PJS v News Group Newspapers Ltd [2016] – Is the right to Privacy Sacrosanct?

image: freeimages.com/Brano Hudak by Hari Raithatha On 19th May 2016 the Supreme Court handed down its judgement on the case of PJS v News Group Newspapers; the so-called “Celebrity Threesome injunction” case. A brief summary of the progression of the case is set out below. PJS a well known individual in the entertainment industry engaged in extra-marital sex with AB and his partner CD In … Continue reading PJS v News Group Newspapers Ltd [2016] – Is the right to Privacy Sacrosanct?

Keeping them out or Locking us in? Legal implications of the Free Movement of Workers

image: freeimages.com/Burcin Tuncer by Hari Raithatha A simple solution to a complex problem – an internal market with free movement of goods and workers. A system with the optimum allocation of resources within the EU; where labour could be allocated across Europe as per the needs of individual member states. A catalyst towards greater European Integration. As the UK prepares itself for the most important referendum … Continue reading Keeping them out or Locking us in? Legal implications of the Free Movement of Workers

Is the UK’s £35,000 Earnings Threshold for Non-EU Migrants the Panacea to its immigration problem?

by Hari Raithatha As of April 2016, there have been significant changes  to UK Immigration Law. In order to satisfy the requirements for a Tier 2 (General) Visa, individuals from Non-EU countries wishing to settle in the UK are required to earn above £35,000 PA. While the law has been caveated to ensure that certain professions (such as nursing) do not have to comply with … Continue reading Is the UK’s £35,000 Earnings Threshold for Non-EU Migrants the Panacea to its immigration problem?

A Court Divided – What can the US Supreme Court learn from the UK Judicial System

by Hari Raithatha   In the last month the Supreme Court has been put into crisis. The passing of the intellectual juggernaut, Justice Antonin Scalia has placed the Supreme Court in a stalemate; perfectly split between Democrat and Republican appointees. While the appointment of Justices to the Supreme Court has rarely if ever been seen as contentious issue , in the run up to the … Continue reading A Court Divided – What can the US Supreme Court learn from the UK Judicial System

London’s mayoral election is a single issue referendum: who will solve the housing issue?

by Hari Raithatha Much of the focus of the forthcoming London mayoral election has been the issue of solving London’s housing crisis. As London expands, demand for property and property values in the capital have soared. With rental prices at an all time high and an average property being worth upwards of £500,000 compared to a national average around £200,000. In October 2015 a report … Continue reading London’s mayoral election is a single issue referendum: who will solve the housing issue?