High Court considers standard of review in challenges to eligibility decisions of the Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education
In R(B) v Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education, the High Court today upheld a decision of the OIA that the subject matter of the complaint – the soundness of a decision of the University of Leicester’s Fitness to Practise Committee that the claimant was not fit to practise as a doctor – […]
Adecco and others v HMRC – The Court of Appeal dismissed Adecco’s claim for repayment of £11m of VAT. The Court held that the group of employment businesses had to account for VAT on the entire fee that they charged to their clients when they supplied temporary workers. The Court rejected Adecco’s argument that they […]
The Supreme Court has concluded that acquittals can be included within enhanced criminal records checks but has warned that such disclosures must be handled carefully. In AR it was held that disclosure of the particular acquittal was lawful. However, guidance was given about future disclosures. Hugh Southey QC and Anita Davies were instructed by Mike […]
British truck owners and lessees could receive compensation totaling £14bn without even having to sign up to a claim, in one of the biggest class actions in UK legal history. UK Trucks Claim Limited (UKTC) has issued proceedings on behalf of owners and lessees of over 600,000 trucks, which were sold by way of unlawful […]
Ben Emmerson QC article – ‘Did the UK government do a dirty deal with Trump over the Isis suspects?’, published by The Guardian
Ben Emmerson QC has published an article in The Guardian that looks at whether the decision to help the US was unlawful and unconstitutional, and if Theresa May should open a public inquiry into what happened. To read the article in full, please see here.