UK lifts medicinal cannabis import restrictions, promises further action

The UK government has eased import restrictions on medicinal cannabis, and has promised to do more to improve access for patients campaigning for access to the drug. Read more

Bloomsbury Family Law Briefing: March Teaser

Lancashire County Council v E & F [2020] EWHC 182 (Fam) (4 February 2020), Lieven J – Refusal to set aside Jehovah’s Witness elders witness summonses in relation to care proceedings. Claims to... Read more

Bloomsbury IP/IT Briefing: February Teaser

This months’ briefing includes a CJEU ruling on trade marks and morality, a trade mark case involving Red Bull, two copyright cases and the latest FRAND patent decision. We also have news on the EU’s... Read more

Family Reporting: A black hole

Public concern about the operation of family courts is particularly acute at present. Whenever examples of poor practice come to light, as they have recently through an appellate judgment concerning... Read more

Courtly love: a bouquet of strangely romantic and erotic case law

‘The appellant is a lap dancer. I would not, of course, begin to know exactly what that involves. One can guess at it, but could not faithfully describe it. The judge tantalisingly tells us, at... Read more

Bloomsbury Family Law Briefing: February Teaser

Top cases JH v MF [2020] EWHC 86 (Fam) (22 January 2020), Russell J – Appeal against refusal by circuit judge of a domestic abuse order. Sent back to a High Court judge for further hearing. Severe... Read more

Bloomsbury International Arbitration Briefing

In Brief Mobile Telecommunications Company KSC v HRH Prince Hussam Bin Saud Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Ors [2019] EWHC 3109 (Comm) [England and Wales] Jacobs J considered whether it was open to a... Read more

Bloomsbury IP/IT Law Briefing: January Teaser

This month’s briefing includes discussion of the eagerly awaited CJEU judgment in Sky v SkyKick, published on 29 January. This case, referred from the High Court, concerned the attempt to invalidate... Read more

Bloomsbury Immigration Law Briefing: January Teaser

Welcome to the latest Bloomsbury Immigration Law Briefing which covers the period up to 20 January 2020. Read more

Women in law: a century of change

On 23 December 2019 the legal world celebrated the centenary of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919, which first allowed women to enter the legal professions. Celebrations have already been... Read more

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