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Recent developments in the law of unjust enrichment and their relevance to disagreements about funding of special educational provision

Following the case of Surrey CC v NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (2020), Alexander Line and Carin Hunt consider how the claim in restitution is of importance to those advising and representing local authorities. Analysing Surrey CC v Lincolnshire CCG, Alexander and Carin consider the law on unjust enrichment and the four key elements to a claim for unjust enrichment in their most recent article. The authors also consider the Clinical Commissioning Group’s defence of invoking the exclusivity principle laid down in O’Reilly v Mackman [1983] 2 A.C. 237. Considering the decision of the High Court, Alex and Carin contemplate the potential consequences for education law, including the restitution for costs incurred by public bodies and restitution for costs incurred…

Legal Blog & Publications, News, Education, Education 10 Feb, 2021

Alex Line examines the impact of Coronavirus on examinations

A Level, GCSE and other exam results are currently being published but what effect has the pandemic had on results? Alex Line considers what is known about the recent policy decisions affecting students this summer, and analyses their potential impact from a legal perspective. A Level results were published today, with GCSE results due to be published soon after on 20th August 2020. As has been widely reported, significant changes to the examination process have been implemented at short notice due to the impact of Coronavirus. Alex Line considers what is known about the recent policy decisions affecting students this summer, and analyses their potential impact from a legal perspective. Article The article can be read here. About the Author Alex…

Legal Blog & Publications, News, Education, Education 13 Aug, 2020

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