BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted August 17th, 2012 in law reports by sally

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Cornish Glennroy Blair-Ford v CRS Adventures Ltd [2012] EWHC 2360 (QB) (13 August 2012)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Nicklinson, R (on the application of) v Ministry Of Justice [2012] EWHC 2381 (Admin) (16 August 2012)

Albion Water Ltd, R (on the application of) v Water Services Regulation Authority [2012] EWHC 2259 (Admin) (16 August 2012)

Searle & Anor v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government & Anor [2012] EWHC 2269 (Admin) (16 August 2012)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Robbins v London Borough of Bexley [2012] EWHC 2257 (TCC) (16 August 2012)


Can police enter an embassy? A guide – The Guardian

Posted August 17th, 2012 in asylum, embassies, extradition, international law, news, police by sally

“The Foreign Office says it can revoke an embassy’s diplomatic status but Ecuador claims this is only if there is a public threat.”

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The Guardian, 16th August 2012


UK judge says ‘forced marriage’ of disabled woman should be annulled – BBC News

Posted August 17th, 2012 in disabled persons, forced marriages, learning difficulties, news by sally

“A judge has said the arranged marriage of a UK woman of Bangladeshi origin, who is disabled and has severe learning difficulties, should be annulled.”

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BBC News, 16th August 2012


Mind the Step 2 – The bannister that wasn’t – NearlyLegal

“This is the second of two recent cases on Defective Premises Act 1972 and stairs. There is now a third case on Occupiers Liability Act 1957 with our note to come shortly.”

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NearlyLegal, 16th August 2012


Moors murderer Ian Brady’s legal advocate arrested – The Guardian

“The legal advocate of the Moors murderer Ian Brady has been arrested for allegedly failing to reveal where the body of Keith Bennett, one of Brady and Myra Hindley’s five young victims, is buried.”

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The Guardian, 17th August 2012