Victoria Ellis
On 18 January 2017, the President of the Family Division issued ‘The Practice Guidance on the Duration of Ex-Parte (Without Notice) Orders”. A few months on, this article is intended to give some practical guidance as to how to approach Non-Molestation Orders in practice. 
Post date: 13th Mar 2017
By John Ker-Reid
Hayden j has just handed down Iago’s offer
“But yet, I say,
If imputation and strong circumstances
Which lead directly to the door of truth
Will give you satisfaction, you may have ’t.” 
Post date: 27th Feb 2017
By Margaret Pine-Coffin
1. On 23rd February 2017 consultation on a new PD3AA was issued. The new PD3AA is entitled: “Vulnerable Persons: Participation in Proceedings and Giving Evidence”.


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