HAMISH MACDONALD v MYERSCOUGH COLLEGE (2016)

A college which provided training to students intending to become tree surgeons was liable in negligence, by reason of inadequate supervision, to a student who had fallen from a tree during a training exercise. However, the student should bear 65% of the responsibility for the accident, having inexplicably released a safety device which would have … Continue reading HAMISH MACDONALD v MYERSCOUGH COLLEGE (2016)

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MAYOR’S OFFICE FOR POLICING & CRIME v MITSUI SUMITOMO INSURANCE CO (EUROPE) LTD & ORS (2016)

POLICE - DAMAGES COMPENSATION : CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS : DAMAGE TO PROPERTY : POLICE AUTHORITIES : RIOT : TUMULTUOUS ASSEMBLY : RIOT (DAMAGES) ACT 1886 s.2(1) The Riot (Damages) Act 1886 s.2(1) provided compensation only for physical damage to property and not for consequential losses such as loss of profits or rent. The appellant police authority … Continue reading MAYOR’S OFFICE FOR POLICING & CRIME v MITSUI SUMITOMO INSURANCE CO (EUROPE) LTD & ORS (2016)

LL4L Understanding…Stop and Search

As one of the 8.6 million people who live in the 620 square miles we call London, I wanted to break down what Stop and Search actually means... DID YOU KNOW...The Police can stop (or question) you at any time but they can only search you depending on the situation. From 2013-2014 the Metropolitan police … Continue reading LL4L Understanding…Stop and Search

ESSAY: Policing at the 2012 Olympics: Dealing with Crime and Social Disorder

Hello everyone, Please read and comment on our latest Essay on the LL4L site, under the 'Articles and Essays' page (or simply follow this link). The author wrote this essay during her¬†final year of the LLB, in early¬†2014, prior to the start of the London 2012 Olympics. The piece looks at the role the Police … Continue reading ESSAY: Policing at the 2012 Olympics: Dealing with Crime and Social Disorder