New Act –

Posted June 29th, 2022 in benefits, legislation by tracey

2022 c. 38 – Social Security (Additional Payments) Act 2022


Recent Statutory Instruments –

Posted June 29th, 2022 in legislation by tracey

SI 2022/705 – The Remote Observation and Recording (Courts and Tribunals) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/704 – The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 (Commencement No. 2) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/703 – The Criminal Justice (Sentencing) (Licence Conditions) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2022

SI 2022/713 – The Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 (Commencement No. 26) Order 2022

SI 2022/712 – The Construction Products (Amendment) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/706 – The Direct Payments to Farmers (Advance Payments and Activation of Payment Entitlements) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/716 – The Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (Commencement No. 8) Order 2022


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted June 29th, 2022 in law reports by tracey

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

MDW Holdings Ltd v Norvill & Ors [2022] EWCA Civ 883 (28 June 2022)

Alcon Research LLC & Anor v Pharmathen SA & Anor [2022] EWCA Civ 845 (28 June 2022)

The Manchester Ship Canal Company Ltd v United Utilities Water Ltd [2022] EWCA Civ 852 (27 June 2022)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Bhabra v Suri & Anor [2022] EWHC 1652 (Ch) (28 June 2022)

Boast v Ballardi & Ors [2022] EWHC 1533 (Ch) (28 June 2022)

Brierley v Otuo & Ors [2022] EWHC 1530 (Ch) (28 June 2022)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Lex Foundation v Citibank NA & Anor [2022] EWHC 1649 (Comm) (28 June 2022)

UK P&I Club NV & Anor v Republica Bolivariana De Venezuela (RCGS ‘Resolute’) [2022] EWHC 1655 (Comm) (28 June 2022)

Banca Intesa Sanpaolo SPA & Anor v Comune Di Venezia [2022] EWHC 1656 (Comm) (28 June 2022)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Ruta v Department for Work And Pensions [2022] EWHC 1535 (QB) (27 June 2022)

Mussarat v Worldview Media Network Ltd [2022] EWHC 1604 (QB) (27 June 2022)

Albert Court (Westminster) Management Company Ltd & Ors v Fetaimia & Anor [2022] EWHC 1657 (QB) (27 June 2022)

Goldsmith v Bissett-Powell [2022] EWHC 1591 (QB) (27 June 2022)

High Court (Patents Court)

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd v Sandoz AG & Ors [2022] EWHC 1603 (Pat) (20 June 2022)

Advanced Bionics AG v Med-El Elektromedizinische Gerate GMBH [2022] EWHC 1345 (Pat) (01 June 2022)


High Court gives guidance on scope of article 2 inquests – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted June 29th, 2022 in bias, coroners, evidence, human rights, inquests, mental health, news, suicide by sally

‘In R (Gorani) v HM Assistant Coroner for Inner West London [2022] EWHC1593 (QB), a Divisional Court comprising Macur LJ and Garnham J rejected on all grounds a wide-ranging challenge to the conduct of in inquest into a suicide. Of particular interest were the Court’s observations on the effect of a finding that the investigative duty under article 2, ECHR was engaged, and their clarification that a coroner does not need to hear submissions before refusing to make a ‘preventing future deaths’ report. That said, it is a broad and interesting judgment and deserves reading in full by those with an interest in coronial law.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 28th June 2022


Delayed public inquiry into UK’s Covid-19 response opens – The Guardian

Posted June 29th, 2022 in bereavement, coronavirus, delay, families, government departments, inquiries, news by sally

‘The delayed public inquiry into the UK’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic has been launched after Boris Johnson accepted calls to widen the terms of reference to consider its unequal impact on minority-ethnic people, on children and on mental health.’

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The Guardian, 28th June 2022


Court of Appeal upholds High Court decision limiting private law actions in pollution disputes – Local Government Lawyer

‘The Court of Appeal has confirmed a judgment of the High Court that affected parties do not have a right to bring private law actions against water companies over unauthorised discharges of sewage.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 28th June 2022


Robyn Skilton: Neglect contributed to Sussex teen’s death, coroner rules – BBC News

‘A coroner plans to write to the government about mental health services for young people after ruling a girl’s death was contributed to by neglect.’

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BBC News, 28th June 2022


Councils pledge not to ignore families’ warnings about vulnerable children – The Guardian

‘Council officials have pledged to give more weight to warnings from wider family members about vulnerable children after the murders of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and Star Hobson, after alarms raised by relatives were disregarded before their deaths.’

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The Guardian, 28th June 2022