BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted September 3rd, 2020 in law reports by tracey

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Peel Investments (North) Ltd v Secretary of State for Housing, Communities And Local Government & Anor [2020] EWCA Civ 1175 (03 September 2020)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Truewood Ltd, Re [2020] EWHC 2360 (Ch) (03 September 2020)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Burleigh v Telegraph Media Group Ltd [2020] EWHC 2359 (QB) (02 September 2020)


Case Comment: Sutherland v Her Majesty’s Advocate (Scotland) [2020] UKSC 32 – UKSC Blog

Posted September 3rd, 2020 in evidence, human rights, internet, news, privacy, Scotland, sexual offences, Supreme Court by sally

‘In this post, Joanna Clark and Emma Ainsley of CMS discuss the judgment handed down by the UK Supreme Court on 15 July 2020 in a referral from the High Court of Justiciary, the Scottish criminal appeal court, in the matter of Sutherland v Her Majesty’s Advocate [2020] UKSC 32 concerning the admissibility of evidence obtained by so-called “paedophile hunter” groups in criminal trials.’

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UKSC Blog, 1st September 2020


Judges issues guidance to experts on remote evidence – Litigation Futures

Posted September 3rd, 2020 in evidence, expert witnesses, news, remote hearings by sally

‘A panel of top judges has issued guidance for expert witnesses on giving evidence remotely, which warns that “processing information through online contact is hard”.’

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Litigation Futures, 3rd September 2020


Series of failings in terror supervision condemned – BBC News

Posted September 3rd, 2020 in news, terrorism by sally

‘A catalogue of failings have been found in the way people convicted of terror-related offences are monitored by the authorities in England and Wales.’

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BBC News, 2nd September 2020


EP 123: Judges and Lawyers: Enemies of the People? with Joshua Rozenberg – Law Pod UK

Posted September 3rd, 2020 in judiciary, legal profession, media, news, podcasts by sally

‘In Episode 123 Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Joshua Rozenberg about his new book Enemies of the People? How Judges Shape Society and discusses attacks on judges and lawyers by the media and the government.’

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Law Pod UK, 1st September 2020


Coronavirus: Charity seeks judicial review on care home visit guidance – BBC News

Posted September 3rd, 2020 in care homes, charities, coronavirus, judicial review, news by sally

‘A dementia charity is seeking a judicial review of the government guidance on care home visits.’

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BBC News, 3rd September 2020


Outdated weddings laws of England and Wales face overhaul – The Guardian

Posted September 3rd, 2020 in licensing, marriage, news by sally

‘Couples could soon be free to get married on the beach, in a private garden or at sea, according to proposed changes to outdated wedding laws.’

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The Guardian, 3rd September 2020