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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.

    REFERENCE by the Lord Advocate of devolution issues [2022] UKSC 31

    REFERENCE by the Lord Advocate of devolution issues [2022] UKSC 31

    The Supreme Court considers the argument for a Scottish independence referendum being held without the consent of the UK government.

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    Hillside Parks Ltd v Snowdonia National Park Authority [2022] UKSC 30

    Hillside Parks Ltd v Snowdonia National Park Authority [2022] UKSC 30

    How long should planning permission be good for? This week in the podcast we go way back and look at proposals from 1967.

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    The SSAFA v Allgemeines Krankenhaus Viersen [2022] UKSC 29

    The SSAFA v Allgemeines Krankenhaus Viersen [2022] UKSC 29

    A tragic injury suffered at birth is the basis for this case as we examine the status of English law and whether it should override the law in Germany.

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    Commissioners for HMRC v NHS Lothian Health Board [2022] UKSC 28

    Commissioners for HMRC v NHS Lothian Health Board [2022] UKSC 28

    A question about a historic VAT claim leads the Supreme Court to ponder the principle of effectiveness in EU law.

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    Guest v Guest [2022] UKSC 27

    Guest v Guest [2022] UKSC 27

    A family dispute over the inheritance of a farm makes its way to the Supreme Court. What remedies should be available to a son who was disinherited after providing the family with cheap labour for most of his life. Two very different approaches are considered.

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    DCM (Optical Holdings) Ltd v Commissioners for HMRC [2022] UKSC 26

    DCM (Optical Holdings) Ltd v Commissioners for HMRC [2022] UKSC 26

    This case looks at the payment of VAT and how HMRC can intervene in a self-assessment. We also discuss the power of HMRC relative to taxpayers and what this means in terms of achieving justice in the tax system.

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Customer Reviews

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259 Ratings

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Very useful

I love this podcast. As a level 2 law student I learn a lot from the way Marcus analyses the cases. I’m making good progress because I’ve disagreed with his conclusion on one or two episodes.

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Perfect for a law graduate

A very informative and interesting podcast. I’m a law grad and it’s perfect for sustaining my engagement with cases.

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Very interesting

An excellent podcast, interesting and informative in equal measures. Marcus gets the level just right.

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