Recent Statutory Instruments –

Posted November 22nd, 2010 in legislation by sally

The Fixed Penalty (Amendment) Order 2010

The Breaks for Carers of Disabled Children Regulations 2010

The Animal Feed (Wales) Regulations 2010

The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes A, B and D) Order 2010

The Freedom of Information (Time for Compliance with Request) Regulations 2010


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted November 22nd, 2010 in law reports by sally

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Kuku, R. v [2010] EWCA Crim 2533 (13 October 2010)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

KCI Licensing Inc & Ors v Smith & Nephew Plc & Ors [2010] EWCA Civ 1260 (18 November 2010)

Starglade Properties Ltd v Nash [2010] EWCA Civ 1314 (19 November 2010)

Tilson v Alstom Transport [2010] EWCA Civ 1308 (19 November 2010)

Ingram v Williams [2010] EWCA Civ 1313 (19 November 2010)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

JIH v News Group Newspapers Ltd (No. 2) [2010] EWHC 2979 (QB) (18 November 2010)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Tim Martin Interiors Ltd. v Akin Gump Llp [2010] EWHC 2951 (Ch) (17 November 2010)

Pearson & Ors v Lehman Brothers Finance SA & Ors [2010] EWHC 2914 (Ch) (19 November 2010)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Office of the Prosecutor General of Turin v Barone [2010] EWHC 3004 (Admin) (19 November 2010)

EO (Nigeria), R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2010] EWHC 3000 (Admin) (19 November 2010)

High Court (Patents Court)

Cephalon, Inc & Ors v Orchid Europe Ltd & Anor [2010] EWHC 2945 (Pat) (19 November 2010)


Emerald Supplies Ltd and another v British Airways plc – WLR Daily

Emerald Supplies Ltd and another v British Airways plc [2010] EWCA Civ 1284; [2010] WLR (D) 294

“For a case to fall within CPR r 19.6, a claimant who had brought a representative action on behalf of the claimant and other representative claimants had to show at all stages of the proceedings that the interest of the claimant and all potential represented claimants was same.”

WLR Daily, 19th November 2010


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

Pc dismissed for raping woman in police locker room – BBC News

Posted November 22nd, 2010 in disciplinary procedures, news, police, rape by sally

“A Metropolitan Police (Met) officer has been dismissed for raping a woman in a police locker room.”

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BBC News, 18th November 2010


Ministers plan to close jails as part of bid to cut number of prisoners – The Guardian

Posted November 22nd, 2010 in news, prisons by sally

“The government wants to close two jails in anticipation of a raft of new policies aimed at cutting the prison population. The probation officers’ union, Napo, said it had learned that the government was considering the closure of Dartmoor and Lancaster Castle prisons, returning them to the duchies of Cornwall and Lancaster.”

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The Guardian, 21st November 2010


Legal aid cuts could make pro bono work a social duty for law firms – The Guardian

Posted November 22nd, 2010 in law firms, legal aid, news, pro bono work by sally

“Is it a good idea to rely on organisations whose priority is making money to provide legal advice for those who can’t afford it?”

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The Guardian, 19th November 2010


Council house tenants set for eviction rule change – The Guardian

Posted November 22nd, 2010 in housing, local government, news by sally

Councils are to be given powers to evict or transfer new tenants after as little as two years if their financial circumstances improve, under plans to be unveiled tomorrow.

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The Guardian, 21st November 2010


Google agrees to delete private data gathered by Street View cars – The Independent

Posted November 22nd, 2010 in internet, news, privacy by sally

“Google has agreed to delete all the personal data its Street View cars collected from unsecured wireless networks and will introduce new training and guidance for its staff, the Information Commissioner said yesterday.”

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The Independent, 20th November 2010