Archive for July 26th, 2008

Podcast 76: Wood Report on BVC – City Law School response – Charon QC

“Today I am talking to Stuart Sime, Barrister and Director of the BVC at The City Law School (Inns of Court School of Law) about his view of The Wood Report.

We discuss the content of the proposed Bar Professional Training Course and the way The City Law School approaches the training of bar students.”

Podcast

Charon QC, 23rd July 2008

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

Podcast 75: Carl Gardner on the Mosley judgment, privacy and exemplary damages – Charon QC

“Today I am talking to Carl Gardner, barrister and author of the Head of Legal blog, about the judgment of Mr Justice Eady in Mosley. We examine the developing law on privacy, exemplary damages and question whether the decision was in fact a ‘landmark’ decision in some aspect, including, as a side effect, the law on consent generally after R v Brown.”

Podcast

Charon QC, 26th July 2008

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) Regulations 2008

The European Parliament (Number of MEPs and Distribution between Electoral Regions) (United Kingdom and Gibraltar) Order 2008

The Large and Medium-sized Limited Liability Partnerships (Accounts) Regulations 2008

The Small Limited Liability Partnerships (Accounts) Regulations 2008

The Limited Liability Partnerships (Accounts and Audit) (Application of Companies Act 2006) Regulations 2008

The Road Safety Act 2006 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2008

The Finance Act 2008, Schedule 38, (Appointed Day) Order 2008

The Individual Savings Account (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2008

The Finance Act 2008 Section 135 (Disaster or Emergency) Order 2008

The Insurance Premium Tax (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The Gaming Duty (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The Early Years Foundation Stage (Learning and Development Requirements) (Amendment) Order 2008

The Early Years Foundation Stage (Welfare Requirements) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The Social Security and Child Support (Decisions and Appeals) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The Adventure Activities Licensing (Amendment) Regulations 2008

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Juncal, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Ors [2008] EWCA Civ 869 (25 July 2008)

Goldeagle Properties Ltd v Thornbury Court Ltd (Rev 1) [2008] EWCA Civ 864 (25 July 2008)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Brittain v Courtway Estates Holdings SA & Anor [2008] EWHC 1791 (Ch) (25 July 2008)

Whiteley Insurance Consultants (a/k As Kingfisher Travel Insurance Services), Re v [2008] EWHC 1782 (Ch) (25 July 2008)

The Royal Oak Property Company Ltd v Iktilat & Anor [2008] EWHC 1703 (Ch) (23 July 2008)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Smith v ADVFN Plc & Ors [2008] EWHC 1797 (QB) (25 July 2008)

High Court (Family Division)

London Borough of Haringey v MA & Ors [2008] EWHC 1722 (Fam) (21 July 2008)

High Court (Administrative Division)

Liverpool City Council, R (on the application of) v London Borough of Hillingdon [2008] EWHC 1702 (Admin) (18 July 2008)

MT, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Ors [2008] EWHC 1788 (Admin) (25 July 2008)

High Court (Patents Court)

Land Securities Plc & Ors v The Registrar of Trade Marks [2008] EWHC 1744 (Pat) (25 July 2008)

Source: www.bailii.org

Legal aid for canoe fraud couple – BBC News

“Back-from-the-dead canoeist John Darwin and his wife Anne have been awarded legal aid to fight attempts to recover their assets.”

Full story

BBC News, 25th July 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Nanny walks free after judge orders jury to find her not guilty of baby killing – Daily Telegraph

“A nanny accused of killing the baby son of two police officers walked free from court after a judge directed a jury to find her not guilty. “

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 25th July 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Human rights lawyer Keir Starmer named as new prosecution service chief – The Times

“A barrister renowed for his ground-breaking human rights work was named yesterday as the next Director of Public Prosecutions.”

Full story

The Times, 26th July 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk


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