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Katherine Gibson: What we can learn from infamous data breaches

Katherine Gibson Katherine Gibson, who recently spoke at a GDPR Summit in London, explains ...

Published 17 July 2018

Family of asbestos victim awarded £360,000 damages 

The family of an office worker who died from a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos are to be award ...

Published 13 July 2018

US: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $4.7bn over talc link to ovarian cancer

Multinational company Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay a record $4.7 billion ...

Published 13 July 2018

‘Limbs in the loch’ killer fails in legal bid to purchase personal prison laptop

A prisoner who challenged a decision to refuse his request for permission to purchase a personal lap ...

Published 11 July 2018

England: Prisoners to be offered in-cell phones in crackdown on violence

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has announced a series of measures to crack down on crime an ...

Published 10 July 2018

Party litigant refused permission to appeal to Court of Session in damages claim against RBS

A multiple property owner who raised an action for damages against a bank which was dismissed as &ld ...

Published 6 July 2018

Banker’s sheriff court damages claim over failure of Court of Appeal to refer case to ECJ dismissed

A Singapore-based banker who raised an action for damages in the sheriff court following a refusal b ...

Published 4 July 2018

Supreme Court clarifies use of closed material procedure

The Supreme Court has clarified the use of closed material procedure under section 6 of the Justice ...

Published 4 July 2018

Blog: The legislative supremacy of government

Professor Stephen Tierney At the same time as Parliament prepares to ‘take back control&r ...

Published 4 July 2018

England: Detained persons 'unfairly imprisoned' because of poor healthcare

The lack of a coherent approach to exercising duty of care to detained persons in England and Wales ...

Published 4 July 2018

Professor MacQueen delivers Australia lecture on private law revolutionaries

Professor Hector MacQueen has delivered the second of the 2018 Selden Society lectures in Queensla ...

Published 3 July 2018

England: Judges rule in favour of landowners affected by Japanese knotweed

Landowners whose properties have been encroached by Japanese knotweed will be able to claim damages ...

Published 3 July 2018

Facts and Evidence in Litigation – An ETN Seminar

The Edinburgh Tax Network, in conjunction with Terra Firma Chambers, will present a seminar entitled ...

Published 2 July 2018

Extradition to Bulgaria would not breach requested person’s human rights, appeal judges rule

A man who challenged a sheriff’s decision to order his extradition to Bulgaria over prison con ...

Published 28 June 2018

Appeal judges allow registration of EU member state judgment despite ‘lacuna in the law’

Commercial litigants who were seeking to enforce an award of payment from a court in Belgium have su ...

Published 27 June 2018