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An improper purpose

One of the fascinations of administrative law is the number of different rules you can break with a single flawed decision.

Simon Goacher
Simon Goacher Partner

Costs budgeting – the way forward?

Despite being the focus of the Mitchell case, costs budgeting on multi track cases has been one of the less heralded of the Jackson reforms.

Iain Stark
Iain Stark Partner

TUPE – short term duration exception is narrowed

In an important judgment for those entering contracts of uncertain duration, the EAT has restricted when short-term duration exceptions to TUPE…

Louise Singh
Louise Singh Associate

Angel Copeland v Metropolitan Police

The burden lay with the police to prove that an allegation of assault made by a police officer had not been deliberately falsified.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

Zero hours contracts: zero impact?

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill which is before Parliament includes a ban on the use of 'exclusivity clauses' in zero hours…

Michael Ryley
Michael Ryley Partner

R (on the application of Mills) v Sussex Police and another

A manifest failure to provide full and frank information on an application for a search and seizure warrant led the Administrative Court to set aside…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

What does 'living in the same household' actually mean?

In claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 'living in the same household' can be a crucial element to succeeding…

Lottie Tyler
Lottie Tyler Principal Associate

Can we ban the burqa or veil in the workplace?

Following the ECHR's decision to uphold France's ban on women wearing full face coverings in public, Phil Allen looks at the implications for UK…


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