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

Bloomsbury IP/IT Law Briefing: August Briefing

The stand-out decision in August was the UK Supreme Court’s ruling in the Unwired Planet v Huawei and Conversant v Huawei/ZTE cases. In a unanimous judgment, the five judges dismissed the appeals and... Read more

How to Find Tier 2 Sponsoring Jobs in the UK

The biggest challenge for foreign citizens is to find and secure a Tier 2 sponsoring job in the UK. If you wish to come to the UK for work, you must apply to companies that hold sponsor licenses for... Read more

Meghan Markle and her five friends

Anonymity and non-parties Though parties to family proceedings, and perhaps their lay witnesses, are entitled to expect anonymity in first instance proceedings, professional witnesses do not have the... Read more

Bloomsbury International Arbitration Briefing: August Teaser

In Brief Bridgehouse (Bradford (No.2) Ltd v BAE [2020] EWCA Civ 759 [England and Wales] The Court of Appeal considered an appeal from the Chancery Division staying proceedings brought pursuant to... Read more

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