BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted May 3rd, 2024 in law reports by michael

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Project Angel Bidco Ltd (In Administration) v Axis Managing Agency Ltd & Ors [2024] EWCA Civ 446 (02 May 2024)

H and J (Placement Orders) [2024] EWCA Civ 429 (02 May 2024)

Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities v Caldwell & Anor [2024] EWCA Civ 467 (02 May 2024)

Northamber PLC v Genee World Ltd & Ors (Rev1) [2024] EWCA Civ 428 (01 May 2024)

Abdi v Manchester City Council & Ors [2024] EWCA Civ 411 (30 April 2024)

Bellini (N/E) Ltd v Brit UW Ltd [2024] EWCA Civ 435 (30 April 2024)

Ball, R (On the Application Of) v Hinckley & Bosworth Council (Rev1) [2024] EWCA Civ 433 (29 April 2024)

Simkova v Secretary of State for Work And Pensions [2024] EWCA Civ 419 (26 April 2024)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Price, R. v [2024] EWCA Crim 463 (03 May 2024)

Love & Anor, R. v [2024] EWCA Crim 465 (03 May 2024)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Friends of the Earth & Ors v Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero [2024] EWHC 995 (Admin) (03 May 2024)

Paderi v Prosecutor General Court of Appeal Caguari (Italy) [2024] EWHC 1003 (Admin) (02 May 2024)

Glanda v Polish Judicial Authority [2024] EWHC 1025 (Admin) (01 May 2024)

Sandulescu v Ramnicu Valcea Court (Romania) [2024] EWHC 1026 (Admin) (01 May 2024)

Gomulka v Poland (No. 2) [2024] EWHC 1023 (Admin) (01 May 2024)

Wynne, R (On the Application Of) v Vale of White Horse District Council [2024] EWHC 1008 (Admin) (30 April 2024)

EXC, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2024] EWHC 935 (Admin) (30 April 2024)

Paiva v Tribunal Da Comarca De Setubal Portugal [2024] EWHC 980 (Admin) (29 April 2024)

Skelton, R (On the Application Of) v Officer B50 & Ors [2024] EWHC 983 (Admin) (26 April 2024)

High Court (Chancery Division)

AF Kopp Ltd v HSBC UK Bank PLC (Re Banking – Security for Costs) [2024] EWHC 1004 (Ch) (03 May 2024)

Saxon Woods Investments Ltd v Costa & Ors [2024] EWHC 1056 (Ch) (03 May 2024)

UBS Switzerland AG v Kumar [2024] EWHC 1058 (Ch) (03 May 2024)

Secretary of State for Business and Trade v Goring & Anor (Re Active Ticketing Ltd – Company Directors’ Disqualification Act 1986) [2024] EWHC 1024 (Ch) (02 May 2024)

Becker (A Bankrupt) v Ford & Ors [2024] EWHC 1001 (Ch) (01 May 2024)

Garden House Software Ltd v Marsh & Ors [2024] EWHC 969 (Ch) (01 May 2024)

Chohan v Ved & Anor (Re Nexbell Ltd – Companies Act 2006) [2024] EWHC 739 (Ch) (01 May 2024)

Khera v Palladian Capital Ltd & Anor [2024] EWHC 1009 (Ch) (01 May 2024)

Next Generation Holdings Ltd & Anor v Finch & Ors [2024] EWHC 927 (Ch) (29 April 2024)

Allen v Webster [2024] EWHC 988 (Ch) (29 April 2024)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Invest Bank PSC v El-Husseini & Ors [2024] EWHC 996 (Comm) (30 April 2024)

McCormack v Medivet Group Ltd [2024] EWHC 1000 (Comm) (30 April 2024)

Maersk Guine-Bissau, SARL & Anor v Almar-Hum Bubacar Balde SARL [2024] EWHC 993 (Comm) (29 April 2024)

Starting Point Recruitment Ltd v Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council [2024] EWHC 982 (Comm) (26 April 2024)

High Court (Family Division)

J, Re (Transgender: Puberty Blocker and Hormone Replacement Therapy) [2024] EWHC 922 (Fam) (01 May 2024)

P and Q (Rights of Custody, Settlement, Grave Risk of Harm, Objections) , Re [2024] EWHC 991 (Fam) (29 April 2024)

E, Z, D, V (Inherent Jurisdiction: Refusal of Return Order), Re [2024] EWHC 988 (Fam) (26 April 2024)

High Court (Patents Court)

Lenovo Group Ltd & Ors v InterDigital Technology Corporation & Ors (Re Applications) [2024] EWHC 1036 (Pat) (25 April 2024)

High Court (King’s Bench Division)

Aslani v Sobierajska [2024] EWHC 1045 (KB) (03 May 2024)

McLoughlin v Chief Constable of Kent Police [2024] EWHC 990 (KB) (01 May 2024)

Chelmsford City Council & Anor v Mixture [2024] EWHC 1006 (KB) (30 April 2024)

Payone Gbmh v Logo [2024] EWHC 981 (KB) (26 April 2024)

All England Lawn Tennis Club (Championships) Ltd & Anor v Hardiman [2024] EWHC 787 (KB) (09 April 2024)

High Court (Technology & Construction Court)

McLaughlin & Harvey Ltd v LJJ Ltd [2024] EWHC 1032 (TCC) (02 May 2024)

TClarke Contracting Ltd v Bell Build Ltd [2024] EWHC 992 (TCC) (29 April 2024)


Jurors behaving badly – Mountford Chambers

Posted May 3rd, 2024 in chambers articles, criminal justice, evidence, juries, news by sally

‘A group of campaigners recently called for the suspension of a circuit judge in a letter to the Lady Chief Justice. The letter alleged that the Judge had warned the Jury they could face criminal prosecution for returning a verdict based on their conscience and not the evidence. Charles Hannaford explores the current legislation governing jurors conduct in England and Wales.’

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Mountford Chambers, 24th April 2024


Big Changes to the 10 Year Long Residence ILR Rules – Richmond Chambers

Posted May 3rd, 2024 in chambers articles, government departments, immigration, news, visas by sally

‘Since 11 April 2024, there has been a(nother) new Appendix to the Immigration Rules: Appendix Long Residence.’

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Richmond Chambers, 1st May 2024


Update on the Article 2 investigative duty in inquests: R. (on the application of Parkin) v HM Coroner for Inner London (East) [2024] EWHC 744 (Admin) – Landmark Chambers

‘In R. (on the application of Parkin) v HM Coroner for Inner London (East) [2024] EWHC 744 (Admin), the High Court considered the question of whether an Article 2 investigative duty arises in an inquest in circumstances where the individual concerned was living in their own home; had capacity, and exposed themselves to danger.’

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Landmark Chambers, 16th April 2024


A Tale of Two Forums – the decision in Grosskopf v Grosskopf [2024] EWHC 291 (Ch) – Wilberforce Chambers

Posted May 3rd, 2024 in arbitration, chambers articles, jurisdiction, news, trusts by sally

‘The decision by Master Clark on 16 February 2024 in Grosskopf v Grosskopf (two members of Wilberforce Chambers: Fenner Moeran KC and Simon Atkinson acted for the C in this case) is a judgment on an increasingly important point – to what extent can parties contractually agree to submit their trust dispute to arbitration? Does section 9 of the Arbitration Act 1996 bite in circumstances where the claimant seeks a replacement of the trustee with a judicial trustee? The answer it would seem is that you can, but the arbitrators will have their hands relatively tied as to what relief they can order.’

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Wilberforce Chambers, 26th April 2024


“Sentencing decisions cannot be prescribed by accidents of time” – Mountford Chambers

‘Stephanie Panchkowry considers the mandatory minimum term for young people in the light of the recent case of Kamarra-Jarra (Ismaila) [2024] EWCA Crim 198.’

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Mountford Chambers, 24th April 2024


Family Law Newsletter – Spire Barristers

Posted May 3rd, 2024 in chambers articles, children, families, family courts, news by sally

‘Family Law Newsletter – April 2024; Articles, news, legislation updates and case updates from Care Proceedings, Private Law and Financial Remedy matters.’

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Spire Barristers, 22nd April 2024


Remediation orders – landlords beware – Tanfield Chambers

Posted May 3rd, 2024 in building law, chambers articles, housing, landlord & tenant, news, repairs by sally

‘Spur House is the latest FTT decision on remediation orders. It adds to the tally a fifth case (after the Leigham Court Road, Orchard House, Centrillion Point and Space Apartments). Robert Bowker focuses on just three key features of the case followed by three take-away points.’

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Tanfield Chambers, 26th April 2024


Building Safety Act amendments re Tribunal appointed managers – Tanfield Chambers

‘Timothy Polli KC, Carl Fain, and Katie Gray discuss what the rules are in the LTA 1987 amendments, as well as the issues that arise between FTT appointed managers and Regulator- appointment special measures managers.’

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Tanfield Chambers, 19th April 2024