This month James Tunley discusses the recent decision of the Employment tribunal in the case of Aslam and Farrar and others v Uber BV, Uber London Ltd and Uber Britannia Ltd, concerning the employment status of Uber drivers.
Winston Jacob addresses the question of whether a landlords failure to apply under CPR 83.2 for permission to issue a warrant of possession invalidate the warrant? In light of the Court of Appeal ruling in the case of Cardiff County Council v Lee (Flowers)  EWCA Civ 1034.
Ross Beaton takes a look at whether unmarried couples can claim bereavement damages under the Fatal Accident Act 1976, following the decision of the High Court in Smith v Lancashire Care NHSFT  EWHC 2208 (QB)
Finally, William Skjøtt considers the approach the High Court will take when exercising its discretion in a bankruptcy petition, where there was an ulterior object to the petitioners bringing of the petition which was also offered by other creditors.