Archive for June 18th, 2009

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

T & Ors R v [2009] EWCA Crim 1035 (05 June 2009)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Adler v Ananhall Advisory & Consultancy Services Ltd [2009] EWCA Civ 586 (18 June 2009)

UBS AG & Anor v HSH Nordbank AG [2009] EWCA Civ 585 (18 June 2009)

Greenstein & Anor v Broome and Wellington LP [2009] EWCA Civ 589 (18 June 2009)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Homeserve Membership Ltd v Revenue and Customs [2009] EWHC 1311 (Ch) (18 June 2009)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Bray v Deutsche Bank AG (Rev. 1) [2009] EWHC 1356 (QB) (18 June 2009)

High Court (Family Division)

Hudson v Leigh [2009] EWHC 1306 (Fam) (05 June 2009)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Poku, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Justice & Anor [2009] EWHC 1380 (Admin) (18 June 2009)

Source: www.bailii.org

Michael Wills urges cabinet not to backtrack on attorney general – The Guardian

“Britain’s constitutional affairs minister, Michael Wills, is urging his fellow ministers not to backtrack over ending the dual role of the attorney general as politician and legal adviser to the government. It is vital to separate the roles in order to maintain public confidence in the way critical decisions are reached, he says.”

Full story

The Guardian, 17th June 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Clarke v R. [2009] EWCA Crim 1074 (12 June 2009)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Remblance v Octagon Assets Ltd [2009] EWCA Civ 581 (17 June 2009)

Sonmez v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Ors [2009] EWCA Civ 582 (17 June 2009)

Mehra v Mehra & Aras [2009] EWCA Civ 584 (17 June 2009)

Copley v Lawn & Ors [2009] EWCA Civ 580 (17 June 2009)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Cobden Investments Ltd v RWM Langport Ltd & Ors [2009] EWHC 1362 (Ch) (17 June 2009)

Polo Woods Foundation v Shelton-Agar & Anor [2009] EWHC 1361 (Ch) (17 June 2009)

Tanks and Vessels Industries Ltd v Devon Cider Company Ltd [2009] EWHC 1360 (Ch) (17 June 2009)

High Court (Queen’s Bench)

Alexis v London Borough of Newham [2009] EWHC 1323 (QB) (15 June 2009)

High Court (Family Division)

Bath & North East Somerset Council v A Mother & Ors [2008] EWHC B10 (Fam) (22 December 2008)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Abdi, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2009] EWHC 1324 (Admin) (22 May 2009)

London District Properties Management Ltd & Ors v Goolamy & Anor [2009] EWHC 1367 (Admin) (16 June 2009)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Bovis Homes Ltd v Kendrick Construction Ltd [2009] EWHC 1359 (TCC) (09 June 2009)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Toprise Fashions Ltd v Nik Nak Clothing Co Ltd & Ors [2009] EWHC 1333 (Comm) (17 June 2009)

Source: www.bailii.org

First trial without jury approved – BBC News

“The Court of Appeal has ruled that a criminal trial can take place in front of a judge without a jury for the first time in England and Wales.”

Full story

BBC News, 18th June 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

In re Attorney General’s Reference (No 3 of 1999) – WLR Daily

In re Attorney General’s Reference (No 3 of 1999) [2009] UKHL 34; [2009] WLR (D) 192

“An order made by the House of Lords on an Attorney General’s reference in October 2000 prohibiting identification of the defendant, D, should now, on a balance of the defendant’s right to privacy under art 8 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and the right of the media to freedom of expression and communication under art 10, be discharged.”

WLR Daily, 17th June 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.

TRM Copy Centres (UK) Ltd and others v Lanwall Services Ltd – WLR Daily

TRM Copy Centres (UK) Ltd and others v Lanwall Services Ltd [2009] UKHL35; [2009] WLR (D) 190

“An agreement between the provider of photocopiers and the retailer in whose premises the photocopiers were located was not a consumer hire agreement within the meaning of s 15 of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 if there was no obligation on the part of the retailer to make any payment in cash or kind for the hire of the photocopiers.”

Source: www.lawreport.co.uk

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

Official Receiver v McKay – WLR Daily

Official Receiver v McKay [2009] EWCA Civ 467; [2009] WLR (D) 191

“Where the only proven debt against a bankrupt’s estate had been withdrawn by the creditor for whatever reason, the court was empowered under s 282(1)(b) of the Insolvency Act 1986 to annul the bankruptcy order on the footing that the proven debt no longer existed at the time the annulment order was made, without investigating whether the proven debt had been fully paid or expunged.”

WLR Daily, 17th June 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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