Archive for July 17th, 2008

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Serious Crime Act 2007 (Appeals under Section 24) Order 2008

The Companies (Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The Companies (Welsh Language Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The East Kent Hospitals National Health Service Trust (Change of Name) (Establishment) Amendment Order 2008

The Mental Capacity (Deprivation of Liberty: Standard Authorisations, Assessments and Ordinary Residence) Regulations 2008


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

B, R. v [2008] EWCA Crim 1524 (17 July 2008)

Panesar, R. v [2008] EWCA Crim 1526 (17 July 2008)

Lunkov, R. v [2008] EWCA Crim 1525 (17 July 2008)
Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Manton Securities Ltd v Nazam (t/a New Dadyal Cash and Carry) [2008] EWCA Civ 805 (17 July 2008)

GM (Eritrea) & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2008] EWCA Civ 833 (17 July 2008)

MJ (Mother) and LB (Father) v Local Authority & Ors [2008] EWCA Civ 835 (17 July 2008)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Revenue and Customs v Khawaja [2008] EWHC 1687 (Ch) (17 July 2008)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Finn-Kelcey v Milton Keynes Council [2008] EWHC 1650 (Admin) (17 July 2008)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Equitas Ltd v Allstate Insurance Company [2008] EWHC 1671 (Comm) (17 July 2008)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Galliford Try Infrastructure Ltd & Anor v Mott MacDonald Ltd [2008] EWHC 1570 (TCC) (17 July 2008)


Homeowner faces compensation claim over ‘slippery’ step – Daily Telegraph

“A homeowner has been hit by a claim for compensation after a postwoman said she slipped and fell on a step outside his house.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 17th July 2008


Court ‘vindicates’ McCann suspect – BBC News

“Madeleine McCann suspect Robert Murat says he feels ‘vindicated’ after reaching a £600,000 settlement from 11 British newspapers in a libel claim.”

Full story

BBC News, 17th July 2008


Carers win right to flexible working after Sharon Coleman wins discrimination case – The Times

“Britain’s six million carers won a landmark victory today when the European Court of Justice upheld the right of a woman who was denied time off work to look after her disabled son.”

Full story

The Times, 17th July 2008


Britain ratifies Lisbon treaty – The Guardian

“Britain has officially ratified the controversial Lisbon treaty, it was announced today.”

Full story

The Guardian, 17th July 2008


Govt names first Legal Services Board members – Legal Week

“The Government has appointed the first-ever members of the Legal Services Board (LSB), with Financial Services Authority general counsel Andrew Whittaker and Irwin Mitchell senior partner Michael Napier QC among those to get the nod.”

Full story

Legal Week, 17th July 2008


July 2008