Law Reports

  • stethoscope medical doctor
    Law Report


    5 February 2018

    The third respondent, presently aged 11 months, suffered acute brain injury following severe hypoxia during labour and delivery. He was admitted to the paediatric intensive care ward of the applicant hospital. The hospital applied for declarations that the provision of life-sustaining treatment was no longer in his best interests. The ...

  • 10 pound plastic notes in wallet money
    Law Report


    30 January 2018

    Misuse or misappropriation of assets of pension scheme

  • Family/Child
    Law Report


    16 January 2018

    A transgender father’s appeal against a refusal for direct contact with his five children who belonged to the Charedi Jewish community allowed and remitted for reconsideration.

  • Prison interior
    Law Report


    4 January 2018

    The appellant was a serving prisoner at a state-run prison. He was a non-smoker and suffered from a number of health problems, which were exacerbated by tobacco smoke, including hypertension and coronary heart disease.

  • Lady-Hale
    Law Report

    Personal injury

    3 January 2018

    The claimant was injured and her husband killed while on an excursion in Egypt which they had booked through their hotel.

  • Royal Courts of Justice, Strand London
    Law Report


    6 December 2017

    The Court of Appeal held that the secretary of state’s initial decision withholding consent to the release of the applicant foreign criminal (L) on bail had been made on a rational basis, having had proper regard to the judge’s decision to the contrary.

  • Mental health
    Law Report

    Mental health

    20 November 2017

    Court of Appeal upheld the High Court’s ruling that it was not lawful for the defendant local social services authority to refuse to provide after-care services to the claimant, on the basis that the claimant had no need of such provision because he was able to fund it himself from ...

  • Phil ivey
    Law Report


    2 November 2017

    Supreme Court held dishonesty was not an additional legal element of cheating at gambling.

  • Royal mail
    Law Report

    Industrial relations

    1 November 2017

    Queen’s Bench Division granted an injunction to restrain the defendant Communication Workers Union (CWU) from unlawfully calling strike action.

  • Police
    Law Report


    1 November 2017

    The Supreme Court, in allowing an appeal against dismissal by the respondent Metropolitan Police Commissioner, held that a tribunal is not barred by the principle of judicial immunity.