Archive for October 28th, 2010

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Harding, R. v [2010] EWCA Crim 2145 (03 September 2010)

Gripton, R. v [2010] EWCA Crim 2260 (21 September 2010)

Zulhayir, R. v [2010] EWCA Crim 2272 (28 September 2010)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Savva, R (on the application of) v Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea [2010] EWCA Civ 1209 (28 October 2010)

Patel & Anor v K&J Restaurants Ltd & Anor [2010] EWCA Civ 1211 (28 October 2010)

High Court (Family Division)

A and B (One parent killed by the other – Guidance), Re [2010] EWHC B25 (Fam) (07 September 2010)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Parasiliti- Mollica v Prosecutor General (Court of Appeal of Reggio Calabria, Italy) [2010] EWHC 2722 (Admin) (28 October 2010)

Ficuta v Trial Court of Piatra Neamt (A Romanian Judicial Authority) [2010] EWHC 2644 (Admin) (22 October 2010)

Source: www.bailii.org

Terrorism Act: No terror arrests made after 100,000 stop-and-searches – Daily Telegraph

“Out of more than 100,000 people stopped and searched by police using controversial anti-terror powers not one single arrest was made for terrorism-related offences, new figures show.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 28th October 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Supreme Court

Oceanbulk Shipping & Trading SA v TMT Asia Ltd & Ors [2010] UKSC 44 (27 October 2010)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Jacobs v Motor Insurers Bureau [2010] EWCA Civ 1208 (27 October 2010)

Robson v Robson [2010] EWCA Civ 1171 (27 October 2010)

Softlanding Systems, Inc v KDP Software Ltd & Anor [2010] EWCA Civ 1172 (27 October 2010)

Cartwright v King’s College, London [2010] EWCA Civ 1146 (27 October 2010)

Brink’s Global Services Inc & Ors v Igrox Ltd & Anor [2010] EWCA Civ 1207 (27 October 2010)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Bewry, R (on the application of) v Norfolk County Council [2010] EWHC 2545 (Admin) (06 October 2010)

High Court (Family Division)

Martin v Martin [2010] EWHC 2667 (Fam) (22 October 2010)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Marex Financial Ltd v Fluxo-Cane Overseas Ltd & Anor [2010] EWHC 2690 (Comm) (27 October 2010)

Source: www.bailii.org

Kenneth Clarke and Lord Judge: a plain-speaking verdict on life after cuts – The Guardian

“Lord chancellor and lord chief justice share a talent for bluntness, but who is the most realistic about how the deficit will affect the legal system?”

Full story

The Guardian, 28th October 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

The Social Fund Cold Weather Payments (General) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2010

The Aggregates Levy (Northern Ireland Tax Credit) (Revocation) Regulations 2010

The Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) (No.3) Order 2010

The Structural Funds (National Assembly for Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The Revenue Support Grant (Specified Body) (England) Regulations 2010

The Care Leavers (England) Regulations 2010

The Child Trust Funds (Amendment No. 4) Regulations 2010

The Legislative Reform (Civil Partnership) Order 2010

The Legislative and Regulatory Reform (Regulatory Functions) (Amendment) Order 2010

The Child Trust Funds (Amendment No. 4) Regulations 2010

The Civil Procedure (Amendment No.3) Rules 2010

The Controlled Drugs (Drug Precursors) (Intra‑Community Trade and Community External Trade) Regulations 2010

The Misuse of Drugs (Licence Fees) Regulations 2010

The Building Society Special Administration (England and Wales) Rules 2010

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Appeal court verdict could open the door for vicarious liability claimants – The Guardian

“This week, the question of who is potentially liable for the alleged physical and sexual abuse of 150 pupils at St William’s boys’ school in east Yorkshire between 1960 and 1992 was considered by the court of appeal. In 2004 the main abuser, Brother James Carragher, headmaster during this period, was convicted of abusing boys at the home.”

Full story

The Guardian, 27th October 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Lawyer fees could come out of client’s damages – Daily Telegraph

“Lawyers fighting civil actions may be handed a cut of their client’s damages for the first time in a bid to cut frivolous claims, the Justice Secretary has signalled.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 27th October 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk


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