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Medical exceptionalism: Best Interests From a Human Rights Perspective

Case note: Y v An NHS Trust and others [2018] UKSC 461

In Public Law, Dec 10, 2018

English Choice of Law in Contract Under the Rome I Regime: Is Flexibility Giving Way to Predictability?

The Rome I Regulation (593/2008/EC) is the EU regulation which governs the choice of law applicable to contractual obligations in civil and commercial matters. It replaces the 1980 Rome C...

In Private Law, Oct 16, 2018

The Undisclosed Principal: Limiting Liability for Negligent Misrepresentations

Banca Nazionale del Lavoro SPA v Playboy Club London Limited and others [2018] UKSC 43 concerns a claim for pure economic loss due to a negligent misrepresentation. It sets a precedent fo...

In Private Law, Sep 27, 2018

The 'Live-in Requirement' for Foreign Domestic Helpers in Hong Kong: Fundamental Rights at Risk?

Case note: Lubiano v The Director of Immigration HCAL 210/2016

In Public Law, Sep 13, 2018

No Cake for You: The Legal Battle for Equal Treatment in Lee v McArthur & Ors

Lee v McArthur & Ors [2016] NICA 39, commonly known as the ‘Gay Wedding Cake’ case, is currently awaiting judgment from the UK Supreme Court (‘UKSC’). Lee promises to provide vital gu...

In Public Law, Sep 08, 2018

European Integration, Brexit and Democracy: What do we do now?

Over the past two decades, the European Union has experienced an increased disjuncture between its political vision for peace, prosperity and security and the democratic mandate of the pe...

In Public Law, Aug 10, 2018

Employees or Independent Contractors: What Defines a “Worker”?

Pimlico Plumbers Limited v Smith [2018] UKSC 29 deals with several important issues concerning an intermediate category of working people falling between an “employee” under a contract of...

In Private Law, Aug 02, 2018