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PRACTICE: The long arm of the law

11 August 2016  

Tom Henderson reports on a recent Supreme Court decision reformulating the test for when a claim will fail due to illegality

The Supreme Court has established a new approach to the question of whether a defendant will be able to rely on the defence of illegality: Patel v Mirza [2016].

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Patel v Mirza [2016] UKSC 42

    Tinsley v Milligan [1993] UKHL 3