BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted April 12th, 2011 in law reports by sally

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Yeganeh v Zurich Plc & Anor [2011] EWCA Civ 398 (11 April 2011)

Ambrosiadou v Coward [2011] EWCA Civ 409 (12 April 2011)

Murphy v Wyatt [2011] EWCA Civ 408 (12 April 2011)

Stanley & Anor v Rawlinson & Anor [2011] EWCA Civ 405 (12 April 2011)

Knight Frank LLP v Du Haney [2011] EWCA Civ 404 (12 April 2011)

Revenue & Customs v Mayes [2011] EWCA Civ 407 (12 April 2011)

Stanley & Anor v Rawlinson & Anor [2011] EWCA Civ 406 (12 April 2011)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Idessa (UK) Ltd, Re [2011] EWHC 804 (Ch) (31 March 2011)


Law Commission proposes new ‘Consumer Act’ – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted April 12th, 2011 in consultations, consumer protection, Law Commission, news by sally

“Consumers are finding it too hard to win compensation for misleading and aggressive trading practices and the law must be reviewed, the Law Commission said today.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 12th April 2011


New rules for migrant church weddings – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 12th, 2011 in fraud, immigration, licensing, marriage, news by sally

“The tradition of reading church banns is to be dropped for migrant weddings as part of a new drive to combat bogus marriages.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th April 2011


Judges are more lenient after taking a break, study finds – The Guardian

Posted April 12th, 2011 in judiciary, news, sentencing by sally

“Prisoners are more likely to be granted parole early in the day or after a break such as lunch, according to researchers.”

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The Guardian, 11th April 2011


Law and police chiefs unite on scandal strategy – The Independent

Posted April 12th, 2011 in Crown Prosecution Service, interception, news, telecommunications by sally

“The director of Public Prosecutions and the second-in-command of Britain’s largest police force last night attempted to draw a line under a damaging split between them over whether legal advice limited the original investigation into the phone hacking scandal.”

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The Independent, 12th April 2011