Recent Statutory Instruments –

Posted October 5th, 2022 in legislation by tracey

SI 2022/1014 – The Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices (Commencement No. 1 and Transitional and Saving Provision) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/1013 – The Approved Premises (Substance Testing) Act 2022 (Commencement) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/1020 – The Pests of Plants (Authorisations) (Amendment) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/1018 – The Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018 (Winter Heating Assistance) (Consequential Modifications) Order 2022

SI 2022/1011 – The Social Security Additional Payments (Second Qualifying Day) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/1019 – The Compulsory Electronic Monitoring Licence Condition (Amendment) Order 2022


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted October 5th, 2022 in law reports by tracey

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Business Mortgage Finance 4 PLC & Ors v Hussain [2022] EWCA Civ 1264 (04 October 2022)

Dune Group Ltd & Ors v Visa Europe Ltd & Ors [2022] EWCA Civ 1278 (04 October 2022)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

AYO & Ors, R. v [2022] EWCA Crim 1271 (30 September 2022)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Gregory Park Holding Ltd v Hart District Council [2022] EWHC 2406 (Admin) (03 October 2022)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Sharpe v Dyson & Anor [2022] EWHC 2462 (Ch) (04 October 2022)

Hawken v Jelbert & Anor [2022] EWHC 2472 (Ch) (03 October 2022)

Ventures Food Ltd v Little Dessert Shop Limted [2022] EWHC 2437 (Ch) (30 September 2022)

Plymouth City Council v ABC [2022] EWHC 2426 (Ch) (30 September 2022)

High Court (Family Division)

Guy’s And St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust v A & Ors [2022] EWHC 2422 (Fam) (28 September 2022)

Lancashire County Council v PX & Ors [2022] EWHC 2379 (Fam) (21 September 2022)

High Court (Patents Court)

Geofabrics Ltd v Fiberweb Geosynthetics Ltd [2022] EWHC 2363 (Pat) (27 September 2022)

High Court (King’s Bench Division)

Schoultz v Ball & Ors [2022] EWHC 2452 (KB) (03 October 2022)

Piepenbrock v London School of Economics and Political Science & Ors [2022] EWHC 2421 (KB) (30 September 2022)

Juj v John Lewis Partnership PLC [2022] EWHC 2418 (KB) (30 September 2022)

Wokingham Borough Council v Arshad [2022] EWHC 2419 (KB) (29 September 2022)

Charles Street Securities Europe LLP, R (On the Application Of) v The Financial Ombudsman Service [2022] EWHC 2401 (KB) (26 September 2022)

High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd & Anor v Persons Unknown & Ors [2022] EWHC 2364 (KB) (23 September 2022)

Ralph v Given [2022] EWHC 2395 (KB) (23 September 2022)

108 Medical Ltd v Millar [2022] EWHC 2303 (KB) (21 September 2022)

High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd & Anor v Four Categories of Persons Unknown & Ors [2022] EWHC 2360 (KB) (20 September 2022)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)
Goldberg London Ltd v Primelodge Developments Ltd [2022] EWHC 2430 (TCC) (03 October 2022)


Dealing with workplace investigations and employee suspensions – Kingsley Napley Insights Blog

‘Whenever a company or organisation is carrying out an investigation, usually one of the first questions to consider is whether any of the employees involved should be suspended.’

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Kingsley Napley Insights Blog, 4th October 2022


‘Claims I had sexsomnia destroyed my rape case’ – BBC News

‘Jade McCrossen-Nethercott’s rape case was dropped by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) because of claims she had an episode of a rare sleep condition called “sexsomnia”. As a result, the CPS no longer believed they could secure a conviction. But Jade challenged the decision and spent months reinvestigating.’

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BBC News, 5th October 2022


‘Wagatha Christie’ trial: Vardy ordered to pay up to £1.5m of Rooney’s legal fees – The Guardian

Posted October 5th, 2022 in costs, defamation, evidence, media, news, sport by sally

‘Rebekah Vardy will have to pay up to £1.5m to Coleen Rooney in legal fees after losing yet another stage in the “Wagatha Christie” libel trial.’

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The Guardian, October 2022


Court of Appeal concludes in AG referral of jury acquittal of Colston 4 that ECHR rights were not engaged where damage to property was criminal – UK Human Rights Blog

‘Four defendants were acquitted by a jury in Bristol Crown Court following their trial for allegations of criminal damage on 7 June 2020 to a statue of the English merchant Edward Colston (1636-1721). The story has been widely covered elsewhere so I will limit this post to a discussion of the reference itself.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 4th October 2022


Electronic disclosure in England and Wales –

Posted October 5th, 2022 in disclosure, electronic mail, news, telecommunications by sally

‘Electronically stored information (ESI) is crucial to resolving your disputes and complying with your disclosure obligations.’

Full Story, 4th October 2022


Man admits killing woman and three children in Derbyshire – The Guardian

Posted October 5th, 2022 in child abuse, children, families, homicide, murder, news, rape, sexual offences by sally

‘A man has admitted the manslaughter of a mother and three children, but pleaded not guilty to their murders and denied raping one of the child victims.’

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The Guardian, 4th October 2022


Van driver avoids jail for punching cyclist unconscious – BBC News

Posted October 5th, 2022 in assault, compensation, dangerous driving, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A van driver who knocked a cyclist unconscious in a road rage attack has been spared jail.’

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BBC News, 4th October 2022