Francis successfully prosecuted the longest election petition in English legal history.
Following a 6 week hearing at the High Court the election commissioner has ruled that Lutfur Rahman, Mayor of Tower Hamlets should be removed from office and the poll declared void.
Jonathan Cowen and Edward Bennett successfully acted for a Local Authority in arguing that the arrangements made by a Trust for a disabled 15 year old child in a hospital which were made with parental consent did not constitute a deprivation of the child’s liberty requiring authorisation under the inherent jurisdiction.
As of 5 April 2015, parents of a surrogate child are treated the same as all other parents when it comes to the right to take leave from work.
Nikolas Clarke recently succeeded, in a personal injury claim arising out of a road traffic accident, at trial.
This was an application for parental orders for 18 month old twins. The case involved a British couple who had entered into a £22,000 surrogacy agreement in Ukraine.
This case involved Mr Edwards who tripped over a raised paving stone and hurt his knee while taking the bin out to a bin store at the block of flats where he lived as an assured shorthold tenant.
The case involved a surrogacy whereby the mother of a single male agreed to be the surrogate for his child.
Bill Bowring explores the nature of corporate responsibility in Russia for Who’s Who Legal.
mma and Adrian have been invited by Practical Law to write a series of practice notes on the duties and powers of local authorities under Part VII Housing Act 1996, covering the major legal concepts including eligibility, homelessness, priority need and intentional homelessness.