Practice Notes: Public Law

Soldiers’ legal rights – no change?

Hilary Meredith-Beckham considers lack of change to soldiers’ rights for the past 35 years

24 Jul 2022

Sarah Everard vigil: police continue to defend arrest of Patsy Stevenson

The defendant is represented by counsel from Bindmans and Doughty Street Chambers

15 Jul 2022

Protection for British holidaymakers abroad

Alec Samuels considers the clash between British and other countries’ laws in the event of a holiday accident

13 Jul 2022

Andy Burnham to give evidence at Infected Blood Inquiry

The Manchester mayor called the scandal a "criminal cover-up on an industrial scale" in 2017

13 Jul 2022

Bates Wells recruits former head of UK Electoral Commission to join Politics, Elections and Campaigning team

The firm has made a timely appointment in light of current events

07 Jul 2022

The PCSCA 2022: prevention of crime, protest, and politics?

Cathál MacPartholán examines the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022

05 Jul 2022

Refugee removal to Rwanda by plane: Is the deal worth it?

Dr Ruth Brittle considers human rights fears in sending refugees to Rwanda

05 Jul 2022

Beware HRA discretion?: Rafiq v Thurrock Borough Council [2022] EWHC 584 (QB)

Emelia Bezant-Gahan and Tom Lambourne examine the dangers of relying on the court’s discretion to extend limitation under s7(5) of the Human Rights A

07 Jun 2022

Ministry of Justice to create 500 jobs in Wales

The move comes as part of the government's 'levelling up' agenda

10 Feb 2022

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