Lucy Priestman

September 26, 2020
Court case law

Should the Parole Board be considered a court? If so, what are the consequences of this when considering whether or not to grant a costs order against the Parole Board?

Article by Hassan Tahir   On the fourteenth of July in 2017, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom settled a raging debate regarding the Parole […]
September 10, 2020

R (GS) v HM Coroner for Wiltshire and Swindon [2020] EWCH 2007 (Admin)

By Emily Watts This judicial review case questions two rulings made by the Senior Coroner not to investigate certain aspects of the death of Dawn Sturgess. […]
September 10, 2020

Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (Respondent) v Parry and others (Appellants) [2020] UKSC 35

By Jasmine Cracknell This appeal relates to the payment of inheritance tax on lifetime chargeable transfers; specifically pension funds. The long-running litigation between the parties concluded […]
August 23, 2020

Supreme Court sets Important Precedent for Members of Charitable Companies

Article by Jasmine Cracknell Last week, the Supreme Court ruled that a member of a charitable company can be directed by the court on how to […]
August 6, 2020

Hassan Tahir discusses how the recent amendments to the Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018 have amended The Employment Rights Act of 1996

For too long the parental bereavement leave given to employees has been reliant on the kindness of their employers. But from 6th April 2020, this is all […]
July 9, 2020

Suspending Habeas Corpus: Implications for the Conceptualization of the Writ

By Louise Horn Among the many crises the world is witnessing today, namely the worldwide pandemic and an intense Black Lives Matter movement that has enveloped […]
July 9, 2020

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (Respondent) v Kymab Ltd (Appellant)

Jasmine Cracknell discusses the recent Supreme Court Judgement which seeks to Clarify Patent Sufficiency Rules . The UK’s highest court has issued judgement in the long-awaited […]
July 9, 2020

Re Debenhams Retail Ltd (in administration) [2020] EWCA Civ 600

By Keisha Green First instance This case is regarding an application for directions filed by the administrators of Debenhams Retail Ltd (the Company). It was initially […]
July 9, 2020

Reilly v Secretary of State for Education [2020] EWHC 1188 (Admin)

By Charlotte Byrom During disciplinary cases, it is essential that the regulated party attends the hearing, particularly in a case which concerns public interest, such as […]