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UK Law Weekl‪y‬ Marcus Cleaver

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A weekly podcast on recent legal decisions and news.

    COVID Insurance Cases [2021] UKSC 1

    COVID Insurance Cases [2021] UKSC 1

    The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc for almost every business in the UK. In this case the Supreme Court looked at a range of insurance policies and answered some fundamental questions of interpretation so that claims could proceed and life could slowly get back to normal.

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    Three Case Special: [2020] UKSC 51, 52 and 53

    Three Case Special: [2020] UKSC 51, 52 and 53

    This week we finish off 2020 by looking at three cases in one episode. The first is about when the courts should allow collective actions by multiple claimants to proceed, the second is about the proposed new runway at Heathrow airport and the third is an immigration case where a deportation is balanced against the need to protect family life.

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    R (Gourlay) v Parole Board [2020] UKSC 50

    R (Gourlay) v Parole Board [2020] UKSC 50

    After Gourlay's judicial review of a Parole Board decision was successful he argued that the Board should have to pay his costs for the review. This raised questions about whether the Parole Board is a judicial body but as we see in this episode it also led to other important discussions about who makes the rules about costs orders and how effective those rules are.

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    HMRC v London Clubs Management Ltd [2020] UKSC 49

    HMRC v London Clubs Management Ltd [2020] UKSC 49

    Casinos will often use free bet vouchers as a way to lure in punters but in this case the Supreme Court considers how these should be evaluated when it comes to working out gaming duties owed to HMRC.

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    Halliburton Co. v Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd. [2020] UKSC 48

    Halliburton Co. v Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd. [2020] UKSC 48

    Questions arose about the impartiality of an arbitrator after he accepted appointments from one of the parties in other disputes and failed to disclose them. The Supreme Court had to decide whether this amounted to a real possibility of bias or if a new arbitrator should be appointed instead.

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    Franked Investment Income Group Litigation [2020] UKSC 47

    Franked Investment Income Group Litigation [2020] UKSC 47

    While the limitation period for claims is six years, the precise date on which this starts is not clear in cases of mistake. Over the years attempts to clarify the law have not moved things much further forward but in this sweeping litigation the Supreme Court were given the chance to settle the legal position.

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