BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted April 16th, 2019 in law reports by tracey

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Secretary of State for the Home Department v AB (Jamaica) & Anor [2019] EWCA Civ 661 (12 April 2019)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Cityfibre Ltd, R (On the Application Of) v The Advertising Standards Authority Ltd & Anor [2019] EWHC 950 (Admin) (15 April 2019)

Court (Chancery Division)

Guest v Guest & Anor [2019] EWHC 869 (Ch) (16 April 2019)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Deutsche Bank AG [2019] EWHC 969 (Comm) (15 April 2019)

Ramona ANG v Reliantco Investments Ltd [2019] EWHC 879 (Comm) (12 April 2019)

Eleni Shipping Ltd v Transgrain Shipping BV [2019] EWHC 910 (Comm) (10 April 2019)

Astra Asset Management UK Ltd v The Co-Operative Bank Plc [2019] EWHC 897 (Comm) (10 April 2019)

Kazakhstan Kagazy Plc & Ors v Zhunus & Ors [2019] EWHC 878 (Comm) (04 April 2019)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Price v Cwm Taf University Health Board [2019] EWHC 938 (QB) (15 April 2019)


Paying for privacy? – Family Law

‘Stuart Clark, partner at The International Family Law Group LLP examines a recent Court of Appeal decision on privacy in family law cases and asks whether in practice anonymity is the preserve of only the very wealthy.’

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Family Law, 16th April 2019


‘The White Book is wrong’ – Vos offers clarity on disclosure rules – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted April 16th, 2019 in civil procedure rules, disclosure, news, pilot schemes by tracey

‘The chancellor of the High Court has made clear all existing cases must be subject to new disclosure procedures – and not as advised in the lawyers’ bible on litigation.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 16th April 2019


Who gets legal aid? – BBC News

Posted April 16th, 2019 in budgets, civil justice, criminal justice, legal aid, news, statistics by tracey

‘Who gets legal aid?’

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BBC News, 15th April 2019


Chelsea launch legal campaign to crack down on ticket touts at Stamford Bridge – The Guardian

Posted April 16th, 2019 in injunctions, licensing, news, sport by tracey

‘Chelsea have launched a groundbreaking legal campaign to stamp out ticket touting, the Guardian can reveal, in a move expected to herald a wider crackdown by Premier League football clubs.’

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The Guardian, 15th April 2019


Child sex offenders ‘inadequately supervised’ at detention centre – The Guardian

‘child sex offenders being held at an immigration removal centre have been inadequately supervised, a watchdog has found.’

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The Guardian, 16th April 2019


Clampdown planned for British online pharmacies – BBC News

Posted April 16th, 2019 in health & safety, internet, medicines, news, pharmacists, regulations, standards by tracey

‘New rules to keep people safe when buying medications from online pharmacies have been described as a “big step forward” by Britain’s pharmacy regulator.’

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BBC News, 16th April 2019


I’m still at a loss’: Windrush victims who were forced into homelessness and debt due to scandal still living in anguish and destitution a year on – The Independent

‘On 16 April 2018, Amber Rudd – then home secretary – stood up in the House of Commons to formally acknowledge the Windrush scandal for the first time. The treatment of immigrants by her department’s “hostile environment” was appalling, she said, vowing to deal with cases within two weeks and put things right. But exactly one year later, the suffering goes on. Many are yet to receive a response to their application to the taskforce, leaving them in a “state of limbo” with little or no information about how their case is progressing.’

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The Independent, 16th April 2019