Bloomsbury IP/IT Law Briefing: October Teaser

There are a number of unusual and interesting cases this month. Two cases at the Court of Appeal concerned misuse of confidential information and protection of trade secrets. In The Racing... Read more

Bloomsbury Family Law Briefing: October Teaser

Cases Re G (A Child: Child Abduction) [2020] EWCA Civ 1185 (15 September 2020) – F’s appeal allowed, on his application for return of a child (eight) to South Africa: interplay of Hague Convention... Read more

Conjugal rites and rights

In this post I will be looking at some more of the curiosities of ancient matrimonial law, following my earlier post, Marriage in hope and expectation - but maybe not in law. Read more

Bloomsbury IP/IT Law Briefing: September Teaser

Two patent applications naming an artificial intelligence machine called DABUS as their inventor have prompted considerable debate about the role of AI in patent law around the world. This month, the... Read more

Child’s permission to seek permission to apply for a section 8 order

Application to a High Court judge What judge does a child (Mary) apply to if she wants an order under Children Act 1989 (CA 1989), s 8: that is, say, where Mary wants to ask the court for which... Read more

Bloomsbury immigration Law Briefing: September Teaser

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

Biffa loses appeal against waste export charges

In 2015 Biffa Waste Services sent 175 tonnes of waste from its recycling plant in Edmonton, London destined for two reprocessing plants in China. Investigators stopped seven 25 tonne containers of... Read more

Bloomsbury Family Law Briefing: September Teaser

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Coercive behaviour and ‘stranding’

Some definitions…. Terms such as ‘coercive control’ and ‘stranding’ are used increasingly freely by family lawyers. Most of us have a broad idea of what they mean, but what do they mean in law? Under... Read more

Bloomsbury Immigration Law Briefing: August Teaser

Legislative updates The Immigration (Health Charge) (Amendment) Order 2020. Court updates Detention R (on the application of Humnyntskyi & Ors) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020]... Read more

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