Archive for April 21st, 2010

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Supreme Court

F & Anor, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2010] UKSC 17 (21 April 2010)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Lui v Chong [2010] EWCA Civ 398 (21 April 2010)

Williams v Lishman, Sidwell, Campbell & Price Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 418 (21 April 2010)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Phoenix Partners Group Llp v Asoyag [2010] EWHC 846 (QB) (21 April 2010)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Prosser, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2010] EWHC 845 (Admin) (21 April 2010)


Sex offenders win legal challenge over register – BBC News

“Two convicted sex offenders have won the right to challenge their inclusion on the UK’s sex offenders register.”

Full story

BBC News, 21st April 2010


Court backs extradition of mother to US on abduction charge – The Guardian

“High court judges have backed demands by the home secretary and the US authorities to extradite a seriously ill woman to stand trial in America on charges of abducting her daughter 12 years ago.”

Full story

The Guardian, 21st April 2010


Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2010

The Parliamentary Standards Act 2009 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2010

The Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Devolution of Policing and Justice Functions) Order 2010


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

NT, R v [2010] EWCA Crim 711 (31 March 2010)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Vodafone Ltd & Ors v British Telecommunications Plc Office of Communications [2010] EWCA Civ 391 (20 April 2010)

Walbrook Trustees (Jersey) Ltd. & Ors v Fattal & Ors [2010] EWCA Civ 408 (20 April 2010)

Milner & Anor v Carnival Plc (t/a Cunard) [2010] EWCA Civ 389 (20 April 2010)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Aspect Capital Ltd v Christensen [2010] EWHC 744 (Ch) (29 March 2010)

Amin & Anor v Amin & Ors [2010] EWHC 827 (Ch) (20 April 2010)

Paddington Basin Developments Ltd. & Ors v West End Quay Estate Management Ltd & Anor [2010] EWHC 833 (Ch) (20 April 2010)

High Court (Commercial Court)

The National Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Society Ltd v HSBC Insurance (UK) Ltd [2010] EWHC 773 (Comm) (19 April 2010)

High Court (Patents Court)

HTC Corporation v Yozmot 33 Ltd. [2010] EWHC 786 (Pat) (20 April 2010)


AWOL soldier appeals against jail sentence – The Independent

“Lawyers for a soldier who was jailed for going absent without leave after refusing to fight in Afghanistan will appeal against his sentence today.”

Full story

The Independent, 21st April 2010


Man ‘angry at phone call’ killed stranger in Greenwich – BBC News

“A man who stabbed a stranger to ‘release his rage’ at not being able to get through to his girlfriend’s phone has been found guilty of murder.”

Full story

BBC News, 20th April 2010


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