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29 September 2016 Third party funding costs awarded in Arbitration proceedings

The Commercial Court has made a ruling in the case of Essar Oilfield Services Ltd (E) v Norscot Rig Management PVT Ltd (N) (2016) QBD (Comm) that an Arbitrator was correct in his decision to allow the costs of third party litigation funding to be recovered from the losing party.

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27 September 2016 Alton Towers - more than just a fine

A “needless and avoidable accident in which those injured were fortunate not to have been killed” said the judge before imposing a fine of £5million upon Merlin Attractions.

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16 September 2016 DfE consultation reopens public benefit debate for private schools

The private schools public benefit test debate has this week been reignited by a public consultation launched by the Department for Education.

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16 September 2016 Statement from the Ministry of Justice reforms to the Civil Courts

The Ministry of Justice has just released a statement, Transforming Our Justice System, together with a consultation paper which sets out aims to achieve a justice system that is just, proportionate and accessible to everyone.

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15 September 2016 Parent governors here to stay

Justine Greening has indicated that that the government will not be proceeding with the proposal in March’s white paper to remove the requirement for academy trusts to reserve places for elected parents on governing boards.

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13 September 2016 Door opening for new Catholic schools amidst overhaul of system

The new Education Secretary Justine Greening has paved the way for new Catholic schools to open as part of an overhaul of the system.

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13 September 2016 New corporate fraud and money-laundering offences a step closer

Plans for new offences of failing to prevent money-laundering and fraud continue to progress. The plans, originally announced by David Cameron in May 2016, would complement a similar offence.

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13 September 2016 Government begins consultation on education reforms

Yesterday, the Department for Education (DfE) released its green paper focusing on the reform of the education sector to deliver 'schools that work for everyone'.

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12 September 2016 Controversy about ‘mixed MATs’

The British Humanist Association has accused the DfE of enabling faith groups to exert undue influence on non-faith schools due to their permissive approach to mixed MATs.

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12 September 2016 Call for new 'Hillsborough Law'

The so called 'Hillsborough Law' outlines five key principles all aimed at ensuring public authorities engaging with any court proceedings, inquiries or investigations tell the truth.

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