BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted October 6th, 2010 in law reports by sally

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Yam v R. [2010] EWCA Crim 2072 (05 October 2010)

Zahid v R [2010] EWCA Crim 2158 (05 October 2010)

High Court (Chancery Division)

BBGP Managing General Partner Ltd & Ors v Babcock & Brown Global Partners [2010] EWHC 2176 (Ch) (20 August 2010)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Brewer v Mann & Ors [2010] EWHC 2444 (QB) (05 October 2010)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Atwal & Anor v Rochester [2010] EWHC 2338 (TCC) (09 July 2010)


Recent Statutory Instruments –

Posted October 6th, 2010 in legislation by sally

The National Health Service (General Medical Services Contracts) (Prescription of Drugs etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The Political Parties and Elections Act 2009 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2010

The Landfill Tax (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2010


ACS:Law gets more of copyright fines than rights holders – The Guardian

Posted October 6th, 2010 in copyright, fees, law firms, news by sally

“ACS:Law, the controversial London-based solicitors’ firm involved in making copyright claims, keeps about 40% of the payments made by alleged filesharers, while rights holders receive between 20% and 30%, research by the Guardian has revealed.”

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The Guardian, 5th October 2010


Black and female young offenders ‘failed by legal advice’ – The Guardian

Posted October 6th, 2010 in legal services, minorities, news, prisons, young offenders by sally

“Black and female young offenders are being denied access to justice because legal advice in young offenders’ institutions is sometimes unavailable, a report shows.”

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The Guardian, 5th October 2010


Judge blocks website’s ‘Solicitors From Hell’ comments about lawyer – The Independent

Posted October 6th, 2010 in defamation, injunctions, internet, news, solicitors by sally

“A second High Court judge has issued an interim injunction banning the owner of the website Solicitors From Hell from publishing or republishing defamatory material about a lawyer with a London firm.”

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The Independent, 5th October 2010