Colonel Gaddafi aide cannot challenge PC Yvonne Fletcher ruling – BBC News

Posted July 7th, 2022 in appeals, homicide, joint liability, Libya, news, police by sally

‘A former aide to ex-Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi has lost a bid to challenge a judge’s conclusion he was jointly responsible for the killing of police officer Yvonne Fletcher in 1984.’

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BBC News, 6th July 2022


Gaddafi minister found jointly liable for 1984 killing of PC Yvonne Fletcher – The Guardian

Posted November 17th, 2021 in demonstrations, joint liability, Libya, murder, news, police by sally

‘A former minister in Muammar Gaddafi’s government was jointly liable for the shooting of PC Yvonne Fletcher outside the Libyan embassy in London in 1984, a high court judge has ruled.’

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The Guardian, 16th November 2021


Right to light appeal: bad conduct ‘key factor’ in grant of injunction, experts say –

‘The Court of Appeal has upheld an injunction over what was a relatively minor breach of a right to light, primarily because of the developer’s poor conduct throughout the dispute.’

Full story, 12th July 2016


Joint and several obligations – Hardwicke Chambers

Posted July 12th, 2016 in appeals, contracts, damages, joint liability, news, sale of land by sally

‘Andy Creer considers the recent decision of Laditi and another v Marlbray Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 476 in which Brie Stevens-Hoare QC and Lina Mattsson acted for the Claimants/Respondents.’

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Hardwicke Chambers, 13th June 2016


Multiple Defendants: Who to sue? – Cloisters

Posted November 18th, 2014 in causation, costs, joint liability, news, prosecutions, vicarious liability by sally

‘Claims involving multiple defendants are often complex in terms of the facts, the law and the expert medical evidence. They are claims that we all have some experience of, and the issues involved have no doubt troubled us all to a greater or lesser degree at times.’

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Cloisters, 3rd October 2014


Defence of marital coercion used by Vicky Pryce to be abolished – The Guardian

‘The defence of marital coercion, unsuccessfully used by Chris Huhne’s former wife Vicky Pryce at her trial last year, is to be abolished.’

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The Guardian, 17th January 2014


Benedetti v Sawiris and others – WLR Daily

Benedetti v Sawiris and others [2013] UKSC 50; [2013] WLR (D) 286

“A restitutionary award made on the basis of unjust enrichment where the benefit was in the form of services was normally to be assessed by reference to the objective market value of the services, tested by the price which a reasonable person in the defendant’s position would have had to pay for the services, and taking into account conditions which increased or decreased the objective value of the benefit to any reasonable person in that position.”

WLR Daily, 17th July 2013


Benedetti (Appellant) v Sawiris and others (Respondents) – Supreme Court

Benedetti (Appellant) v Sawiris and others (Respondents) [2013] UKSC 50 | UKSC 2011/0087 (YouTube)

Supreme Court, 17th July 2013


Private enforcement: the Commission speaks at last – Competition Bulletin from Blackstone Chambers

“The trio of documents published by the Commission last week mark an important moment in private competition enforcement in the EU. After years of debate and consultation, it is now clear that, whilst the Commission is determined to take some important steps to assist claimants in private actions, it is not prepared to bring about the sorts of fundamental changes which would be needed to realise the full potential of private enforcement.”

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Competition Bulletin from Blackstone Chambers, 15th June 2013


Fish & Fish Ltd v Sea Shepherd UK and others – WLR Daily

Fish & Fish Ltd v Sea Shepherd UK and others [2013] EWCA Civ 544; [2013] WLR (D) 181

“In order for a party to be liable as a joint tortfeasor by virtue of doing acts in furtherance of a common design to do acts that were tortious, it was not a requirement that the party’s acts had been an essential part of or of real significance to the commission of the tort.”

WLR Daily, 16th May 2013


Amazon Marketplace purchases not covered by Consumer Credit Act – The Guardian

“If you pay Amazon and it passes the money on to the retailer, a loophole could leave you without redress.”

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The Guardian, 19th January 2013


Father fights son over wife’s £5m divorce settlement – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 12th, 2010 in divorce, joint liability, news, personal injuries, wills by sally

“A father has gone to court claiming he deserves a greater share of his son’s £5 million inheritance left to him by his mother.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th November 2010


eBay wins L’Oreal UK court case – BBC News

Posted May 26th, 2009 in counterfeiting, joint liability, news by sally

“Online marketplace eBay is not jointly liable for the sale of any counterfeit L’Oreal products through its website, the High Court in London has ruled.”

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BBC News, 22nd May 2009


Persaud v. State of Trinidad and Tobago – Times Law Reports

Posted August 7th, 2007 in evidence, joint liability, law reports by sally

Limiting out-of-court statements

Persaud v. State of Trinidad and Tobago

“The exception to the rule that out-of-court statements made by one defendant were inadmissible against a codefendant applied only where the defendants were being tried for an offence for which they were jointly liable.”

The Times, 7th August 2007


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