Law reports

  • I stock 642007676
    Law Report


    20 February 2018

    The appeal of an extradition order was successful on the grounds that it would be oppressive to extradite him.

  • Teenagers
    Law Report


    15 February 2018

    Proceedings related to seven children for whom a final care order had been made in respect of each in favour of the same local authority. Some of the children were in foster care and others in specialist placements. All were subject to certain restrictions on their movement or liberty.

  • 50 pound notes
    Law Report


    13 February 2018

    An appeal raised the issue of whether a litigant in person could recover costs for work undertaken by a foreign lawyer.

  • 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 ...