Archive for April 26th, 2011

LSB sets out approach to overseeing regulation – Legal Services Board

“The LSB is today launching a new discussion paper setting out its approach to ensuring standards of regulation in the legal services sector.”

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Legal Services Board, 26th April 2011


Privacy law: what’s the way ahead? – The Guardian

“David Cameron says he is ‘uneasy’ about the development of a privacy law by judges based on the European Convention. How can we balance the right to publication with the right to privacy?”

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The Guardian, 26th April 2011


Justice Secretary warning over ECHR judgments – The Independent

“The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has been ‘rather too ready to substitute its own judgment for that of national courts’, the Justice Secretary said today.”

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The Independent, 26th April 2011


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Bond v Dunster Properties Ltd & Ors [2011] EWCA Civ 455 (21 April 2011)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Lanes Group Plc v Galliford Try Infrastructure Ltd [2011] EWHC 1035 (TCC) (19 April 2011)


Recent Statutory Instruments –

The Recycling, Preparation for Re-use and Composting Targets (Monitoring and Penalties) (Wales) Regulations 2011

The Government of Wales Act 2006 (Commencement of Assembly Act Provisions, Transitional and Saving Provisions and Modifications) Order 2011

The Non-Domestic Rating (Small Business Relief) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2011

The Public Health Wales National Health Service Trust (Membership and Procedure) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

The Non-Domestic Rating (Collection and Enforcement) (Local Lists) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2011

The Wireless Telegraphy (Licence Charges) Regulations 2011


Clementi Debate: ‘Does CPD make better barristers?’ – Bar Standards Board

“In anticipation of our consultation on Continuing Professional Development and the joint review of legal education, this year’s Clementi Debate will be discussing the future of CPD for barristers in the context of professional training as a whole.”

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Bar Standards Board, 21st April 2011


Redcard Ltd and others v Williams and others – WLR Daily

Redcard Ltd and others v Williams and others [2011] EWCA Civ 466; [2011] WLR (D) 145

“Under section 44 of the Companies Act 2006 a company document could validly be signed by signatories acting for the company even though the execution did not take place either with the common seal of the company or by expressly being signed ‘for or on behalf of the company’.”

WLR Daily, 20th April 2011


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

April 2011