Archive for September 23rd, 2010

Solicitor wins gagging order in website case – The Independent

“A solicitor who has been the subject of allegedly defamatory postings on a website called Solicitors From Hell won an interim injunction today against the man who runs the operation, ordering him to remove the allegations from the site.”

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The Independent, 23rd September 2010


Recent Statutory Instruments –

The Anti-Slavery Day Act 2010 (Specified Date) Order 2010

The Food Irradiation (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The Equality Act 2010 (Consequential Amendments, Saving and Supplementary Provisions) Order 2010


Handyman jailed for planting porn on boss’s computer – BBC News

“A handyman who planted child pornography on his boss’s computer in a bid to get promoted has been jailed.”

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BBC News, 23rd September 2010


Law Society puts legal aid tender case to the High Court – Law Society’s Gazette

“The Law Society warned that the Legal Services Commission’s family tender process will restrict access to justice for victims of domestic abuse, forced marriage and children, as its judicial review of the tender process began in the High Court today.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 23rd September 2010


CPS introduces “ground-breaking” legal guidance on stalking – Crown Prosecution Service

“For the first time victims of stalking have had their ordeal recognised in official government guidance. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has today published revised guidance on stalking and harassment. It emphasises the existence and widespread nature of ‘stalking’ as a particular category of harassment and it identifies the various ways in which stalking occurs.”

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Crown Prosecution Service, 23rd September 2010


Judge’s veiled criticism of Israeli actions in Gaza causes a legal dilemma – The Guardian

“As the legal establishment gears up for the new legal term starting at the end of next week, two of its leading figures must decide whether to do anything about a case that caused widespread concern during the summer.”

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The Guardian, 23rd September 2010


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Baxter v Mannion [2010] EWCA Civ 1013 (12 August 2010)

EO, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2010] EWCA Civ 1009 (17 August 2010)

YM (Eritrea) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2010] EWCA Civ 1007 (19 August 2010)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

JSC BTA Bank v Mukhtar Ablyazov & Ors [2010] EWHC 2219 (QB) (24 August 2010)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Penny v Montagu Private Equity LLP & Ors [2010] EWHC 2354 (Ch) (22 September 2010)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Cichowska, R (on the application of) v The Circuit Court In Poznan Poland [2010] EWHC 2262 (Admin) (17 August 2010)


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