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HIGH COURT CLARIFIES MOBILE PHONE USAGE LAW – Jyoti Wood

Jyoti Wood Representing Ramsey Barreto The Full High Court Judgement: Neutral Citation Number: [2019] EWHC 2044 IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION ADMINISTRATIVE COURT Before: LADY JUSTICE THIRLWALL DBE and MR JUSTICE GOSS ——————— Between: DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS – and – RAMSEY BARRETO ——————— ——————— Case No: CO/270/2019 Royal Courts of […]

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Will the Supreme Court’s Judgment in Lachaux turn the tide of libel claims?

Will the Supreme Court’s Judgment in Lachaux turn the tide of libel claims? In Lachaux (Respondent) v Independent Print Ltd and another (Appellants), the Supreme Court has today delivered long-awaited guidance on the new ‘serious harm’ threshold set by section 1 of the Defamation Act 2013, in a judgment which may turn the growing tide […]

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New Transparency Rules Affecting Barristers

Andrew Granville Stafford writes Guest Blog for the Bar Council on new transparency rules affecting barristers. https://www.barcouncil.org.uk/media-centre/bar-blog/contributing-writers/2019/may/guest-blog-new-transparency-rules-imminent/  

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Reforming Domestic Abuse Law For the 21st Century – Tori Adams

On 21 January 2019 the government published its draft Domestic Abuse Bill. Domestic abuse is a widespread issue that is taken seriously by the Courts but, somewhat surprisingly, it has never been defined in statute. There has long been awareness of the impact of physical and psychological abuse but there has increasingly been recognition of […]

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Philippe Bonavero appointed to First-tier Tribunal

We are delighted to announce that Philippe Bonavero has been appointed as a fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, assigned to the Immigration and Asylum Chamber. He will be hearing cases on a part-time basis, primarily at Hatton Cross. Alongside this new role, Philippe will continue with his immigration practice here at 4KBW.

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