Law Reports

  • Maryam Rajavi
    Law Report

    Immigration

    19 November 2014

    Maryam Rajavi, the exiled Iranian politician, appeals against the home secretary’s decision to ban her from entering the UK on the ground that her presence would not be conducive to the public good.

  • European Court of Human Rights
    Law Report

    Human rights

    7 November 2014

    The ‘Naked Rambler’ issued proceedings concerning his arrests, prosecutions, convictions and sentences of imprisonment, invoking, in particular, articles 8 and 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

  • Heathrow
    Law Report

    Employment

    7 November 2014

    The employment tribunal found that, when the appellant was providing her services through a limited company for the purpose of selling Shiseido cosmetic products in a duty-free outlet managed by the respondent, she was not an employee of the respondent for the purposes of section 83(2) of the Equality Act ...

  • Court of Protection
    Law Report

    Mental health

    31 October 2014

    Following a previous judgment on questions of law in deprivation of liberty cases involving adults who lacked capacity, the Court of Protection supplemented and elaborated on some of those questions.

  • Insurance
    Law Report

    Insurance

    31 October 2014

    The proceedings arose out of a serious fire at the Sugar Hut Club, Essex in 2009. A dispute arose as to, among other things, the amount of business interruption losses to which the claimants were entitled. In particular, the parties disagreed as to the calculation of the overall loss of ...

  • Specsavers
    Law Report

    Trademark

    23 October 2014

    The court found a judge had erred in ordering revocation of a Specsavers trademark where evidence that use of the wordless logo together with the registered word trademark superimposed over the top had served to identify the goods.

  • RCJ
    Law Report

    Criminal law

    23 October 2014

    The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, allowed an appeal against convictions for robbery, in circumstances where the evidence that had been critical to the convictions related to admissions allegedly made to police officers who were part of a now-discredited crime squad.

  • Vinyl on turntable
    Law Report

    Damages

    17 October 2014

    A dispute arose over the pop track Heartbroken and at an earlier hearing a judge held that the performer’s rights relating to the vocal at the centre of the dispute belonged to the claimant. These proceedings concerned damages.

  • Birmingham UK
    Law Report

    Parental order

    16 October 2014

    The Family Division held that the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 did not have the effect of preventing the court from making a parental order.

  • Chris Grayling
    Law Report

    Judicial review

    9 October 2014

    The claimants sought judicial review of the lord chancellor’s decisions that there would be 525 duty provider work contracts and an average immediate reduction of 8.75% in criminal legal aid fees.