24 Jan 18
A new inquest into the death of Sean Benton at Deepcut Barracks in 1995 starts today. Pte Benton was the first of four trainee soldiers who died of gunshot wounds at the barracks between 1995 and 2002.
15 Jan 18
The second Pre-Inquest Review Hearing in the Inquests arising from the deaths in the Westminster Terror Attack of 22 March 2017 will be heard today at the Central Criminal Court (Old Bailey).
12 Jan 18
Alex Ustych represented South Wales Police ('SWP') in a complex Article 2 jury inquest concerning the death of a young man, Alex Pavlou, following contact with three police officers while on a night out in Swansea city centre.
15 Dec 17
On 15 December 2017 a new raft of amendment regulations came into force in relation to police misconduct. These are accompanied and supported by the new version 5 of the Home Office Guidance that was published in November 2017.
11 Dec 17
The First Preliminary Hearings in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry begins today.
30 Nov 17
The Employment Tribunals Handbook: Practice, Procedure and Strategies for Success, Fifth Edition has just been published. The authors and contributors are all members of 5 Essex Court.
27 Nov 17
The second Inquest into the death of toddler Poppi Worthington opens today and is due to last a number of weeks.
16 Nov 17
Judgment was handed down today in the case of CMA v Concordia International RX (UK) Ltd . The judgment addresses a point of principle arising in the context of (the first ever) application to vary or discharge a warrant issued pursuant to s28 of the Competition Act 1998.