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Walker v Metropolitan Police

A brief period of detention, when the claimant was effectively ‘held’ in a doorway without being touched, amounted to false imprisonment.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner


R (on the application of AB and CD) v Huddersfield Magistrates’ Court and West Yorkshire Police

A look at a recent case where the execution of a 'specific premises warrant' was unlawful due to information not being supplied to the court.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner


Corporate manslaughter – an update

The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act came into force on 8 April 2008, which simplified the path to successful prosecution of a…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner


Implying rights into a completed transfer of land

An easement was held to be implied into a transfer, allowing the developer to install and maintain on adjacent land connections to the public utility…

David Tabinor
David Tabinor Partner


Allotment rents increase unlawful

The Administrative Court has recently held that Leeds City Council’s decision to increase allotment rents was unlawful.

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner


Early conciliation: our experiences

The ACAS Early Conciliation regime is now 6 months old. The scheme was introduced in April 2014 but only became compulsory on 5 May 2014.


A right way: not as simple as from A to B

The Court of Appeal concluded that the owner of the dominant land had a right of access to their land from any point along an accessway over a shared…

Simon Goacher
Simon Goacher Partner


Will home-working work for you?

Figures from the ONS show the number of home-workers who spend at least half of their work time using their home has risen to 4.2 million.

Louise Singh
Louise Singh Associate

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