Archive for March, 2011

Leicestershire police officers criticised in IPCC probe – BBC News

“Two Leicestershire police officers face misconduct proceedings following an investigation into the way they dealt with a victim of harassment.”

Full story

BBC News, 29th March 2011


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Supreme Court

Duncombe & Ors v Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families [2011] UKSC 14 (29 March 2011)

Jones v Kaney [2011] UKSC 13 (29 March 2011)

Lumba (WL) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] UKSC 12 (23 March 2011)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Folgate London Market Ltd v Chaucer Insurance Plc [2011] EWCA Civ 328 (31 March 2011)

W (Children) [2011] EWCA Civ 345 (30 March 2011)

Societe Generale, London Branch v Geys [2011] EWCA Civ 307 (30 March 2011)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Rauniar v General Medical Council [2011] EWHC 782 (Admin) (30 March 2011)

High Court (Patents Court)

Les Laboratoires Servier & Anor v Apotex Inc & Ors [2011] EWHC 730 (Pat) (29 March 2011)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

The Rugby Football Union v Viagogo Ltd. [2011] EWHC 764 (QB) (30 March 2011)

Cook v Telegraph Media Group Ltd [2011] EWHC 763 (QB) (29 March 2011)

Richardson v The Chief Constable of West Midlands Police [2011] EWHC 773 (QB) (29 March 2011)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Durham County Council v Jeremy Kendall (t/a HLB Architects) [2011] EWHC 780 (TCC) (31 March 2011)


Fraudsters jailed for £140,000 injury law scam – Law Society’s Gazette

“Six fraudsters were jailed last week for fronting a fake claims company that defrauded 19 personal injury law firms of almost £140,000.”

Full story

Law Society’s Gazette, 31st March 2011


G20 pathologist Freddy Patel suspended – BBC News

“Pathologist Dr Freddy Patel has been suspended for four months by the General Medical Council.”

Full story

BBC News, 31st March 2011


Former MP Jim Devine jailed for 16 months over expenses – BBC News

“Ex-Labour MP Jim Devine has been jailed for 16 months for fraudulently claiming £8,385 in expenses.”

Full story

BBC News, 31st March 2011


ECJ asked to rule on crucial internet publishing jurisdiction issue –

“The Court of Appeal has asked the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to decide whether online publishing takes place where information is hosted or where it is read.”

Full story, 30th March 2011


Regina v Taylor (George Charles) – WLR Daily

Regina v Taylor (George Charles) [2011] EWCA Crim 728;  [2011] WLR (D)  108

“Records kept on computer that affected or related to a company’s property or affairs were within the composite expression ‘book or paper affecting or relating to the company’s property or affairs’ within section 206(1)(c) of the Insolvency Act 1986.”

WLR Daily, 25th March 2011


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

March 2011