June 12, 2018

Introduction

The government has recently issued a public consultation into whether presumed consent should be adopted for organ donation.[1] The existing policy regarding consent is an ‘opt-in’ model, in which posthumous organ donation may only be per...

June 12, 2018

The recent Supreme Court decision in MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd v Rock Advertising Ltd[1] has opened the door for judicial change concerning the formation of contracts. The Supreme Court in the case placed significant weight on the issue of an...

June 12, 2018

Introduction and background

Psychiatric injury, or ‘nervous shock’ as it is often referred to by judges, is a term used by the courts to describe mental injury to a person which stems from a shocking or horrifying event.[1] It is well established that...

June 12, 2018

Traditionally the guiding light of abortion law, decisional privacy has proven itself an inadequate basis upon which secure women’s rights. Focusing on the enduring influence of Roe v Wade[1], this essay will demonstrate that whilst, prima facie, fed...

June 12, 2018

The Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Act 2015 (SARAH)[1] is a piece of legal reform enacted with the political sentiment of offering  ‘legal assurances’[2] [3] for individuals who might have conducted themselves negligently whilst carrying o...

June 12, 2018

Introduction

In the context of private acquisitions and disposals in corporate law, due diligence (hereafter ‘DD’) is the process by which a buyer ‘investigate[s] the target business and its assets and liabilities before entering into a legally-bindin...

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