Archive for April 19th, 2011

Recent Statutory Instruments –

The Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (Commencement No. 6) Order 2011

The Animal By-Products (Enforcement) (Wales) Regulations 2011

The Community Care, Services for Carers and Children’s Services (Direct Payments) (Wales) Regulations 2011

The Independent Health Care (Wales) Regulations 2011


‘Restoring confidence so victims report rape is key’ – The Guardian

“As the director of public prosecutions, Keir Starmer is responsible for prosecutions, legal issues and criminal justice policy. Since he took up the post in November 2008, he has had to contend with the case of the death of Ian Tomlinson at the 2009 G20 Summit, the controversy around assisted suicide and has been drawn into the News of the World phone hacking scandal. Now he faces another challenge.”

Full story

The Guardian, 19th April 2011


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Djanogly v Westminster City Council [2011] EWCA Civ 432 (19 April 2011)

ZZ v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 440 (19 April 2011)

Thorne v Courtier & Ors [2011] EWCA Civ 460 (19 April 2011)

CMA- CGM Marseille v Petro Broker International [2011] EWCA Civ 461 (19 April 2011)

Sandhu (t/a Isher Fashions UK) v Jet Star Retail Ltd & Ors [2011] EWCA Civ 459 (19 April 2011)

Beedles v Guinness Northern Counties Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 442 (19 April 2011)

ETK v News Group Newspapers Ltd. [2011] EWCA Civ 439 (19 April 2011)

Boswell & Ors v Lawson & Ors [2011] EWCA Civ 452 (19 April 2011)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Amin v Amin [2011] EWHC 1026 (Ch) (19 April 2011)

Cattle v Evans & Anor [2011] EWHC 945 (Ch) (19 April 2011)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Najib v John Laing Plc [2011] EWHC 1016 (QB) (19 April 2011)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Condliff, R (On the Application Of) v North Staffordshire Primary Care Trust [2011] EWHC 872 (Admin) (07 April 2011)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

CRJ Services Ltd v Lanstar Ltd (t/a CSG Lanstar) [2011] EWHC 972 (TCC) (19 April 2011)

Barr & Ors v Biffa Waste Services Ltd (No 3) [2011] EWHC 1003 (TCC) (19 April 2011)

Mears Ltd v Leeds City Council (No 2) [2011] EWHC 1031 (TCC) (19 April 2011)


Man guilty of wife’s fake raid murder – The Independent

“A shopkeeper who bludgeoned his postmistress wife to death as she slept then blamed an armed robber was convicted of murder today.”

Full story

The Independent, 19th April 2011


Court results put on Twitter by West Midlands Police – BBC News

“Results from cases heard at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court are being put on Twitter by West Midlands Police.”

Full story

BBC News, 19th April 2011


Pet micro-pig returns to owner’s Ramsbottom shop – BBC News

“A pet pig who was banned from his owner’s shop by a council has been allowed back in after the discovery of a legal loophole.”

Full story

BBC News, 19th April 2011


Secrecy fears after court bans contact with 65 people – Daily Telegraph

“Fresh fears have been raised about secrecy in court cases after a judge banned journalists approaching 65 different people in a new gagging order.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 19th April 2011


April 2011