Archive for March 19th, 2009

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Chopra v Bindra [2009] EWCA Civ 203 (19 March 2009)

Hatzl & Anor v XL Insurance Company Ltd [2009] EWCA Civ 223 (19 March 2009)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Byblos International Fund Llc v IFX Markets Ltd [2009] EWHC 346 (QB) (27 February 2009)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Akzo Nobel UK Ltd v Arista Tubes Ltd [2009] EWHC 497 (Ch) (19 March 2009)

Tamlura NV v CMS Cameron MckEnna [2009] EWHC 538 (Ch) (19 March 2009)

High Court (Administrative Court)

G, R (on the application of) v X School & Anor [2009] EWHC 504 (Admin) (18 March 2009)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Resthaven Properties Ltd v Kier Regional Ltd [2009] EWHC 542 (TCC) (05 February 2009)


Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Learner Travel (Wales) Measure 2008 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2009

The Fixed Penalty (Amendment) Order 2009

The Motor Vehicles (Tests) (Amendment) Regulations 2009

The Insolvency Proceedings (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2009

The Education (School Performance Information) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2009

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Registration of Regulated Activities) Regulations 2009

The Insolvency (Scotland) Amendment Rules 2009

The Weights and Measures (Specified Quantities) (Pre-packed Products) Regulations 2009

The Co-ordination of Regulatory Enforcement (Enforcement Action) Order 2009

The Co-ordination of Regulatory Enforcement (Regulatory Functions in Scotland and Northern Ireland) Order 2009

The Co-ordination of Regulatory Enforcement (Procedure for References to LBRO) Order 2009

The Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments and Revocations) Regulations 2009

The Child Trust Funds (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2009

The Income Tax (Exemption of Minor Benefits) (Revocation) Regulations 2009

The Social Security (Contributions) (Re-rating) Consequential Amendment Regulations 2009

The Tax Credits (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2009

The Financial Assistance For Industry (Increase of Limit) Order 2009

The Health in Pregnancy Grant (Notices, Revisions and Appeals) Regulations 2009


Sacked executive can sue for unfair dismissal over his green beliefs – Daily Telegraph

“An executive, who is devoted to saving the environment, has been given permission to sue his employers for unfair dismissal for allegedly discriminating against his views on climate change.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 19th March 2009


Privacy campaigner vows legal challenge to Street View –

“A privacy campaigner will launch a legal challenge to Google’s Street View service, which was launched today. Simon Davies of Privacy International says that he will pursue ‘a test case’ against Google.”

Full story, 19th March 2009


Guardian loses legal challenge over Barclays documents gagging order – The Guardian

“The Guardian today lost a high court challenge to lift an emergency gagging order imposed on the publication of Barclays bank documents alleged to detail huge tax avoidance schemes.”

Full story

The Guardian, 19th March 2009


£3.7m for victims of human trafficking – Ministry of Justice

“Victims of human trafficking will be helped to escape prostitution and domestic servitude following the award of a new £3.7 million government grant to the POPPY Project, Justice Minister Maria Eagle announced today.”

Full story

Ministry of Justice, 19th March 2009


BAILII: Recent Decisions

High Court (Chancery Division)

Menolly Investments 3 Sarl v Cerep Sarl [2009] EWHC 516 (Ch) (18 March 2009)

High Court (Family Division)

Bury Metropolitan Borough Council v D [2009] EWHC 446 (Fam) (04 March 2009)


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