In a welcome judgment, the Court of Appeal has upheld the unfair dismissal claim of a domestic worker subjected to ‘shockingly’ bad treatment over a 4-year period.
This international commercial dispute gave rise to allegations of ‘unconscious bias’ on the part of a Judge of the Cayman Islands Grand Court. The resulting decision highlights that the perception of judicial independence is crucial.
Can a foreign national be lawfully detained even though the decision to remove them from the UK is unlawful? Bizarrely, yes. However, a new case from the Court of Appeal suggests that the UK Supreme Court may need to review this state of affairs.
Like pizza? Good. Registered a trademark? Check it’s still valid after this major intellectual property case
This pathbreaking Court of Appeal case has shaken the stability of the system of registered trademarks used across the UK. Businesses are advised to check on the status of their trademarks to avoid nasty surprises, writes Shyam Thakerar, trainee at 36 Civil.
Authorities in Scotland and Finland are to trial a radical new social experiment by giving free money to everyone. But what is Universal Basic Income? Read an introduction to the concept and the key arguments on both sides of the emerging debate. Shyam Thakerar, trainee with 36 Civil writes.
New UK government powers seek to hold corporations to account for hiding their profits in offshore tax havens. The Court of Appeal has rejected energy giant Glencore’s legal challenge against a £21 million tax bill.
Home Office discriminated against mentally ill detainee in breach of duty to make reasonable adjustments
This Court of Appeal case shows that thinking outside the box and utilising discrimination legislation can help to address gaps in government policy and procedure.