Tribunals & Courts

New season, new HIPs

New HIP regulations, combined with important changes in local authority and personal search charges, are set to make this a seismic spring of change, says

07 Apr 2009 | Conveyancing

Being unreasonable

Why are the mentally ill so very unreasonable

31 Mar 2009 | Conveyancing

Dignity for all?

Two important new cases raise the question of where to draw the boundaries in sexual orientation and religious discrimination claims, says Davi

27 Jan 2009 | Discrimination

Update: charity law

Moira Protani, Peter Steer and Ian Davies review the lessons learned from Charity Commission inquiries, plus significant cases on social housing and will f

20 Jan 2009 | Charities

True to your words

Faced with inconsistent drafting, the courts will look at the language used in various part of a contract to save it from rescission, but this will not alw

16 Dec 2008 | Conveyancing

A drink at the last chance saloon

In clarifying liability for sales of alcohol to under 18s, the Licensing Act 2003 places particular responsibility on owners of alcohol, say Simon Walsh an

16 Dec 2008 | Children

Employment in the internet age

Misuse of technology by employees can land employers in hot water, and the range of defences available are limited, says Sara

09 Dec 2008 | Commercial

Learning to stress less

Emma Tyler explains some of the techniques lawyers can use to recognise and deal wit

09 Dec 2008 | Contracts & Rights

When your nearest isn’t your dearest

Amendments to the Mental Health Act provide new systems for the selection – and most importantly, the removal – of a patient’s nearest relative, says Davi

02 Dec 2008 | Discrimination

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