W80, an armed police officer, shot Jermaine Baker dead in a police operation. Mr Baker was implicated in a plot to snatch two individuals from custody. The police had intelligence that the plotters would be in possession of firearms. W80’s
The public sector equality duty (“PSED”) imposed by section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 is a procedural obligation that requires public bodies to have due regard to the equality needs listed in that section when exercising their functions. This
In this post, Isabel Emerson, Senior Associate, and Anna Walsh, Partner, in the Clinical Risk and Medical Advisory and Professional Discipline and Regulatory team at CMS preview the decision awaited from the Supreme Court in Paul and another v Royal
Hearings in the Supreme Court are now shown live on the Court’s website.
On Wednesday 10th may the Court will hand-down judgment in Jalla and another v Shell International Trading and Shipping Company and another  UKSC 16. The
The respondents in this appeal were convicted of terrorism offences. On 13 November 2020, they were sentenced to determine custodial sentences by Colton J. In accordance with the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2008 (the ‘2008 Order’), the judge specified
On June 23, 2022, the American Bankers Association and 51 state bankers associations released a letter to the federal financial regulators1 that describes the principles the regulators should use when developing guidance and regulations on environmental, social, and governance
In this post, Ingrida Jakuseva, a paralegal within the Litigation and Arbitration department at CMS, previews the decision awaited from the Supreme Court in R (on the application of Palmer) v Northern Derbyshire Magistrates Court and Anor. The application for
Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to clarify that Rep. James Clyburn (DS.C.) is a member of the House.
Lawmakers condemned the “brutal and violent killing” of Tire Nichols on Friday night, after Memphis authorities released graphic footage of
On appeal from  EWCA Civ 1521
The Appellant (“Blacks”) rented commercial retail premises from the Respondent (“S&H”) under two successive leases dated 2013 and 2018 (the “leases”). The leases stated that S&H as landlord should provide a certificate each
In this snapshot legal update, we report that on 25 May 2022, in a written reply by Mr. Christopher Hui, the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, to Legislative Council questions on crowdfunding, Mr. Hui confirmed that the Hong