Recent Case Law Updates in the UK

Thu Jun 13 2024

Issa Seed, Daniel Mensah, Adel Yussuf vs The King

Court of Appeal reviews convictions and sentences in a high-profile gang-related murder case, providing key insights for criminal law practitioners.

Criminal Law Appeals Gang-related Offences
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Exporien Mining Private Limited Company vs Aggreko International Projects Limited

High Court rules on security for costs in a consultancy agreement dispute, highlighting key considerations for commercial litigators.

Commercial Litigation Security For Costs Consultancy Agreements
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Wetherell vs Student Loans Company Limited

High Court rules on whether the Student Loans Company is an emanation of the state, impacting direct enforceability of European Directives.

Personal Injury European Directives Public Law
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Woodhouse vs The Information Commissioner

Tribunal upholds Information Commissioner's decision to withhold data accessible through other means, impacting future FOIA requests.

Foia Information Rights Public Law
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Applicant vs Government of Latvia

The European Court of Human Rights finds a violation of Article 5 § 3 due to insufficient reasoning for continued pre-trial detention, providing significant insights for criminal law practitioners.

Human Rights Criminal Law Pre-trial Detention
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Wed Jun 12 2024

Triplark Limited vs Philip John Whale and Others

High Court rules on landlord's right to renew communal heating system, impacting leaseholders' obligations.

Property Law Lease Disputes Landlord And Tenant
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High Court rules on the jurisdictional issues in an international child arrangement case, providing key insights for family law practitioners.

Family Law Child Arrangements International Jurisdiction
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S vs The Information Commissioner and The Mid and East Antrim Borough Council

First-tier Tribunal dismisses appeal against Information Commissioner's decision on vexatious FOIA request, highlighting key considerations for public authorities.

Foia Information Rights Vexatious Requests
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Tue Jun 11 2024

Ewa Andrysiewicz vs Circuit Court in Lodz, Poland

High Court rules on extradition appeal, balancing public interest and Article 8 rights in a fraud conviction case.

Extradition Law Human Rights Law Article 8 Echr
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Boughey & Field vs Toogood International Transport and Agricultural Services Ltd

High Court extends administration of Toogood International Transport and Agricultural Services Ltd, clarifying secured creditor consent requirements.

Insolvency Law Administration Secured Creditors
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Hackwood vs The Registrar of Approved Driving Instructors

First-Tier Tribunal dismisses appeal by trainee driving instructor against refusal to renew his licence, setting a precedent for future ADI trainee licence applications.

Driving Instructor Licensing Administrative Law Regulatory Appeals
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Abdullah vs The Registrar of Approved Driving Instructors

The First-Tier Tribunal dismisses an appeal by a trainee driving instructor seeking a further licence extension, providing insights into regulatory compliance for driving instructors.

Driving Instruction Regulatory Law Administrative Law
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Virgin Aviation TM Limited & Virgin Enterprises Limited vs Alaska Airlines Inc

Court of Appeal rules on trademark licensing dispute between Virgin and Alaska Airlines, providing key insights for intellectual property and contract law practitioners.

Trademark Law Contract Law Commercial Litigation
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Goodwin vs Information Commissioner and Liverpool City Council

Tribunal overturns Information Commissioner's decision, ruling that FOIA request on social workers' complaints was not vexatious.

Foia Information Rights Public Law
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BRS vs Paul Francis Gadd

High Court awards significant damages in historical sexual abuse case involving former rock singer Gary Glitter.

Sexual Abuse Compensation Claims Psychological Injury
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Fri Jun 07 2024

Healey vs McGrath and Ramsay Health Care

High Court rules on medical negligence and apportionment of liability in a tragic surgical death case, offering critical insights for clinical negligence practitioners.

Medical Negligence Clinical Negligence Liability Apportionment
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Richbrook Developments Limited vs The Pensions Regulator

The First-tier Tribunal upholds a £400 penalty against Richbrook Developments Limited for failing to comply with pension re-declaration requirements, emphasizing the importance of timely compliance.

Pension Law Regulatory Compliance Employment Law
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IPE Marble Arch Limited vs Anthony Moran

High Court reviews dismissal of forgery and fraud charges in a property development dispute, offering critical insights for criminal and property law practitioners.

Criminal Law Property Law Forgery Fraud
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The Director of Public Prosecutions vs The Estate of Mildred Edwards (Deceased) & Mr Christopher Robin Edwards

High Court rules on the application to vary a property freezing order to allow for legal costs, providing key insights for practitioners dealing with civil recovery proceedings.

Civil Recovery Property Freezing Order Legal Costs
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AH vs BH

Family Court rules on financial remedies in a high-stakes divorce involving a £50 million estate and a prenuptial agreement.

Family Law Financial Remedies Prenuptial Agreement
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Leonida Vasile vs Brad City Court, Romania

High Court deliberates on the balance between public interest in extradition and Article 8 ECHR rights in the case of Leonida Vasile.

Extradition Human Rights Article 8 Echr
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The King (on the application of Paul Black) vs Secretary of State for Justice

High Court rules on the set-off of county court damages against High Court costs in a case involving a prisoner and the Secretary of State for Justice.

Judicial Review Costs Set-off Administrative Law
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Asante Kwaku Berko vs United States of America

High Court rules on the extradition of a dual Ghanaian-US citizen accused of foreign bribery and money laundering, providing key insights for extradition law practitioners.

Extradition Law Criminal Law International Law
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Seneschall vs Trisant Foods Limited & Others

High Court addresses the admissibility of expert evidence in a shareholder dispute over valuation methodologies for a start-up company.

Company Law Shareholder Disputes Expert Evidence
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Invenia Technical Computing Corporation and Invenia Labs Limited vs Matthew Hudson

High Court rules on a complex insolvency dispute involving multiple statutory demands, providing key insights for insolvency practitioners.

Insolvency Law Commercial Litigation Costs Orders
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Allied Irish Banks plc & Anor v. Bradley & Ors

High Court rules on costs dispute following a settlement agreement, providing crucial insights for litigation and finance lawyers.

Costs Litigation Finance Law
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Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank, Singapore Branch vs PPT Energy Trading Co Ltd

The Singapore Court of Appeal addresses complex issues of costs, interest, and damages in a commercial dispute involving fraudulent transactions, providing significant insights for commercial litigators.

Commercial Litigation Fraud Costs Interest
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Hii Yii Ann and Alliance Lumber (PNG) Limited vs Tiong Thai King and Everrise Cooperation Pte Ltd

Singapore International Commercial Court rules on the necessity of further particulars in a complex logging agreement dispute, providing key insights for commercial litigators.

Civil Procedure Pleadings Commercial Litigation
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Fiesta Hotels and Resorts SL & Ors vs Deutsche Bank AG & Ors

High Court rules on disclosure obligations in a complex commercial dispute involving allegations of fraud and misrepresentation.

Commercial Litigation Disclosure Fraud Misrepresentation
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Thu Jun 06 2024

The King (on the application of MD Ayaz Karim) vs Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)

High Court examines procedural implications of statutory ouster of judicial review in immigration appeal case.

Immigration Law Judicial Review Administrative Law
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JWS vs JZX

High Court grants anonymity to a defendant in a sensitive case involving historic sexual abuse allegations, balancing privacy rights against open justice.

Privacy Law Human Rights Anonymity Orders Sexual Abuse
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Ian Abbott vs The Information Commissioner

The First-tier Tribunal dismisses an appeal against the Information Commissioner's decision to withhold legal advice related to a controversial planning application, reinforcing the strength of legal professional privilege.

Freedom Of Information Legal Professional Privilege Planning Law
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Briant vs Baldacchino

Upper Tribunal denies modification of restrictive covenant in property redevelopment case, impacting future land use and planning permissions.

Property Law Restrictive Covenants Land Use Planning Permissions
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Applicant vs Ukraine

ECHR rules on the fairness of a trial involving a mentally ill defendant, highlighting significant issues regarding legal representation and procedural rights.

Human Rights Fair Trial Mental Health Law
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Start Mortgages DAC vs Defendants

High Court remits possession order case back to plenary hearing due to incomplete evidence and allegations of undue influence.

Property Law Undue Influence Possession Orders
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NTT Data Belgique and Others vs EIB

General Court rules on the suspension of an EIB decision rejecting a consortium's tender, providing insights into EU procurement law.

Eu Law Procurement Law Interim Measures
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ZZ vs AA

High Court rules on international child custody dispute, providing crucial insights for family law practitioners.

Family Law Child Custody International Law
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Wed Jun 05 2024

A County Council vs L, S, and A

Family Court considers withdrawal of proceedings in a complex child injury case, highlighting the balance between justice and child welfare.

Family Law Child Welfare Court Proceedings
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Rex vs Frederick Ambrose

Court of Appeal reviews leniency of sentence for historical sexual offences by a youth football coach.

Criminal Law Sexual Offences Court Of Appeal
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The King on the application of GH (a child, by her father and litigation friend, KL) and three others vs The Mayor of London

High Court rules on the extension of the Universal Free School Meals scheme, impacting Charedi children attending independent schools.

Administrative Law Education Law Judicial Review
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Dawid Filip Huzniak vs Polish Judicial Authority

High Court dismisses extradition appeal by Dawid Filip Huzniak, emphasizing serious criminal allegations and public interest.

Extradition Law Human Rights Criminal Law
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Ratajewski vs Polish Judicial Authority

High Court denies bail in complex extradition case involving serious allegations and risk of absconding.

Extradition Law Criminal Law Bail Applications
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Hope Capital 2 Limited vs Stephen Michael Jones

High Court examines the validity of a new agreement and its impact on a loan guarantee in a significant business loan dispute.

Business Loans Loan Agreements Guarantee And Indemnity Summary Judgment
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Tomic & Stein vs The Residences by Damoor Ltd & Cotran

High Court rules on compliance with a freezing injunction and awards costs in a complex property renovation dispute.

Freezing Injunction Property Dispute Costs Assessment
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Knaresborough Investments Limited vs Styles & Wood Group Limited (in Liquidation), Philip Nicholas Lanigan, and Anthony Stephen Lenehan

High Court denies extension and stay in complex commercial litigation involving assignment agreements and alleged breaches of duty.

Commercial Litigation Insolvency Law Corporate Law
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Christopher Stevens vs The Information Commissioner

Tribunal strikes out Christopher Stevens' application against The Information Commissioner, highlighting procedural nuances in data protection complaints.

Data Protection Foia Equality Act
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Ambercrown Limited vs Perrett and Lambell

Upper Tribunal clarifies consultation requirements for service charges in landlord-tenant disputes.

Landlord And Tenant Law Service Charges Consultation Requirements
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Mr Adrian Ikeji vs Office of Rail and Road & Others

Employment Appeal Tribunal rules on procedural requirements for instituting appeals, providing clarity for employment lawyers.

Employment Law Procedural Law Tribunal Appeals
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Supermac’s (Holdings) Ltd vs McDonald’s International Property Co. Ltd

General Court rules on the revocation of McDonald's 'BIG MAC' trademark, providing significant insights for IP lawyers.

Intellectual Property Trademark Law Commercial Litigation
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Hofstede Insights Oy vs Geert Hofstede BV

The General Court rules on the validity of a trade mark registration, providing critical insights for intellectual property lawyers.

Intellectual Property Trade Mark Law Euipo
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Tue Jun 04 2024

Sebastian Szwarc vs Circuit Court Gliwice (Poland)

High Court overturns extradition order for Sebastian Szwarc, citing double jeopardy and passage of time issues.

Extradition Law Criminal Law Human Rights
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Matthew Clark vs The Information Commissioner

Tribunal upholds Information Commissioner's decision on FOIA request concerning planning applications for HGV Operating Centres.

Foia Information Rights Environmental Information Regulations
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Hussain vs The Information Commissioner

Tribunal upholds the Information Commissioner's decision on FOIA exemption for personal data, impacting data protection and transparency in public sector employment.

Foia Data Protection Public Sector Employment
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Gravesham Borough Council vs On Tower UK Limited

Upper Tribunal rules on telecommunications operator's right to apply for new Code agreement after losing renewal rights under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.

Telecommunications Law Property Law Landlord And Tenant Act 1954 Electronic Communications Code
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Mulcahy vs Mulcahy

High Court addresses protracted family dispute over estate claims, shedding light on delay and summary judgment applications.

Family Law Estate Disputes Delay In Litigation
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Larsson vs Revolut Limited

High Court rules on Revolut's liability in a fraud case, clarifying duties of electronic money institutions.

Fraud Electronic Money Institutions Banking Law Contract Law
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Mon Jun 03 2024

Jaswinder Singh Bahia vs Inderdeep Singh Sidhu & A Star Liquor Mart Ltd

Court of Appeal overturns High Court decision on partnership asset distribution, setting a precedent for dissolution disputes.

Partnership Law Asset Distribution Court Of Appeal
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R v Tyrone Barton

Costs Judge Whalan rules on the classification of a hearing under the Criminal Legal Aid (Remuneration) Regulations 2013, providing key insights for criminal defense lawyers.

Criminal Law Legal Aid Costs
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R v Kola

High Court dismisses appeal on prosecution evidence pages calculation, impacting criminal legal aid remuneration.

Criminal Law Legal Aid Costs Assessment
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R v Lock

High Court clarifies the calculation of litigators graduated fees in criminal cases, providing key insights for legal aid practitioners.

Criminal Legal Aid Costs Litigation Fees
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R (Environment Agency) vs Bowden

High Court rules on the appropriate fee band for advocates in complex environmental and fraudulent waste disposal case.

Criminal Legal Aid Environmental Law Fraud
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R vs Cobb

High Court dismisses appeal on costs calculation under Criminal Legal Aid Regulations, providing crucial insights for criminal defense lawyers.

Criminal Law Legal Aid Costs Assessment
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Hussain Solicitors vs Determining Officer

High Court clarifies fee calculation for cracked trials under Criminal Legal Aid rules, impacting legal aid practitioners.

Criminal Legal Aid Costs Litigation
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R v Adeniji

High Court rules on the classification of a hearing under Criminal Legal Aid regulations, impacting solicitor remuneration.

Criminal Law Legal Aid Costs
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Greenwood vs The Information Commissioner

Tribunal rules on FOIA request involving the Attorney General's Office and Suella Braverman's email practices, providing key insights for information rights lawyers.

Information Rights Foia General Regulatory Chamber
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Yi vs Hobbs & Alaike

Upper Tribunal clarifies treatment of rent arrears and fixes arithmetical errors in rent repayment orders, providing key insights for housing law practitioners.

Housing Law Rent Repayment Orders Hmo Licensing
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Claimant vs Defendant

DIFC Court assesses costs in a protracted legal battle, providing key insights for litigation cost management.

Litigation Costs Assessment Difc Court
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Fri May 31 2024

Penny Bence vs The Information Commissioner

Tribunal partially allows appeal on Cornwall Council's withholding of information on bollards installation, impacting FOI requests.

Information Rights Environmental Information Regulations Foi Requests
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Fridays Limited vs Dawn Bunyan (Valuation Officer)

Upper Tribunal rules on agricultural exemption for business rates, providing crucial insights for property and tax lawyers.

Property Law Tax Law Business Rates
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Heaphy vs The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland

High Court dismisses Heaphy's extensive claims against Bank of Ireland, citing lack of reasonable cause of action and abuse of process.

Banking Law Competition Law Property Law Civil Procedure
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Thu May 30 2024

Dhillon vs Registrar of Approved Driving Instructors

First-tier Tribunal upholds the removal of a driving instructor from the register after repeated test failures, setting a precedent for regulatory standards.

Regulatory Law Transport Law Professional Standards
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Tarling vs Somerset Council & Save the Half Moon Group

Tribunal dismisses appeal against listing of historic pub as an Asset of Community Value, impacting local community and property law.

Community Law Property Law Localism Act 2011
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Andrew Firman vs The Registrar of Approved Driving Instructors

Tribunal upholds the removal of a driving instructor from the Register due to repeated speeding offences, stressing the importance of maintaining public confidence.

Regulatory Law Driving Instructors Tribunal Decisions
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Roberts vs The Registrar of Approved Driving Instructors

The First-tier Tribunal dismisses an appeal by a driving instructor removed from the register after failing four consecutive tests, highlighting the stringent standards for maintaining registration.

Driving Instructors Regulatory Law Administrative Law
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Jonathan Peter Dowles vs The Registrar of Approved Driving Instructors

Tribunal allows appeal against removal from the Register of Approved Driving Instructors due to speeding offences.

Regulatory Law Transport Law Professional Conduct
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Redmond vs Cherwell District Council

First-tier Tribunal reduces penalty for landlord's non-compliance with smoke and carbon monoxide alarm regulations, highlighting tenant misconduct.

Landlord And Tenant Law Regulatory Compliance
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Pavillion (Watford) Limited vs Three Rivers District Council

Tribunal upholds decision to list 'The Pavillion' as an Asset of Community Value, impacting future development plans.

Property Law Community Rights Localism Act
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Newton vs Derbyshire Dales District Council & Starkholmes Allotment Association

First-tier Tribunal upholds the listing of Starkholmes Road Allotments as an Asset of Community Value, providing key insights for property and local government lawyers.

Property Law Local Government Community Rights
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Mangera vs The Registrar of Approved Driving Instructors

First-tier Tribunal dismisses appeal of a driving instructor who used a mobile phone while instructing, emphasizing the importance of maintaining public confidence in the Register.

Driving Instructors Regulatory Law Tribunal Decisions
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Shubita vs Information Commissioner

Tribunal upholds Information Commissioner's decision on FOIA request concerning a university job application process, highlighting key issues in data protection and transparency.

Foia Data Protection Employment Law
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Wed May 29 2024

Ward vs Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police

High Court permits claim against Greater Manchester Police for injuries caused by police dog during arrest, raising significant issues about use of force and police accountability.

Police Conduct Use Of Force Civil Claims
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R vs O'Hare and Harding

High Court dismisses appeal on legal aid remuneration, clarifying the definition of a Newton hearing under the 2013 Regulations.

Legal Aid Criminal Law Costs
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Tue May 28 2024

Lloyds Developments Limited vs Accor Hotel Services UK Limited

Dispute over compliance with an unless order and associated costs.

Construction Litigation Compliance
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Tue May 28 2024

Peter Webb vs The Information Commissioner

First-Tier Tribunal dismisses Peter Webb's appeal against the Information Commissioner's decision, upholding the refusal of an FOIA request as vexatious.

Foia Information Rights Public Authority Accountability
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Thomas vs Southwick Car Centre Ltd

High Court examines the applicability of the QOCS regime in a personal injury claim, providing crucial insights for litigators.

Costs Law Personal Injury Qocs
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R vs Kapoor

Costs Judge Leonard rules on the classification of robbery offences for legal aid remuneration, impacting criminal defence practitioners.

Criminal Law Legal Aid Costs
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R v O'Sullivan

Costs Judge Leonard rules on whether two case fees are payable under the Criminal Legal Aid Regulations, providing key insights for criminal defense practitioners.

Criminal Legal Aid Costs Indictments
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R v Rafiq & Others

Costs Judge Leonard rules on the payment of trial fees under the Criminal Legal Aid (Remuneration) Regulations 2013, providing significant guidance for legal aid practitioners.

Legal Aid Criminal Law Costs
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Bugden vs The Royal Mail Group Limited

Employment Appeal Tribunal rules on disability discrimination and unfair dismissal claims, providing key insights for employment law practitioners.

Employment Law Disability Discrimination Unfair Dismissal
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Mon May 27 2024

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust vs The Mother of G

Court rules on the declaration of death by neurological criteria, providing critical insights for medical and family law practitioners.

Family Law Medical Law End-of-life Decisions
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Fri May 24 2024

Shovlin vs Site Civils and Surfacing Limited and George Crosby

Court of Appeal rules on fiduciary duty and knowing receipt, providing key insights for trust and property lawyers.

Trust Law Fiduciary Duty Property Law
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NA vs LA

Family Court emphasizes the importance of non-court dispute resolution in financial remedy cases, setting a precedent for future family law proceedings.

Family Law Non-court Dispute Resolution Financial Remedies
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C vs S

Family Court resolves a complex dispute over the use of damages awarded for a child's lifelong care needs.

Family Law Child Care Court Orders
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DH vs RH

Family Court rules on monumental legal costs in financial remedy proceedings, highlighting litigation misconduct and the implications for costs orders.

Family Law Financial Remedy Litigation Conduct
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CJ vs ME & P (By her Guardian, Sophie Winsper)

Family Court rules on international child travel and custody arrangements, highlighting risks and safeguards in cross-border family disputes.

Family Law Child Custody International Law
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Rex vs David Richards

Court of Appeal reviews leniency of suspended sentence for grievous bodily harm, offering insights into sentencing guidelines.

Criminal Law Sentencing Appeals
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The King (on the application of Joyce Oji) vs The Director of Legal Aid Casework

High Court reviews legal aid refusal for Windrush victim's compensation claim, highlighting complexities in accessing justice for vulnerable individuals.

Legal Aid Windrush Compensation Scheme Human Rights
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Hegazey vs Jorquera

High Court overturns extradition order due to mental health concerns and family ties, setting significant precedent for future extradition cases.

Extradition Law Human Rights Mental Health Law
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Gordiy vs Dorofejeva & Target Global Early Stage Fund II LP

High Court dismisses Gordiy's claims against Dorofejeva and Target Global, focusing on the complexities of FCA approval and share transactions.

Commercial Litigation Financial Services Fca Approval
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Barclays Bank Plc vs PJSC Sovcombank & LLC Sodeistvie Mezhdunarodnym Raschetam

High Court enforces exclusive jurisdiction clause in syndicated loan agreement, granting anti-suit and anti-enforcement injunctions against Russian proceedings.

Jurisdiction Injunction Sanctions Commercial Litigation
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Surrey Police vs PC & Ors

High Court addresses urgent application by Surrey Police to manage a mentally ill detainee, highlighting systemic failures in public body collaboration.

Mental Health Law Public Law Human Rights
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The Mercedes-Benz NOx Emissions Group Litigation Aurora Cavallari & others vs Mercedes-Benz Group AG & others

High Court rules on the disclosure of firmware files in Mercedes-Benz NOx emissions litigation, impacting future automotive litigation.

Emissions Litigation Automotive Law Disclosure
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Unity Plus Healthcare Limited vs Peter Gareth Clay, James Matthew Patton, Adam Charles Lyle, Tao Staffing Solutions Limited, Clay Business Services Limited

High Court rules on defamation claim involving serious allegations of fraud and misconduct in the healthcare sector.

Defamation Media Law Healthcare Law
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Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd vs Loverseed, Fenton, O'Connor

EAT rules on disclosure of internal management documents in a redundancy and discrimination case involving Virgin Atlantic Airways, providing key insights for employment lawyers.

Employment Law Redundancy Indirect Discrimination
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Laurentiu Tarbuc vs Dawn Bunyan

High Court dismisses appeal on Council Tax banding, providing key insights into valuation principles for legal practitioners.

Council Tax Property Law Valuation Tribunal
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Thu May 23 2024

Rex vs Tyler John Hunt

Court of Appeal reviews the sentencing disparity in the murder conviction of Tyler John Hunt, providing insights into youth sentencing guidelines.

Criminal Law Youth Justice Sentencing
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Rex vs Shaun Nicholas Integrity

Court of Appeal upholds conviction for military assault case, offering insights on self-defence and reasonable force.

Criminal Law Military Law Self-defence
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Tesco Stores Ltd vs Ms K Element & Others

Employment Appeal Tribunal rules on disclosure orders in Tesco's multi-claimant equal pay litigation, impacting thousands of claimants.

Employment Law Equal Pay Disclosure Orders
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Firth vs HMRC

The First-tier Tribunal rules on the interpretation of 'deliberate' in tax assessments, providing crucial insights for tax lawyers.

Tax Law Remittance Basis Discovery Assessment
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Wed May 22 2024

Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Plc & Ors vs Textainer Group Holdings Limited & Ors

The Court of Appeal clarifies the application of the 'top down' approach in insurance recoveries, impacting insurers and insureds in complex claims.

Insurance Law Commercial Litigation Subrogation
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Dewey vs Rex

Court of Appeal revises terms of Sexual Harm Prevention Order for appellant convicted of possessing indecent images of children, offering critical guidance for criminal law practitioners.

Criminal Law Sexual Offences Appeals
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Rex vs W.M. Morrisons Plc

Court of Appeal upholds conviction of W.M. Morrisons Plc for health and safety violations, setting a precedent for employer liability in cases involving disabled employees.

Health And Safety Law Employment Law Disability Rights
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Joseph Ackerman vs Michael Thomas Leeds & Others

High Court rules on decade-long litigation involving demerger disputes and bankruptcy claims within the Ackerman family business.

Insolvency Law Family Business Disputes Bankruptcy Proceedings
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Tonstate Group Limited (in liquidation) & Ors vs Edward Wojakowski & Ors

High Court orders further disclosure in long-running fraud dispute involving Tonstate Group and Edward Wojakowski.

Fraud Company Law Litigation
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Gwladys Fertre vs Vale of White Horse District Council

High Court examines eligibility for housing assistance for EU nationals with pre-settled status, impacting welfare benefits and housing law.

Housing Law Eu Nationals Welfare Benefits
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Anderson vs CAE Crewing Services Limited

EAT rules on disability discrimination and agency law, offering important insights for employment lawyers handling complex discrimination claims.

Employment Law Disability Discrimination Agency Law
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Tue May 21 2024

Djurberg vs Thames Properties (Hampton) Limited & Others

Court of Appeal examines maritime lien claims and tortious interference with goods, providing key insights for property and maritime law practitioners.

Maritime Law Property Law Tortious Interference Court Of Appeal
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The Mayor & Burgesses of the London Borough of Enfield vs Charles Snell & Others

High Court grants interim injunction against boaters obstructing major housing development, highlighting property rights and urgent project timelines.

Property Law Injunctions Trespass Nuisance
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Taylor vs Savik and Ryle

Court examines complex insolvency and property issues, including sham transactions and fraud on creditors, providing key insights for insolvency practitioners.

Insolvency Law Property Law Fraud
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Newcastle City Council vs Mahmoud Abdallah

Upper Tribunal clarifies service requirements for local authorities in landlord licensing cases.

Housing Law Landlord And Tenant Local Government
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Mon May 20 2024

Thakkar & Ors vs Mican & Axa Insurance UK PLC

Court of Appeal rules on indemnity costs in RTA case involving allegations of fundamental dishonesty, setting a precedent for personal injury practitioners.

Personal Injury Indemnity Costs Road Traffic Accidents
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A Father vs A Mother

High Court orders the return of a child to Ukraine despite ongoing conflict, setting a precedent for international child abduction cases.

Family Law International Child Abduction Hague Convention
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Tonstate Group Limited (in liquidation) & Others vs Gil Wojakowski & Fieldfisher LLP

High Court rules on the validity of service and costs in a complex liquidation case, providing crucial insights for insolvency practitioners.

Insolvency Law Commercial Litigation Costs
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Dawnvale Cafe Components Limited vs Hylgar Properties Limited

High Court clarifies the scope of Tomlin orders in construction contract disputes, impacting future adjudications and enforcement proceedings.

Construction Law Adjudication Contract Disputes
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Robertson vs Pace

Upper Tribunal refuses to discharge restrictive covenant on agricultural land, a significant decision for property law practitioners.

Property Law Restrictive Covenants Land Use
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Fri May 17 2024

The King (On the Application of Dwaine Campbell) vs London Borough of Ealing

Court of Appeal rules on local authority obligations under the Care Act 2014 and Housing Act 1996, providing crucial insights for social care and housing law practitioners.

Care Act 2014 Housing Act 1996 Judicial Review Social Care Law Housing Law
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SportsDirect.com Retail Limited vs Newcastle United Football Club Limited

Court of Appeal rules on Sports Direct's injunction request against Newcastle United's exclusive arrangement with JD Sports, impacting retail competition.

Competition Law Interim Injunctions Retail Market
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R v Elvis Grant, Lamar Grant, Jamal Grant

Court of Appeal upholds sentences for the Grant family in a high-profile murder and manslaughter case, providing key insights for criminal law practitioners.

Criminal Law Appeals Sentencing
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SY RORO 1 PTE Limited & Ors vs Onorato Armatori SRL & Ors

High Court rules on complex multi-party charter agreements and injunctive relief, offering insights for maritime and commercial lawyers.

Maritime Law Commercial Litigation Injunctive Relief
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Banco de Sabadell S.A. vs Cerberus Global NPL Associates, L.L.C & ors.

High Court rules on Banco de Sabadell's attempt to re-amend its case against Cerberus, impacting trial date and disclosure scope.

Contract Law Commercial Litigation Spanish Law
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Re: O (Appeal: Costs)

High Court rules on costs in family proceedings, providing key insights for family law practitioners.

Family Law Costs Appeal
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The Mother and The Father vs Shropshire Council

High Court rules on whether a child under a care order can travel abroad with parents, highlighting issues of parental honesty and risk assessment.

Family Law Child Protection Care Orders
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Morgan Fire Protection Limited vs Mogford

High Court grants interim injunction in a dispute over restrictive covenants and confidential information in the fire protection industry.

Employment Law Confidential Information Restrictive Covenants
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Lawes vs Fleet Maritime Services (Bermuda) Ltd

Employment Appeal Tribunal rules on the jurisdictional reach of the Employment Tribunals Extension of Jurisdiction Order 1994, providing key insights for employment law practitioners.

Employment Law Jurisdiction Case Management
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Rex vs Marcus Taylor

Court of Appeal upholds extended sentence for Marcus Taylor in a case involving severe psychological harm, significant planning, and previous convictions.

Criminal Law Sexual Offences Appeal
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Thu May 16 2024

Kevin Osler vs Marlene Osler, Dale Osler, and Jolene Osler

Court of Appeal dismisses appeal on arbitration award concerning the valuation of partnership assets in a farming dispute, highlighting key points of arbitration law.

Arbitration Law Partnership Disputes Farming Partnerships
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R v Mokter Hossain

Court of Appeal upholds a lengthy prison sentence for a large-scale people smuggling operation, highlighting the increased focus on deterrence in immigration crimes.

Criminal Law Immigration Law Appeals
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Rex vs Joshua Gilligan

Court of Appeal revisits sentencing in robbery case involving a young offender with significant mental health issues, setting a precedent for future cases.

Criminal Law Mental Health Robbery Appeal
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Rex vs Michael Trundle

Court of Appeal reviews the sentence of an 85-year-old man convicted of attempted sexual communication with a child, providing key insights for criminal law practitioners.

Criminal Law Sentencing Sexual Offences
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Rex vs Akbat Arbati

Court of Appeal reduces sentence for Iranian national attempting to enter the UK illegally, addressing sentencing guidelines and prior convictions.

Criminal Law Immigration Law Sentencing Guidelines
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R v Henderson Domingo

Court of Appeal dismisses appeal by Henderson Domingo against conviction for multiple robberies, emphasizing the sufficiency of evidence and proper trial conduct.

Criminal Law Appeals Robbery
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Francois vs London Borough of Waltham Forest

High Court rules on the recoverability of legal fees charged by a barrister without a valid practising certificate, impacting costs recovery in litigation.

Costs Recovery Legal Certification Litigation
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Camacho vs OCS Group UK Limited

High Court examines the scope of consent in defamation claims within workplace grievance procedures, offering key insights for employment and defamation lawyers.

Defamation Employment Law Workplace Grievance
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ISG Retail Limited vs FK Construction Limited

High Court rules on procedural transfer and costs in a construction dispute, offering guidance on Part 8 and Part 7 claims.

Construction Law Civil Procedure Costs Assessment
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Assethold Limited vs 429 New Cross Road RTM Company Limited

Upper Tribunal clarifies procedural requirements for right to manage claims under the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002, crucial for property lawyers.

Property Law Landlord And Tenant Right To Manage
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Nistor vs USDAW

High Court dismisses claim against USDAW by former Tesco employees, clarifying union duties in collective bargaining agreements.

Employment Law Trade Union Law Professional Negligence
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Wed May 15 2024

Rex vs Nicola Tams

Court of Appeal dismisses appeal in robbery and wounding case, upholding the conviction amidst claims of jury irregularity.

Criminal Law Appeal Jury Irregularity
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Re: RA (Appeal: Validity of a Marriage: Finding of Fact)

High Court evaluates the validity of a marriage certificate, impacting financial relief and divorce proceedings.

Family Law Marriage Validity Divorce Proceedings
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Young vs Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis

Employment Appeal Tribunal rules on whether fibromyalgia constitutes a disability under the Equality Act 2010, impacting future disability discrimination claims.

Employment Law Disability Discrimination Equality Act 2010
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Tue May 14 2024

AP vs AF

Family Court permits mother to take child on holiday to Colombia despite father's objections, providing key insights for family law practitioners.

Family Law International Travel Child Custody
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Rex vs David Shotayo

Court of Appeal dismisses David Shotayo's appeal against a two-year detention and training order for rape and theft, highlighting the importance of previous offending history in sentencing.

Criminal Law Appeal Sentencing
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Rex vs Jamie Edwin Barrow

Court of Appeal reduces the minimum term for a man convicted of murdering three people, including two young children, by arson.

Criminal Law Appeals Sentencing
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BPO vs Rex

Court of Appeal examines the application of sentencing principles for historic sexual offences committed by a juvenile, providing crucial insights for criminal law practitioners.

Criminal Law Historic Sexual Offences Sentencing
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J.P. Morgan International Finance Limited vs Werealize.com Limited

High Court rules on amendments in a shareholder dispute between J.P. Morgan and Werealize.com, impacting valuation processes in corporate agreements.

Shareholder Disputes Corporate Law Valuation Process
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Choudhury vs Mukherjee

Senior Courts Costs Office rules on a delayed appeal against a Final Costs Certificate, highlighting procedural intricacies and the importance of timely actions for litigants.

Costs Law Appeals Civil Procedure
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Rana vs Maitland Court Limited

Upper Tribunal clarifies the discretion of the First-tier Tribunal in reducing or extinguishing administration charges for litigation costs in leasehold disputes.

Leasehold Law Service Charges Administration Charges Property Law
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Mon May 13 2024

R. vs Peter Metcalf

High Court rules on the reasonableness of costs for a second junior counsel in a high-profile Hillsborough-related case, setting important precedents for legal cost assessments.

Costs In Criminal Cases Legal Aid Hillsborough Disaster
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Challis vs Bradpiece

High Court clarifies the application of QOCS to detailed assessment proceedings in a personal injury case, providing crucial insights for costs lawyers.

Costs Law Personal Injury Qocs Detailed Assessment
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Johnstone vs Glasgow City Council

Employment Appeal Tribunal upholds decision on foster carers' claims against Glasgow City Council, impacting employment rights in fostering arrangements.

Employment Law Foster Care Whistleblowing Health & Safety
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Fri May 10 2024

Berg and John-John-Baptiste vs The London Borough of Tower Hamlets and Others

Family Court grants BBC journalists access to court documents for a special report on deprivation of liberty orders in children's cases.

Family Law Deprivation Of Liberty Orders Transparency Media Law
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Rex vs Darren Hugh Hollywood

Court of Appeal upholds 30-month imprisonment sentence for Darren Hugh Hollywood for distributing indecent images of children, setting a precedent for similar cases.

Criminal Law Child Protection Sentencing
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Sesay, Griffiths, Richards, and Silcox vs Rex

Court of Appeal provides crucial guidance on crediting remand periods in life sentences, impacting future sentencing practices.

Criminal Law Sentencing Appeals
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Fiesta Hotels and Resorts SL & Ors vs Deutsche Bank AG & Ors

High Court examines the practical utility of document disclosure in a complex restructuring fraud case, providing key insights for commercial litigators.

Commercial Litigation Disclosure Fraud
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Barclays Bank PLC vs VEB.RF

High Court rules on the enforceability of arbitration agreements in the context of international sanctions, providing critical insights for commercial litigators.

Arbitration Sanctions Commercial Litigation
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J & K vs M & F

High Court rules on grandparental contact rights amidst complex family dynamics and criminal backgrounds.

Family Law Child Contact Grandparental Rights
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Bendriss vs Nicholson Jones Sutton Solicitors Ltd

High Court rules on specific disclosure in costs assessment, highlighting solicitor-client disputes over ATE premiums.

Costs Assessment Ate Insurance Solicitor-client Disputes
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Hensley vs Morris Law Limited

High Court rules on the delivery of a statute bill of costs, clarifying solicitor-client billing requirements under the Solicitors Act 1974.

Solicitors Act 1974 Costs Assessment Legal Billing
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Waites vs Bilfinger Salamis UK Ltd

Employment Appeal Tribunal rules on a dismissal case involving health and safety violations in the offshore energy sector.

Employment Law Health And Safety Unfair Dismissal
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R v David Lee Salisbury

Court of Appeal upholds nine-year sentence for man convicted of sexual activity with a child, emphasizing the gravity of the offenses.

Criminal Law Sexual Offenses Appeal Cases
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Fiesta Hotels and Resorts SL vs Deutsche Bank AG

High Court addresses disclosure and adjournment issues in a commercial dispute between Fiesta Hotels and Deutsche Bank.

Commercial Litigation Disclosure Adjournment
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R v Daniel Berriman

Court of Appeal reduces sentence for racially aggravated assault and other offences, providing key insights on sentencing guidelines.

Criminal Law Sentencing Racially Aggravated Offences
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Thu May 09 2024

AN vs NO

Family Court rules on jurisdictional dispute in high-profile international divorce case, providing crucial insights for family law practitioners.

Family Law Jurisdiction Divorce International Law
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BT and WS vs Social Administration of Linkoping

High Court rules on jurisdiction in a complex international child custody case involving allegations of neglect and international legal conflicts.

Family Law Child Custody International Law
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Lloyds Developments Limited vs Accor Hotel Services UK Limited

High Court rules on security for costs in a construction contract dispute, providing critical insights for construction lawyers.

Construction Law Security For Costs Commercial Litigation
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Wed May 08 2024

O vs P and Q

High Court rules on parental dispute over medical treatment for transgender minor, highlighting complex legal and ethical issues.

Family Law Medical Consent Transgender Rights
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Medley vs Mackenzie & Ors

Upper Tribunal refuses modification of restrictive covenants in a dispute over property development in Chigwell, Essex.

Property Law Restrictive Covenants Land Development
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Tue May 07 2024

HMRC vs Hitchins

Upper Tribunal dismisses HMRC's appeal against FTT's direction to issue closure notices in lengthy tax enquiry involving the Hitchins brothers.

Tax Law Hmrc Closure Notices Self-assessment
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McManus vs Mart Company

High Court dismisses judicial review application in a damages dispute, highlighting jurisdictional limits and procedural fairness.

Judicial Review Damages Procedural Fairness
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Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police vs FP and MP

Family Court rules on costs application in Forced Marriage Protection Order case, providing key insights for family law practitioners.

Family Law Forced Marriage Costs Application
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Fri May 03 2024

Miss C Baldwin vs Cleves School, Mr C Hodges, and Ms S Miller

Employment Appeal Tribunal rules on individual liability for disability discrimination, providing key insights for employment law practitioners.

Employment Law Disability Discrimination Equality Act 2010 Victimisation Harassment
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Thu May 02 2024

Re: A and B (children: expert's reports)

High Court rules on costs in private law children proceedings, providing crucial insights for family law practitioners.

Family Law Costs Private Law Children Proceedings
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McLaughlin & Harvey Limited vs LJJ Limited

High Court enforces adjudicator's decision in a construction dispute, providing key insights for construction law practitioners.

Construction Law Adjudication Contract Disputes
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GUV Harborough & Saltley House RTM Co Ltd vs Adriatic Land 3 Ltd & Others

Upper Tribunal rules on the right to manage multiple residential blocks, clarifying the interpretation of 'self-contained building' under the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002.

Landlord And Tenant Law Property Management Commonhold And Leasehold Reform
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Wed May 01 2024

P vs Manchester City Council & Others

Court of Protection rules on withholding closed material in a complex case involving brain injury and concurrent civil proceedings, providing crucial insights for practitioners.

Court Of Protection Closed Material Personal Injury Capacity
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A Father vs A Mother

High Court rules on international child abduction case, emphasizing the importance of the child's objections and habitual residence.

Family Law International Child Abduction Hague Convention
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EF vs LM and J

High Court addresses the contentious issue of hormone therapy for a transgender minor, setting significant precedents for family and medical law.

Family Law Medical Law Transgender Rights
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LA vs M, F, X, Y, and Z

High Court addresses complex issues of forced marriage protection orders involving multiple children, providing critical insights for family law practitioners.

Family Law Forced Marriage Child Protection
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R vs Tyrone Rowe and Miss Victoria Rose vs The Lord Chancellor

High Court rules on appeal over legal fees in a criminal case involving attempted murder and assault, providing crucial insights for criminal defense lawyers.

Criminal Law Legal Aid Costs And Fees
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Tue Apr 30 2024

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care vs Primer Design Limited and Novacyt S.A

High Court reviews contract breach claims over COVID-19 testing kits, highlighting critical issues in warranty and product robustness.

Contract Law Commercial Litigation Health Law
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Mon Apr 29 2024

TClarke Contracting Ltd vs Bell Build Ltd

High Court rules on the appropriateness of using Part 8 procedure in a construction contract dispute, providing critical insights for construction law practitioners.

Construction Law Contract Disputes Adjudication
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Fri Apr 26 2024

A vs R and N

High Court rules on the summary return of children to Uganda, providing key insights for family law practitioners.

Family Law Child Custody International Child Abduction
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EBK vs DLO

High Court denies permission for further contempt proceedings in a protracted family dispute, providing crucial insights for family law practitioners.

Family Law Contempt Of Court Child Arrangements
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Thu Apr 25 2024

Leicester City Council vs HC

Court of Protection decides on the capacity and best interests of a young woman with severe mental health issues, providing critical guidance for practitioners in mental health law.

Mental Health Law Capacity Best Interests Court Of Protection
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Zurich Insurance Company Ltd vs Halcyon Yacht Charter LLP

High Court decides on forum non conveniens in a yacht fire liability limitation case, impacting maritime insurers and yacht owners.

Maritime Law Insurance Law Limitation Of Liability
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Re X and Y (Revocation of Adoption Orders)

High Court rules on the revocation of adoption orders, providing critical insights for family law practitioners.

Family Law Adoption Child Welfare
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Lenovo Group Limited vs InterDigital Technology Corporation

High Court rules on jurisdiction and amendment applications in a complex patent licensing dispute between Lenovo and InterDigital, setting significant precedents for FRAND commitments.

Patent Law Intellectual Property Commercial Litigation
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Wed Apr 24 2024

TY vs XA

Family Court rules on the application to set aside a grant of leave for financial provision after an overseas divorce, providing crucial insights for family law practitioners.

Family Law Financial Provision Overseas Divorce
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Tue Apr 23 2024

Downing LLP vs Evan Lauretz Maindonald

Bankruptcy petition against property developer dismissed due to substantial legal arguments on guarantee and default.

Bankruptcy Law Insolvency Commercial Litigation
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Qubic Advisory Services Limited vs The Commissioners for His Majesty's Revenue and Customs

Upper Tribunal rules on VAT record keeping requirements for gold transactions, providing crucial insights for tax practitioners.

Vat Tax Law Gold Transactions
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Fri Apr 19 2024

Hersman vs De Verchere

High Court rules on complex enforcement issues in a financial remedy case involving high-value properties in France, offering critical insights for family law practitioners.

Family Law Financial Remedies Property Law
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Thu Apr 18 2024

Município de Mariana & Others vs BHP Group (UK) Ltd

High Court rules on litigation privilege in the context of witness interview notes following a dam collapse, providing significant insights for litigation lawyers.

Litigation Privilege Commercial Litigation High Court
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Município de Mariana & Others vs BHP Group (UK) Ltd

High Court rules on extended disclosure in a significant environmental litigation involving BHP Group and Município de Mariana.

Environmental Law Disclosure Litigation
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Município de Mariana & Others vs BHP Group (UK) Ltd

High Court rules on the inclusion of additional sample settlement agreements in a complex environmental litigation case.

Environmental Law Litigation Settlement Agreements
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ISG Retail Limited vs FK Construction Limited

High Court examines whether compliance with a contractual term was a condition precedent in a construction dispute, providing key insights for construction lawyers.

Construction Law Contract Disputes Part 8 Proceedings
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Município de Mariana & Others vs BHP Group (UK) Ltd

High Court rules on disclosure obligations in a significant liability case involving BHP Group and Vale S.A., impacting disclosure practices in complex litigation.

Disclosure Liability Complex Litigation
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London & Quadrant Housing Trust and Quadrant Construction Services Ltd vs WPHV Ltd and Others

High Court provides crucial insights on disclosure guidance in a complex construction and insurance dispute, impacting future privilege claims.

Construction Law Insurance Law Disclosure Privilege
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MA vs The Secretary of State for Defence

Upper Tribunal dismisses appeal on Armed Forces Compensation claim time limits, providing key insights for military law practitioners.

Military Law Compensation Claims Administrative Appeals
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Wed Apr 17 2024

London & Quadrant Housing Trust vs WPHV Ltd

High Court addresses complex issues of legal representation and procedural orders in a multi-party construction dispute, offering significant insights for construction law practitioners.

Construction Law Insurance Law Commercial Litigation
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Fri Apr 12 2024

Local Authority A vs ZZ

Court of Protection rules on the capacity of a young man with learning disabilities to make significant life decisions, providing key insights for mental capacity law practitioners.

Mental Capacity Law Court Of Protection Learning Disabilities
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The King (On the Application of JA) vs First-tier Tribunal

Upper Tribunal Judge quashes First-tier Tribunal decision on a criminal injuries compensation claim, setting a precedent for handling late applications.

Criminal Injuries Compensation Judicial Review Tribunal Decisions
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Wed Apr 10 2024

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust vs South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and GF

Court of Protection rules on the best interests of a patient with paranoid schizophrenia requiring urgent surgery.

Mental Capacity Medical Law Court Of Protection
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NHS West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board vs MK & AK

Court of Protection extends injunction in complex family dispute over care arrangements for elderly woman with dementia.

Mental Capacity Law Court Of Protection Elder Care Family Law
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Naila Tabassam vs Manchester City Council

Upper Tribunal overturns financial penalty against landlord for failure to comply with improvement notice, highlighting issues with service of notices.

Housing Law Landlord And Tenant Tribunal Appeals
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Mon Apr 08 2024

G & A Gorrara Ltd and others vs Kenilworth Court Block E RTM Co Ltd

Upper Tribunal clarifies the scope of RTM companies' management rights and service charge disputes, a must-read for property lawyers.

Property Law Landlord And Tenant Service Charges Right To Manage
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Fri Apr 05 2024

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust vs HER and SR

Court of Protection rules on the best interests of a patient in a complex medical treatment dispute, providing crucial insights for healthcare lawyers.

Court Of Protection Medical Law Capacity Best Interests
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Taylor vs Savik & Ryle

County Court rules on the application for a jury trial in a complex insolvency case involving fraud allegations.

Insolvency Law Fraud Bankruptcy
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Anderson vs Kokins & Kokina

Upper Tribunal re-evaluates rent increase for a Shepperton flat, highlighting procedural fairness in landlord-tenant disputes.

Landlord And Tenant Law Rent Determination Housing Act 1988
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McCann Media Limited vs HMRC

Upper Tribunal rules on the application of IR35 legislation to a personal service company's contracts with Sky, providing important insights for tax and employment lawyers.

Tax Law Employment Law Ir35 Personal Service Companies
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Tue Apr 02 2024

Thirty One Crescent Grove Limited vs Sven Atherden

Upper Tribunal clarifies leasehold service charge liabilities, providing crucial insights for property law practitioners.

Property Law Leasehold Service Charges
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Wed Mar 27 2024

InterDigital Technology Corporation vs Lenovo Group Limited

High Court rules on the use of confidential documents in concurrent FRAND licensing disputes, providing key insights for IP and patent lawyers.

Intellectual Property Patent Law Frand Licensing
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Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH & Ors vs Aspire Pharma Limited & Ors

High Court rules on Bayer's bid to halt generic rivals from selling rivaroxaban, setting a precedent for pharmaceutical patent disputes.

Patent Law Pharmaceuticals Intellectual Property
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DISH Technologies LLC & Sling TV LLC vs Aylo Premium Ltd & Others

High Court decides on trial scheduling in a complex patent dispute involving international streaming services.

Patent Law Intellectual Property Commercial Litigation
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Tue Mar 26 2024

Octagon Overseas Ltd and Canary Riverside Estate Management Ltd vs Sandra Cantlay and Others

Upper Tribunal reduces insurance commissions payable by leaseholders in landmark ruling on landlord transparency and reasonableness.

Landlord And Tenant Law Insurance Law Property Law
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Thu Mar 21 2024

Boluda Towage Rotterdam BV & others vs Elise Tanschiffahrt KG & another

High Court rules on salvage reward claims and anti-suit injunction involving Boluda Towage and Elise Tanschiffahrt, providing crucial insights for maritime law practitioners.

Maritime Law Salvage Claims Jurisdiction
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Tue Mar 19 2024

A Local Authority vs D and Others

The court examines the balance between security protocols and access to justice in a sensitive family law case.

Family Law Public Law Court Security Access To Justice
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Fitzroy Place Residential Ltd & Others vs Lovitt & Others

Upper Tribunal rules on the apportionment of service charges in a prestigious Central London development, impacting leaseholders and landlords alike.

Service Charges Landlord And Tenant Property Law
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Mon Mar 18 2024

ES vs SS [No. 2]

Family Court rules on the division of matrimonial trust assets, offering key insights for family law practitioners dealing with complex financial remedy proceedings.

Family Law Financial Remedy Trusts
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Fri Mar 15 2024

Pursuer vs Lord Advocate

High Court rules on expenses and improper conduct in a commercial litigation case, offering key insights for litigation lawyers.

Commercial Litigation Legal Conduct Expenses
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Wed Mar 13 2024

JCK (Botswana) vs Secretary of State for the Home Department

Upper Tribunal clarifies the application of Nationality and Borders Act 2022 in asylum appeals, providing critical insights for immigration lawyers.

Immigration Law Asylum Nationality And Borders Act 2022
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Fri Mar 08 2024

Rotherham and Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust vs NR and Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Court rules on the best interests of a pregnant woman with severe mental health issues, highlighting complexities in medical and ethical decision-making.

Mental Health Law Court Of Protection Medical Ethics
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Hill vs Touchlight Genetics Limited & Others

High Court rules on the appointment of scientific advisers vs expert evidence in a complex patent entitlement dispute, offering critical insights for IP lawyers.

Patent Law Biotechnology Intellectual Property
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Fri Mar 01 2024

Seraphine Limited vs Mamarella GmbH

High Court rules on cross-border jurisdiction and unregistered design rights in a dispute between maternity clothing companies.

Intellectual Property Jurisdiction Commercial Litigation
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Thu Feb 29 2024

PSG Trust Corporation Limited vs CK & NJ

Court of Protection provides crucial guidance on whether deputies should inform individuals of their civil litigation settlement value, impacting professional deputies and legal practitioners.

Mental Capacity Law Court Of Protection Civil Litigation Deputyship
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Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society Limited & Performing Right Society Limited vs Made Television Limited & Others

The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court rules on a complex licensing fee dispute involving local TV stations and copyright infringement claims.

Intellectual Property Licensing Agreements Copyright Infringement
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Privacy International vs Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs

Investigatory Powers Tribunal examines Privacy International's bid to re-open findings on data handling breaches by intelligence services, highlighting critical issues in privacy law.

Privacy Law Investigatory Powers Data Protection
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Mon Feb 26 2024

Narciso vs Defendant

DIFC Courts amend claimant's name in a small claims case, highlighting procedural nuances for litigants in person.

Procedural Law Small Claims Tribunal Litigants In Person
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Fri Feb 23 2024

Sunderland City Council vs CLF, NJF, and JT

Court of Protection rules on CLF's mental capacity for decisions about residence, care, contact, internet use, sexual relations, and contraception.

Mental Capacity Law Court Of Protection Healthcare Law
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Wed Feb 21 2024

Hani vs Secretary of State for the Home Department

Upper Tribunal clarifies the definition of 'durable partner' under the EU Settlement Scheme, impacting immigration law practitioners.

Immigration Law Eu Settlement Scheme Durable Partner
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Tue Feb 20 2024

Aberdeenshire Council v SF (No.2)

Court of Protection examines the legality of a Scottish Guardianship Order authorizing deprivation of liberty, providing crucial insights for mental capacity law practitioners.

Mental Capacity Law Deprivation Of Liberty Human Rights
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Mon Feb 19 2024

BH vs JH

Court of Protection rules on procedural fairness in statutory will disputes, impacting how beneficiaries are notified.

Court Of Protection Statutory Will Procedural Fairness Costs
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BH vs JH

Court of Protection rules on procedural fairness in varying a statutory will, emphasizing the importance of notifying potential beneficiaries.

Court Of Protection Statutory Will Procedural Fairness
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Thu Feb 15 2024

Equisafety Limited vs Battle, Hayward and Bower Limited & Richard Michael Dewey

The High Court rules on trade mark infringement and passing off, providing key insights for intellectual property practitioners.

Intellectual Property Trade Mark Infringement Passing Off
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Secretary of State for the Home Department vs Nagdev

Upper Tribunal clarifies procedural safeguards for third country nationals in expulsion cases, impacting immigration law practitioners.

Immigration Law Eea Regulations Permanent Residence
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Wed Feb 14 2024

A Hospital Trust vs CP and A Mental Health Trust

Court of Protection rules on mental capacity and best interests in obstetric care for a pregnant woman with schizophrenia, providing crucial insights for mental health and medical law practitioners.

Mental Capacity Obstetric Care Court Of Protection Mental Health Law
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Mon Feb 12 2024

Jasim vs Tesco Stores Limited

Central London County Court rules on a complex conspiracy involving staged accidents and fraudulent claims against Tesco, highlighting significant legal implications for insurance and fraud practitioners.

Insurance Law Fraud Personal Injury
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Al Hashimi and Mohamed vs Tesco Stores Limited

Central London County Court rules on a complex staged accident fraud involving multiple parties and extensive conspiracy.

Insurance Fraud Personal Injury Vehicle Collision Conspiracy
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Fri Feb 09 2024

Wise Payments Limited vs With Wise Limited

The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court rules on the application to add new parties in a trade mark and passing off dispute between Wise Payments Limited and With Wise Limited, providing key insights for IP practitioners.

Intellectual Property Trade Mark Law Passing Off
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Tesco Stores Limited vs Shimaa Khattawi and Darran Taylor

Court assesses damages in a complex fraud and conspiracy case involving staged accidents and deceitful claims against Tesco Stores Limited.

Fraud Conspiracy Insurance Law Personal Injury
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Thu Feb 08 2024

Sheffield City Council vs EE

Court of Protection rules on EE's capacity to make decisions regarding sexual relations, contact with others, and contraception, providing critical insights for mental health and capacity law practitioners.

Mental Capacity Law Court Of Protection Contraception Sexual Relations
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R (on the application of VLT (Vietnam)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Upper Tribunal rules on the legality of deportation carve-outs in discretionary leave policy for trafficking victims, impacting immigration and human rights law.

Immigration Law Human Rights Law Judicial Review
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Wed Feb 07 2024

Cloud Cycle Limited vs Verifi LLC and GCP Applied Technologies (UK) Limited

High Court rules on patent infringement and interim injunction in a case involving concrete slump measurement technology, providing key insights for IP lawyers.

Intellectual Property Patent Law Interim Injunctions
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Tue Feb 06 2024

Al Ayar vs Klinkhamer

ADGM Court dismisses high-stakes jurisdictional dispute involving Kuwaiti businessman and Dutch investor.

Jurisdiction Commercial Litigation Adgm Courts
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Mon Feb 05 2024

X NHS Foundation Trust vs RH

Court of Protection rules on the capacity and best interests of a detained patient requiring urgent urological surgery, providing key insights for mental health and medical law practitioners.

Mental Health Law Medical Law Court Of Protection
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Mon Jan 29 2024

Secretary of State for the Home Department vs Maleci

Upper Tribunal rules on the exclusion of late evidence in an immigration case, providing critical insights for immigration lawyers.

Immigration Law Procedural Compliance Tribunal Directions
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Fri Jan 26 2024

Collins vs Tesco Stores Limited

Central London County Court rules on staged vehicle collision claims, highlighting extensive fraud and conspiracy involving Tesco drivers.

Fraud Personal Injury Insurance Law
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Reed vs Tesco Stores Limited

Tesco wins case against fraudulent claims in a staged car accident, setting a precedent for handling deceit and conspiracy in insurance claims.

Insurance Fraud Personal Injury Deceit And Conspiracy
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Secretary of State for the Home Department vs MD and Others

Upper Tribunal clarifies the interpretation of 'joining' under Appendix EU (Family Permit) in a significant immigration case involving children from Ghana.

Immigration Law Eu Settlement Scheme Family Permit
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Tue Jan 23 2024

Wu vs MEpay Technology Ltd

The ADGM Court dismisses a claim for additional remuneration under an alleged oral employment contract, providing key insights for employment law practitioners.

Employment Law Contract Law Commercial Litigation
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Mon Jan 22 2024

Agia vs Skipton Building Society

County Court rules on the statute of limitations in a banking dispute, providing key insights for financial litigators.

Banking Law Statute Of Limitations Appeals
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Agia vs Skipton Building Society

The County Court clarifies the application of limitation periods in banking disputes, offering significant insights for financial and contract law practitioners.

Banking Law Contract Law Limitation Periods
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Fri Jan 19 2024

HSBC Trustee (CI) Limited vs Rashad Almakhawi

Court adjourns trial involving HSBC and Rashad Almakhawi due to defendant's severe health issues, highlighting the importance of fairness in legal proceedings.

Adjournment Health Issues Fair Trial
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Thu Jan 18 2024

Sayahi & Mohavi vs Tesco Stores Limited

County Court rules on a complex fraud case involving staged collisions and multiple linked actions, providing crucial insights for personal injury and fraud litigators.

Personal Injury Fraud Insurance Litigation
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Abdulla vs Tesco Stores Limited

Tesco Stores Limited uncovers a series of staged vehicle collisions aimed at defrauding the company, leading to significant legal repercussions.

Fraud Insurance Law Personal Injury
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Tue Jan 16 2024

Injury Law Chambers Ltd vs Adelco Screen Process Ltd

County Court rules on the sale of defective printing machinery, providing key insights for commercial lawyers in equipment sales disputes.

Commercial Law Sale Of Goods Warranty Claims
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Mon Jan 15 2024

Richardson vs Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

County Court rules on medical negligence claim involving childbirth complications, providing important insights for medical negligence practitioners.

Medical Negligence Personal Injury Healthcare Law
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Mon Jan 08 2024

R v McIlvenna

Court imposes life sentence with 17-year minimum term for McIlvenna in a disturbing domestic murder case.

Criminal Law Sentencing Domestic Violence
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Goulden vs Milne

County Court rules on the right to acquire freehold estate, providing key insights into tenant rights under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987.

Landlord And Tenant Law Property Law Residential Tenancies
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Thu Dec 21 2023

INGSTEEL and Metrostav vs Slovak Republic

The Court of Justice of the EU rules on the compensation for loss of opportunity in public procurement, providing crucial guidance for public contract law practitioners.

Public Procurement Eu Law Damages Loss Of Opportunity
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Tue Dec 12 2023

Krishna vs Dillon-Malone

Court rules on costs order variation involving non-disclosure of new regulations, impacting litigation strategy.

Costs Order Non-disclosure Regulatory Changes
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Fri Dec 08 2023

Sandoz AG & Others vs Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH

High Court orders Bayer to disclose presentation slides in a significant patent revocation case involving multiple pharmaceutical companies.

Patent Law Intellectual Property Pharmaceutical Litigation
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Tue Dec 05 2023

EY vs EYME

ADGM Court orders EYME to disclose audit documents to EY amidst complex legal and jurisdictional arguments.

Audit Law Insolvency Law Disclosure Obligations
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Mon Dec 04 2023

Plaintiff vs Defendant

Court of Appeal highlights the importance of complying with unless orders in clinical negligence cases, offering crucial insights for medical malpractice lawyers.

Clinical Negligence Court Orders Case Management
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Fri Dec 01 2023

CVV and others vs CWB

Court of Appeal upholds arbitral award, dismissing claims of natural justice breaches and procedural irregularities.

Arbitration Natural Justice Commercial Disputes
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Thu Nov 23 2023

R vs Defendant

Court sets a 20-year tariff for the murder of Mrs. Alyson Nelson, highlighting domestic abuse as an aggravating factor.

Criminal Law Domestic Abuse Sentencing
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Saint-Gobain ADFORS S.A.S vs 3M Innovative Properties Company

High Court rules on cost assessment in a complex patent litigation, offering crucial insights for intellectual property lawyers.

Intellectual Property Law Patent Litigation Costs Assessment
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Wed Nov 22 2023

Marshall vs The Official Receiver

Court dismisses Michael Marshall's application to discharge an extended civil restraint order, highlighting complex property and bankruptcy issues.

Civil Procedure Bankruptcy Property Law
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Tue Nov 21 2023

Photobooth Props Limited and Lily's Prints Limited vs NEPBH Ltd and others

High Court rules on a complex business sale and copyright infringement case involving photobooth companies.

Intellectual Property Business Law Copyright Infringement
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Fri Nov 17 2023

R vs Lavery

High Court dismisses judicial review application challenging statutory provisions on driving with excess alcohol, citing lack of merit and procedural non-compliance.

Judicial Review Human Rights Criminal Law
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Forsyth Partners Global Distributors Limited vs Ekar Holding Limited

ADGM Court of Appeal rules on the validity of a Drag Along Notice in a shareholder dispute, setting important precedents for corporate governance in the region.

Corporate Law Shareholders' Agreement Unlawful Means Conspiracy
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Tue Nov 14 2023

NMC Healthcare Limited (in administration) vs Bavaghuthu Raghuram Shetty

ADGM Court rules on coordinating multiple insolvency proceedings involving NMC Healthcare, setting a precedent for cross-jurisdictional case management.

Insolvency Law Case Management Cross-jurisdictional Litigation
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Sat Nov 11 2023

Oberem vs Nyirenda

High Court rules on employment status and minimum wage compliance in a cross-jurisdictional dispute involving a Malawian worker on St Helena.

Employment Law Minimum Wage Cross-jurisdictional Disputes
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Fri Nov 10 2023

Schedule 7: Suspension of Child Minders/Day Care Registration

The First-tier Tribunal (Health, Education and Social Care Chamber) rules on the suspension of a child minder's registration, providing critical insights for childcare regulation practitioners.

Childcare Regulation Administrative Law Tribunal Decisions
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Wed Nov 08 2023

Saint-Gobain ADFORS S.A.S vs 3M Innovative Properties Company

High Court rules on the use of CT scan files in patent dispute between Saint-Gobain and 3M, providing critical insights for IP lawyers.

Intellectual Property Patent Law Commercial Litigation
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Mon Nov 06 2023

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust vs Official Solicitor

High Court grants declaration allowing medical treatment, including amputation, for a patient lacking capacity, highlighting crucial aspects of medical law and patient rights.

Medical Law Capacity Human Rights
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Thu Nov 02 2023

Dani vs Secretary of State for the Home Department

The Upper Tribunal clarifies the scope of human rights claims under the EU Settlement Scheme, providing important guidance for immigration lawyers.

Immigration Law Human Rights Eu Settlement Scheme
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Mon Oct 30 2023

R v Smyth

High Court rules on the application of no case to answer in a decades-old murder case involving forensic and eyewitness evidence.

Criminal Law Murder Forensic Evidence Eyewitness Testimony
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Wed Oct 25 2023

Société du Tour de France vs EUIPO

General Court rules on trade mark dispute involving Société du Tour de France and FitX Beteiligungs GmbH, providing key insights for IP lawyers.

Intellectual Property Trade Mark Law Euipo
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Tue Oct 24 2023

Krishna vs Abu Dhabi Global Market Registration Authority

Court dismisses statutory appeal on beneficial ownership compliance, providing critical insights for regulatory compliance lawyers.

Regulatory Compliance Beneficial Ownership Commercial Law
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Petitioner vs Dr. Winter

High Court rules on maintenance payment breaches and contempt of court in a contentious matrimonial dispute, providing critical insights for family law practitioners.

Family Law Contempt Of Court Matrimonial Disputes
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Thu Oct 19 2023

Mccrae vs The LorEau Group FZ LLC and Taylor

Court rules on corporate debt repayment and personal liability, providing critical insights for commercial lawyers.

Corporate Law Debt Recovery Commercial Litigation
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Fri Oct 13 2023

R v Thomas

Rick Thomas sentenced for cultivating, supplying, and importing cannabis in St Helena, highlighting significant drug trafficking activities.

Criminal Law Drug Offenses St Helena
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Tue Oct 10 2023

Lufthansa Technik AG vs Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems, Safran Seats GB Limited, and Panasonic Avionics Corporation

High Court rules on Lufthansa's application to amend a 2020 order in a patent infringement case involving Astronics, Safran, and Panasonic, providing key insights for intellectual property lawyers.

Intellectual Property Patent Law Litigation
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Wed Oct 04 2023

R vs Ritchie

Support worker sentenced for engaging in a sexual relationship with a vulnerable child in care, highlighting the importance of safeguarding in children's homes.

Criminal Law Sexual Offences Child Protection
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Sun Oct 01 2023

JR256 vs Northern Health and Social Care Trust

Northern Ireland High Court rules on age assessment dispute involving asylum seeker, highlighting procedural and evidentiary challenges.

Immigration Law Asylum Law Judicial Review
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R v Bryant

The court clarifies the assessment of benefit in drug trafficking cases, impacting future criminal confiscation orders.

Criminal Law Drug Trafficking Confiscation Orders
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Doe vs Ulster Bank Ireland Limited

High Court examines allegations of fraud and fabricated documents in a complex mortgage dispute, shedding light on the responsibilities of credit servicing firms.

Property Law Fraud Commercial Litigation
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R vs NR

Court of Appeal upholds trial judge's discretion on jury discharge and addresses material irregularity concerns, providing key insights for criminal law practitioners.

Criminal Law Jury Discharge Material Irregularity
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Helen Simmons vs Chief Constable

Court rules on preliminary issues in employer's liability claims by police officers alleging psychiatric injury, providing key insights for employment and personal injury lawyers.

Employer's Liability Psychiatric Injury Police Officers Preliminary Issues
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Keenan vs Russell

High Court rules on liability and damages in a complex road traffic accident involving multiple parties and contributory negligence.

Personal Injury Road Traffic Accident Contributory Negligence
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Irvine vs Napier and Verner

High Court rules on proprietary estoppel claim involving family farm inheritance, providing key insights for estate and trust lawyers.

Proprietary Estoppel Estate Law Trusts Inheritance Disputes
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ABC Ltd vs XYZ Corp

The High Court of Singapore rules on the reasonableness of costs and disbursements in a commercial contract dispute, providing key insights for corporate lawyers.

Commercial Law Costs And Disbursements Contract Disputes
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Appellant vs ASP Phillip

Court of Appeal examines the evidence and procedural fairness in a malicious prosecution claim involving forestry officers and alleged illegal tree felling.

Malicious Prosecution Criminal Law Evidence Forestry Law
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Reilly vs Crawford

Court examines covert surveillance evidence and membership in proscribed organizations in Reilly vs Crawford case.

Terrorism Criminal Law Covert Surveillance
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Plaintiff vs Defendant

Court rules on the application of limitation periods in a personal injury case, providing key insights for personal injury lawyers.

Personal Injury Limitation Periods Negligence
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Henry and Noel vs Attorney General

The Privy Council rules on the unlawful detention of two mentally ill individuals, setting important precedents for constitutional rights and damages assessment.

Constitutional Law Human Rights Mental Health Law
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Plaintiff vs Third Defendant

Court rules on procedural issues in medical negligence and product liability case, providing key insights for litigation lawyers.

Medical Negligence Product Liability Civil Procedure
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R v Caswell, Thomas, and Williams

Court of Appeal upholds lengthy sentences for sexual offences against a minor, emphasizing the impact of prison conditions on sentencing.

Criminal Law Sentencing Sexual Offences
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Finlay vs Finlay

Court of Appeal rules on a long-standing property dispute involving deeds and title perfection, providing crucial insights for property lawyers.

Property Law Chancery Proceedings Title Disputes
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McQuaid vs McQuaid

Court rules on the validity of a will amidst allegations of lack of capacity and undue influence, providing key insights for probate lawyers.

Probate Law Wills And Estates Testamentary Capacity
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ZO vs JS

The Court of Justice of the European Union clarifies the application of lis pendens in cross-border maintenance disputes, providing important guidance for family law practitioners.

Family Law Eu Law Cross-border Disputes
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Dr Chang vs PSC

The Privy Council rules on the procedural fairness and validity of early retirement acceptance, impacting employment law practitioners.

Employment Law Procedural Fairness Judicial Review
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R v Defendant

Court convicts man of manslaughter in the death of a frail, vulnerable individual, highlighting serious aggravating factors.

Criminal Law Manslaughter Sentencing
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Colmer vs Orr

Court rules on procedural requirements for unfair prejudice claims, impacting corporate litigation practice.

Company Law Corporate Litigation Procedural Law
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Braniff vs Braniff

High Court rules on the validity of a will contested on grounds of undue influence, providing crucial insights for probate lawyers.

Probate Law Undue Influence Will Disputes
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Lynnet vs Defender

Court clarifies the application of transferred loss in Scots law, impacting contract and insurance disputes.

Contract Law Insurance Law Commercial Litigation
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Fri Sep 22 2023

R v Sergio Villatoro Bran

Orthopaedic surgeon found guilty of unlawful wounding for performing unauthorized invasive surgeries on patients.

Criminal Law Medical Malpractice Consent
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Tue Sep 19 2023

R vs Craig

Court sentences defendant for multiple sexual offenses against minors, highlighting severe breaches of trust and significant psychological impacts on victims.

Criminal Law Sexual Offenses Child Protection
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Fri Sep 15 2023

Horsford vs Croft

Privy Council clarifies principles of easement of necessity in a land dispute, offering crucial insights for property lawyers.

Property Law Easements Land Disputes
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Doe vs Roe

High Court rules on the division of matrimonial assets in a case involving criminal conduct by one spouse, offering crucial insights for family law practitioners.

Family Law Matrimonial Assets Criminal Conduct
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R vs Caswell

Court of Appeal examines the admissibility of evidence and judicial directions in a complex sexual offence case involving a minor.

Criminal Law Sexual Offences Evidence
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Wed Aug 30 2023

Cook UK Limited vs Boston Scientific Limited

High Court examines patent infringement and validity in a complex medical device case, offering insights for IP lawyers.

Patent Law Intellectual Property Medical Devices
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Sun Aug 13 2023

Azizi vs Secretary of State for the Home Department

Upper Tribunal dismisses appeal of Iraqi national's asylum claim, providing key insights into credibility assessments in immigration cases.

Immigration Law Asylum Claims Credibility Assessment
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Wed Jul 26 2023

Crafts Group LLC vs M/S Indeutsch International & M/S Knitpro International

High Court rules on jurisdiction over EU trade marks post-Brexit, impacting intellectual property practitioners.

Intellectual Property Trade Marks Brexit
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Tue Jul 18 2023

Z3 vs Secretary of State for the Home Department and Others

The Investigatory Powers Tribunal addresses the misuse of legally privileged material obtained during covert surveillance, providing crucial insights for legal professionals on privacy and privilege.

Privacy Law Legal Professional Privilege Covert Surveillance
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Thu Jul 13 2023

R v TT

Court of Appeal upholds sentence for juvenile offender in complex sexual offence case, providing crucial insights into youth sentencing guidelines.

Criminal Law Youth Offending Sentencing Guidelines
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Wed Jul 12 2023

Applicant vs Republic of Croatia

ECHR finds Croatia liable for excessive police force and inadequate investigation in death of mentally ill man.

Human Rights Police Conduct Mental Health
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Mon Jun 26 2023

A8 vs B8

Court upholds recognition and enforcement of Abu Dhabi arbitral award despite jurisdictional objections.

Arbitration Enforcement Jurisdiction
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Fri Jun 23 2023

JBC Distributors Inc. & JBC Distributors UK Limited vs Peter Mudahy & Tanvir Hussain

High Court rules on trademark infringement and passing off claims involving counterfeit Jamaican black castor oil products, providing key insights for IP lawyers.

Intellectual Property Trademark Law Commercial Litigation
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Fri Jun 16 2023

Crafts Group LLC vs M/S Indeutsch International & M/S KnitPro International

High Court rules on trade mark dispute between Crafts Group and KnitPro, shedding light on post-Brexit intellectual property jurisdiction.

Intellectual Property Trade Marks Brexit
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Tue Jun 13 2023

Secretary of State for the Home Department vs Harsh Lata

Upper Tribunal clarifies procedural expectations in immigration appeals, emphasizing the importance of issue identification and procedural rigour.

Immigration Law Asylum Procedural Rigour
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Sat Jun 10 2023

NMC Healthcare Limited vs Dr BR Shetty

Court rules on effective service of claim form in high-profile insolvency case involving allegations of fraud.

Insolvency Law Commercial Litigation Service Of Process
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Tue Jun 06 2023

R v [Defendant]

Court imposes life sentence with a 29-year tariff for defendant in a gruesome multiple murder and arson case.

Criminal Law Sentencing Murder Arson
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Fri Jun 02 2023

KF Global Brands Limited vs Lead Wear Limited and Others

High Court rules on the originality and infringement of cargo trousers design, providing key insights for IP lawyers.

Intellectual Property Design Rights Infringement
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Tue May 30 2023

Blake vs HMRC

Tribunal rules on alleged dishonesty in evading import duties, providing insights on the application of the Ivey test.

Tax Law Customs And Excise Dishonesty
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Osunneye vs Secretary of State for the Home Department

Upper Tribunal clarifies the application of transitional appeal rights post-Brexit for Zambrano carers.

Immigration Law Zambrano Carers Brexit Transitional Provisions
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Wed May 24 2023

In the Matter of GA (A Female Child Aged 13 Months)

Court rules on the adoption of a 13-month-old child amidst parental disputes and allegations of neglect.

Family Law Child Protection Adoption
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Tue May 09 2023

Union Properties PJSC vs Khalifa Hasan Ali Saleh Alhammadi & Others

Court denies continuation of freezing orders in high-stakes fraud case involving Union Properties PJSC and multiple defendants.

Fraud Freezing Orders Proprietary Injunctions Duty Of Disclosure
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Thu Apr 27 2023

Caguitla vs Secretary of State for the Home Department

Upper Tribunal clarifies the interpretation of Immigration Rules for children of overseas domestic workers, impacting immigration law practitioners.

Immigration Law Human Rights Legal Interpretation
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Wed Mar 29 2023

Claims Management Ltd vs Richard & Dawn Sargent

Court rules on interest claim in a dispute over payment terms in an insurance claim management contract, providing key insights for commercial litigators.

Contract Law Commercial Litigation Insurance Claims
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Fri Mar 24 2023

R v Caswell & Others

Supreme Court of St Helena sentences multiple defendants for severe sexual offences against a minor, highlighting systemic failures and individual culpability.

Criminal Law Sexual Offences Child Protection
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Sat Feb 18 2023

R v X

St Helena Supreme Court imposes a custodial sentence for historical sexual offences committed by a minor, providing key insights into the application of sentencing guidelines over time.

Criminal Law Sentencing Historical Offences
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Thu Feb 09 2023

Plaintiff vs Defendant

High Court grants extension for late appeal notice service in a case involving alleged false imprisonment and police misconduct.

Civil Procedure Appeals False Imprisonment Police Misconduct
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Mon Jan 16 2023

Georgi Kirov vs EUIPO

General Court rules on the revocation of an EU trade mark due to non-use, providing critical insights for IP lawyers.

Intellectual Property Trade Mark Law Eu Law
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Sun Jan 15 2023

Doe vs Mallon & Mallon

Court rules on the validity of a will and the associated costs, providing key insights for probate lawyers.

Probate Law Inheritance Disputes Litigation Costs
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Fri Dec 30 2022

KJF vs Surrey Police

Investigatory Powers Tribunal rules on whether police need additional authorization to access data on a seized mobile phone, providing key insights for criminal law practitioners.

Criminal Law Investigatory Powers Privacy Law
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Sat Dec 17 2022

R v Defendants

Supreme Court of St Helena reviews whether UK Theft Act 1968 applies locally, impacting vehicle-related offences.

Criminal Law Vehicle Offences Jurisdictional Law
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Fri Nov 18 2022

Arnold vs Halcyon Yachts Limited

High Court examines yacht delivery negligence claims, offering key insights for maritime lawyers.

Maritime Law Contract Law Commercial Litigation
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Tue Nov 01 2022

Various vs Security Service and Government Communications Headquarters

Investigatory Powers Tribunal provides crucial guidance on vetting complaints, jurisdiction, and procedural fairness in intelligence services.

Vetting National Security Human Rights Intelligence Services
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Sun Oct 30 2022

Attorney General of St Helena vs Moyce

The Chief Justice rules on clinical negligence in a cataract surgery case, highlighting key issues in medical malpractice and patient identification.

Clinical Negligence Medical Malpractice Patient Safety
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Mon Oct 24 2022

R v Defendant

Court sentences defendant for riot and petrol bomb attack, highlighting the importance of deterrent sentences in public disorder cases.

Criminal Law Public Disorder Sentencing
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Tue Oct 11 2022

Hoadley vs Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Ltd & Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy N/V

High Court rules on liability and contributory negligence in a severe personal injury case involving offshore wind turbine installation.

Personal Injury Health And Safety Maritime Law
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Fri Aug 19 2022

Lonsdale vs Wedlake Bell LLP

High Court rules on procedural service of claim forms in a negligence case involving trust advice, providing key insights for litigation and trust law practitioners.

Trust Law Professional Negligence Civil Procedure
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Wed Aug 17 2022

Smith vs Baker

High Court examines self-represented litigants' defamation and harassment counterclaims, providing key insights into procedural compliance.

Defamation Harassment Procedural Compliance
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Fri Aug 12 2022

Raffaele Mincione vs Rizzoli Corriere della Sera Media Group SPA & Others

High Court examines defamation claims against Italian media group over allegations of financial misconduct involving Vatican funds.

Defamation Media Law Public Interest Defense
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Fri Apr 01 2022

Armstead vs RSA

Court of Appeal rules on the recoverability of hire costs in a negligence case, providing crucial insights for tort and contract lawyers.

Tort Law Negligence Economic Loss
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Wed Mar 16 2022

Lappin vs Dougan

Court rules on the contentious removal of an executor in a family estate dispute, providing key insights for probate lawyers.

Probate Law Estate Administration Family Disputes
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Fri Dec 17 2021

AG vs Brandon Caswell

Magistrates' Court addresses the complexities of sentencing when a prisoner is recalled for breach of licence on St Helena.

Criminal Law Sentencing Licence Recall
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Mon Nov 01 2021

R v Morgan, Marks, Lynch & Heaney

Court of Appeal addresses the retrospective increase in custody periods for terrorist offenders under new legislation.

Counter-terrorism Human Rights Judicial Review
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Sun Mar 21 2021

Drennan vs Walsh

High Court rules on nuisance and trespass claims in a dispute over quarry operations, providing significant insights for property and environmental law practitioners.

Property Law Environmental Law Nuisance Trespass
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Tue Mar 02 2021

Dixon vs Sharkey

Court of Appeal clarifies beneficial interest in cohabitation property dispute, offering key insights for family and property lawyers.

Property Law Family Law Cohabitation Disputes
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Wed Sep 23 2020

Arjoon vs Receiver

Court of Appeal addresses directors' authority and receivers' duties in a high-stakes company receivership case.

Company Law Receivership Equitable Duties Statutory Duties
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Mon Dec 16 2019

Rosewood vs Skelmore

ADGM Court rules on procedural fairness in a lease dispute, setting important precedents for commercial lease agreements.

Commercial Lease Procedural Fairness Adgm Court
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Wed Jul 24 2019

Skelmore Hospitality Group Ltd vs Rosewood Hotel

Court dismisses Skelmore's joinder application in a lease dispute, emphasizing the need for particularized claims.

Commercial Lease Joinder Application Contract Law
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Fri Jul 20 2018

Lafresiére vs Hotels

Supreme Court overturns Magistrate's decision in wrongful dismissal case, highlighting the importance of proper pleadings and procedural fairness.

Employment Law Wrongful Dismissal Procedural Fairness
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Thu Jul 22 2010

Applicant vs Municipality of Tirana

The European Court of Human Rights rules on property rights and compensation in a complex case involving the demolition of an unlawfully constructed building in Tirana.

Property Law Human Rights Urban Planning
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