Cardiff ordered to pay Nantes €6m over Emiliano Sala transfer – The Guardian

Posted September 30th, 2019 in contracts, news, sport by michael

‘Cardiff have been ordered to pay French club Nantes €6m (£5.3m) in relation to the signing of Emiliano Sala in January.’

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The Guardian, 30th September 2019

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BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted September 30th, 2019 in law reports by michael

Supreme Court

D (A Child) [2019] UKSC 42 (26 September 2019)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Angus-Barton, R. v [2019] EWCA Crim 1593 (24 September 2019)Amin, R. v [2019] EWCA Crim 1583 (20 September 2019)

Amin, R. v [2019] EWCA Crim 1583 (20 September 2019)

Mohammed, R. v [2019] EWCA Crim 1582 (20 September 2019)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Smith & Anor v Crawshay [2019] EWHC 2507 (Ch) (30 September 2019)

Kensington Mortgage Company Ltd v Mallon & Ors [2019] EWHC 2512 (Ch) (27 September 2019)

Irish & Anor, Re [2019] EWHC 2508 (Ch) (27 September 2019)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Ivy Technology v Martin & Ors [2019] EWHC 2510 (Comm) (26 September 2019)

SAS Institute Inc v World Programming Ltd [2019] EWHC 2481 (Comm) (25 September 2019)

SAS Institute Inc v World Programming Ltd [2019] EWHC 2496 (Comm) (25 September 2019)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Ivy Technology v Martin & Ors [2019] EWHC 2510 (Comm) (26 September 2019)

BVC v EWF [2019] EWHC 2506 (QB) (26 September 2019)

High Court (Technology & Construction Court)

Ohpen Operations UK Ltd v Invesco Fund Managers Ltd [2019] EWHC 2504 (TCC) (24 September 2019)

Source: www.bailii.org

Supreme Court considers parental responsibility and deprivation of liberty – Family Law Week

‘The Supreme Court, by a majority of three to two, has held, in D (A Child) [2019] UKSC 42, a case concerning a young person lacking mental capacity, that there is no scope for the operation of parental responsibility to authorise what would otherwise be a violation of a fundamental human right of a child, that is his liberty.’

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Family Law Week, 26th September 2019

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Seven jailed over London ‘free Tommy Robinson’ protest – BBC News

Posted September 30th, 2019 in demonstrations, guilty pleas, news, sentencing, violent disorder by michael

‘Seven men were jailed at Southwark Crown Court over the violent disorder in June 2018, which caused injuries to about 20 officers.’

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BBC News, 27th September 2019

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Solicitor suspended after being taken in by scam – Legal Futures

Posted September 30th, 2019 in disciplinary procedures, news, solicitors, Solicitors Regulation Authority by michael

‘A solicitor has been suspended for five years after becoming entangled in a financial scam and unwittingly using her professional status to rope in other victims, as well as losing money herself.’

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Legal Futures, 26th Septeber 2019

Source: www.legalfutures.co.uk

Communities will get legal right to fight ugly buildings in their towns – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 30th, 2019 in environmental protection, housing, news, planning by michael

‘Communities will get the legal right to fight ugly buildings and poorly designed new homes in their towns and villages in new Government guidance to be published on Monday [30 September].’

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Daily Telegraph, 29th September 2019

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Home Office faces court challenge over allowing asylum seekers to be interrogated by countries from which they are trying to flee – Independent

Posted September 30th, 2019 in asylum, government departments, news, Zimbabwe by michael

‘The Home Office is to be challenged in court over its practice of inviting foreign government representatives to interview political asylum seekers after The Independent exposed the “corrupt” exercise.’

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Independent, 30th September 2019

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Shamima Begum: Isis bride will not be allowed to return to UK from Syria, says home secretary – Independent

Posted September 30th, 2019 in citizenship, news, proscribed organisations, terrorism by michael

‘Former Isis bride Shamima Begum has reportedly been told once again by the home secretary that she will never be allowed back to the UK.’

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Independent, 29th September 2019

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Amber Peat: CPS to review police evidence on girl’s death – BBC News

Posted September 30th, 2019 in Crown Prosecution Service, evidence, inquests, missing persons, news by michael

‘Evidence linked to the death of a 13-year-old girl who was found hanged is being reviewed, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has confirmed.’

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BBC News, 28th September 2019

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Former milkman sentenced for money laundering – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A former milkman who got into financial difficulties has been sentenced for money laundering.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 26th September 2019

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First 100 Years podcast – An Evening in Conversation with Dame Janet Smith DBE and Dame Caroline Swift DBE – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

‘Dame Janet Smith and Dame Caroline Swift can be heard in a First 100 Years podcast talking about their life on the Northern Circuit, their friendship and their distinguished judicial careers.’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 27th September 2019

Source: www.judiciary.uk

After 10 years, the supreme court is confident in its role – The Guardian

‘Next Tuesday, 1 October, marks the 10th anniversary of the supreme court. Over the past decade, its neo-gothic portico, beneath which lawyers, litigants, protesters and politicians parade, has become an increasingly recognisable feature of national life.’

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The Guardian, 26th September 2019

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Majority of care cases continue to miss 26-week deadline – Law Society’s Gazette

‘The average time it takes to conclude care proceedings remains significantly high, according to latest quarterly statistics published today. Figures released by the Ministry of Justice, covering April to June, show that the average time for a care and supervision case to reach first disposal remained the same as it did for January to March – 33 weeks. This is the longest average time since the last quarter of 2013.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 26th September 2019

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Number of bank transfer scams in UK rises by 40% in a year – The Guardian

Posted September 27th, 2019 in banking, codes of practice, crime prevention, fraud, news, statistics by tracey

‘The amount of money stolen by criminals through bank transfer scams has risen by 40% in a year and is running at more than £1m a day, according to official UK data.’

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The Guardian, 26th September 2019

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MPs announce inquiry into Thomas Cook collapse – The Guardian

Posted September 27th, 2019 in auditors, company directors, holidays, inquiries, insolvency, news, select committees by tracey

‘MPs are to hold an inquiry into the role of “corporate greed” in the collapse of Thomas Cook, focusing on directors’ stewardship of the company, how much they were paid and how its accounts were prepared and signed off by auditors.’

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The Guardian, 26th September 2019

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Tory minister admits UK breached court order banning arms sales to Saudi Arabia again – The Independent

‘The government has again admitted breaching a court order banning arms sales to Saudi Arabia over concerns they could be used in the Yemen war.’

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The Independent, 26th September 2019

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William Carson banned for six months following positive cocaine test – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 27th, 2019 in disciplinary procedures, drug offences, horse racing, licensing, news, sport by tracey

‘William Carson, grandson of the five-time champion Flat jockey Willie Carson, was banned from riding by a disciplinary panel for six months on Thursday for testing ­positive for cocaine.’

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Daily Telegraph, 26th September 2019

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Widow’s fight to get partner’s name on birth certificate- BBC News

Posted September 27th, 2019 in bereavement, birth certificates, children, cohabitation, equality, families, news, paternity, widows by tracey

‘A woman whose partner died while she was pregnant has said she suffered “emotional trauma” fighting through the courts to put his name on their child’s birth certificate.’

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BBC News, 27th September 2019

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First police force found to be ‘failing’ in all areas as watchdog finds performance worsening across country – The Independent

Posted September 27th, 2019 in budgets, crime prevention, Ministry of Justice, news, ombudsmen, police, standards, statistics by tracey

‘A scandal-hit police force has become the first to be branded “failing” in all areas after inspectors found it was not preventing crime or protecting vulnerable people.’

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The Independent, 27th September 2019

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Liverpool FC fail in move to trademark the word ‘Liverpool’ – The Guardian

Posted September 27th, 2019 in intellectual property, news, sport, trade marks by tracey

‘Liverpool FC’s attempt to trademark the word “Liverpool” has been rejected by the government’s Intellectual Property Office due to the “geographical significance” of the city.’

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The Guardian, 26th September 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com