Tag: UK Law

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Section 3 of Human Rights Act
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: The presupposition when reading the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) s.3 is that the courts have been given the remit to interpret statutory ......

What is Judicial Review?
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: Judicial review is the process by which the superior court exercises its supervisory jurisdiction over the proceedings and decisions of inferior ......

Reforming Director Liability in UK Company Law
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: Director liability is of especial concern within company law because there has to be the correct balance between lifting the corporate veil and holding the director who has failed in his/her duties to account....

R v Lord Chancellor (ex Parte Witham)
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: Heard at the Royal Court of Justice, Queens Bench Division. On the 19th February 1997 John Witham with permission of Lightman J. applied for a ......

Constitutional Search and UK Parliament
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: Dicey’s classic definition has 3 basic points. These are That parliament is the sovereign law making body and can enact any law it wants on any ......

A Public Limited Company
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: A public limited company is a popular business model for many corporate governance reasons. Corporate governance can be defined as ‘the system of laws, rules and factors that control operations of a company....

In a Recent Review of UK Company Law
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: there was no merit in imposing a more integrated regime on groups of companies which would take away flexibility and strike at the limited ......

Commercial Law
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: Charlie used to run his own business as a chocolate maker....

Law Governing Rape and Sexual Assault
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: The law governing rape and sexual assault is contained in the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (SOA 2003) which came into force on ......

Succesfully Claim Damages for the Distress
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: In 20th July 2009, Lucy Smith contracted with Horizon Builders Ltd development of project at Moor View House. Following a telephone conversation ......

The Last Pieces of Legislation
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: One of the last pieces of legislation to slip through its parliamentary stages before the start of the new parliamentary year was the Coroners and Justice Act....

Existence of a Partnership Criticized
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: Partnership Act 1890 the Act is constantly being criticized as of advanced age and thus fails to suit the vast number of modern partnership......

Reasonable Expectations of Parties Concept
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: In systems of law where there is a general duty of good faith in the performance of contracts the need to supplement the written contract ......

Liability for Negligent Misstatement
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: In seeking to critically evaluate the view that 'Liability for negligent misstatement has never been clearly defined' with reference to the......

Analysis of the Equality Act
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: The introduction to Equality Act 2010 Equality Act 2010 is an act of the Parliament of United Kingdom which taking effect from October ......

Punitive Damages
7th Aug 2019
Introduction: Exemplary damages' also known as punitive damages are damages which are intended to punish the defendant and seek to effect retribution, as well as being concerned to deter the defendant from repeating the outrageously wrongful conduct...