Law Reports

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    Wills and probate – Ilott case

    22 March 2017

    The Supreme Court allowed an appeal by the defendant charities and held that a judge’s award to the claimant of a lump sum following the death of her mother, in circumstances where the mother had excluded the claimant in her will and left her estate to various charities, had been ...

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    Power to arrest – royal wedding 2011

    22 February 2017

    The Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by the claimants, who had all been arrested and held for short periods during the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge before being released without charge.

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    Human rights

    6 February 2017

    Al-Waheed and another v Ministry of Defence: Supreme Court: 17 January 2017

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    Immigration

    29 November 2016

    The Supreme Court gave guidance on appeals relating to deportation of foreign criminals which were based on article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and held that the policies adopted by the secretary of state and given effect by the Immigration Rules were a relevant and important consideration.

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    Equality

    19 August 2016

    The Supreme Court refers case of transgender woman refused female state pension to EU court.

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    Insurance

    11 August 2016

    The full judgment as a claimant is ordered to repay most of his PI settlement.

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    Legal aid – residence test

    27 July 2016

    The full judgment from the Supreme Court hearing.

  • Menezes
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    Human rights

    14 April 2016

    The European Court of Human Rights dismissed the applicant’s complaint that the decision not to prosecute any individuals in respect of the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes by police officers following terror attacks in London was in breach of the procedural aspect of article 2 of the European convention.

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    Competition

    2 March 2016

    The Chancery Division made preliminary rulings in a case brought by Streetmap against Google Inc, alleging that Google had abused a dominant position in its provision of the Google Maps service.

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    Human rights

    26 January 2016

    The Divisional Court refused the claimant’s application for a declaration that the effect of the ‘householder’s defence’ in section 76(5A) of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 was incompatible with article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights.