Law reports – Page 9

  • Law Report

    Criminal law

    2014-06-18T17:20:00Z

    The defendants (AB and CD) both faced charges of having committed offences contrary to s 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000.

  • Aldi
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    Passing off

    2014-06-05T12:05:00Z

    The claimant made and sold hair oil under the name Moroccanoil and the defendant, Aldi, sold hair oil called Miracle Oil. The claimant issued proceedings against the defendant for passing off.

  • UK border
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    Immigration

    2014-06-05T11:41:00Z

    The First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) (the FTT) assessed the claimant asylum seeker as a minor, but the High Court in distinct judicial review proceedings found that he was not a minor.

  • Movie flapper
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    Copyright

    2014-05-28T14:39:00Z

    The claimant companies owned the copyright to many films and television programmes. They brought proceedings against the first defendant, H, and companies alleged to have been controlled by him, contending that he had been responsible for large-scale copyright fraud.

  • Tennis racquet and balls
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    Practice

    2014-05-28T10:55:00Z

    The claimant’s race discrimination claim against the Lawn Tennis Association was dismissed.

  • Barristers
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    Costs

    2014-05-22T10:53:00Z

    The Bar Standards Board sought judicial review of the Disciplinary Tribunal of the Council of the Inns of Court’s decision awarding the interested party non-practising barrister costs.

  • High Court
    Law Report

    Injunction

    2014-05-21T12:53:00Z

    The claimant solicitor brought an action for misuse of private and confidential information and harassment, and for damages against the defendant sex worker.

  • BBC New Broadcasting House
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    Human rights

    2014-05-14T12:16:00Z

    A had been convicted of sexual offences and the secretary of state sought to deport him. A challenged the deportation decision.

  • Danish Kaneria
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    Arbitration

    2014-05-14T11:04:00Z

    The claimant, Danish Kaneria, was a professional cricketer. In June 2012, the defendant body found him guilty of two charges, including inducing or encouraging, or attempting to induce or encourage, another cricketer to not to perform to his merits by deliberately conceding a minimum number of runs.

  • Houses of Parliament
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    Mental health

    2014-05-06T14:04:00Z

    The claimant had been released from hospital on conditional discharge. The defendant secretary of state recalled him to hospital under section 42(3) of the Mental Health Act 1983.

  • UK border control
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    Extradition

    2014-05-06T12:18:00Z

    The appellant Spanish national was accused of involvement in a conspiracy to launder money which was the proceeds of crime.

  • War Horse
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    Injunction

    2014-04-29T12:18:00Z

    The claimant musicians sought an interim injunction or specific performance to require the defendant Royal National Theatre to continue to engage them in the production of War Horse.

  • Deana Uppal
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    Defamation

    2014-04-29T11:42:00Z

    The claimant housemate in the 2012 series of Big Brother, a former Miss India UK, issued libel proceedings concerning two broadcasts of Big Brother.

  • High Court
    Law Report

    Extradition

    2014-04-16T12:04:00Z

    The respondent judicial authority sought the appellant Lithuanian national’s extradition pursuant to a European arrest warrant so that she could stand trial in relation to an allegation of assisting an ‘armed robbery’, said to have occurred in 1996.

  • Ryanair plane
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    Customs and excise

    2014-04-16T10:50:00Z

    Ryanair had sought to reclaim air passenger duty, which it alleged it had overpaid in respect of connected flights.

  • Law Report

    Patent

    2014-04-02T12:46:00Z

    The claimant companies brought proceedings, contending that two patents had been infringed by the defendant companies (together, Virgin). Virgin contended that the patents lacked novelty over a number of other matters, and were obvious. The Patents Court held that, among other things, both patents were invalid for obviousness.

  • Law Report

    Jurisdiction

    2014-04-02T12:22:00Z

    The employment tribunal had found the claimant teacher’s claims, including of sexual and racial discrimination, against the third defendant head teacher established. The tribunal’s order was subsequently revoked on review and there was no outstanding judgment against the third defendant. The third defendant appealed, seeking a decision that the tribunal’s ...

  • Prince Charles
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    Freedom of information

    2014-03-19T11:39:00Z

    A Guardian journalist appealed after the attorney general blocked the publication of letters Prince Charles wrote to government departments.

  • Law Report

    Breach of confidence

    2014-03-19T10:54:00Z

    The claimant musicians pitched the Real Deal, a music talent show, to Sky. Sky did not commission the claimants’ show, but later commissioned and broadcast another musical talent show programme, Must be the Music.

  • Law Report

    Libel and slander

    2014-03-04T13:56:00Z

    A Thai official tried to sue the former Football Association chairman Lord Triesman for libel, over allegations Triesman made about him before a parliamentary select committee.