Archive for November 18th, 2010

Wiltshire policeman cleared of assault on appeal – BBC News

“A Wiltshire policeman convicted of assaulting a woman in custody has been cleared on appeal.”

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BBC News, 18th November 2010


Making criminal justice statistics more transparent – Ministry of Justice

“Making criminal justice statistics more transparent and user friendly is the aim of a consultation launched today (17 November).”

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Ministry of Justice, 17th November 2010


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Supreme Court

Multi-Link Leisure Developments Ltd v Lanarkshire Council (Scotland) [2010] UKSC 47 (17 November 2010)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Shields v Merseyside Police [2010] EWCA Civ 1281 (17 November 2010)

W (A Minor) [2010] EWCA Civ 1280 (18 November 2010)

High Court (Chancery)

Football Dataco Ltd & Ors v Sportradar GmbH & Anor [2010] EWHC 2911 (Ch) (17 November 2010)

Phillips v Newsgroup Newspapers Ltd & Ors [2010] EWHC 2952 (Ch) (17 November 2010)

C v D & D2 [2010] EWHC 2940 (Ch) (16 November 2010)

Giorgio Armani SpA v Sunrich Clothing Ltd [2010] EWHC 2939 (Ch) (16 November 2010)


Recent Statutory Instruments –

The Electricity (Guarantees of Origin of Electricity Produced from Renewable Energy Sources) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The European Communities (Designation) (No. 5) Order 2010


Donald v Ntuli – WLR Daily

Donald v Ntuli [2010] EWCA Civ 1276; [2010] WLR (D) 291

“Whether, in view of the principle of open justice, it was necessary for a court to restrain publication of the existence of proceedings and the anonymity of the parties, depended on the facts of the particular case. Restrictions should be the least that could be imposed, consistent with the protection of a party’s right to respect for that party’s private and family life, and whether the continued anonymity was justified by the fact that there might be a significant risk of serious consequences to that right which might not be remediable.”

WLR Daily, 17th November 2010


Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

High Court action over London City Airport expansion – BBC News

“A group of residents from east London are taking a council to court over a decision to allow 50% more flights a year from London City Airport.”

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BBC News, 18th November 2010


Neuberger: mediation is no substitute for justice – Law Society’s Gazette

“Mediation ‘cannot be a substitute for justice’, the master of the rolls warned this week, in a view that appears sharply at odds with government proposals to replace many legal aid-funded cases with alternative dispute resolution.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 18th November 2010


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