BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted November 9th, 2020 in law reports by tracey

Supreme Court

Secretary of State for Health & Ors v Servier Laboratories Ltd & Ors [2020] UKSC 44 (06 November 2020)

Alexander Devine Children’s Cancer Trust v Housing Solutions Ltd [2020] UKSC 45 (06 November 2020)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

HH Aluminium & Building Products Ltd & Anor v Bell & Anor (Joint Trustees In Bankruptcy of Ide) [2020] EWCA Civ 1469 (09 November 2020)

Swift v Carpenter [2020] EWCA Civ 1467 (06 November 2020)

Clarke, R (On the Application Of) v Birmingham City Council (Rev 1) [2020] EWCA Civ 1466 (06 November 2020)

L. M. Associates Ltd v Gibbeson [2020] EWCA Civ 1460 (06 November 2020)

Emiantor, R (On the Application Of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] EWCA Civ 1461 (06 November 2020)

Stanley v Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council [2020] EWCA Civ 1458 (06 November 2020)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Environmental Agency, R (On the Application Of) v Lawrence [2020] EWCA Crim 1465 (06 November 2020)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Gill, R (On the Application Of) v Cabinet Office [No.3] [2020] EWHC 2931 (Admin) (06 November 2020)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Attorney General v Zedra Fiduciary Services (UK) Ltd & Ors [2020] EWHC 2988 (Ch) (09 November 2020)

Kings Security Systems Ltd v King & Anor [2020] EWHC 2996 (Ch) (09 November 2020)

TUI UK Ltd v Morgan [2020] EWHC 2944 (Ch) (09 November 2020)

Board of the Pension Protection Fund v Dalriada Trustees Ltd [2020] EWHC 2960 (Ch) (06 November 2020)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Medsted Associates Ltd v Canaccord Genuity Wealth (International) Ltd [2020] EWHC 2952 (Comm) (06 November 2020)

The Public Institution for Social Security v Al Rajaan & Ors [2020] EWHC 2979 (Comm) (06 November 2020)

High Court (Family Division)

SS v MCP [2020] EWHC 2971 (Fam) (06 November 2020)

Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Charles & Anor, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs & Anor [2020] EW 2995 (QB) (09 November 2020)

MK (A Protected Party) v Buckinghamshire County Council [2020] EWHC 2989 (QB) (06 November 2020)

AB v University of XYZ (Supplementary Judgment) [2020] EWHC 2980 (QB) (06 November 2020)

Greenstein v Campaign Against Antisemitism [2020] EWHC 2951 (QB) (06 November 2020)

HM Solicitor General v Ellis [2020] EWHC 2987 (QB) (06 November 2020)

Troke & Anor v Amgen Seguros Generales Compania De Seguros Y Reaseguros SAU (Formerly RACC Seguros Compania De Seguros Y Resaseguros SA) [2020] EWHC 2976 (QB) (06 November 2020)

AB v The University of XYZ (Rev 1) [2020] EWHC 2978 (QB) (06 November 2020)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Neology UK Ltd v The Council of the City of Newcastle Upon Tyne & Ors [2020] EWHC 2958 (TCC) (06 November 2020)


All you need to know about domestic abuse and ILR – EIN Blog

‘Anyone in an abusive relationship is in a dangerous and terrifying situation. But if you are in the UK on a Spouse Visa, Civil Partnership Visa, or Unmarried Partner Visa, the situation is especially frightening. But you are not alone. And you can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR), which will allow you to stay permanently in the UK if your relationship breaks down because of domestic violence/abuse.’

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EIN Blog, 9th November 2020


Tens of thousands made homeless despite UK ban on evictions during pandemic – The Guardian

‘Tens of thousands of people have been made homeless since the start of the pandemic despite a ban on evictions, the Guardian has found, with charities warning that younger people are falling through the gaps.’

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The Guardian, 8th November 2020


Disability Discrimination Act: The disabled activists who brought London to a halt – BBC News

‘Twenty-five years ago the Disability Discrimination Act was passed, a landmark piece of legislation which ensured, for the first time, that disabled people had civil rights.’

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BBC News, 8th November 2020


Court of Appeal refuses permission to appeal Swift v Carpenter – Litigation Futures

‘The Court of Appeal has refused permission to appeal Swift v Carpenter, its recent decision that replaced the Roberts v Johnstone formula for calculating accommodation claims by injured people.’

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Litigation Futures, 6th November 2020


Homeworking now a “reasonable adjustment” for disabled lawyers – Legal Futures

‘Employment tribunals may in future need to recognise that homeworking has become an established “reasonable adjustment” to working practices for disabled people, including lawyers, a webinar heard last week.’

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Legal Futures, 9th November 2020


UK supreme court could be left with only one female justice – The Guardian

Posted November 9th, 2020 in diversity, equality, gender, judiciary, news, Supreme Court, women by sally

‘Progress towards gender diversity on the UK’s highest court is in danger of being thrown into reverse, following the announcement that another female justice will retire shortly.’

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The Guardian, 8th November 2020


Ep 129: Brexit and the Flaws of Delegated Legislation – Law Pod UK

Posted November 9th, 2020 in brexit, constitutional law, news, parliament, podcasts by sally

‘In Episode 129, Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Lord Anderson of Ipswich QC, Alexandra Sinclair and Joe Tomlinson about the new Public Law Project report: Plus ca change? Brexit and the flaws of the delegated legislation system, for a fascinating discussion about parliamentary goings-on in a time of Brexit.’

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Law Pod UK, 4th November 2020


Viewpoint: Disability laws are 25 years old, what next? – BBC News

Posted November 9th, 2020 in disability discrimination, disabled persons, equality, legal history, news by sally

‘It’s 25 years since the Disability Discrimination Act became law, but the campaign for equality goes on.’

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BBC News, 9th November 2020


Covid-19 prompts UK call for statutory paid bereavement leave – The Guardian

Posted November 9th, 2020 in bereavement, bills, charities, coronavirus, employment, families, news by sally

‘People who lose a close relative or partner should be entitled to two weeks’ statutory paid bereavement leave, the Sue Ryder charity has said.’

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The Guardian, 9th November 2020