Law reports – Page 10

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    Procedure

    2014-02-11T11:25:00Z

    The Divisional Court dismissed the claimant trade union’s application for judicial review of the defendant lord chancellor’s decision to introduce a fees regime for bringing and pursuing claims in the employment tribunal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

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    Criminal law

    2014-02-11T10:55:00Z

    The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, in dismissing the defendant’s appeal against conviction for various counts of fraud by dishonest representation and two counts of possession of articles for use in fraud, held that the principles applicable to inconsistent verdicts were capable of applying by analogy where it was logically ...

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    Libel and slander

    2014-02-03T12:51:00Z

    The claimant issued libel proceedings against the defendant newspaper following the publication of an article. The judge rejected the newspaper’s defence of justification and entered judgment for the claimant. The newspaper appealed.

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    Contract

    2014-02-03T12:39:00Z

    The Commercial Court considered a dispute about the payment of commission by the defendant companies, which had sold insurance and other financial products to the claimant trade union. The court interpreted the agreements between the parties, holding that neither party’s interpretation was correct.

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    Probate

    2014-01-28T14:26:00Z

    The judgment in the Marley v Rawlings wills mix-up appeal. General guidance was also provided in the matter of validity of wills.

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    Trademark

    2014-01-28T11:20:00Z

    In proceedings brought by Oxford University against the defendant company Oxford Law School Limited, the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court held that the defendant had infringed both the claimant’s UK and Community trademarks.

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    Tax

    2014-01-14T13:08:00Z

    Taxpayer being private golf club charging non-members access charge to play on golf course (green fee) – Taxpayer having paid VAT to Revenue and Customs Commissioners on green fee income – Taxpayer seeking reimbursement of amount of VAT overpaid in respect of green fees

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    Mental health

    2014-01-13T16:39:00Z

    Court of Protection – Jurisdiction – Applicant being daughter of elderly woman – Sibling moving mother from England and Wales to Scotland – Applicant applying for return of mother to England

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    Contract

    2014-01-07T11:35:00Z

    Ukrainian custom authorities placing controls on exports of wheat – Sellers contending prohibition clause in contract discharging liability in the light of customs restrictions

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    Immigration

    2014-01-07T11:08:00Z

    Family member of EEA national – Claimant marrying French national and acquiring right of residence as family member of EEA national – Claimant being convicted of numerous criminal offences – Claimant serving sentence of imprisonment

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    Employment

    2013-12-12T16:36:00Z

    Frustration – Change of circumstances – Employee suffering stroke and going on sick leave – Employer terminating employee’s employment

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    Negligence

    2013-12-05T11:32:00Z

    Claimant seeking damages against defendant solicitors for alleged negligence in relation to new service contracts entered into between claimant and its two executive directors – Executives being involved in drafting of new contracts

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    Civil litigation: Mitchell costs

    2013-12-05T10:41:00Z

    Civil litigation – Case management – Claimant failing to file costs budget within prescribed time period – Master imposing sanction by ordering claimant’s costs budget to be taken to be limited to court fees – Claimant applying for relief from sanctions – Master refusing to grant relief on ground new ...

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    Jurisdiction

    2013-11-28T11:38:00Z

    Claimant entering into contract with defendant for supply of jet fuel – Contract governed by English law – Italian authorities ruling defendant part of Italian cartel involved in price fixing

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    Telecommunications

    2013-11-14T11:05:00Z

    Claimant seeking to rent BT’s communication lines in relevant market – Claimant submitting significant change occurring during review period to prevent imposition of charge controls

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    Trademark

    2013-11-13T11:47:00Z

    Claimant bringing proceedings against defendant for infringement of its community trademark in respect of defendant’s use of ‘Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash’ as name of band and his use of domain name

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    Trademark

    2013-11-04T15:06:00Z

    Registration – Applicant company filing application for registration of word sign ‘BOOMERANG’ as community trademark

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    Sentence

    2013-11-04T14:32:00Z

    Defendant pleading guilty to attempted arson being reckless as to whether life was endangered – Defendant being sentenced to two years’ imprisonment – Defendant appealing

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    Prisoner voting

    2013-10-28T12:12:00Z

    Claimants both convicted of murder – Claimants unable under UK law to vote owing to convictions – Whether European Union law recognising right to vote on which claimants able to rely

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    Criminal law

    2013-10-28T11:51:00Z

    Defendant appealing against conviction – Whether insanely held delusion on part of defendant being attacked or threatened causing him to respond violently entitling him to acquittal on basis of reasonable self-defence