Ex-Trafford cadet leader Adnan Ali convicted of sexual abuse – The Guardian

Posted April 25th, 2023 in children, news, police, sexual grooming, sexual offences, young persons by sally

‘A former police officer has been convicted of sexual abuse and misconduct in public office after running a police cadet scheme as a “grooming playground” to exploit children and young adults he was responsible for.’

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The Guardian, 24th April 2023

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New rules ban subscription traps and fake reviews – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2023 in bills, consumer protection, electronic commerce, news by sally

‘Buying, selling or hosting fake reviews will become illegal as part of changes planned in new laws.’

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BBC News, 25th April 2023

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Father and son jailed for murder of thief who tried to open car doors – The Independent

Posted April 25th, 2023 in murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing, theft by sally

‘A father and son who murdered a thief who had been trying car doors around their housing estate have been handed life sentences.’

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The Independent, 24th April 2023

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Illegal Migration Bill risks breaching human rights obligations, watchdog warns – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2023 in asylum, deportation, human rights, immigration, international law, news by sally

‘Plans aimed at stopping people crossing the Channel in small boats risk breaching the UK’s human rights obligations, a watchdog has warned.’

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BBC News, 24th April 2023

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LSB to put focus on “ethical competence” of lawyers – Legal Futures

‘There needs to be more focus on the “ethical competence” of lawyers throughout their careers, the Legal Services Board (LSB) has suggested.’

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Legal Futures, 25th April 2023

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Welsh teen forced to take virginity test before marriage – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2023 in forced marriages, news, Wales, young persons by sally

‘It wasn’t just being forced to marry that Farah was against, she also didn’t want the test to show she was a virgin.’

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BBC News, 25th April 2023

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Cloud customers should consider options following Ofcom report – OUT-LAW.com

Posted April 25th, 2023 in competition, consumer protection, internet, news, reports by sally

‘The 220-page report published in accordance with Ofcom’s market study powers under the Enterprise Act 2002 highlighted practices which the regulator considers potentially hinder and restrict competition; in particular a customer’s ability to switch provider and adopt a multi-cloud architecture. It is proposing to refer the market for an in-depth investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).’

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OUT-LAW.com, 24th April 2023

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Man jailed for attempting to throw woman in front of Tube at King’s Cross – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2023 in attempted murder, news, railways, sentencing by sally

‘A man who drunkenly tried to throw a woman in front of a Tube train as she travelled to Notting Hill Carnival has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.’

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BBC News, 24th April 2023

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Hundreds of UK asylum seeker children wrongly treated as adults, report shows – The Guardian

Posted April 25th, 2023 in asylum, children, local government, news, reports, social services by sally

‘Hundreds of asylum seeker children are wrongly being treated as adults by the Home Office, according to data from dozens of local authorities.’

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The Guardian, 24th April 2023

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End of the road for wishful thinking in asset valuations? – Pensions Barrister

Posted April 25th, 2023 in chambers articles, intellectual property, news, trusts, valuation by sally

‘Paul Newman KC has written a summary of the FTT decision in Morgan Lloyd Trustees Limited & ors v HMRC (31 March 2023). The case concerns the appropriate approach to the valuation of intellectual property rights (including domain names), and will be bad news for trustees hoping to rely on eyebrow-raising expert valuations to escape scheme sanction charges.’

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Pensions Barrister, 25th April 2023

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Multi-defendant cases: the more the merrier? – Law Pod UK

Posted April 25th, 2023 in apportionment, costs, hospitals, negligence, news, podcasts by sally

‘Lucy McCann speaks to Cara Guthrie and Matthew Flinn of 1 Crown Office Row, about multi-defendant litigation in the field of clinical negligence.’

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Law Pod UK, 24th April 2023

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More Than One Person A Month Has Died In Custody This Year – Each Other

Posted April 25th, 2023 in death in custody, news, police, prisons, statistics by sally

‘According to the charity Inquest, since the beginning of the year, six people have died in police custody or otherwise following contact with the police. Last year, 301 people died in prison custody and in 2021 there were 191 deaths in police custody.’

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Each Other, 21st April 2023

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BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted April 25th, 2023 in law reports by tracey

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

AHGR Lyd v Kane-Laverack & Anor [2023] EWCA Civ 428 (21 April 2023)

Harrington v Secretary of State for Work And Pensions [2023] EWCA Civ 433 (21 April 2023)

Quadra Commodities SA v XL Insurance Company SE & Ors [2023] EWCA Civ 432 (21 April 2023)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Mitchell, R. v [2023] EWCA Crim 424 (21 April 2023)

Parry & Ors, R. v (Rev1) [2023] EWCA Crim 421 (21 April 2023)

High Court (Administrative Court)

World Uyghur Congress (2) v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Ors [2023] EWHC 912 (Admin) (21 April 2023)

CVN, R (On the Application Of) v London Borough of Croydon (Re Costs) [2023] EWHC 865 (Admin) (21 April 2023)

Lynch v Government of the United States of America [2023] EWHC 876 (Admin) (21 April 2023)

High Court (Chancery Division)

WWRT Ltd v Tyshchenko & Anor [2023] EWHC 907 (Ch) (24 April 2023)

Connoisseur Developments Ltd & Ors v Koumis [2023] EWHC 855 (Ch) (24 April 2023)

Brierley v Otuo & Ors [2023] EWHC 919 (Ch) (21 April 2023)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Cipla Ltd v Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [2023] EWHC 910 (Comm) (21 April 2023)

Credit Suisse AG v Burgundy Sea Ltd & Ors [2023] EWHC 809 (Comm) (05 April 2023)

High Court (King’s Bench Division)

Armstrong Watson LLP v Persons Unknown [2023] EWHC 921 (KB) (24 April 2023)

Taylor & Ors v Evans (As Representative of the Labour Party) [2023] EWHC 935 (KB) (24 April 2023)

Tyers v Aegis Defence Services (BVI) Ltd & Ors [2023] EWHC 896 (KB) (21 April 2023)

Source: www.bailii.org