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November 2019

“A Practical Guide to the Law of Driverless Cars” (2nd Edition) Published

Alex Glassbrook, Emma Northey and Scarlett Milligan are the authors of “A Practical Guide to the Law of Driverless Cars”, which analyses the Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 and other legal problems arising from the introduction and use of…

“A Practical Guide to the Law of Driverless Cars” (2nd Edition) Published

Nicholas Chapman succeeds in important Court of Appeal case

Nicholas Chapman, instructed by the Treasury Solicitor, successfully represented the Home Secretary in R (Al-Enein) v Home Secretary, an important appeal concerning the lawfulness of the good character policy for British citizenship applications. The Court of Appeal (Flaux, Singh and…


Challenge to block-rated ATE premium following Court of Appeal’s decision in West v Stockport

On 31.10.19, Master Leonard handed down judgment in the case of Andrew Judge v The Donkey Sanctuary Trustee Ltd, in which he dismissed a challenge by the Defendant/Receiving Party to the reasonableness of the Claimant’s block-rated ATE premium taken out…


Aston Mclean inquest: jury returns conclusions in death following police contact in Reading

Nicholas Moss was Counsel to the Inquest to the Senior Coroner for Berkshire, Mrs Heidi Connor, in the inquest into the death of Aston Mclean. The jury returned their conclusions on Friday 22 November. Mr Mclean was running from police…


William Irwin represents Home Secretary in Court of Appeal

Judgment was handed down by the Court of Appeal in CI (Nigeria) v SSHD [2019] EWCA Civ 2027. The case concerned the proper application of Part 5A of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (NIAA 2002). The court rejected…


New Edition of Credit Hire Book Published

The new edition of Ellis on Credit Hire is now available. The last edition has been fully updated to include McBride on basic hire rates, Irving v Morgan Sindall Plc on impecuniosity and a range of new cases on mitigation…


Juliet Wells addresses an interdisciplinary conference on human rights issues in the Arabian Gulf

On 16 November 2019, Juliet Wells was invited by the UK Foreign Policy Centre, ALQST and others to speak at a conference on the future of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states. The conference brought together leading academics and activists…


Anthony Johnson Successful in Part 36 Offer Appeal

Anthony Johnson (instructed by Clare Tolson of Keoghs) represented the Defendant at the hearing of the Claimant’s appeal against a Costs Order that was largely in the Defendant’s favour that had been made by a Regional Costs Judge at a…


£700,000 settlement for a 51-year-old man who sustained a brain injury in a bicycle accident approved by Master Cook

A 51-year-old IT Trainer sustained a brain injury in a cycling accident in London when cut up by a bus. Marcus Grant represented the Claimant who was left with enduring symptoms. It took the  Claimant 4 years to secure a…


Aidan Ellis represents Dr Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi before the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court

Aidan Ellis argues Dr Gaddafi’s appeal against the admissibility of his case before the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court. Dr Gaddafi argues that his case should not be admissible before the International Court because he has already been…





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