This week’s law reports include the landmark European court judgment in the long-running Snowden case that mass surveillance by GCHQ violated European law; and a High Court ruling that the Electoral Commission misinterpreted EU referendum spending laws.
This week’s starred digests include the Supreme Court ruling in Owens v Owens divorce case, diplomatic privilege for immunity from legal process, self-defence, right to respect for private and family life, election expenses and the administration of Lehman Brothers International.
This week’s starred law reports include a landmark ‘meal ticket’ divorce ruling in Mills v Mills, statutory powers of the local authority in a child family case, baggage search by customs and a company administration.
This week’s starred law reports include local authority equality duty, terrorism offences, citizenship and overpaid VAT recovery.
This week’s starred law reports include a public spaces protection order, consumer protection, a transfer of liability in a banker-client relationship, personal data protection and gender equality in pensions.
This week’s starred law reports include the landmark civil partnership case, parenthood in assisted reproduction, pension equality and gender description on a passport.
This week’s starred law reports encompass warrants, extradition, damages (including from false imprisonment) and a merger.
This week’s starred law reports include universal credit and discrimination, right to life and a company merger.
This week’s starred law reports - including an employment case regarding a junior doctor and review of adequate rest breaks, child tax credits, and a case involving the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion.
This week’s starred law reports - including landmark right to be forgotten case involving search engine giant Google.
This week’s starred law reports include a trusts case and the jurisdiction of the High Court, building and construction, criminal defence of victims of slavery or trafficking, and a customs and excise consumer product case.
This week’s starred Law Reports - a case over jurisdiction, Worboys, and personal injury in the workplace.
This week’s starred Law Reports - including two landmark human rights decisions in the Supreme Court.
The appeal of an extradition order was successful on the grounds that it would be oppressive to extradite him.
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.
An appeal raised the issue of whether a litigant in person could recover costs for work undertaken by a foreign lawyer.
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 ...
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.
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.
The claimant was injured and her husband killed while on an excursion in Egypt which they had booked through their hotel.
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.
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 ...
Queen’s Bench Division granted an injunction to restrain the defendant Communication Workers Union (CWU) from unlawfully calling strike action.
The Supreme Court, in allowing an appeal against dismissal by the respondent Metropolitan Police Commissioner, held that a tribunal is not barred by the principle of judicial immunity.
Lawyers will need to pay close attention to local authority contracts with independent fostering agencies.
Divisional Court dismisses application for judicial review, arguing the defendant had not erred in its decision to grant recognition to the interested party, which regulated number of small or smaller publishers.
Court rules aspects of the defendant Secretary of State’s Adults at Risk in Immigration Detention guidance on the definition of torture were unlawful.