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Dallah Real Estate and Tourism Holding Co v Ministry of Religious Affairs, Government of Pakistan – WLR Daily

Dallah Real Estate and Tourism Holding Co v Ministry of Religious Affairs, Government of Pakistan [2010] UKSC 46; [2010] WLR (D) 279

“When an English court was asked to enforce a foreign arbitration award made against a non-signatory to the contract containing the arbitration clause, whom the arbitral tribunal had determined had been a party to the contract, the court would, if the enforcement claim was challenged, determine anew the question as to whether or not the non-signatory had been a party.”

WLR Daily, 4th November 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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

Border Agency may be discriminating against Pakistanis, says inspector – The Guardian

“The UK Border Agency has been warned it may be discriminating unlawfully against Pakistanis applying for British visas and in favour of applicants from Abu Dhabi, Bahrain and Dubai.”

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The Guardian, 4th November 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Dallah Estate and Tourism Holding Co v Ministry of Religious Affairs of the Government of Pakistan – WLR Daily

Dallah Estate and Tourism Holding Co v Ministry of Religious Affairs of the Government of Pakistan [2009] EWCA Civ 755; [2009] WLR (D) 2

“When a court was reviewing an international arbitration award made under ss 100–103 of the Arbitration Act 1996 careful attention was to be accorded to the type of hearing and the standard of proof required to establish that an award was “not valid” for the purposes of s 103(2)(b) of the 1996 Act. Further, when an assertion of estoppel was made, going to the matter of non-validity, the fact that the jurisdiction of the arbitral tribunal was founded on consent, rather than legislation, could be critical.”

WLR Daily, 21st July 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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

Britons facing execution in Pakistan seek Miliband’s help – The Guardian

“Lawyers for two British nationals who face the death penalty in Pakistan, after allegedly being tortured to give confessions for murder they insist they did not commit, have asked the Foreign Office to intervene urgently in the case.”

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The Guardian, 16th April 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

UK ‘ignoring men’s torture claim’ – BBC News

“The UK government has been accused of ‘doing nothing’ to help two men from Birmingham who were allegedly tortured in police custody in Pakistan.”

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BBC News, 17th March 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

MPs seek answers on torture ‘outsourcing’ – The Guardian

“Allegations in the Guardian that the government has ‘outsourced’ interrogation techniques involving the torture of British nationals in Pakistan must be investigated immediately, a cross-party group of backbench MPs said yesterday. In a highly critical report, the Commons foreign affairs committee also accuses the government of watering down its ‘anti-torture commitments’.

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The Guardian, 21st July 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Law Soc backs Pakistani lawyers’ street protest – The Lawyer

“The Law Society has repeated its call for the rule of law to be upheld in Pakistan to protect the country’s lawyers and judges.”

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The Lawyer, 11th June 2008

Source: www.thelawyer.com


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