Civil Law

Navigating the Complex Field of Birth-Related Hospital Negligence

There are things that can go wrong during a hospital birth. As a result, legal experts must be aware of the potential difficulties that can occur.

Diversity in the English Legal System

A historic case will be brought before the Supreme Court in October 2018. Historic, not because of its content or judgement, but because of who is making the judgement. For the first time in the Supreme Court’s history, a case will be heard by a female majority.

Is it Time for Viagogo to go?

Ed Sheeran’s decided to restrict individuals with tickets purchased from re-sale sites such as Viagogo from attending his tour, created news shockwaves.

Interview with Human Rights advocate and barrister, Adam Wagner

On 28th October 2016, Joe Docherty from The Student Lawyer interviewed human rights advocate and bar

Three Parent Babies – The Slippery Slope to a Brighter Future?

Joe May writes on the issue of mitochondrial donation and discuss where the cut off point lies. Could people abuse the system?

The Birthday Party Invoice

Nathan Gore provides provides an amazing story how invitation to a birthday party can amount to the offer, which once accepted, is binding on the invitee and can lead to the small claims court, if not paid in full.

Will We Ever Have an Entirely Representative Judiciary?

Emma McDermott writes on the immutable judiciary of law systems across the world, discussing the reasons, and possibly the solutions, for a change in the courtrooms of today.

Explanation on the Existing Contractual Duty to Supply Goods and Services

Teoh Soo Shin summarises the issue of whether the performance of an existing contractual duty to supply goods and services amounts to consideration.

The judiciary and assisted suicide: a horse of a different colour- a considered response to Rebecca Stinson

Lewis Graham takes a look at Rebecca Stinson’s article about assisted suicide and provides another perspective on the controversial issue and considers other implications of recent case law.

S.13 Sale Of Goods Act 1979, a Myth?

Mahesh Nanwani takes a look at the much discussed S13; Sale by Description provision of the Sale of Goods Act, mainly focussing on the recent decision in Brewer v Mann.