Easter Break

Posted April 18th, 2019 in holidays, news by sally

There will be no posts over the Easter weekend (Friday 19th April – Monday 22nd April inclusive) during which time the Library will be closed. We will resume posting on Tuesday 23rd April.

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted April 18th, 2019 in law reports by tracey

High Court (Administrative Court)

NN, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] EWHC 1003 (Admin) (17 April 2019)

Britwell Parish Council, R (on the application of) v Slough Borough Council [2019] EWHC 998 (Admin) (17 April 2019)

Vip Communications Ltd, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] EWHC 994 (Admin) (17 April 2019)

We Love Hackney Ltd, R (On the Application Of) v London Borough of Hackney [2019] EWHC 1007 (Admin) (17 April 2019)

Lorrell v Solicitors Regulation Authority [2019] EWHC 981 (Admin) (16 April 2019)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Davey v Money & Anor [2019] EWHC 997 (Ch) (17 April 2019)

Green v Group Ltd & Ors [2019] EWHC 954 (Ch) (17 April 2019)

High Court (Family Division)

Vasilyeva v Shemyakin [2019] EWHC 932 (Fam) (16 April 2019)

High Court (Patents Court)

E Mishan & Sons, Inc (t/a Emson) v Hozelock Ltd & Ors [2019] EWHC 991 (Pat) (17 April 2019)

Napp Pharmaceutical Holdings Ltd v Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (UK) Ltd & Ors [2019] EWHC 1009 (Pat) (15 April 2019)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

ZXC v Bloomberg LP [2019] EWHC 970 (QB) (17 April 2019)

EF v Darkwa & Anor [2019] EWHC 1005 (QB) (17 April 2019)

Ferri v Gill [2019] EWHC 952 (QB) (17 April 2019)

Rahman v Rahman [2019] EWHC 1011 (QB) (17 April 2019)

State Bank of India & Ors v Mallya & Ors [2019] EWHC 995 (QB) (17 April 2019)

Mohamed v London Borough of Barnet [2019] EWHC 1012 (QB) (17 April 2019)

Zeromska-Smith v United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust [2019] EWHC 980 (QB) (16 April 2019)

Source: www.bailii.org

High court suspends Home Office policy limiting support for slavery victims – The Guardian

‘A high court judge has suspended a Home Office policy that cuts off after six weeks all statutory support to slavery victims in the UK, ruling that it risks causing “irreparable harm to very vulnerable individuals”.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 17th April 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

The Priory fined £300k over death of 14-year-old girl – BBC News

‘The Priory healthcare group has been fined £300,000 over the death of a child at one of its hospitals.’

Full Story

BBC News, 17th April 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

When rape cases don’t make it to trial – The Guardian

Posted April 18th, 2019 in Crown Prosecution Service, news, prosecutions, rape, sentencing, trials by sally

‘Recorded rapes have increased by 15%, but recent figures show only one-third of cases referred to the CPS led to charges being brought. ‘Rebecca’ discusses her experience, while the Guardian’s Alexandra Topping looks at why prosecution rates have dropped.’

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The Guardian, 18th April 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Barristers told: Don’t be so negative with colleagues – Legal Futures

Posted April 18th, 2019 in barristers, mental health, news, professional conduct, standards by sally

‘Barristers have been urged to be less negative in their dealings with colleagues as they may be damaging the profession’s wellbeing – particular of junior counsel.’

Full Story

Legal Futures, 18th April 2019

Source: www.legalfutures.co.uk

David Oluwale’s death in 1969 helped ‘reshape Leeds’ – BBC News

Posted April 18th, 2019 in grievous bodily harm, homicide, inquiries, news, perjury, police, racism by sally

‘A British Nigerian man who was “hounded to his death” by police in Leeds is being remembered in a series of events to mark 50 years since he died.’

Full Story

BBC News, 18th April 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Three convicted of trafficking in landmark ‘county lines’ case – The Guardian

‘Three gang members have been convicted of human trafficking offences after they used young and vulnerable children from London to transport and sell drugs in Hampshire in a landmark county lines case.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 17th April 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

New acts – legislation.gov.uk

Posted April 18th, 2019 in animal cruelty, animals, brexit, EC law, legislation by tracey

European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2019

Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Act 2019

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted April 18th, 2019 in legislation by tracey

The Electricity Capacity (No. 1) Regulations 2019

The Tenant Fees Act 2019 (Commencement No. 3) Regulations 2019

The Education (National Curriculum) (Key Stage 2 Assessment Arrangements) (England) (Amendment) Order 2019

The Children’s Homes etc. Inspection Fees, Childcare Fees, Adoption and Children Act Register (Amendment) Regulations 2019

The Parochial Fees and Scheduled Matters Amending Order 2019

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (Commencement No. 7, Consequential, Transitional and Savings Provisions) Regulations 2019

The National Health Service Commissioning Board and Clinical Commissioning Groups (Responsibilities and Standing Rules) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk