This high-stakes gambling case makes a significant change to the landscape of criminal, civil fraud and professional misconduct law. It will be of interest to many lawyers, plus students and teachers of law.
As reported in the Guardian, the UK government admitted to unlawfully detaining hundreds of claimed victims of torture under its new policy, which was supposed to reduce the number of vulnerable persons held in immigration detention.
The mining multinational is being sued by almost 2,000 Zambian citizens who claim that the company polluted their land and waterways over the course of a decade.
Lots of you are searching for the ‘7 year rule’: a Home Office concession relating to children who have lived continuously in the UK for 7 years. Here are my top 7 posts on the topic, all in one place.
Bye-bye Sala? Relatives of EEA nationals score victory as Court overturns decision that denied them appeal rights
Exclusive update from Rajiv Sharma of the 36 Group on a major case that has overturned the Upper Tribunal judgment in Sala which denied appeal rights to extended family members of EEA nationals.
Did you know that the Immigration Tribunal can decide on disciplinary charges against rogue legal advisors? (Me neither). But a recent case sheds light on the Tribunal’s powers to disagree with the regulator and decide the matter for itself.
In the latest #gigeconomy legal dispute, the Employment Tribunal found drivers for private cab company Addison Lee were entitled to a raft of basic labour rights.
This Judges decisions were so bad that nobody really knows what he is talking about, or if he bothered to read the law or the papers. Upsetting when you think that in some cases, people’s lives depend on the outcome.
Trial lawyers should note the Privy Council’s recent guidance on when Judges can disbelieve witnesses on the basis of facts not put to the witness in cross-examination.