Sumption calls for larger Supreme Court panels – Litigation Futures

Posted October 8th, 2018 in appeals, judges, judgments, lists, news, Supreme Court by sally

‘The Supreme Court should sit in larger panels more often, Lord Sumption has suggested, although he recognised that it could lead to fewer appeals being allowed.’

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Litigation Futures, 5th October 2018

Source: www.litigationfutures.com

High Court: Clinton privacy claim can be heard in business or media lists – Litigation Futures

Posted June 7th, 2018 in courts, lists, media, news, privacy by sally

‘The media and communications list (M&CL) in the Queen’s Bench Division, and the Chancery Division’s business list are not specialist lists and a privacy claim can be heard equally well in either, the High Court has ruled.’

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Litigation Futures, 7th June 2018

Source: www.litigationfutures.com

Ministry of Justice unveils legislation that will allow judges to delegate “routine” work to court staff – Litigation Futures

Posted May 25th, 2018 in bills, civil procedure rules, courts, judiciary, lists, news by sally

‘Legislation to allow judges to delegate tasks to court staff was announced by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) yesterday as it emerged that the Civil Procedure Rule Committee (CPRC) has already begun looking at the issue.’

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Litigation Futures,24th May 2018

Source: www.litigationfutures.com

New legislation will modernise the courts – Ministry of Justice

Posted May 24th, 2018 in civil justice, courts, criminal justice, judiciary, lists, press releases by tracey

‘The Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill will increase efficiency by allowing greater flexibility to deploy the right judge to the right case.’

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Ministry of Justice, 23rd May 2018

Source: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice

Financial markets test case pilot to be extended despite no cases in nearly two years – Litigation Futures

Posted June 26th, 2017 in judges, lists, markets, news, pilot schemes by sally

‘The financial markets test case pilot scheme is to be extended in time and scope because senior judges have seen its value – even though not a single case has gone through it in nearly two years.’

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Litigation Futures, 26th June 2017

Source: www.litigationfutures.com

Practice Statement: Listing of Cases for Trial in the Patents Court – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted December 11th, 2015 in lists, news, patents, practice directions by tracey

‘The Patents Court endeavours bring patent cases on for trial where possible within 12 months of the claim being issued. To this end, the following procedure will be adopted.’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 10th December 2015

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Radicalisation Cases in the Family Courts – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted October 9th, 2015 in care orders, case management, family courts, lists, news, terrorism, wardship by tracey

‘Guidance issued by Sir James Munby President of the Family Division on 8 October 2015.’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 8th October 2015

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

In re NL (A Child) (Appeal: Interim Care Order: Facts and Reasons) – WLR Daily

Posted February 17th, 2014 in care orders, delay, family courts, law reports, lists by sally

In re NL (A Child) (Appeal: Interim Care Order: Facts and Reasons) [2014] EWHC 270 (Fam); [2014] WLR (D) 70

‘The case raised issues of practice and procedure arising in the early stages of care proceedings including: (i) the importance of the need to ensure a just and fair assessment process despite the impetus to complete public law cases within 26 weeks, (ii) the alarming and patently wrong practice of justices sitting in the family proceedings court adopting the local authority’s analysis of what their findings and reasons might comprise, and (iii) the importance of listing appeals from interim care orders, where separation had been sanctioned, as a matter of urgency.’

WLR Daily, 13th February 2014

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Abdulrahim v Council of the European Union and another – WLR Daily

Posted June 3rd, 2013 in EC law, human rights, intelligence services, law reports, lists, terrorism by sally

Abdulrahim v Council of the European Union and another (Case C-239/12P); [2013] WLR (D) 208

“Despite the removal of his name from a ‘terrorist watch list’, established by Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with Usama bin Laden, the Al-Qaida network and the Taliban, to which his name had been added by Council Regulation (EC) 1330/2008, the applicant retained an interest in having the courts of the European Union recognise that he should never have been included on the list since the removal of his name did not dispose of his constitutional claims.”

WLR Daily, 28th May 2013

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

He who hesitates is lost – Hardwicke Chambers

Posted January 17th, 2013 in case management, lists, news, trials by sally

“Listing hearings can be tricky. You need to find a time the Court can fit you in. You need to squeeze it into your hectic diaries without upsetting other clients who firmly believe that theirs is the only case you have on right now. It needs to be a time that your busy barrister and the other side’s busy barrister can make.”

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Hardwicke Chambers, 7th January 2013

Source: www.hardwicke.co.uk

The HM Land Registry Day List – Where real time meets Judicial power to act retrospectively – Hardwicke Chambers

Posted September 7th, 2011 in land registration, lists, news, retrospectivity by sally

“The High Court retains control of the Day List of applications at the Land Registry. Retrospective reinstatement can be ordered but ordinarily will not be where a third party interest has since arisen.”

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Hardwicke Chambers, 5th September 2011

Source: www.hardwicke.co.uk

Newport City Council v Charles – Times Law Reports

Posted July 29th, 2008 in appeals, law reports, legal representation, lists by sally

Newport City Council v Charles

Court of Appeal

“A fixture need not be vacated when the Civil Appeals Listing Office had failed to ascertain that leading counsel was prebooked for an appeal due to be heard in Cardiff.”

The Times, 29th July 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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