Tag: Evidence

Nobody seems to know what should happen to imaged digital data in civil litigation. Until now.

The High Court has provided much-needed guidance on dealing with the aftermath of Search and Seizure Orders made under the Civil Procedure Rules and how to manage the inspection of imaged digital data in a way that respects privacy, privilege and protects the rights of claimants.

Appeal highlights record-breaking Gauguin deal gone sour

The art dealers at the centre of a record-breaking private sale of a Gauguin painting for $210 million have won an appeal which confirms their entitlement to a $10 million commission fee, all based on a ‘handshake’ agreement.

How to use statistics and dental x-rays in age assessment disputes?

The Upper Tribunal has given guidance on the correct approach to statistical evidence in the context of dental x-rays in age assessment disputes.

Officials used “duress and manipulation” to expel foreign students accused of cheating in language tests

The government pushed a UK College to expel foreign students based on flimsy evidence that they had cheated in English language tests, according to a judgment of the Upper Tribunal in the latest twist to the ETS fraud scandal.

Court dismisses Theresa May’s appeal in student fraud scandal

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the Secretary of State’s appeal in the ETS/TOEIC fraud case of Qadir v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 1167 and given some guidance on what should happen in pending appeals.

Who bears the burden of proving a sham marriage?

Initially, the Secretary of State, according to the Court of Appeal in Luciara Machado Rosa v SSHD [2016] EWCA Civ […]