Case law

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 […]
June 18, 2019

Class Actions in England and Wales: Right around the Corner?

Class actions have long been a feature of the US litigation landscape.  They can be an effective tool for justice where a claimant’s individual claim is […]
June 18, 2019

Boris Johnson Escapes Prosecution for £350 million Brussels Claim

It was one of the images that came to define the 2016 Brexit referendum: a large red bus along the side of which were printed the […]
April 25, 2013

The Difficulties of Defining Misconduct in Public Office

Misconduct in public office is an offence at common law triable only on indictment. It carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. It is an offence […]