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Reinsurance: scope of indemnity


Appellant reinsurer’s appeal allowed against arbitrator’s decision in indemnity claim case.

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Licence to occupy premises: security of tenure


Appeal dismissed against decision that claimant’s agreement with local authority for occupation of licensed property was not an agreement that attracted security of tenure provisions.


Divorce: habitual residence


Petition for German national who currently resides in UK to apply for divorce in England and Wales is dismissed.

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Starred digests: 28 February 2019


This week’s law reports include a court ruling in the case of alleged unlawful detention of five claimants pending deportation to Libya.

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Disclosure of information: minor offences


Supreme Court reversed a Court of Appeal judgment in one applicant’s case on the basis it was legitimate to include assault occasioning harm among offences sufficiently serious to require disclosure.

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Wrongful removal or retention of a child


Court allows father’s application for his child to be returned from England to Hungary.

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Damages for breach of contract


Father loses damages claim appeal after an IVF clinic implanted an embryo into his former partner without his consent.

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17 December 2018


This week’s starred law reports include Brexit, duty to provide healthcare services, anonymity in court proceedings, and financial provision in divorce.

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3 December 2018


This week’s starred law reports include the dismissal of a Leveson Part 2 inquiry, immigration and asylum, and solicitor dishonesty.

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5 November 2018


This week’s starred digests include limitation, administration, vesting in trustee, and business transfer schemes post-Brexit.

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29 October 2018


This week’s starred law reports include security of tenure, use of personal data for impromper purpose, and the relevance of conduct of parents when considering whether deportation is ’unduly harsh’ on a child. 

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22 October 2018


This week’s starred law reports include the appeal of a shipping vessel collision case, personal injury onboard a motor vessel, and pension scheme transfers.

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15 October 2018


This week’s starred law reports include a jurisdictional dispute about where a divorce should take place, sexual orientation discrimination, medical negligence and local authority statutory powers.

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19 September


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.

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30 July 2018


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.

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23 July 2018


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.

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16 July 2018


This week’s starred law reports include local authority equality duty, terrorism offences, citizenship and overpaid VAT recovery.

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9 July 2018


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.

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2 July 2018


This week’s starred law reports include the landmark civil partnership case, parenthood in assisted reproduction, pension equality and gender description on a passport.

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25 June 2018


This week’s starred law reports encompass warrants, extradition, damages (including from false imprisonment) and a merger.

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