Law reports

  • Divorce
    Law Report

    Divorce: habitual residence

    24 April 2019

    Petition for German national who currently resides in UK to apply for divorce in England and Wales is dismissed.

  • Prison sentence
    Law Report

    Starred digests: 28 February 2019

    28 February 2019

    This week’s law reports include a court ruling in the case of alleged unlawful detention of five claimants pending deportation to Libya.

  • Police copy
    Law Report

    Disclosure of information: minor offences

    7 February 2019

    Supreme Court reversed a Court of Appeal judgment in one applicant’s case on the basis it was legitimate to include assault occasioning harm among offences sufficiently serious to require disclosure.

  • Father and child
    Law Report

    Wrongful removal or retention of a child

    31 January 2019

    Court allows father’s application for his child to be returned from England to Hungary.

  • IVF treatment
    Law Report

    Damages for breach of contract

    4 January 2019

    Father loses damages claim appeal after an IVF clinic implanted an embryo into his former partner without his consent.

  • Files and hands
    Law Report

    17 December 2018

    18 December 2018

    This week’s starred law reports include Brexit, duty to provide healthcare services, anonymity in court proceedings, and financial provision in divorce.

  • Files and hands
    Law Report

    3 December 2018

    4 December 2018

    This week’s starred law reports include the dismissal of a Leveson Part 2 inquiry, immigration and asylum, and solicitor dishonesty.

  • Files and hands
    Law Report

    5 November 2018

    6 November 2018

    This week’s starred digests include limitation, administration, vesting in trustee, and business transfer schemes post-Brexit.

  • Files and hands
    Law Report

    29 October 2018

    30 October 2018

    This week’s starred law reports include security of tenure, use of personal data for impromper purpose, and the relevance of conduct of parents when considering whether deportation is ’unduly harsh’ on a child. 

  • Files and hands
    Law Report

    22 October 2018

    23 October 2018

    This week’s starred law reports include the appeal of a shipping vessel collision case, personal injury onboard a motor vessel, and pension scheme transfers.