Archive for October 11th, 2010

Equality Act will spark a ‘wave’ of work claims – The Lawyer

“Lawyers predict that he implementation of the Equality Act will lead to a rise in employment disputes as they take to the courts to test the boundaries of the legislation.”

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The Lawyer, 11th October 2010

Source: www.thelawyer.com

High Court defamation claims soar – Law Society’s Gazette

“The number of High Court defamation claims has risen to the highest level since the Woolf reforms, figures have shown.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 11th October 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

The Housing Renewal Grants (Prescribed Form and Particulars) (Revocation) (England) Regulations 2010

The Landfill Tax (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2010

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

High Court (Queen’s Bench)

AMM v HXW [2010] EWHC 2457 (QB) (07 October 2010)

High Court (Chancery Division)

HHY Luxembourg SARL & Anor v Barclays Bank Plc & Ors [2010] EWHC 2406 (Ch) (23 September 2010)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Aercap Partners 1 Ltd v Avia Asset Management AB [2010] EWHC 2431 (Comm) (07 October 2010)

Source: www.bailii.org

Legal profession ‘inherently masculine’, says report for LSB – Law Society’s Gazette

“Stereotyping and bias are preventing women and black and minority ethnic (BME) solicitors from furthering their careers, a report funded by the Legal Services Board has found.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 7th October 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Protect police from lawsuits, says Met chief – The Guardian

“Sir Paul Stephenson, the commissioner of the Metropolitan police, has privately lobbied the home secretary to make it harder for people to take legal action against his force, the Guardian has learned.”

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The Guardian, 10th October 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

High Court test case to keep Islamic preacher Zakir Naik out of Britain – Daily Telegraph

“A Christian minister is bringing a legal test case to try to prevent a radical Islamic preacher coming to Britain.”

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Daily Telegraph, 10th October 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk


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