President Andrew Caplen writes to justice select committee to call for an urgent evidence session.
A summary of the significant procedural developments affecting applications in the family court.
Demands on schools to promote British values could damage the ability of young people to understand a multi-cultural democracy.
A full report of the judgment in the costs case related to Marley v Rawlings, in which parents had each signed the wrong mirror will.
The claimant Pakistani national challenged the home secretary’s refusal of a British passport to which she claimed to be entitled as a British citizen by descent.
The Commercial Court dismissed the claimants’ application for an injunction pursuant to section 37 of the Senior Courts Act 1981 to restrain the first defendant from pursuing or taking any step in proceedings commenced against the second and third claimants in the supreme court of New York.
The Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) ruled on an appeal by Bookit Ltd against a decision of the Revenue and Customs Commissioners which had decided that credit and debit card handling fees were not exempt from a European directive and should be standard rated.
The claimant had arranged a loan with the defendant bank. He subsequently sought to transfer the loan from himself to a company that he controlled. The claimant and the company brought proceedings against the bank for, among other things, misrepresentation.
The first claimant owned two UK patents for an invention entitled ‘flying shark’ and the second claimant was the exclusive licensee of the first claimant in respect of both patents. The defendant devised and imported toys for sale in the UK, in particular, flying fish known as ‘mega fliers’.
Applicant prisoners lodge applications against UK, complaining they are prevented from voting in European Parliament elections