BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted June 12th, 2014 in law reports by sally

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

W (A Child) [2014] EWCA Civ 772 (11 June 2014) Ltd v Huzar [2014] EWCA Civ 791 (11 June 2014)

F (A Child), Re [2014] EWCA Civ 789 (12 June 2014)

Sub One Ltd (t/a Subway) v HM Revenue and Customs [2014] EWCA Civ 773 (10 June 2014)

Scotland & Anor v British Credit Trust Ltd [2014] EWCA Civ 790 (10 June 2014)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Mitchell v News Group Newspapers Ltd [2014] EWHC 1885 (QB) (11 June 2014)

AB v Ministry of Justice [2014] EWHC 1847 (QB) (11 June 2014)

Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council v Worldwide Marketing Solutions Ltd & Anor [2014] EWHC 1910 (QB) (11 June 2014)

Ministry of Defence v Blythe [2013] EWHC 1422 (QB) (02 May 2013)

Aziz v Ali & Ors [2014] EWHC 1846 (QB) (09 June 2014)

Dalton v Gough Cooper & Company Ltd [2014] EWHC 1556 (QB) (16 May 2014)

Page v Champion Financial Managementltd & Ors [2014] EWHC 1778 (QB) (06 June 2014)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Bailey, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] EWHC 1078 (Admin) (25 February 2014)

Chikasha, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] EWHC 1071 (Admin) (07 February 2014)

Tabrizagh & Ors, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] EWHC 1914 (Admin) (11 June 2014)

World Society for the Protection of Animals v Welsh Ministers & Ors [2014] EWHC 1896 (Admin) (12 June 2014)

Sanger & Anor v London Borough of Newham [2014] EWHC 1922 (Admin) (12 June 2014)

Clark v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Anor [2014] EWHC 1879 (Admin) (10 June 2014)

McIntyre v Government of the United States of America and the Home Secretary [2014] EWHC 1886 (Admin) (10 June 2014)

Gu v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] EWHC 1634 (Admin) (20 May 2014)


Supreme Court reduces religious no-go area for courts – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted June 12th, 2014 in appeals, charities, jurisdiction, news, Supreme Court, trusts by sally

‘The Supreme Court has just reversed a decision of the Court of Appeal (see my previous post here) that a dispute about the trust deeds of two Sikh religious charities was non-justiciable and so could not and should not be decided by the Courts. By contrast, the SC said that two initial issues concerning the meaning of trust deeds were justiciable, and, because of this, further issues which did raise religious issues had to be determined by the courts.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 11th June 2014


Lord Dyson to rule on whether cheque for court fees should have been put in Christmas post – Litigation Futures

Posted June 12th, 2014 in appeals, case management, courts, fees, news, sanctions, solicitors by sally

‘One of the three Mitchell cases to be heard by the Master of the Rolls next week centres on whether a solicitor should have put a cheque in the post shortly before Christmas to pay for the hearing fee.’

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Litigation Futures, 12th June 2014


Nominet’s new rules on .uk domains could mean the end to users’ privacy – The Guardian

Posted June 12th, 2014 in disclosure, domain names, internet, news, privacy by sally

‘Since Tuesday, running a personal website has become a privacy minefield for people using .uk domain names. A recent rule change by Nominet, the company which manages the .uk registry, means that domain name owners whose home addresses were previously kept private may now be publicly visible in online searches. People setting up domain names through Nominet must now also show their full legal personal or business name on the public registration database.’

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The Guardian, 11th June 2014


Woman left partially blinded in appalling assault by father-in-law who believed she had had affair – The Independent

Posted June 12th, 2014 in families, grievous bodily harm, news, personal injuries, sentencing by sally

‘A father-in-law has been jailed after inflicting appalling and severe injuries on a family member, almost blinding her, after flying into a crazed revenge attack over adultery that he believed that she had committed.’

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The Independent, 11th June 2014


Ombudsman finds Bedfordshire man failed by council and health service – BBC News

‘Health and social care officials have been criticised for letting a severely mentally ill patient live in “squalor”.’

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BBC News, 12th June 2014


Phone hacking trial: After eight months, jury today begins sifting the mountain of evidence – The Independent

‘They are the two words the jury in the phone hacking trial may have waited months to hear. At 3.15pm in court 12 of the Old Bailey, Mr Justice Saunders said: “And finally.”’

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The Independent, 12th June 2014


‘Secret’ terror trial ruling due at Old Bailey – BBC News

‘The Court of Appeal is to rule on whether a trial of two terrorist suspects can be heard in secret.’

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BBC News, 12th June 2014


Currency market rigging could become criminal offence – The Guardian

Posted June 12th, 2014 in crime, financial regulation, news by sally

‘Rigging the foreign exchange, bond and commodity markets could become a criminal offence, the government will warn the City on Thursday as part of its latest effort to clean up the financial markets after a wave of scandals and allegations relating to key benchmarks.’

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The Guardian, 11th June 2014