Public law barrister Francis Hoar appeared before a House of Lords Select Committee today to give his views on the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013.
Professor Bill Bowring’s expert evidence on the Russian legal system was preferred by the court in the case of MB & Services Limited and Tatiana Golovina and United Company Rusal Plc. Bill who advises on Russian law…
Bloomsbury Professional has published the 2nd edition of Francis Wilkinson and Dr Sara Hunton’s ‘Costs in Family Proceedings’. Francis and Sara have fully updated their 2015 guide to the law, precedents and practice of costs and funding in all family proceedings. The only book of its kind available…
Hashim Reza successfully defended a claim based on judgments in favour of Strategic Technologies Pte Ltd against the Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
The Ministry of National Defence had applied on various grounds to set aside an English-registered judgment arising out of non-compliance with a contract for military equipment. Its application also requested that enforcement proceedings against it to be stayed. That application raised many issues, some of which involved questions of law on which there had not been any previous English authority.
Mark Baumohl is representing the local authority today in the Court of Appeal case of Al Ahmed v the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. The case concerns what constitutes a ‘good reason’ for extending the time limit to file a s. 204 appeal notice under the Housing Act 1996.
Family law expert Francis Wilkinson defended a father in lengthy High Court proceedings. The case included applications relating to forced marriage and female genital mutilation and other very serious allegations against him.
In R(AB) v LB Ealing  EWHC 3351 (Admin) Joshua Swirsky represented the London Borough of Ealing in a challenge to its decision not to treat a young person as a ‘former relevant child’.
On Monday 18 November 2019, the High Court dismissed proceedings in which the Pring family alleged Julianna Moore had orchestrated the murder of her husband Barry John Pring in Kiev, Ukraine, on 16/17 February 2008. John McLinden QC & John Critchley represented Ms Moore throughout.
Joshua Swirsky acted for the local authority in R(F) v Manchester City Council. The council had carried out an age assessment on a young man from Guinea and concluded he was 20 years old rather than his claimed age of 17.
We are delighted to sponsor the Social Housing Law Association’s 14th annual conference which takes place on Friday 22 November.