The Queen's Speech earlier today (11 May 2021) contained confirmation that ground rents for almost all new residential leases will be abolished. This has been widely expected since the announcement … [Read more...] about Queen’s Speech confirms banning of new ground rents – A first step in leasehold reform?
The House of Lords, the UK's upper legislative chamber, has published a further report on Artificial Intelligence, focussing on ethical AI, safeguards over the use of data, support for jobs and new … [Read more...] about UK House of Lords warns against complacency towards AI
The case of R (On the Application Of Adiatu & Anor) v Her Majesty's Treasury  EWHC 1554 (Admin) concerned challenges certain decisions made by the Treasury in relation to the availability of … [Read more...] about Administrative Court finds the decision not to include gig workers in the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme lawful
In R (on the application of the Governing Body of X) v Office for Standards In Education, Children's Services and Skills & Anor  EWCA Civ 594 the Court of Appeal considered whether to grant … [Read more...] about Court of Appeal confirms high threshold for injunctions preventing publication of Ofsted reports
In R v Adams  UKSC 19 the Supreme Court considered the legality of an order made under the Northern Ireland regime of detention without trial which was in place between 1922 and 1971 (known as … [Read more...] about The Supreme Court considers the Carltona Principle does not apply where the clear wording of the statute implies otherwise
On Friday 31 July 2020, the Ministry of Justice launched an independent review into administrative law in order to determine whether there is a need for judicial review reform. This follows the … [Read more...] about Independent panel to examine the need for Judicial Review reform