Archive for April 20th, 2011

Challenge to ban on sex parties in London mansion fails – BBC News

“A man has failed in his bid to overturn a ban on holding events including sex parties at his London mansion.”

Full story

BBC News, 20th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Government loses abortion battle – BBC News

“The Department of Health has lost a court battle to keep secret some details on abortion statistics.”

Full story

BBC News, 20th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Williams & Ors v Redcard Ltd & Ors [2011] EWCA Civ 466 (20 April 2011)

Berezovsky & Anor v Edmiston & Company Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 431 (19 April 2011)

Finurba Corporate Finance Ltd v Sipp SA & Anor [2011] EWCA Civ 465 (20 April 2011)

Okafor & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 499 (20 April 2011)

Vestergaard Frandsen SA ( MVf3 APS) & Ors v Bestnet Europe Ltd & Ors [2011] EWCA Civ 424 (20 April 2011)

RK (Zimbabwe) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 456 (20 April 2011)

Davenport v The City of Westminster [2011] EWCA Civ 458 (19 April 2011)

Buckinghamshire County Council v Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames [2011] EWCA Civ 457 (19 April 2011)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Montgomery v Brown [2011] EWHC 875 (QB) (08 April 2011)

OPQ v BJM & Anor [2011] EWHC 1059 (QB) (20 April 2011)

Henry v News Group Newspapers Ltd (Rev 1) [2011] EWHC 1058 (QB) (20 April 2011)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Hussain & Anor v Wycombe Islamic Mission and Mosque Trust Ltd & Anor [2011] EWHC 971 (Ch) (20 April 2011)

Alliance & Anor v Tishbi & ors [2011] EWHC 1015 (Ch) (20 April 2011)

A & E Television Networks LLC & Anor v Discovery Communications Europe Ltd. [2011] EWHC 1038 (Ch) (20 April 2011)

The Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire Authority v Gladman Commercial Properties [2011] EWHC 1918 (Ch) (20 April 2011)

Virgin Enterprises Ltd v Casey [2011] EWHC 1036 (Ch) (20 April 2011)

Pritchard & Ors v Teitelbaum & Ors [2011] EWHC 1063 (Ch) (20 April 2011)

High Court (Family Division)

X, Y, Z (Minors), Re [2011] EWHC 402 (Fam) (03 March 2011)

High Court (Administrative Court)

British Telecommunications Plc & Anor, R (on the application of) v The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills [2011] EWHC 1021 (Admin) (20 April 2011)

Griffin, R (on the application of) v City of Westminster Magistrates Court [2011] EWHC 943 (Admin) (20 April 2011)

Ismailaj v The Parole Board of England & Wales & Anor [2011] EWHC 1020 (Admin) (20 April 2011)

British Bankers Association, R (on the application of) v The Financial Services Authority & Anor [2011] EWHC 999 (Admin) (20 April 2011)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Pacific Inter-Link Sdn Bhd v Efko Food Ingredients Ltd. [2011] EWHC 923 (Comm) (13 April 2011)

Source: www.bailii.org

Filesharing: BT and TalkTalk fail in challenge to Digital Economy Act – The Guardian

“Government plans to curb illegal filesharing received a significant boost on Wednesday, as a judicial review of the controversial Digital Economy Act failed to halt the legislation.”

Full story

The Guardian, 20th April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

GJB v R. [2011] EWCA Crim 867 (01 April 2011)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Secerno Ltd & Ors v Oxford Magistrates Court & Anor [2011] EWHC 1009 (Admin) (19 April 2011)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Dubai Islamic Bank PJSC v PSI Energy Holding Company & Ors (Rev 1) [2011] EWHC 1019 (Comm) (19 April 2011)

Source: www.bailii.org

North Shore Ventures Ltd v Anstead Holdings Inc and others – WLR Daily

North Shore Ventures Ltd v Anstead Holdings Inc and others [2011] EWHC 910 (Ch); [2011] WLR (D) 138

“Para 1.5 of Practice Direction 39A supplementing CPR Pt 39 did not deem a hearing to be in private which had not been listed as a private matter. The general rule for proceedings to be held in public unless otherwise stated applied to proceedings not listed in private.”

WLR Daily, 13th 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.

Revenue and Customs Commissioners v Cotter – WLR Daily

Revenue and Customs Commissioners v Cotter [2011] EWHC 896 (Ch); [2011] WLR (D) 137

“The court had jurisdiction to determine in collection proceedings whether a taxpayer was entitled to include in his tax return a claim for relief and so rely on it as a defence to the claim for immediate payment.”

WLR Daily, 14th 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.


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