BAILII: Recent decisions

Posted June 16th, 2016 in law reports by tracey

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Harb v HRH Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz [2016] EWCA Civ 556 (16 June 2016)

Koori & Ors v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 552 (14 June 2016)

Barons Bridging Finance 1 Ltd & Ors v Barons Finance Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 550 (14 June 2016)

MVF 3 Aps & Ors v Bestnet Europe Ltd & Ors [2016] EWCA Civ 541 (13 June 2016)

AR, R (on the application of) v Greater Manchester Police & Anor [2016] EWCA Civ 490 (10 June 2016)

F (Children), Re [2016] EWCA Civ 546 (09 June 2016)

Alexander (representative of the “Property118 Action Group”) v West Bromwich Mortgage Company Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 496 (08 June 2016)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Evans, R v [2016] EWCA Crim 671 (10 June 2016)

Ahmed v R [2016] EWCA Crim 670 (09 June 2016)

Awoyemi & Ors v R [2016] EWCA Crim 668 (08 June 2016)

AXN v The Queen [2016] EWCA Crim 590 (27 May 2016)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Tainton, R (on the application of) v HM Senior Coroner for Preston and West Lancashire & Anor [2016] EWHC 1396 (Admin) (16 June 2016)

Khaled, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (No 2) [2016] EWHC 1394 (Admin) (15 June 2016)

S (a child) v NHS England [2016] EWHC 1395 (Admin) (15 June 2016)

Rhoscrowther Wind Farm Ltd v The Welsh Ministers & Anor [2016] EWHC 1388 (Admin) (09 June 2016)

The City and County of Swansea v Swansea Crown Court & Anor [2016] EWHC 1389 (Admin) (09 June 2016)

Adam, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWHC 1352 (Admin) (09 June 2016)

Ibrahim, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWHC 1347 (Admin) (09 June 2016)

Wright, R (on the application of) v Forest of Dean District Council & Anor [2016] EWHC 1349 (Admin) (09 June 2016)

Hossain & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Rev 1) [2016] EWHC 1331 (Admin) (07 June 2016)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Aidiniantz v The Sherlock Holmes International Society Ltd [2016] EWHC 1392 (Ch) (15 June 2016)

Heraeus Medical GmbH & Anor v Biomet UK Healthcare Ltd & Ors [2016] EWHC 1369 (Ch) (15 June 2016)

Collins v Collins & Ors [2016] EWHC 1423 (Ch) (15 June 2016)

Janus Capital Management LLC v Safeguard World International Ltd [2016] EWHC 1355 (Ch) (14 June 2016)

The Khan Partnership LLP v Infinity Distribution Ltd [2016] EWHC 1390 (Ch) (14 June 2016)

Hanspaul & Anor v Ward & Ors [2016] EWHC 1358 (Ch) (13 June 2016)

Pineport Ltd v Grangeglen Ltd [2016] EWHC 1318 (Ch) (13 June 2016)

Jones v Longley & Ors [2016] EWHC 1309 (Ch) (03 June 2016)

Hawk Recovery Ltd v Hall & Ors [2016] EWHC 1307 (Ch) (03 June 2016)

Streather & Anor v Bodker [2016] EWHC 1311 (Ch) (03 June 2016)

Ross & Anor v Gaffney & Anor [2016] EWHC 1255 (Ch) (02 June 2016)

Lloyd v Jones & Ors [2016] EWHC 1308 (Ch) (02 June 2016)


Recent Statutory Instruments –

Posted June 16th, 2016 in legislation by tracey

The Bank of England and Financial Services Act 2016 (Commencement No. 3) Regulations 2016

The Registrar of Companies (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2016

The Value Added Tax (Drugs, Medicines, Aids and Charities, etc.) Order 2016

The Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships (Filing Requirements) Regulations 2016

The Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) (No. 2) Order 2016

The Exempt Charities (No. 2) Order 2016

The Inspectors of Education, Children’s Services and Skills (No. 2) Order 2016

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Order 2016

The Football Spectators (Seating) Order 2016

The European Union Referendum (Voter Registration) Regulations 2016

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (European Union Financial Sanctions) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2016

The Education (Repeal of Arrangements for Vocational Qualifications Awarded or Authenticated in Northern Ireland) Order 2016

The Jobseeker’s Allowance (Members of the Forces) (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations 2016

The Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2016

The Recall Petition (Petition Officers’ Charges) Regulations 2016

The Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Temporary Class Drug) Order 2016

The Wireless Telegraphy (Licence Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2016


Court sanctions party that failed to paginate its bundles properly – Litigation Futures

Posted June 16th, 2016 in case management, costs, documents, law firms, news, sanctions, solicitors by tracey

‘A party’s failure to provide a properly paginated bundle to the High Court has led to the adjournment of key parts of its application for summary judgment and a costs order.’

Full story

Litigation Futures, 14th June 2016


Two-thirds of litigators say increased court fees already putting off clients – Litigation Futures

Posted June 16th, 2016 in civil justice, courts, fees, news, statistics by tracey

‘Two-thirds of litigation lawyers say increased court fees have already deterred clients from commencing proceedings, a survey has found.’

Full story

Litigation Futures, 15th June 2016


ICO investigates after medical records found in skip outside law firm – Legal Futures

Posted June 16th, 2016 in data protection, law firms, medical records, news by tracey

‘The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has launched an investigation after medical records relating to personal injury claims were found in a skip outside a law firm’s former office in St Helens, Merseyside.’

Full story

Legal Futures, 16th June 2016


First North East prosecution for controlling and coercive behaviour – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A Cleveland man has today been sentenced in what is believed to be the North East’s first prosecution for the new criminal offence of controlling and coercive behaviour.’

Press release

Crown Prosecution Service, 10th June 2016


Activities of McKenzie Friends in family courts to go under the microscope – The Bar Council

Posted June 16th, 2016 in family courts, McKenzie friends, press releases by tracey

‘The activities of unregulated, untrained and uninsured McKenzie Friends in the family courts is to come under the microscope with the commissioning of field research by the Bar Council into how they handle court work.’

Full press release

The Bar Council, 10th June 2016


Code of Practice Issued Under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 – Attorney General’s Office

Posted June 16th, 2016 in codes of practice, proceeds of crime by tracey

‘The operation by prosecutors of investigation powers within POCA are subject to guidance issued by the Attorney General and the Advocate General for Northern Ireland in a code of practice. This code of practice has been revised to take account of certain provisions in the Serious Crime Act 2015 and the full extension of POCA powers to Northern Ireland.’

Full text

Attorney General’s Office, 10th June 2016


Mental health services missed chances to save suicidal teenager, coroner rules – The Guardian

Posted June 16th, 2016 in health, inquests, mental health, news, social services, suicide, young persons by tracey

‘Social care agencies missed opportunities to help a 17-year-old girl who took her own life months after being removed from a child protection plan, a coroner has ruled. Katy Skerrett, the senior coroner for Gloucestershire, said there had been a lack of communication between mental health and social care professionals in the treatment provided to Anielka Jennings.’

Full story

The Guardian, 15th June 2016


Zika-fear pregnant woman faces deportation to Brazil – BBC News

Posted June 16th, 2016 in deportation, health, news, pregnancy, visas by tracey

‘A pregnant Brazilian woman advised not to return to the country amid Zika virus fears has been told she faces deportation from the UK “within days”.’

Full story

BBC News, 16th June 2016


Sir Cliff Richard cleared of sex assault claims after prosecutors drop case – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 16th, 2016 in news, prosecutions, sexual offences by tracey

‘Sir Cliff Richard, the veteran entertainer, has been cleared of sex assault allegations after the Crown Prosecution Service dropped the case.’

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 16th June 2016


NHS 111 service putting patients ‘at risk of harm’ – The Guardian

Posted June 16th, 2016 in health, news, reports, telecommunications by tracey

‘The urgent phoneline run by South Western ambulance service NHS foundation trust (SWASFT) has been ordered to make improvements by health inspectors after they concluded that services were inadequate.’

Full story

The Guardian, 16th June 2016