Archie Battersbee treatment should stop, judge rules – BBC News

Posted June 13th, 2022 in accidents, children, doctors, families, hospitals, medical treatment, news by tracey

‘Treatment for a brain-damaged boy in a coma should stop, a judge has ruled.’

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BBC News, 13th June 2022


Recent Statutory Instruments –

Posted June 13th, 2022 in legislation by tracey

SI 2022/616 – The Health Protection (Notification) (Amendment) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/615 – The Customs (Amendments and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/614 – The National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/613 – The Customs Tariff (Preferential Trade Arrangements) (Amendment) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/612 – The Coroners (Investigations) (Amendment) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/611 – The Cremation (England and Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/609 – The Common Organisation of the Markets in Agricultural Products (Marketing Standards and Organic Products) (Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/608 – The Common Organisation of the Markets in Agricultural Products (Third Country Listing for Fruit and Vegetables) (Amendment, etc.) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/602 – The British Nationality (General, British Overseas Territories and Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/623 – The Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 (Commencement No. 25) Order 2022

SI 2022/621 – The Official Controls (Extension of Transitional Periods) (Amendment) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/619 – The Novel Foods (Authorisations) and Smoke Flavourings (Modification of Authorisations) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/617 – The Football Spectators (Prescription) Order 2022

SI 2022/610 – The Football (Offences) (Designation of Football Matches) (Amendment) Order 2022

SI 2022/605 – The Armed Forces (Service Court Rules) (Amendment) Rules 2022


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted June 13th, 2022 in law reports by tracey

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Villiers v Villiers [2022] EWCA Civ 772 (10 June 2022)

Gemalto Holding BV & Ors v Infineon Technologies Ag & Ors [2022] EWCA Civ 782 (10 June 2022)

Secretary of State for the Home Department v The Queen (On the Application Of) AM [2022] EWCA Civ 780 (10 June 2022)

AIG Europe SA & Ors v John Wood Group Plc & Anor [2022] EWCA Civ 781 (10 June 2022)

Gosturani v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2022] EWCA Civ 779 (09 June 2022)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Rana v Richter Am Amtsgericht, Amtsgericht, Stuttgart, Germany [2022] EWHC 1409 (Admin) (10 June 2022)

S & Anor, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Ors [2022] EWHC 1402 (Admin) (09 June 2022)

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham v Argos Ltd [2022] EWHC 1398 (Admin) (08 June 2022)

Tiganescu v County Court of Suceava, Romania [2022] EWHC 1401 (Admin) (08 June 2022)

Williams v The General Dental Council (Rev1) [2022] EWHC 1380 (Admin) (07 June 2022)

Patton, R (On the Application Of) v HM Assistant Coroner for Carmarthenshire And Pembrokeshire [2022] EWHC 1377 (Admin) (07 June 2022)

Kane, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for Justice [2022] EWHC 1376 (Admin) (07 June 2022)

Defending Christian Arabs, R (On the Application Of) v Director of Public Prosecutions [2022] EWHC 1374 (Admin) (07 June 2022)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Gee & Anor v The Estate of John Richard Gee & Anor [2022] EWHC 1369 (Ch) (09 June 2022)

Elser v Sands & Ors (Rev1) [2022] EWHC 1419 (Ch) (09 June 2022)

Croke & Anor v National Westminster Bank Plc & Ors [2022] EWHC 1367 (Ch) (09 June 2022)

Clevely & Anor v Atkinson & Ors [2022] EWHC 1348 (Ch) (08 June 2022)

Various Claimants v MGN Ltd [2022] EWHC 1394 (Ch) (08 June 2022)

Kulkarni v Gwent Holdings Ltd & Anor [2022] EWHC 1368 (Ch) (08 June 2022)

Axnoller Events Ltd v Brake & Anor (Possession Proceedings) [2022] EWHC 1363 (Ch) (07 June 2022)

Citibank, NA, London Branch v Speciality Steel UK Ltd & Ors [2022] EWHC 1359 (Ch) (07 June 2022)

Tinkler v Esken Ltd [2022] EWHC 1375 (Ch) (07 June 2022)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Geoquip Marine Operations AG v Tower Resources Cameroon SA & Anor [2022] EWHC 1408 (Comm) (09 June 2022)

Arcelormittal North America Holdings LLC v Ruia & Ors [2022] EWHC 1378 (Comm) (09 June 2022)

Union of India v Reliance Industries Ltd & Anor [2022] EWHC 1407 (Comm) (09 June 2022)

HC Trading Malta Ltd v KI (International) Ltd & Ors [2022] EWHC 1387 (Comm) (07 June 2022)

Shop Direct Finance Company Ltd v The Official Receiver [2022] EWHC 1355 (Comm) (06 June 2022)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Manda v Bird & Lovibond (a firm) & Anor [2022] EWHC 1427 (QB) (10 June 2022)

AMOB Machinery Ltd v Smith-Hughes & Ors [2022] EWHC 1410 (QB) (01 June 2022)


Lord Reed, Donoghue v Stevenson – Supreme Court

‘Lord Reed, Donoghue v Stevenson – 90th Anniversary Conference.’

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Supreme Court, 6th June 2022


ICO fines “World’s largest facial network” – Local Government Lawyer

‘The Information Commissioner’s Office has issued a Monetary Penalty Notice of £7,552,800 to Clearview AI Inc for breaches of the UK GDPR. Ibrahim Hasan looks at the background to the case.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 10th June 2022


COVID-19 and return-to-work refusers – Local Government Lawyer

‘Adele Shortman analyses the first significant COVID dismissal case to be heard in the Employment Appeal Tribunal.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 10th June 2022


Law firm fails in summary judgment bid over negligence claim – Legal Futures

‘A law firm being sued for more than £2m over a failure to advise properly has failed in its bid for summary judgment over several of the allegations made against it.’

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Legal Futures, 13th June 2022


Priti Patel outlaws dangerous tunnelling protests – Home Office”

Posted June 13th, 2022 in bills, demonstrations, government departments, news, public order by tracey

‘Dangerous tunnelling by protesters will be banned under a new law announced by the Home Secretary today (Tuesday 7 June), as the government acts to end the serious disruption and risk to life this guerrilla protest tactic poses.’

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Home Office, 7th June 2022


Organised criminal gang jailed for impersonating police officers to defraud victims of over £400,000 – Crown Prosecution Service

‘An organised criminal gang who pretended to be police officers and preyed on elderly victims in a fraud involving more than £400,000 were jailed today (10 June 2022).’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 10th June 2022


Speech by the Master of the Rolls: CiARB Roebuck lecture – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted June 13th, 2022 in computer programs, internet, judges, news, speeches by tracey

‘The Master of the Rolls, Sir Geoffrey Vos, gave the CiARB Roebuck lecture on Wednesday (8 June 2022). He set out how an integrated digital justice system can be created using common ‘data standards’ governed by the Online Procedure Rule Committee. The lecture explains how this common and consistent approach.’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary , 10th June 2022


Law Commission sets out options to Government for reforming how companies are convicted of criminal offences – Law Commission

Posted June 13th, 2022 in company directors, company law, criminal justice, Law Commission, news by tracey

‘The Law Commission has today published its options for the Government for how it can improve the law to ensure that corporations are effectively held to account for committing serious crimes.’

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Law Commission, 10th June 2022


Judge to deliver ruling on future of boy in life-support treatment fight – The Independent

Posted June 13th, 2022 in accidents, children, doctors, families, hospitals, medical treatment, news by tracey

‘A judge is preparing to deliver a ruling on the future of a 12-year-old boy at the centre of a High Court life-support treatment dispute after suffering brain damage.’

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The Independent, 13th June 2022


Questions over use of ‘psychological experts’ in parental alienation cases – The Guardian

‘Mothers are having their children taken away by court-appointed “psychological experts” who are unregulated and do not have the necessary qualifications, the Association of Clinical Psychologists UK has warned.’

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The Guardian, 12th June 2022


Research Briefing: Leasehold high-rise flats: Who pays for fire safety work? – House of Commons Library

‘This briefing considers debate about responsibility for paying for fire safety works on blocks of flats in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire. It covers provisions in the Building Safety Act 2022.’

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House of Commons Library, 9th June 2022


Barristers to be balloted on possible walkouts in row over legal aid rates – The Guardian

‘Barristers are to be balloted this weekend on escalating industrial action over legal aid rates as figures reveal the number of crown court cases adjourned because of a shortage of lawyers has increased nearly fivefold over the decade.’

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The Guardian, 11th June 2022


Gymnastics abuse: Eloise Jotischky becomes first to win a civil case against British Gymnastics – BBC News

Posted June 13th, 2022 in children, compensation, harassment, news, sex discrimination, sport, women by tracey

‘A former elite acrobatic gymnast has become the first to win a civil case against British Gymnastics for the abuse she experienced in the sport.’

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BBC News, 12th June 2022