Tribunals & Courts

Update: police and criminal evidence

Kim Bouwer rounds up the latest cases on privacy, police retention of evidence, powers of search and release of information to a thir

07 Jul 2009

Left hanging

The long-awaited House of Lords decision on the statutory holiday entitlement of employees on long-term sick leave has left several issues unresolved, says David Gree

30 Jun 2009

Slippery slope

The House of Lords has recently restricted the scope of strict liability for defective work equipment but employers could still be liable for negligence, particularly when employees use vehicles fo

16 Jun 2009

Out of site, out of mind

Websites offering user-generated content that behave responsibly in relation to copyright infringement should be safe from court action – at least until there is further development in this area o

09 Jun 2009

Trivial pursuit

With wider protection available to whistleblowers, employees’ concerns about environmental damage should not be disregarded as too trivial, says Danie

26 May 2009

Blowing their cover

Peter Tyldesley is looking forward to the Law Commission’s much-needed proposals for the reform of insurance contrac

12 May 2009

An end to estimates?

The current system of costs estimates is not providing clients with the certainty they need, and is likely to become tougher, warns Howar

05 May 2009

Proceeding with care

The changing scope of cost recovery outside of court proceedings has important implications for legal defence insurers, says Jennett

28 Apr 2009

The lines are drawn, but where?

Should juries have the right to decide what is criminal, rather than whether the defendant committed an offence, asks Ta

14 Apr 2009