Case Law Updates

October 11, 2020

Challen v Challen [2020] 3 WLR 440

Article by Adam Furze   The case of Challen v Challen concerns a claim for the modification of the forfeiture rule as governed by the Forfeiture […]
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 27, 2020

Carillion plc (in liquidation) v KPMG LLP and KPMG Audit plc [2020] EWHC 1416 (Comm)

This article will examine the recent judgement that the Commercial Court handed down in the case of Carillion plc (in liquidation) v KPMG (comprising of KPMG LLP and KPMG Audit plc).
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 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 […]