Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted October 12th, 2020 in legislation by tracey

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Public Health Information for Passengers Travelling to England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020

The Ministry of Defence Police (Conduct, Performance and Appeals Tribunals) Regulations 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (England) (Amendment) (No. 18) Regulations 2020

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted October 12th, 2020 in law reports by tracey

Supreme Court

Enka Insaat Ve Sanayi AS v OOO Insurance Company Chubb [2020] UKSC 38 (09 October 2020

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Koza Ltd & Anor v Koza Altin Isletmeleri AS [2020] EWCA Civ 1263 (09 October 2020)

Officer W80, R (on the application of) v Director General of the Independent Office for Police Conduct & Ors [2020] EWCA Civ 1301 (09 October 2020)

Swift v Carpenter & Anor [2020] EWCA Civ 1295 (09 October 2020)

AA (Nigeria) v Secretary of State [2020] EWCA Civ 1296 (09 October 2020)

The Racing Partnership Ltd & Ors v Sports Information Services Ltd [2020] EWCA Civ 1300 (09 October 2020)

Shenzhen Senior Technology Material Co Ltd v Celgard, LLC (Rev 1) [2020] EWCA Civ 1293 (09 October 2020)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Ahmed, R v [2020] EWCA Crim 1299 (06 October 2020)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Lipman, R (On the Application Of) v The Director of Legal Aid Casework [2020] EWHC 2668 (Admin) (12 October 2020)

Bartos v District Court of Levice (Slovakia) [2020] EWHC 2692 (Admin) (08 October 2020)

Kicak v District Court In Koszalin, Poland [2020] EWHC 2693 (Admin) (08 October 2020)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Amin v Amin & Ors [2020] EWHC 2675 (Ch) (12 October 2020)

Kebbell & Anor v Hat & Mitre PLC & Ors (As Joint Administrators of Hat & Mitre PLC) [2020] EWHC 2649 (Ch) (08 October 2020)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Dili Advisors Corp & Anor v Production Investment Management Ltd & Ors [2020] EWHC 2669 (Comm) (09 October 2020)

High Court (Patents Court)

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation & Anor v Archos SA & Ors [2020] EWHC 2641 (Pat) (09 October 2020)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Advetec Holdings Ltd v Shaw & Anor [2020] EWHC 2660 (QB) (09 October 2020)

Oliver v Shaikh [2020] EWHC 2658 (QB) (08 October 2020)

Source: www.bailii.org

Jermaine Baker: Firearms officer can face proceedings – BBC News

‘An officer who killed a man during a foiled attempt to free two prisoners can face misconduct proceedings, the Court of Appeal has ruled.’

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BBC News, 10th October 2020

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Tell me why – ‘Minded to’ letters and reasons – Nearly Legal

Posted October 12th, 2020 in appeals, homelessness, housing, local government, news, notification by sally

‘This was a section 204 Housing Act 1996 appeal following Lambeth’s review decision that Ms S had made herself intentionally homeless. This was the trial of a preliminary issue concerning Lambeth’s ‘minded to’ decision letter sent during the course of the review.’

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Nearly Legal, 11th October 2020

Source: nearlylegal.co.uk

Man jailed for trying to arrange baby sexual abuse – BBC News

Posted October 12th, 2020 in child abuse, children, imprisonment, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A man who tried to arrange for a baby to be brought to his house to be sexually abused has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 10th October 2020

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Met police restraint contributed to death of mentally ill man, jury finds – The Guardian

‘The police’s inappropriate use of restraints on a mentally ill man contributed to his death, an inquest jury has found.’

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The Guardian, 9th October 2020

Source: www.theguardian.com

Letter from the Chair of the Bar to the Prime Minister – The Bar Council

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The Bar Council, 9th October 2020

Source: www.barcouncil.org.uk

Boy, 15, found not guilty of terror plot – BBC News

Posted October 12th, 2020 in child neglect, children, explosives, internet, Islam, news, terrorism, young offenders by sally

‘The youngest person to be tried for a terrorism offence on UK soil has been found not guilty.’

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BBC News, 10th October 2020

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Law Society “must show it listens to solicitors” about cost of practising – Legal Futures

‘The Law Society and Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) need to do more to show that they take on board what solicitors have to say about the cost of practising, the Legal Services Board (LSB) has warned.’

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Legal Futures, 12th October 2020

Source: www.legalfutures.co.uk

More than 500 child victims of ‘revenge porn’ in England and Wales last year – The Guardian

‘More than 500 children were victims of so-called ‘revenge porn’ in England and Wales last year, according to new data shared with the Guardian.’

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The Guardian, 9th October 2020

Source: www.theguardian.com

Transphobic hate crime reports have quadrupled over the past five years in the UK – BBC News

Posted October 12th, 2020 in equality, gender, hate crime, news, statistics, transgender persons by sally

‘There has been a surge in reports of transphobic hate crimes across the UK. Crime statistics obtained by the BBC show that between the latest year – and the one before – there was an increase of 25%.’

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BBC News, 11th October 2020

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

New Judgment: Enka Insaat Ve Sanayi A.S. v OOO Insurance Company Chubb [2020] UKSC 38 – UKSC Blog

‘The central issue on this appeal is how the governing law of an arbitration agreement is to be determined when the law applicable to the contract containing it differs from the law of the “seat” of the arbitration, the place chosen for the arbitration in the arbitration agreement.’

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UKSC Blog, 9th October 2020

Source: ukscblog.com

Belly Mujinga: Calls for inquest into alleged ‘virus cough attack’ death – BBC News

Posted October 12th, 2020 in assault, bereavement, coronavirus, families, inquests, news, police, transport by sally

‘There are calls for an inquest into the death of transport worker Belly Mujinga – who died after reportedly being coughed and spat on by a passenger who said he had the virus.’

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BBC News, 12th October 2020

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Lawyers claim knife attack at law firm was inspired by Priti Patel’s rhetoric – The Guardian

‘Britain’s top lawyers have written to Priti Patel to express their concern after a knifeman threatened to kill an immigration solicitor last month in an attack colleagues say was directly motivated by comments made by the home secretary.’

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The Guardian, 10th October 2020

Source: www.theguardian.com