Northern Ireland Protocol is lawful, Supreme Court rules – BBC News

Posted February 8th, 2023 in appeals, brexit, government departments, news, Northern Ireland, Supreme Court by sally

‘The Northern Ireland Protocol is lawful, the UK Supreme Court has ruled.’

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BBC News, 8th February 2023

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Supreme Court ruling in Tate Modern privacy case could create ‘new front of litigation’ – OUT-LAW.com

Posted February 6th, 2023 in appeals, damages, housing, injunctions, London, news, nuisance, privacy, Supreme Court by tracey

‘The Supreme Court’s ruling in a nuisance dispute involving a viewing platform at the Tate Modern gallery in London could “open a new front of litigation”, according to two legal experts.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 6th February 2023

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Bridgend land owner wins knotweed appeal court pay-out – BBC News

Posted February 6th, 2023 in appeals, damages, housing, local government, news, nuisance by tracey

‘A land owner has won a legal fight after complaining about Japanese knotweed encroaching from council land.’

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BBC News, 5th February 2023

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Land owner wins Japanese knotweed blight fight in appeal court – The Independent

Posted February 3rd, 2023 in appeals, damages, housing, local government, news by michael

‘A land owner has won a damages fight after complaining about Japanese knotweed encroaching from neighbouring land.’

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The Independent, 3rd February 2023

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Andrew Barlow: Serial rapist due to be released despite appeal – BBC News

Posted February 3rd, 2023 in appeals, expert witnesses, news, parole, psychiatrists, rape, sexual offences by michael

‘A man who was jailed for 13 rapes is due to be released despite an appeal from the justice secretary.’

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BBC News, 3rd February 2023

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Flat owners win battle to stop Tate Modern visitors peering into their homes – The Independent

Posted February 1st, 2023 in appeals, housing, injunctions, news, privacy, Supreme Court by sally

‘The owners of four flats overlooked by the Tate Modern in London have won a Supreme Court privacy bid over the use of the gallery’s viewing platform.’

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The Independent, 1st February 2023

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Court of Appeal judge admits concern at “tortuous” process following fact-finding hearing in care proceedings but dismisses appeal – Local Government Lawyer

Posted February 1st, 2023 in appeals, care orders, child cruelty, children, families, local government, news by sally

‘A Court of Appeal judge has dismissed a mother’s appeal in care proceedings, despite expressing a number of concerns “about the prolonged and tortuous process that followed the fact-finding hearing”.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 31st January 2023

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Supreme Court agrees to hear housing case over failure to provide suitable accommodation, mandatory relief and budgetary constraints – Local Government Lawyer

Posted January 27th, 2023 in appeals, housing, local government, news, statutory duty, Supreme Court by sally

‘The Supreme Court has granted the London Borough of Croydon permission to appeal in a dispute over mandatory relief in cases where councils have failed to provide suitable accommodation for a person owed the main housing duty.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 26th January 2023

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Case Preview: Republic of Mozambique v Privinvest Shipbuilding SAL (Holding) and Ors – UKSC Blog

Posted January 27th, 2023 in appeals, arbitration, bribery, corruption, guarantees, news, Supreme Court by sally

‘In this post, Eilidh Douglas, Senior Associate in the ICE Disputes team at CMS, previews the case of Republic of Mozambique v Privinvest Shipbuilding SAL (Holding) and Ors, which was heard by the UK Supreme Court on 24 and 25 January 2023.’

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UKSC Blog, 26th January 2023

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Good enough for jazz: how well does the government need to understand its Paris Agreement obligations? A case of emissions and omissions – UK Human Rights Blog

‘In R (Friends of the Earth Ltd) v Secretary of State for International Trade/UK Export Finance (UKEF) [2023] EWCA Civ 14, the Court of Appeal considered the implications of the Paris Agreement on climate change for governmental decision-making in relation to investing in a liquified natural gas project in Mozambique (the “Project”). Sir Geoffrey Vos MR, with whom Lord Justice Bean and Sir Keith Lindblom SPT agreed, dismissed Friends of the Earth’s appeal against the Divisional Court’s decision to dismiss their application for judicial review.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 24th January 2023

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Dispositions of equitable interests in the digital age: Hudson v Hathway – Tanfield Chambers

‘Mattie Green discusses Hudson v Hathway [2022] EWCA Civ 1648, focusing mainly on the application of section 53 of the Law of Property Act 1925.’

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Tanfield Chambers, 16th January 2023

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Children law update – Local Government Lawyer

Posted January 20th, 2023 in appeals, children, families, family courts, local government, news by tracey

‘Michael Jones discusses a wide range of recent children law rulings from the Court of Appeal and the Family Division.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 20th January 2023

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The CIL appeal in Braithwaite – Local Government Lawyer

Posted January 20th, 2023 in appeals, housing, local government, news, notification, planning by tracey

‘Christopher Cant sets out the lessons to be learned from an important Court of Appeal ruling on the effect of a “revised liability notice” for Community Infrastructure Levy upon an earlier liability notice relating to a housing and office development for which planning permission had been granted.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 20th January 2023

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Eamonn Holmes in challenge to tax tribunal ruling over ’employee’ status at ITV – The Independent

Posted January 19th, 2023 in appeals, income tax, media, national insurance, news, self-employment, tribunals by tracey

‘Television presenter Eamonn Holmes is challenging a tribunal ruling that concluded he should be treated as an ITV employee for tax reasons when he presented This Morning.’

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The Independent, 15th January 2023

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Judges allow partial appeal against Rwanda asylum seeker ruling – The Guardian

Posted January 17th, 2023 in appeals, asylum, deportation, news by sally

‘Two judges who ruled that the Home Office’s plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda to have their cases processed was lawful have granted permission for parts of their decision to be challenged at the court of appeal.’

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The Guardian, 16th January 2023

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What Is Sentencing And How Does It Work? – Each Other

Posted January 17th, 2023 in appeals, joint enterprise, news, select committees, sentencing by sally

‘The House of Commons Justice Committee has launched an inquiry into the public’s opinion and understanding of sentencing. The Justice Committee will examine their understanding of the current approach to sentencing in England and Wales. It has made us ask the question: what does sentencing mean for our rights?’

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Each Other, 13th January 2023

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Penalties for gambling breaches – Local Government Lawyer

Posted January 16th, 2023 in appeals, gambling, local government, news, penalties, tribunals by tracey

‘Philip Kolvin KC examines a recent tribunal judgment that contains some helpful analysis for gambling operators and their advisers.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 13th January 2023

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Bank’s solicitor “may have owed duty of care” to third party – Legal Futures

Posted January 16th, 2023 in appeals, banking, conveyancing, duty of care, land registration, news, solicitors by tracey

‘A bank’s solicitor may owe a duty of care to the seller of the property when filling in Land Registry paperwork to change the register, the Court of Appeal has ruled.’

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Legal Futures, 16th January 2023

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Court of Appeal makes “unusual order” allowing appeal over refusal to make person party to care proceedings – Local Government Lawyer

‘The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal over a Family Court judge’s refusal of an application by an appellant non-relative, Mr B, to become a party to care proceedings.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 10th January 2023

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Hudson v Hathway [2022] EWCA Civ 1648 – Falcon Chambers

‘The Court of Appeal allowed the appeal, holding that a party claiming a subsequent increase in their equitable share as a result of a post-acquisition changed common intention must show detrimental reliance on the changed common intention. In this case there had been sufficient detrimental reliance.’

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Falcon Chambers, 22nd December 2022

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