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Constructive trusts and commonwealth harmonisation

By Phillip Patterson   Precedent, the Privy Council and Commonwealth harmonisation
This article considers how a series of cases regarding the recovery of bribes and secret commissions has provided a useful demonstration of the practical impact of the rules of common law precedent. The last of those cases also offers useful guidance to practitioners preparing [...]


Homelessness and the meaning of “other violence” by Marc Samuels

A recent Court of Appeal decision has the potential to widen the scope of persons owed duties under the homelessness legislation. In Rehana Hussain v The London Borough of Waltham Forest [2015] EWCA Civ 14, the Court of Appeal held that “other violence” (which can form the basis of a homelessness application) has a [...]


Timothy Straker QC – Electoral Conference 2015

Timothy Straker QC delivers Election law talk at the Solace Election Conference 2015, a full copy of the talk can be downloaded below.   Electoral Conference January 2015


Is Infringement of a Foreign Patent akin to Highway Robbery?

By Jane Lambert   Patents: Les Laboratoires Servier and another v Apotex Inc and others [2014] UKSC 55, [2014] 3 WLR 1257, [2014] WLR(D) 452, [2014] BUS LR 1217, UK Supreme Court
In Everet v. Williams (1893), 9 L.Q. Rev. 197, the highwayman John Everet sued his partner in crime Joseph Williams “for discovery, an [...]


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