Law Reports

  • Kent CC
    Law Report

    Costs

    10 March 2015

    The court had booked two interpreters, but they were not provided and a hearing was adjourned. The local authority sought recovery of its costs of that hearing against Capita, which is contracted to provide interpreters.

  • Primark store
    Law Report

    Practice

    6 March 2015

    Following concerns about the safety of the claimant’s factory in Bangladesh, Primark withdrew its outstanding contracts with the claimant. The claimant brought a claim for damages for alleged defamatory statements published by Primark. Primark applied for the claim to be struck out as an abuse of process.

  • Voter
    Law Report

    Right to vote

    19 February 2015

    Prisoners complained that they were prevented from voting in elections, relying on article 3 of the first protocol to the European Convention on Human Rights. The European Court of Human Rights, in allowing the application, held that there had been a violation of article 3, given that the impugned legislation ...

  • G-Star store
    Law Report

    Intellectual property

    19 February 2015

    G-Star brought proceedings against the defendants, alleging that they had been involved in alleged infringement in the UK unregistered design rights in the design of a pair of jeans.

  • Lord Justice Richards
    Law Report

    Mental capacity

    5 February 2015

    The defendant disputed the costs that related to the period when the claimant had been acting through a deputy appointed on her behalf.

  • Ministry of Defence
    Law Report

    Limitation of action

    5 February 2015

    In claims by many hundreds of Iraqi civilians against the defendant Ministry of Defence for damages for their allegedly unlawful detention and ill-treatment by British armed forces, the preliminary issue was whether the claims were barred by an applicable statute of limitations.

  • Sotheby's
    Law Report

    Negligence

    29 January 2015

    The claimant issued proceedings against Sotheby’s alleging negligence in its investigation of a painting, which is purported to be by Caravaggio.

  • Law-Society-HQ
    Law Report

    Injunction

    23 January 2015

    The claimant Law Society applied for an injunction making permanent prohibitions against the defendant, S, to prevent him holding himself out as a solicitor or becoming involved with legal work.

  • NatWest
    Law Report

    Costs

    8 January 2015

    The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, allowed an appeal by the Jimmy Savile Charitable Trust (the trust) against certain orders for costs made during the course of proceedings in respect of the administration of the estate of Jimmy Savile. Its appeal against various other orders was dismissed.

  • Downing Street
    Law Report

    Judicial review

    19 December 2014

    In the course of litigation following ‘Plebgate’, the claimant police officers sought judicial review of the Independent Police Complaints Commission’s decision to re-determine the mode of investigation of them.