Stare decisis: Booth & Anor v R [2020] EWCA Crim 575

Dominic Bright analyses how the Supreme Court have modified the test for dishonesty and it is now established in the case of Ivey v Genting Casinos (UK) (trading as Cockfords Club) in all criminal cases highlighted in the case of Booth & Anor -v- R [2020] EWCA Crim 575.

Property: R (aoa Fisher) v Durham County Council [2020] EWHC 1277 (Admin), 21 May 2020

Barbara Zeitler discusses how the Council complied with their duty when serving a Notice to a disabled tenant whose disability caused them to scream and shout words and sentences at night despite not explicitly carrying out a PSED assessment in relation to the High Court case of R (aoa Fisher) -v- Durham County Council [2020] EWHC 1277 (Admin), 21 May 2020.

Covid-19, frustration, and force majeure

Richard Colbey analyses how Covid-19 will give rise to more frustrated contracts which are likely to be governed by force majeure.

International: Mohamed v Breish & Ors [2020] EWCA Civ 637

Dominic Bright explores what the aspects, scope, and effect of the one voice principle in relation to the case of Mohamed v Breish & Ors [2020] EWCA Civ 637.