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Recent news from the JCPC: January 2017

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In November 2016, the JCPC in London heard its first ever video-link case. The case ‘Cono Cono and Co Ltd (Appellant) v Veerasamy and others (Respondents)’ involved a procedural planning matter and the Board comprised of Lord Mance, Lord Clarke and Lord Sumption. Whilst the judges sat in London, the counsel presented their arguments live from Mauritius. A photo of the hearing is below. More …

The insolvency regime for the further education and sixth-form sector

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1. On 6 July 2016, the Department for Business Innovation and Skills ("BIS") published consultation paper BIS/16/320 Developing an insolvency regime for the further education and sixth-from sector – consultation document ("BIS/16/320") More …

Land Registry delay: Mind the Gap

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A recent case highlights the importance of accurate and timely applications for registration of matters at Land Registry. Due to an inaccurate plan being filed there was a delay in registration of the transfer of some land.. More …

An unwelcome relief? Opportunities to challenge forfeiture are broadened (again).

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The opportunities to challenge a 'forfeiture' have just been broadened (again). It is with some hesitation (and permission to appeal) that the court has granted relief from forfeiture of a licence for the discharge of surface water. More …

Gayle Curry helps assess the parallels between the UK and USA Healthcare law in new market report

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Gayle Curry, a partner is our specialist Healthcare sector practice, is one of the contributors of a new market-leading report on Healthcare law in 2017 commissioned by Corporate Live Wire. More …