Case Law Updates

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 18, 2020

Examining the function of the penalty doctrine in Contract Law following Makdessi v Cavendish in the Supreme Court

Marcus Ho examinines the function of the penalty doctrine in Contract Law following Makdessi v Cavendish in the Supreme Court.
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 O’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 […]
July 9, 2020
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Villiers v Villiers [2020] UKSC 30

By Emily Watts The case concerns a UK jurisdictional issue regarding maintenance claims upon divorce. If a divorce case is being heard in one part of […]
June 29, 2020
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Competition Law: Is the doctrine of ancillary restraints of any practical use to legal advisors?

An essay by Sahil C Madan
June 1, 2020
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Citizen Claim: the EU citizen choice question

An article written by guest contributor Sophia Ploumaki which aims to analyse the European citizenship choice question.