The High Court decided that the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s Net Zero Strategy (“NZS”) breached its obligations under sections 13 and 14 of the Climate Change Act 2008 (“the Act”). The strategy sets out the Government’s policies and proposals for meeting carbon budgets set by Parliament. The case joined three legal challengesContinue reading “Alexi Norris – The Queen (on the application of (1) Friends of the Earth Limited (2) ClientEarth (3) Good Law Project and Joanna Wheatley v Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy  EWHC 1841 (Admin)”
Alexi Norris, Assistant Editor of the Blog, considers when the Court of Protection will allow for the vaccinations of those who lack capacity.
Kieron Spoors, a Bar Course LLM student at BPP University Law School (London)and student member of Gray’s Inn, writes on the Supreme Court’s judgment in DPP v Ziegler.
Jack Hollingworth, Cambridge law undergraduate and Inner Temple PASS Scholar, provides a case comment on Attorney General v Crosland. The article questions whether the Supreme Court can overrule itself, and whether this challenges orthodox perceptions of the Supreme Court’s constitutional position.
The second part of the series on the High Court’s decision that Uber and Free Now’s business model is unlawful. Alexi Norris, Assistant Editor, interviewed leading employment and equality barrister Jason Galbraith-Marten QC of Cloisters, who acted for the App Drivers and Couriers Union in this case.
The High Court has determined that Uber and Free Now’s business model, of acting as an agent for its drivers is unlawful. Alexi Norris, Assistant Editor, interviewed barrister Charles Streeten of Francis Taylor Building, who acted for United Trade Action Group (UTAG) in this case.
Robin White, barrister specialising in employment and discrimination law at Old Square Chambers, comments on the Supreme Court’s decision in R (Elan-Cane).
Alexi Norris, Paralegal at Cole Khan Solicitors, provides a case comment on a leading employment law judgment, Kostal v Dunkley, which confirms that employers cannot circumvent ongoing collective bargaining from unions.
Max Shreeve-McGiffen, Chief Editor of the Blog, writes an opinion piece on whether the Supreme Court’s decision in Lloyd v Google is a sign that ‘tech giants’ have become too powerful.
Kieron Spoors is a recent first-class graduate in law from Cambridge University, and previous guest writer for UK Public Law Blog. In this piece, he summarises and analyses the EAT’s judgment in Forstater, a leading case on employment and trans rights.