Case Law Updates

March 1, 2021

Adam Furze discusses the recent Supreme Court case: R (on the application of Z and another) v Hackney London Borough Council and another

Article by Adam Furze This was an appeal from the Court of Appeal by a mother of four young children who brought a claim of unlawful […]
March 1, 2021

Depp II v News Group Newspaper Ltd [2020] EWHC 2911 (QB)

Article by Isobel Earnshaw The year 2020 has been full of dramatic events from the Australian Bush fires in January to a global pandemic which engulfed […]
February 28, 2021

US Supreme Court Trademark Decision in Booking.com Case

Article by Zara Yusuf (University of Newcastle graduate) The key trademark case of United States Patent and Trademark Office v. Booking.com was recently concluded on June […]
January 10, 2021

Charlotte Byrom discusses the recent case of Unwired Planet v Huawei and Conversant Wireless Licensing v Huawei & ZTE [2020] UKSC 37

The cases of Unwired Planet v Huawei and Conversant Wireless Licensing v Huawei & ZTE are extremely significant as they were the first full judicial contemplation […]
January 10, 2021

To what extent is air pollution a cause of death? – Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah

Article by Louise Horn   On the 16th of December, 2020, a nine year old girl who died after experiencing an acute asthma attack becomes the […]
January 10, 2021

Zara Yusuf discusses the recent UK Supreme Court issued its judgement in Enka Insaat ve Sanayi A.S. v OOO Insurance Company Chubb [2020] UKSC 38

  On the 9th October 2020, the UK Supreme Court issued its judgement in Enka Insaat ve Sanayi A.S. v OOO Insurance Company Chubb [2020] UKSC […]
January 10, 2021

Emily Watts discusses the recent case of R (on the application of Bridges) v Chief Constable of South Wales Police [2020] EWCA Civ 1058

This case discusses whether the use of Automated Facial Recognition technology (AFR) used by South Wales Police was lawful.  Facts: South Wales Police (SWP) were employing […]
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 Act […]
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 […]