Archive for July 8th, 2010

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Network Rail (Nuneaton North Chord) Order 2010

The Midland Metro Order 2010

The Northern Ireland Assembly Members Act 2010 (Commencement) Order 2010

The Education (Pupil Registration) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Supreme Court

Southern Pacific Securities 05-2 Plc v Walker & Anor [2010] UKSC 32 (07 July 2010)

HJ (Iran) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2010] UKSC 31 (07 July 2010)

Court of Appeal

Gale & Ors v Serious Organised Crime Agency [2010] EWCA Civ 759 (07 July 2010)

Mentmore International Ltd & Ors v Abbey Healthcare (Festival) Ltd & Anor [2010] EWCA Civ 761 (07 July 2010)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Goldfarb v Higgins & Ors [2010] EWHC 1587 (Ch) (07 July 2010)

Tradegro (UK) Ltd v Wigmore Street Investments Ltd & Anor [2010] EWHC 1693 (Ch) (07 July 2010)

Law Society of England & Wales v Isaac & Isaac International Holdings Ltd & Ors [2010] EWHC 1670 (Ch) (07 July 2010)

Pirtek (UK) Ltd v Joinplace Ltd (t/a Pirtek Darlington) & Ors [2010] EWHC 1641 (Ch) (07 July 2010)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Owneast Shipping Ltd v Qatar Navigation QSC [2010] EWHC 1663 (Comm) (07 July 2010)

Source: www.bailii.org

Adedoyin v Secretary of State for the Home Department – WLR Daily

Adedoyin v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2010] EWCA Civ 773; [2010] WLR (D) 172

“Dishonesty or deception was required to render a false representation a ground for mandatory refusal of an application for extension of leave to remain. The term ‘false representations’ in paras 320(7A)(7B) and 322(1A) of the Immigration Rules should be read as meaning ‘dishonest representations’, though the dishonesty need not be that of the claimant himself.”

WLR Daily, 7th July 2010

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.

A v East Sussex County Council and another – WLR Daily

A v East Sussex County Council and another [2010] EWCA Civ 743; [2010] WLR (D) 171

“Even where emergency powers were obtained under s 44 of the Children Act 1989 or exercised under s 46 of the 1989 Act to remove a child from the risk of harm, least interventions were best.”

WLR Daily, 7th July 2010

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.

Church of England pays damages over abuse claims – BBC News

“The Church of England has paid substantial damages to a woman who claims she was forcibly drugged and sexually abused whilst in the care of a church-run children’s home.”

Full story

BBC News, 7th July 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Solicitors vie for judicial office – Law Society’s Gazette

“The number of applications from solicitors for the role of civil district judge almost doubled in the last selection round, according to data published by the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) last week.”

Full story

Law Society’s Gazette, 8th July 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Why the Supreme Court ruled against the deportation of gay asylum-seekers – The Independent

“Gay and lesbian asylum-seekers have won the right to live in Britain after the Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the Government was wrong to return refugees to countries where people had to choose between homophobic persecution or hiding their true sexual identity.”

Full story

The Independent, 8th July 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk


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