Archive for April 8th, 2011

Société fiduciaire nationale d’expertise comptable v Ministre du Budget, des Comptes publics et de la Fonction publique – WLR Daily

Société fiduciaire nationale d’expertise comptable v Ministre du Budget, des Comptes publics et de la Fonction publique (Case C-119/09); [2011] WLR (D) 127

“National legislation totally prohibiting the members of a regulated profession from engaging in canvassing was contrary to article 24(1) of European Parliament and Council Directive 2006/123/EC of 12 December 2006 on services in the internal market (OJ 2006 L 376, p 36).”

WLR Daily, 5th April 2011

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

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

Enviroco Ltd v Farstad Supply A/S – WLR Daily

Enviroco Ltd v Farstad Supply A/S [2011] UKSC 16; [2011] WLR (D) 126

“When a Scottish holding company’s entire shareholding in one of its subsidiary companies had been pledged to a Scottish creditor as security and, pursuant to Scots law, the creditor had become the registered shareholder, the subsidiary company was, for the purposes of section 736 of the Companies Act 1985, no longer a subsidiary of the holding company.”

WLR Daily, 6th April 2011

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

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

Employment lawyers see surge in disputes – Law Society’s Gazette

“Employment solicitors have seen a surge in clients seeking advice on work-related disputes, according to figures seen by the Gazette.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 8th April 2011

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Ramsey & Ors, R v [2011] EWCA Crim 872 (07 April 2011)

Davies, R v [2011] EWCA Crim 871 (07 April 2011)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Worsdell v Golledge & Anor [2011] EWCA Civ 364 (07 April 2011)

Jogo Associates Ltd & Ors v Internacionale Retail Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 384 (07 April 2011)

High Court (Administrative Court)

New London College Ltd, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWHC 856 (Admin) (07 April 2011)

Source: www.bailii.org

Abuse claims against surgeon could not be prosecuted in UK – The Independent

“Police investigating allegations that a heart specialist who worked at London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital had sexually abused children in Kenya found they would have been unable to bring a prosecution because the alleged offences occurred before May 2004, a spokesman for Scotland Yard said yesterday.”

Full story

The Independent, 8th April 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Child abuse trial judge accused of being drunk in court – The Guardian

“The legal watchdog is investigating a crown court judge after he was accused of being ‘influenced by alcohol’ during a trial in which an alleged paedophile was freed.”

Full story

The Guardian, 8th April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Accused wins appeal after judge told him: ‘Shut your mouth’ – Daily Telegraph

“A defendant who was told by a judge to “shut your mouth and listen” just before he had to give evidence on why he had two knives in his car has had his subsequent convictions overturned.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 8th April 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk


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