Tag: Public law

How not to do disclosure: a government lawyer’s guide 

The High Court has made scathing criticisms of government lawyers who failed to comply with their disclose obligations in a […]

A very long detention…

Grzegorz Machnikowski v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWHC 54 (Admin) This is a peculiar case. The […]

Supreme Court rules on ‘social cleansing’ case

The Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that controversial out-of-borough housing placements for homeless persons may be unlawful where decision makers fail to follow statutory […]

The battle of Balcombe: legal challenge to fracking dismissed

[This article first appeared in the Nottingham Law Society’s February 2015 Bulletin. I’ve re-posted it here for reference.] Hydraulic fracturing, (or […]