Insurer Justified in Refusing Indemnity for Misrepresentation – Park Square Barristers

‘Last month I discussed the Court of Appeal decision in Ashfaq v International Insurance Company of Hannover PLC [2017] EWCA Civ 357 in which the insurers were held to be entitled to avoid a commercial landlord policy on grounds of non-disclosure of pending criminal proceedings. The Courts again considered avoidance for misrepresentation and non-disclosure in this latest case heard by Judge Slater in the Queens Bench Division.’

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Park Square Barristers, 19th June 2017


Expert Evidence, Independence and Objectivity: Exp v Barker [2017] EWCA Civ 63 – Zenith PI Blog

‘In EXP v Barker, the trial judge and Court of Appeal were faced with an unusual situation. An expert witness – although undoubtedly skilled and experienced in his field – had omitted to mention a close personal connection to the party instructing him.’

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Zenith PI Blog, 13th February 2017


Court of Appeal to refer City law firm to SRA and DPP after revoking £500,000 costs order – Legal Futures

‘The criminal division of the Court of Appeal has taken the unusual step of announcing its intention to refer a City law firm to the Solicitors Regulation Authority.’

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Legal Futures, 11th January 2017


Drax protesters’ convictions quashed – BBC News

Posted January 21st, 2014 in appeals, demonstrations, failure to disclose information, news, police by sally

‘Twenty-nine people sentenced after a power station protest where an undercover police officer was working have had their convictions quashed.’

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BBC News, 21st January 2013


Beghal v Director of Public Prosecutions – WLR Daily

Beghal v Director of Public Prosecutions [2013] EWHC 2573 (Admin); [2013] WLR (D) 341

“The provisions in Schedule 7 to the Terrorism Act 2000 conferring powers to stop, question, and detain a person at a port or border for up to nine hours for the purpose of determining whether he appeared to be a person concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism were not incompatible with article 5, 6 or 8 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms; or with the right to freedom of movement under articles 20 and 21 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.”

WLR Daily, 28th August 2013


Woman to hear court ruling on her airport questioning – BBC News

“A Muslim woman who says she was stopped at an airport ‘without reasonable suspicion’ is awaiting a court ruling on whether her rights were breached.”

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BBC News, 28th August 2013


Regina v Sherif; Regina v Ali (Siraj); Regina v Ali (Muhedin); Regina v Mohamed; Regina v Abdurahman; Regina v Abdullahi – Times Law Reports

Posted February 11th, 2009 in failure to disclose information, law reports, sentencing, terrorism by sally

Regina v Sherif; Regina v Ali (Siraj); Regina v Ali (Muhedin); Regina v Mohamed; Regina v Abdurahman; Regina v Abdullahi

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“The seriousness of terrorist activity about which a defendant failed to give information, rather than the extent of the information that could have been provided, was what determined the level of criminality which had to be reflected in the sentence.”

The Times, 11th February 2009


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