Case Law Updates

September 17, 2019

Sex testing in athletics: the key cases

In the ancient Olympic Games, only men were allowed to compete except for equestrian events. After being excluded from the first modern Olympics in 1896, Charlotte […]
September 11, 2019

Assisted dying: how we got to where we are today

It is thought that the ancient Greeks and Romans believed it was better to voluntarily end a life rather than endure any further suffering. Later many […]
August 26, 2019

No Fault Divorce: ending the battle of the blame

Revolutionary changes are occurring in UK divorce law, with the current provisions under review after controversial court cases and public challenges. Evidently, this will be an […]
August 15, 2019

Supreme Court Update: What is a fair trial?

The following article will explore a recent UK Supreme Court ruling, ​In the matter of an application by Dennis Hutchings for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland) ​[2019] […]
August 9, 2019
GDPR

One year of GDPR: the key cases so far – who has suffered and who has had a lucky escape? (Part 2)

This article will examine the case law surrounding the General Data Protection Regulation that came into effect on 25th May 2018. It is part of a […]
August 5, 2019
GDPR

One Year of GDPR: how did we get here? The cases that helped create GDPR (Part 1)

This article will examine the case law that concerns personal data rights and how they both highlighted the necessity for such protection that is now better […]
July 30, 2019

Employment Law Update: A Landmark Case on Restrictive Covenants

The UK Supreme Court has recently after 100 years revisited the law regarding restrictive employment covenants in Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd [2019] UKSC 32 . […]
June 25, 2019

Can Brexit Frustrate a Contract?

This article explores the High Court’s decision in Canary Wharf (BP4) T1 Ltd -v- European Medicines Agency [2019] EWHC 335 (Ch), which found that Brexit could not frustrate a […]
June 18, 2019

Supreme Court Offers New Guidance on Libel in the Age of Social Media

In 2012, Mrs Stocker wrote a series of Facebook posts to her ex-husband’s new partner, describing Mr Stocker’s history of domestic violence.  In one of these […]