Public Law Blog

Insights and legal updates from our specialist public law solicitors.

26 March 2013

Inconsistent, partial and falling below the standards to be expected of a responsible public body – but still lawful: TfL’s bus advertisement ban

Adam Chapman discusses the refocus in human rights challenges to the outcome of the decision making process rather than the process itself.

Adam Chapman

5 February 2013

The publication of the Mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry report: a time to pause

Robert Francis QC’s long awaited report into the failings within Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust will be laid before Parliament tomorrow morning at 11.30 following his full public investigation under the Inquiries Act 2005 into the supervisory, regulatory and monitoring systems which allowed the appalling failures within the hospital to happen.

Emily Carter

24 January 2013

Reforming Judicial Review?

The Government has consulted on a number of possible changes to the judicial review process. Adam Chapman has responded to the consultation and blogs about his views on the consultation.

Adam Chapman

19 November 2012

Missing the point – the Prime Minister and judicial review

Speaking to the CBI today, the Prime Minister talked about “cutting back on judicial reviews” and the need to stop completely pointless cases being brought. In a speech about barriers to the UK’s economic competiveness overseas, this was a peculiar target to choose. 

Adam Chapman

13 November 2012

Applications for search warrants and the duty of disclosure: does it matter if the police get it wrong?

Adam Chapman discusses the necessity for full disclosure in applications for search warrants. 

Adam Chapman

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