The Court of Appeal held that the blanket disclosure of all convictions and cautions required by the statutory criminal record checking scheme may unjustifiably interfere with an individual's right to respect for private life and is incompatible with Article 8 of the ECHR.
Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 12 February 2013 | Practice Area: Art. 8 Human Rights Act
Businesses are coming under ever-greater scrutiny by the media and non-governmental organisations on human rights issues. Allen & Overy's in-depth review brings together experts from various backgrounds to explore the key issues pertaining to the relationship between human rights and business.
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 18 October 2012 | Practice Area: Human rights
This briefing from Wragge & Co looks at the risks of not inspecting a property before buying or selling, as illustrated in the recent case of Bashir v Ali. It also addresses why you shouldn’t carry out work on a property without written consent from the landlord.
Law Firm: Wragge & Co | Published: 26 July 2011 | Practice Area: Commercial Property
Regulations to transfer virtually all private sewers to the water and sewage companies are now in force. This briefing from Eversheds explains how the transfer will take effect, and steps landowners who wish sewers to remain in their ownership need to take.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 13 July 2011 | Practice Area: Rights over land
A defendant against whom a claim is made is entitled to seek security for his defence costs from the plaintiff suing him. However, the Human Rights (Jersey) Law 2000 and recent cases has fundamentally changed the position.
Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 02 June 2011 | Practice Area: Human rights
The committee charged with reviewing the use of superinjunctions has produced draft guidance setting out the procedure to be followed when applying for private or confidential information. This is the transcript of the press conference held by Lord Judge and Lord Neuberger.
Law Firm: Judiciary of England and Wales | Published: 23 May 2011 | Practice Area: Defamation
Reynolds Porter Chamberlain’s article looks at the media outrage over superinjunctions and how it obscures justified concerns about rise of judicially-enforced privacy.
Law Firm: Reynolds Porter Chamberlain | Published: 20 May 2011 | Practice Area: Defamation
This paper summarises periodic updates on political events in Thailand since 2006. It provides an overview of the events impacting the country, considers the myths of political polarisation between Red Shirts and opposing Yellow Shirts, and gives an insight into what to expect from future elections.
Law Firm: Tilleke & Gibbins | Published: 19 May 2011 | Practice Area: Central Government
Birmingham City Council lost the challenge brought against it by four individuals in receipt of adult care services. It was argued that the claimants were faced with losing those services as a result of the council's bid to make cuts to its adult and communities directorate budget. Eversheds reports
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 11 May 2011 | Practice Area: Local Authorities
There has been a growing trend for celebrities to make use of the developing branch of privacy law to obtain injunctions that suppress details of their activities they do not wish to be widely known. Wragge & Co looks at privacy law in the UK.
Law Firm: Wragge & Co | Published: 11 May 2011 | Practice Area: Human rights
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