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Case Law Updates

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
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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 […]