High Court grants council interim injunction preventing 60 hotels from taking in asylum seekers – Local Government Lawyer

Posted December 1st, 2022 in asylum, hotels, injunctions, local government, news by sally

‘The High Court has granted Great Yarmouth Borough Council an interim injunction restricting around 60 hotels in the resort town from accommodating asylum seekers.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 30th November 2022

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11-month High Court injunction granted to deter unlawful M25 protests – The Independent

Posted November 29th, 2022 in demonstrations, environmental protection, injunctions, news, roads by sally

‘A new injunction granted by the High Court and lasting almost a year could see Just Stop Oil activists face fresh penalties for demonstrating on the M25.’

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The Independent, 28th November 2022

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Council threatens Home Office with judicial review after third hotel used to house asylum seekers – Local Government Lawyer

‘Torbay Council has issued a second pre-proceedings letter for a judicial review of the Home Office’s plan to block-book a third hotel in the area in order to accommodate asylum seekers.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 18th November 2022

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Injunctions in the Court of Protection – Local Government Lawyer

Posted November 18th, 2022 in appeals, Court of Protection, families, injunctions, local government, news by tracey

‘Simon Lindsay and Ruth Atkinson-Wilks explore injunctions in the Court of Protection and examine a helpful tool for giving effect to best interests decisions.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 18th November 2022

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High Court refuses to extend interim injunctions stopping hotels from accommodating asylum seekers – Local Government Lawyer

‘A High Court judge has refused to extend ‘without notice’ interim injunctions obtained by Ipswich Borough Council and East Riding of Yorkshire Council that blocked the acccommodation of asylum seekers in local hotels.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 14th November 2022

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Councils in court over hotels housing asylum seekers – BBC News

Posted November 10th, 2022 in asylum, change of use, hotels, injunctions, local government, news, planning by sally

‘Lawyers for two councils have urged the High Court to block the Home Office’s contractors from using large hotels to house asylum seekers, claiming the schemes break planning laws and harm communities.’

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BBC News, 9th November 2022

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Just Stop Oil: High Court grants injunction to prevent M25 protests Published 23 hours ago – BBC News

‘A High Court injunction has been granted to prevent Just Stop Oil protesters disrupting the M25.’

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BBC News, 6th November 2022

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The latest injunction against HS2 protestors bans nearly everyone anywhere on 170 mile route – UK Human Rights Blog

‘High Speed Two (HS2) Limited and the Secretary of State for Transport v Four Categories of Persons Unknown and Ross Monaghan and 58 other Named Defendants [2022] EWHC 2360 (KB). This case involved the application, and grant, of an interim injunction in the “unknown” as well as “known” protester context by Knowles J in the Birmingham District Registry.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 7th November 2022

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Transport body seeks to take legal action against 180 people over road protests – The Independent

‘Transport for London bosses have asked a High Court judge to let them take legal action against more than 180 named people following the intensification of Just Stop Oil protests.’

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The Independent, 27th October 2022

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Transport for London secures injunction against Just Stop Oil protests – Local Government Lawyer

Posted October 20th, 2022 in demonstrations, injunctions, London, news, roads, transport by sally

‘The High Court has granted an injunction preventing Just Stop Oil protestors from blocking “key” roads in central London.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 18th October 2022

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Solicitor engaged in ‘pathological’ litigation handed civil restraint order – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted October 10th, 2022 in civil justice, injunctions, law firms, news, solicitors, vexatious litigants by tracey

‘A law firm has been barred by the High Court from making any further court applications for at least 18 months after failing to heed warnings to stop.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 7th October 2022

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HS2 wins route-length High Court injunction – BBC News

Posted September 22nd, 2022 in demonstrations, injunctions, news, nuisance, railways, trespass by sally

‘HS2 Ltd has been granted an “extensive” injunction along the length of the high-speed line from London to Crewe to help tackle unlawful protests.’

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BBC News, September 2022

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Parents’ legal bid to ban sex education in schools fails

Posted September 2nd, 2022 in children, education, injunctions, judicial review, news, school children, Wales by tracey

‘A last-minute legal bid to block the teaching of relationships and sexuality education (RSE) in schools has failed. Five parents wanted to withdraw their children from the mandatory lessons from the start of the new term or stop the rollout of RSE altogether in Wales. At the High Court, judge Mrs Justice Tipples said an injunction would cause “very substantial disruption” just days before the start of a new term. A judicial review already granted to the group is scheduled for November.’

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BBC New, 1st September 2022

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Half of all court cases over breach of anti-social behaviour injunction end with defendant imprisoned, new data shows – Local Government Lawyer

“Almost half of all cases concerning civil injunction breaches brought to court by social housing providers and councils since the first lockdown have resulted in a prison sentence, according to a report from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.”

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Local Government Lawyer, 30th August 2022

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Firm fails in bid for injunction to stop use of letter it disclosed in error – Legal Futures

Posted August 26th, 2022 in disclosure, evidence, expert witnesses, injunctions, law firms, news, privilege by tracey

‘The High Court has refused a leading law firm an injunction to stop an opposing party making a use of a document it disclosed by mistake that cast doubt on an expert’s independence.’

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Legal Futures, 26th August 2022

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Esso secures interim injunction against disruptors of aviation fuel pipeline – The Guardian

Posted August 16th, 2022 in aircraft, demonstrations, environmental protection, injunctions, news by sally

‘The oil company Esso has secured an interim high court injunction to prevent environmental protesters disrupting construction work on a 105km-long aviation fuel pipeline.’

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The Guardian, 15th August 2022

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Judge throws out “career-ending” contempt claim against solicitor – Legal Futures

Posted August 3rd, 2022 in contempt of court, injunctions, news, solicitors by tracey

‘A High Court judge has rejected a potentially “career-ending” contempt application against a solicitor, describing it as “wholly frivolous” and totally without merit.’

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Legal Futures, 3rd August 2022

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Parents seek legal action over school joining academy chain – The Independent

Posted July 18th, 2022 in families, injunctions, judicial review, news, school children, teachers by tracey

‘Parents at an academy school which has hit the headlines over its culture of “fear and favouritism” are seeking legal action over plans for it to join a multi-academy trust.’

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The Independent, 18th July 2022

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Unlawful eviction – but landlord not liable – Nearly Legal

Posted June 20th, 2022 in appeals, covenants, damages, housing, injunctions, landlord & tenant, news, repossession by tracey

‘Brem v Murray & Marchant (2022) EWHC 1479 (QB). An appeal judgment from a first instance judgment on a claim for unlawful eviction, which deals with the landlord’s liability for the unlawful eviction that had taken place.’

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Nearly Legal, 19th June 2022

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Rwanda deportation flight at risk despite loss of two late appeals – The Guardian

Posted June 14th, 2022 in airlines, appeals, asylum, deportation, injunctions, news by tracey

‘Two last-ditch legal challenges that attempted to halt the inaugural flight carrying asylum seekers to Rwanda have been rejected by judges.’

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The Guardian, 13th June 2022

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