Allegations of bias are easily made but hard to prove. Two recent Upper Tribunal cases have discussed the duty of advocates to raise issues of procedural unfairness as and when they occur.
In principle yes, according to the Court of Appeal in a claim brought by current and former employees over alleged sexual assaults by a doctor that Barclays Bank instructed to perform compulsory medical tests. [Trigger warning: refers to incidents of historic sexual assault].
Parties to judicial review claims should be familiar with this new Court guide or they could face adverse costs consequences. This post gives you a comparative analysis of the key changes since the 2017 guide.
A dispute over alleged harassment by the Daily Mail has given rise to some guidance to all civil litigators on the procedure from applying for permission to appeal from a lower court.
A lawyer’s duty to assist the court may require them to correct their opponent’s misunderstandings, according to a controversial High Court judgment in a breach of contract claim.
Watch an exclusive interview with an expert legal aid lawyer on how victims of trafficking and modern slavery can achieve redress through the law.
It’s packed with practical insights on litigation in UK courts and tribunals and real-life success stories. Essential viewing.
Lawyers should ensure that their clients are not caught out by quiet amendments to the First-tier Tribunal procedure rules, that make an already tight deadline for permission to appeal applications even tighter in immigration and asylum cases.