Archive for January 12th, 2009

Serious Fraud Office appoints first general counsel – The Times

“The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has appointed a leading criminal barrister and fraud specialist to the new post of general counsel.”

Full story

The Times, 12th January 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Employees warned over strict new workplace safety rules – The Times

“Careless workers and their bosses could be more likely to go to prison than muggers when new health and safety legislation comes in to force this week, lawyers have warned.”

Full story

The Times, 12th January 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

High Court (Chancery Division)

Forrester Ketley & Co v Brent [2008] EWHC 3150 (Ch) (19 December 2008)

Capital Cranfield Trustees Ltd v Beck & Anor [2008] EWHC 3181 (Ch) (19 December 2008)

Source: www.bailii.org

Regina v Winters – Times Law Reports

Regina v Winters

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“For the purpose of making the required assumptions in order to determine whether a defendant had benefited from drug trafficking, the Crown was required to prove on the balance of probabilities that the defendant had made payments out of payments received by him in connection with his drug trafficking. Prima facie evidence that the defendant had incurred such expenditure was insufficient.”

The Times, 12th January 2009

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.

Admiral Taverns (Cygnet) Ltd v Daniel and Another – Times Law Reports

Admiral Taverns (Cygnet) Ltd v Daniel and Another

Court of Appeal

“Any court had jurisdiction to stay the execution of a warrant of possession issued under section 89 of the Housing Act 1980.”

The Times, 12th January 2009

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.

H v Doncaster Youth Court – Times Law Reports

H v Doncaster Youth Court

Queen’s Bench Divisional Court

“On a return to custody following release from a detention and training order, the period of the ‘remainder of the term’ was to be calculated from the date when it was proved to the satisfaction of the youth court that an offender had failed to comply with the requirements of the supervision element of the order.”

The Times, 12th January 2009

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.

East Devon District Council v Boundary Committee of the Electoral Commission – WLR Daily

East Devon District Council v Boundary Committee of the Electoral Commission [2009] EWHC 4 (Admin); WLR(D) 5

“The power under s 5(3)(c) of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 for the Boundary Committee of the Electoral Commission to make ‘an alternative proposal’ enabled the Committee to make two or more proposals.”

WLR Daily, 9th January 2009

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.


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