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Month: December 2022


Service by email to multiple addresses held to be invalid

In R (on the application of Tax Returned Ltd and others) v Commissioners for His Majesty’s Revenue and Customs [2022] EWHC 2515 (Admin), the Administrative Court provided clarification of when service by email is capable of being effective.  The case concerned HMRC’s decision to implement a new mandatory tax form for claiming tax relief on…

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A right to erasure of police records? High Court orders Police to delete records of historic complaints

This article considers the recent judgment of AB v Chief Constable of British Transport Police [2022] EWHC 2749 (KB) and the practical implications when an individual makes a data subject access (‘DSAR’) or right to erasure request to the Police. What are the facts of AB ? The appellant, AB was 31-year-old-male who has Autistic…

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Family law open evening

Brett Wilson LLP’s family law department will be holding an opening evening on 11 January 2023.  Those who attend will be able to have a free/no-obligation discussion with one of the firm’s specialist family law solicitors. The evening will run from 6.30-9.00pm and is aimed at anyone who requires help with any of the following…

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CPS to update guidance on gender deception and vitiation of consent to sexual activity

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is holding a public consultation on a proposed revision to its legal guidance on Rape and Serious Sexual Offences (RASSO), focused on gender deception and the vitiation of consent.  The guidance for prosecutors is due to be expanded to better address the complex issues surrounding gender identity. The statutory definition…

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