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Probation, human rights, article 8, judicial review

The probation service was not subject to the child law regime when making a licence condition restricting contact between a prisoner and his…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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R (on the application of Karen Ann Manser) v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis

The claimant sought to challenge a caution administered to her by the police on 15 July 2014 for assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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Not indirect discrimination to retire police officers by implementation of A19

Is it indirectly discriminatory on the grounds of age to retire police officers compulsorily by using A19 of the Police Pensions Regulations 1987 in…

Stephen Peacock
Steve Peacock Partner

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McDonnell v Metropolitan Police and another

A review of a case which sought to determine whether the fracture of the claimant's arm during an arrest was indicative of unreasonable and excessive…

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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Laporte and Christian v Metropolitan Police

The police failure, without adequate justification, to engage in ADR was a factor to be considered on the question of recoverable costs.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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Sofian Zenati v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and the CPS

The Court of Appeal allowed the claimant’s appeal and reinstated his claim under Article 5 of the Human Rights Act 1998.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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Disablement pension – meaning of “permanently disabled” within the meaning of the police pensions regulations 1987 regulation a12

On the facts of the case, the judge found that the PMAB was entitled to find that there was no evidence of a permanent disabling medical condition.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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R (on the application of Sisangia) v The director of legal aid case work

The claimant applied for judicial review of a decision to refuse to provide legal aid funding for her claim against the Metropolitan Police.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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