Law reports

  • Walker court case
    Law Report

    Equal rights

    25 July 2017

    Supreme Court declared that the male appellant’s husband was entitled to a spouse’s pension calculated on the basis of all the years of the appellant’s service with the respondent.

  • Canary Wharf banks
    Law Report

    Financial services

    18 July 2017

    Four banking groups sought the courts guidance concerning ring-fencing transfer schemes (RFTSs).

  • Saudi arms protests
    Law Report

    Saudi arms trading

    18 July 2017

    The High Court ruled that arms sales to Saudi Arabia by the United Kingdom government is legal.

  • Law Report


    17 July 2017

    The Secretary of State was granted permission to issue terrorist prevention and investigation measures

  • Rangers FC
    Law Report

    Income tax

    14 July 2017

    Supreme Court dismisses the appeal of Rangers FC, holding that payments made to the principal trust should have been subject to deduction of income tax.

  • Hillsborough memorial
    Law Report

    Criminal justice

    4 July 2017

    Divisional Court quashed decisions to suspend, pursue the statutory process against and require the claimant former Chief Constable to resign, following his statement on the Hillsborough disaster.

  • Man in handcuffs
    Law Report


    4 July 2017

    Divisional Court held that it was open to a requesting judicial authority to add missing information to a deficient European arrest warrant so as to establish its validity.

  • Divorce
    Law Report


    19 June 2017

    In Sharp v Sharp, the Court of Appeal held that held that the wife was correct to contend that the combination of potentially relevant factors was sufficient to justify a departure from the equal sharing principle.

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    Law Report


    19 June 2017

    Secretary of state makes deportation orders against appellants, who were foreign nationals with indefinite leave to remain in the United Kingdom, having been convicted of serious drug-related offences.

  • Container ship arriving in port
    Law Report


    1 June 2017

    The Supreme Court upheld the original Court of Appeal decision that that a casualty had been caused by an ‘abnormal occurrence’ with the result that no breach of the safe port warranty had occurred.