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Freedom of expression

25 July 2017

Supreme Court dismissed the appellant’s appeal against the decision not to grant an interim injunction to restrain publication of any information that might identify him in circumstances where he had been arrested but never charged in relation to the sexual abuse of children.

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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.

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Financial services

18 July 2017

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

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Saudi arms trading

18 July 2017

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

Terrorism

17 July 2017

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

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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.

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Extradition

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.

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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.

Divorce

Divorce

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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Immigration

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.

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Insurance

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.

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Court proceedings

23 May 2017

Documents created during criminal investigation not legally privileged.

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Real estate

18 May 2017

The Supreme Court, in dismissing the appellant’s appeal against a finding that the local authority’s housing duty to her had been discharged, held that the reviewing officer had been entitled to find that there was no medical evidence that a property of its type would have the consequence that the ...

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Human rights

16 May 2017

The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, considered a number of appeals involving individuals with previous criminal convictions/cautions/reprimands, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, the Chief Constable of Surrey Police and the Secretaries of State for Justice and the Home Department. A number of determinations were made in relation to the statutory scheme ...

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Town and country planning

15 May 2017

The Supreme Court, in dismissing appeals brought by two local authorities, ruled on the proper interpretation of para 49 of the National Planning Policy Framework, which provided that housing applications should be considered in the context of the presumption in favour of sustainable development, and that relevant policies for the ...

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Local government

15 May 2017

The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, declared that, in the circumstances, a council had had no power to prosecute three defendants under section 222 of the Local Government Act 1972. Further, as an entirely statutory creation, the council had had no free-standing common law power to prosecute more generally.

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Insurance

3 May 2017

Motor insurance policy extended to liability for damage to property of third parties as result of fire caused by repair work carried out by policyholder at time when car immobilised

The times

Media

20 April 2017

Supreme Court dismissed the appellant newspaper publishers’ appeals against costs orders as rule’s application would infringe the respondents’ rights to property and undermine the rule of law.

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Education

11 April 2017

Supreme Court decides on the correct interpretation of ‘regularly’ and rules the case would be returned to the magistrates with a direction to proceed as if the father’s submission of no case to answer had been rejected.

Divorce

Family

4 April 2017

The Court of Appeal refused three applications for permission to appeal against a decision to refuse an earlier application to set aside a consent order.

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Wills and probate

22 March 2017

The Supreme Court allowed an appeal by the defendant charities and held that a judge’s award to the claimant of a lump sum following the death of her mother, in circumstances where the mother had excluded the claimant in her will and left her estate to various charities, had been ...

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Power to arrest – royal wedding 2011

22 February 2017

The Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by the claimants, who had all been arrested and held for short periods during the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge before being released without charge.

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Human rights

6 February 2017

Al-Waheed and another v Ministry of Defence: Supreme Court: 17 January 2017

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Immigration

29 November 2016

The Supreme Court gave guidance on appeals relating to deportation of foreign criminals which were based on article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and held that the policies adopted by the secretary of state and given effect by the Immigration Rules were a relevant and important consideration.

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Equality

19 August 2016

The Supreme Court refers case of transgender woman refused female state pension to EU court.

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Insurance

11 August 2016

The full judgment as a claimant is ordered to repay most of his PI settlement.

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