Practice Notes: Education

Scottish government faces discrimination challenge over university fees

The Scottish government is facing a judicial review challenging the fees paid by non-Scottish universit

22 Aug 2011

Class conflict

Could the Supreme Court's decision to refuse a teacher legal representation at his disciplinary hearing be at odds with the government's proposed education

11 Jul 2011

Court of Appeal rewrites relocation guidance for divorced parents

The welfare of the child should be “the paramount consideration” for family judges considering applications by divorced parents to relocate abroad, the Cou

08 Jul 2011

Falling on deaf ears

Despite more than 5,000 responses to the government’s consultation, the legal aid bill offers few concessions. If enacted, it could deprive nearly 70 per c

27 Jun 2011

Tribunal merger may 'dilute rather than enhance' expertise, Lady Hale warns

Lady Hale has warned of a risk that the merger of tribunals under the Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 and “amalgamation of very different jurisdictions in

27 Jun 2011

Celebrity law course more about marketing than best education

The next generation of lawyers are the top target for the elite new £18,000 per year private university set up by a professorial supergroup

07 Jun 2011

Update: education

With big change afoot, Anita Chopra and Salima Mawji consider the education bill, the green paper on special educational needs and a High Court discussion

06 Jun 2011

Slash and burn

The message from Birmingham is clear – if impoverished local governments continue to rush through cuts without due regard for their public duty, they will

31 May 2011

Update: insolvency

David Archer looks at recent cases in corporate and personal insolvency, and considers the Pensions Regulator's ability to impose a financial suppor

26 Apr 2011

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