ICLR Case Law Alert – 10 February 2015

Posted on 10th Feb 2015 in Law Reporting

WLR Daily Case Summaries

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Care proceedings – Case management hearing

In re S-W (Children) (Care Proceedings: Case Management Hearing), CA[2015] WLR(D) 38


Custody rights – Abduction

In re M (Children) (Abduction: Child’s objections), CA [2015] WLR(D) 44


Best interests – Declaration

In re M (Incapacitated Adult) (Best Interests Declaration: Potential Contempt) , Ct of Protection [2015] WLR(D) 42


Illegal immigrant – Assisting unlawful immigration

R v Ali (Nazakat), CA [2015] WLR(D) 46


Practice – Time limit

R (Campbell-Brown) v Central Criminal Court, DC [2015] WLR(D) 48


Sexual offences – Sentence

R v Balogh, CA [2015] WLR(D) 49


Business premises (security of tenure) – Landlord’s intention to reconstruct

Hough v Greathall Ltd, CA [2015] WLR(D) 39


Repairs – Covenant implied by statute

Edwards v Kumarasamy, Ch D [2015] WLR(D) 40


Personal injury – Vicarious liability

Graham v Commercial Bodyworks Ltd , CA [2015] WLR(D) 50


Conservation area – Designation

R (Gra Acquisition Ltd) v Oxford City Council, QBD [2015] WLR(D) 47


Remuneration – Overtime

Allard v Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Constabulary, CA [2015] WLR(D) 45


Contract awards procedure – Breach

Energy Solutions EU Ltd v Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, QBD[2015] WLR(D) 41


Corporation tax – Group relief

European Commission v United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Federal Republic of Germany intervening), ECJ [2015] WLR(D) 43


Case Reports

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Discretion of court – Application against third party

Marley v Rawlings (No 2), SC(E) [2015] AC 157


Order for costs – Legal expenses insurance

McGraddie v McGraddie (No 2), SC(Sc) [2015] 1 WLR 560


Evidence – Character

R v Mehmedov, CA [2015] 1 WLR 495


Riot – Damage

Mitsui Insurance Ltd v Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime, CA [2015] QB 180


Sentence – Hospital direction

R v Poole (Matthew), CA [2015] 1 WLR 522

European Union

Parliament and Council Directive – Validity

Digital Rights Ireland Ltd v Communications Minister, ECJ [2015] QB 127

European Union

Public procurement – Contract review procedure

Ministero dell’Interno v Fastweb SpA, ECJ [2015] PTSR 111


Appeal – Appeal on human rights grounds

McIntyre v USA, DC [2015] 1 WLR 507

Human rights

Fair trial – Determination of civil rights and obligations

R (Reilly) v Work and Pensions Secretary (No 2), QBD [2015] 2 WLR 309


Deportation – Conducive to public good

R (Akpinar) v Upper Tribunal, CA [2015] 1 WLR 466


Administration – Expenses of administration

Jervis v Pillar Denton Ltd, CA [2015] Ch 87

Legal aid

Committal proceedings – Breach of High Court order

King’s Lynn and West Norfolk Council v Bunning, QBD [2015] 1 WLR 531


Sex establishment – Renewal of licence

R (Bridgerow Ltd) v Cheshire West and Chester BC, QBD [2015] PTSR 91

Mental disorder

Capacity – Consent to sexual relations

In re M (An Adult), CA [2015] Fam 61


Conduct – Service confidence procedure

R (Woods) v Chief Constable of Merseyside, QBD [2015] 1 WLR 539


Prisoners’ rights – Release on licence

R (Whiston) v Secretary of State for Justice, SC(E) [2015] AC 176


Customs and excise – Gaming duty

Aspinalls Club Ltd v Revenue & Customs Comrs, CA [2015] Ch 79

Statutory power

Disclosure – Revenue and Customs Commissioners

R (Privacy International) v Revenue & Customs Comrs, QBD [2015] 1 WLR 397

Vicarious liability

Relationship akin to employment – Prisoner

Cox v Ministry of Justice, CA [2015] QB 107


Rectification – Clerical error

Marley v Rawlings, SC(E) [2015] AC 129


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