Archive for August 18th, 2008

Stelios takes easyJet to court over branding – The Times

” Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is taking easyJet, the airline that he founded, to the High Court to try to limit its ability to make money from activities that may clash with his other ventures. The surprising spat between the budget carrier and its founder stunned the City yesterday and threatens to limit the airline’s ability to raise revenues.”

Full story

The Times, 18th August 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

R v K – WLR Daily

R v K [2008] EWCA Crim 1900; [2008] WLR (D) 294

“A person called to the Bar who had not found a place in chambers but fell within para 206.1 of the Code of Conduct was not thereby ‘authorised’ by the Bar Council to practise as a member of the profession whose members the Bar Council regulated for purposes of s 84 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999; accordingly he was apt to be prosecuted for providing immigration advice or immigration services contrary to ss 84 and 91 of the 1999 Act.”

WLR Daily, 15th August 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Cobbe v Yeoman’s Row Management Ltd and another – WLR Daily

Cobbe v Yeoman’s Row Management Ltd and another [2008] UKHL 55; [2008] WLR (D) 293

“A claimant who had entered into an oral agreement with the defendants in respect of the redevelopment of a property had no claim against them in proprietary estoppel or constructive trust based on their unconscionable withdrawal from the agreement, but was entitled to a quantum meruit in respect of money and services which he had provided.”

WLR Daily, 15th August 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICRL series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Roberts v Gill & Co (a Firm) and Another – Times Law Reports

Roberts v Gill & Co (a Firm) and Another

Court of Appeal

“When the court gave permission for a personal claim, brought by a beneficiary of an estate in his personal capacity, to be continued as a derivative claim on behalf of the estate, the personal representative or administrator had to be joined as a party to those proceedings.”

The Times, 18th August 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Serious Fraud Office v Lexi Holdings plc (in Administration) and Another – The Times

Serious Fraud Office v Lexi Holdings plc (in Administration) and Another

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“A restraint order should not be varied to allow for the payment of a debt to an unsecured creditor.”

The Times, 18th August 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Law change ‘is Rachel’s legacy’ – BBC News

“The father of a 19-year-old woman who died in a motorway crash welcomes a change in the law which comes into force on Monday to jail careless drivers.”

Full story

BBC News, 18th August 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

K, R. v [2008] EWCA Crim 1900 (14 August 2008)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Secretary of State for the Home Department v TB (Jamaica) [2008] EWCA Civ 977 (14 August 2008)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Rideh v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2008] EWHC 2019 (Admin) (15 August 2008)

Beckett v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2008] EWHC 2002 (Admin) (15 August 2008)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

CJP Builders Ltd v William Verry Ltd [2008] EWHC 2025 (TCC) (15 August 2008)

Source: www.bailii.org


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