Archive for April 18th, 2011

Recent Statutory Instruments –

The Social Care Charges (Wales) Measure 2010 (Commencement) Order 2011

The Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 (Commencement No. 3) (Wales) Order 2011

The Children and Young Persons Act 2008 (Commencement No. 6) (Wales) Order 2011

The Marine Licensing (Notices Appeals) (Wales) Regulations 2011

The Student Fees (Amounts) (Wales) Regulations 2011

The Student Fees (Approved Plans) (Wales) Regulations 2011


Family of Kevin Lavelle loses ‘dumbbell’ legal bid – BBC News

“The family of a man who died in a pub fight after being attacked with an iron dumbbell have lost their latest legal bid to find his killer.”

Full story

BBC News, 18th April 2011


Law Commissions call for new law to be written to give consumers right to compensation –

“A new law should be created giving consumers the right to take misleading and aggressive businesses to court, the Law Commission and Scottish Law Commission have said.”

Full story, 18th April 2011


Law Soc and Bar Council urged to take action over Solicitors from Hell site – The Lawyer

“The Law Society and Bar Council should investigate defamatory comments made on the Solicitors from Hell website to find an effective route of redress for firms named on the website, a High Court has said.”

Full story

The Lawyer, 18th April 2011


Jail term for man who burned Koran – The Independent

“A man who burned a Koran in front of city centre shoppers has been jailed for 70 days.”

Full story

The Independent, 18th April 2011


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Allan & Ors, R. v [2011] EWCA Crim 1022 (18 April 2011)

Beesley & Anor, R. v [2011] EWCA Crim 1021 (18 April 2011)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

S (Children) , RE [2011] EWCA Civ 454 (18 April 2011)

RS (Pakistan) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 434 (18 April 2011)

Rooff Ltd. v Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government [2011] EWCA Civ 435 (18 April 2011)

MD (China) & Ors, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 453 (18 April 2011)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Apsion v Dilnot [2011] EWHC 869 (QB) (18 April 2011)

Police of the Metropolis & Anoir v Times Newspapers Ltd & Anor [2011] EWHC 776 (QB) (18 April 2011)

Harty v Sabre International Security Ltd & Anor [2011] EWHC 852 (QB) (05 April 2011)

High Court (Administrative Court)

B v The District Court In Trutnov & Anor (Two Czech Judicial Authorities) [2011] EWHC 963 (Admin) (15 April 2011)

Jorgenson, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Justice [2011] EWHC 977 (Admin) (15 April 2011)


Legal aid cuts will harm children, says champion of justice for the poor – The Guardian

“Tireless Pauline McIntyre, who works in one of the UK’s most deprived areas, says family law is unfairly seen as a soft target.”

Full story

The Guardian, 18th April 2011


April 2011