Alistair Cantor considers Brown v Hyndburn Borough Council  EWCA Civ, a case with important implications for many local authorities.
EBS and ors –v- Gungor. Nov 2017, before Newey J in the Chancery Division, on appeal from Recorder Berkley at Central London, Lawtel.
This case traverses some of the matters which do not support allowing a very late amendment. Toby Bishop was counsel for the successful appellant.
Jason Braier looks at today’s momentous Supreme Court decision in R (Unison) v. Lord Chancellor to declare unlawful the employment tribunal fees regime.
The long-awaited Court of Appeal judgment in Chesterton Global Ltd and Another v. Nurmohamed and Another is finally out, a mere 27 months after the EAT’s ruling somewhat emasculated the intended Parkins v. Sodexho reversal of the public interest test under s.43B of the Employment Rights Act 1996. Its guidance is, at best, intentionally fuzzy, as Jason Braier explains.
Jonathan Pennington Legh looks at the problems that generally arise for the home owner in relation to mortgages and leases.
Alistair Cantor reviews the Supreme Court’s decision on the appropriate rate of deductions from pay for striking workers. The ruling is likely to have implications for most professionals on annual contracts paid monthly.
No, there had not. Toby Bishop provides a 5-point summary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Akers and Ors v Samba Financial Group  UKSC 6. Their Lordships’ analysis is not limited to share transfers or the narrow insolvency point decided, it applies to any trust, subject to additional considerations in relation to the nature of the asset, for example, in relation to land, overreaching and the provisions of the Land Registration Act may apply.
Emma Godfrey looks at Poshteh v Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea  UKSC 36 where the Supreme Court has revisited the question of whether decisions by local housing authorities as to the duty owed under Part VII Housing Act 1996 amount to the “determination of a civil right” which engages the right to a hearing before an impartial and independent tribunal under art 6 ECHR.
In attempting to purchase a vacant unencumbered property, without itself relying on the funds of a mortagee lender, Dreamvar fell victim to identity fraud.
Eirwen Pierrot examines the recent decision in Interserve FM Ltd v Tuleikyte (UKEAT/0267/16/JOJ), in which the EAT allowed an appeal against the decision of an employment tribunal which had wrongly treated a s.18 Equality Act claim as a “criterion” type case, rather than a “reasons why” type case.