BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted August 9th, 2022 in law reports by tracey

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Nambiar v Solitair Ltd [2022] EWCA Civ 1135 (09 August 2022)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Thomas & Ors v Metro Bank Plc & Ors (Re Ilya Yurov) [2022] EWHC 2112 (Ch) (09 August 2022)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Lenkor Energy Trading DMCC v Puri [2022] EWHC 2113 (Comm) (09 August 2022)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Mega Trucking Company Ltd v Highways England Company Ltd & Anor [2022] EWHC 2099 (QB) (08 August 2022)

Credico Marketing Ltd & Anor v Lambert & Ors (Costs) [2022] EWHC 2114 (QB) (08 August 2022)


Judges to be disciplined by lay majority panels – Legal Futures

‘Disciplinary panels hearing cases of judicial misconduct will have lay majorities, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and the judiciary have decided, as part of a major overhaul of the system.’

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Legal Futures, 9th August 2022


Foreign convictions are admissible as evidence in family proceedings, Court of Appeal holds – Local Government Lawyer

‘The Court of Appeal has ruled that foreign judicial findings or convictions that are relevant to a person’s suitability to care for children may be used as evidence in family proceedings.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 8th August 2022


IVF Access To Widen After Discrimination Case – Each Other

‘Lesbians, bi women and some trans people will no longer have to pay more for IVF treatment after a landmark discrimination case. Lesbian couple Megan and Whitney Bacon-Evans launched a legal case showing that NHS England’s IVF policy discriminated against same-sex couples. Unlike heterosexual couples, some LGBTQ couples and single women have had to pay for artificial insemination to prove their fertility status before they can receive NHS help for IVF.’

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Each Other, 9th August 2022


Eileen Barrott death: Life sentence for husband who killed wife – BBC News

‘A man who killed his wife in a “final act of control” and then went on the run has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 8th August 2022


‘Controlling’ Leeds man who killed wife jailed for at least 21 years – The Guardian

‘A “coercive and controlling” husband who murdered his wife when he realised she was trying to break free from what was a toxic relationship has been jailed for at least 21 years.’

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The Guardian, 8th August 2022