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A weekly podcast on recent legal decisions and news.

UK Law Weekly Marcus Cleaver

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A weekly podcast on recent legal decisions and news.

    ABC v Principal Reporter [2020] UKSC 26

    ABC v Principal Reporter [2020] UKSC 26

    The relationship between siblings is an important part of family life and this case considers the human rights implications of that relationship in the context of children's hearings in Scotland. Does an older brother or sister have a right to their say in what should happen to their sibling?

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    Bresco Electrical Services Ltd v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd [2020] UKSC 25

    Bresco Electrical Services Ltd v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd [2020] UKSC 25

    In the building industry speed and efficiency are the most important factors when it comes to dispute resolution. That is put to the test in this case where an electrical contractor enters into insolvency and the liquidator is left to sort out the financial mess left behind.

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    Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd v Visa Europe Services LLC [2020] UKSC 24

    Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd v Visa Europe Services LLC [2020] UKSC 24

    Most consumers don't think twice about what happens behind the scenes when they use their card to pay for something in a supermarket but for the stores themselves this is a point of contention. In this case they take on the card companies for alleged anti-competitive practices and the Supreme Court is offered the opportunity to consider a wide range of issues. In this episode we also have a broader discussion of economics and the law.

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    Serafin v Malkiewicz [2020] UKSC 23

    Serafin v Malkiewicz [2020] UKSC 23

    A defamation case raises much wider questions about the capability of the judiciary in England and Wales.

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    Fowler v Commissioners for HMRC [2020] UKSC 22

    Fowler v Commissioners for HMRC [2020] UKSC 22

    Fowler is a seabed diver who lives in South Africa but works in the UK. HMRC wanted him to pay income tax here but Fowler relied on an interesting provision in the law to resist. In this episode we explore how judicial interpretation can change in response to legislation.

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    Cardtronics UK Ltd v Sykes [2020] UKSC 21

    Cardtronics UK Ltd v Sykes [2020] UKSC 21

    The case in this week's episode is all about supermarket ATMs and how they are taxed. Do they belong to the banks because they operate the machines or do they belong to the supermarkets because they are on their property?

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Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
185 Ratings

185 Ratings

BohBavie ,

Rave on, Marcus!

Succinct analysis from the UK’s final appellate court making its rulings precedent-setting.

Great service by Marcus.

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Brilliant podcast

Fantastic succinct distillation of the most interesting and important cases. Clear, comprehensive and thought provoking. Perfect for everyone and as a lawyer it has reinvigorated my love of the subject. Thank you Marcus Cleaver!

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Very well presented.

I don’t work in the industry nor have studied it but Marcus’ presentation and narration Is very informative; making it an easy listen, even for the lay person.

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