Archive for November 29th, 2010

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

AA & SA, R v [2010] EWCA Crim 2805 (29 November 2010)

Gibson, R v [2010] EWCA Crim 2813 (18 November 2010)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission v Beesley & Anor [2010] EWCA Civ 1344 (24 November 2010)

Oates & Anor v Hooper & Anor [2010] EWCA Civ 1346 (26 November 2010)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Hampshire County Council v Beazer Homes Ltd [2010] EWHC 3095 (QB) (29 November 2010)

Tullett Prebon Plc & Ors v BGC Brokers LP & Ors [2010] EWHC 3100 (QB) (29 November 2010)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Accidia Foundation v Simon C Dickinson Ltd. [2010] EWHC 3058 (Ch) (26 November 2010)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Zagorski & Baze, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills & Ors [2010] EWHC 3110 (Admin) (29 November 2010)

Allan Rutherford Llp Solicitors v The Legal Services Commission [2010] EWHC 3068 (Admin) (26 November 2010)

KM, R (on the application of) v Cambridgeshire County Council [2010] EWHC 3065 (Admin) (26 November 2010)


Family courts have lost authority, warns judge – Law Society’s Gazette

“A High Court judge has warned that the family court needs to reassert its authority to tackle the ‘lack of respect’ shown for its orders.”

Full story

Law Society’s Gazette, 29th November 2010


G20 policeman faces misconduct charges over Ian Tomlinson death – The Guardian

“The police officer who attacked Ian Tomlinson at the G20 protests will be accused of ‘inadvertently causing or contributing’ to his death at a gross misconduct hearing, it was revealed today.”

Full story

The Guardian, 29th November 2010


Death row drug faces restrictions from UK – BBC News

“Business Secretary Vince Cable has restricted the export of a drug used to execute prisoners in the United States.”

Full story

BBC News, 29th November 2010


The Epilim case shows the flaws in the legal aid regime – The Guardian

“Families who claim the epilepsy drug was linked to birth defects have few options left after the LSC withdrew funding.”

Full story

The Guardian, 29th November 2010


Lets hear it for the child; Restoring the Authority of the Family Court, Blue skies and Sacred cows – Speech by Mr Justice Coleridge

Lets hear it for the child; Restoring the Authority of the Family Court, Blue skies and Sacred cows (PDF)

Speech by Mr Justice Coleridge

Association of Lawyers for Children: 21st Annual Conference, 26th November 2010


Inventor entitled to share of employer’s actual, not potential patent earnings, says Court of Appeal –

“The inventor of a medical device is entitled to a ‘fair share’ of the actual benefit earned from that device by his employer, the Court of Appeal has ruled. An inventor cannot complain if his employer did not exploit the invention well or at all, it said.”

Full story, 29th November 2010


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