Tribunals & Courts

Care home campaigner loses Strasbourg appeal

Yvonne Hossack, the solicitor campaigning for the rights of the elderly, has lost a key appeal at the European Court of Human Rights in her battle against the closure of car

08 Jun 2010

Court of Appeal uncaps wrongful dismissal compensation levels

A dismissal dispute between a surgeon and his hospital could pave the way for multi-million pound compensation claims as prior limitations ar

01 Jun 2010

Airline spurns CoA litigation warning

British Airways has snubbed criticism from top judges, admitting it wants to push ahead with full legal action against th

26 May 2010

Right to strike fight reaches Europe

A fresh attack on UK union law has been launched as the RMT argues current precedent on the right to strike contravenes the European Convention on Huma

25 May 2010

Bring a lawyer

Recent cases have increased the right to legal representation for employees facing disciplinary proceedings. Sean Reynold

11 May 2010

Virtual alienation

The right of tenants to 'virtually assign' leases has been strengthened by a recent case, but the change should also be welcomed by landlords, says Julian Sidoli de

27 Apr 2010

Attorney General’s former housekeeper guilty of fraud

Loloahi Tapui, former housekeeper of Attorney General Baroness Scotland, has been convicted of fraud at Southwark Crow

12 Apr 2010

Parliament to decide on criminal advocacy fee cuts today

A funding order cutting the fees of criminal legal aid advocates will be laid before both houses of Parliamen

06 Apr 2010

Strasbourg to rule on index-linked pensions for expats

The long-running legal battle by around half a million British pensioners who retired abroad against a government decision to freeze their pensions will reach its final stage in the European Court o

15 Mar 2010