ICLR Case Law Alert – 18 March 2015

Posted on 18th Mar 2015 in ICLR News

WLR Daily Case Summaries

The following new case summaries were published by ICLR this week. These are free to view.


Town or village green – Registration

R (Newhaven Port & Properties Ltd) v East Sussex County Council, SC[2015] WLR(D) 109


Illegality – Enforceability

RTA (Business Consultants) Ltd v Bracewell, QBD [2015] WLR(D) 117


Judicial review – Local authority

R (HS2 Action Alliance Ltd ) v Secretary of State for Transport (No 2), CA[2015] WLR(D) 113


Personal data – Access to

Kololo v Comr of Police of the Metropolis, QBD [2015] WLR(D) 111


Faculty – Internal reordering

In re St John the Baptist, Penshurst , Arches Court of Canterbury [2015] WLR(D) 115


Company – Insider dealing

Lafonta v Autorité des marchés financiers, ECJ [2015] WLR(D) 116


Funding – Civil legal services

R (Ben Hoare Bell Solicitors) v Lord Chancellor, DC [2015] WLR(D) 114


Supplementary protection certificate – Conditions for obtaining certificate

Actavis Group PTC EHF v Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co KG,ECJ [2015] WLR(D) 118


Complaint – Investigation

R (Demetrio) v Independent Police Complaints Commission, DC [2015] WLR(D) 120


Powers – Retention of personal information

R (Catt) v Association of Chief Police Officers of England, Wales and Northern Ireland (Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening),SC [2015] WLR(D) 110


Motor Insurers’ Bureau – Uninsured driver

Delaney vSecretary of State for Transport, CA [2015] WLR(D) 112


Cause of action – Harassment

Levi v Bates , CA [2015] WLR(D) 119


Crime – Sentence

Gomes v Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, PC [2015] WLR(D) 108


Case Reports

The following full text series law reports were published by ICLR this week.

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Town or village green – Registration

R (Newhaven Port & Properties Ltd) v East Sussex CC, SC(E) [2015] 2 WLR 601

Conflict of law

Jurisdiction – Non-contractual obligation

Actavis UK Ltd v Eli Lilly & Co, Ch D [2015] Bus LR 154


Capacity – Derivative agreements

Credit Suisse International v Stichting Vestia Groep, QBD [2015] Bus LR D5


Homicide – Diminished responsibility

R v Golds, CA [2015] 1 WLR 1030


Proceeds of crime – Converting criminal property

R v Rogers, CA [2015] 1 WLR 1017


Measure of damages – Loss of profits

Vestergaard Frandsen A/S v Bestnet Europe Ltd, Ch D [2015] Bus LR D1


Mode of trial – Court’s discretion

Yeo v Times Newspapers Ltd, QBD [2015] 1 WLR 971


Several fishery – Foreshore

Loose v Lynn Shellfish Ltd, CA [2015] 2 WLR 643


Asylum – Fear of persecution

R (JB (Jamaica)) v Home Secretary, SC(E) [2015] 1 WLR 1060


International jurisdiction – European Union

Burgo Group SpA v Illochroma SA, ECJ [2015] 1 WLR 1046

Local government

Members of local authority – Conduct

Heesom v Public Services Ombudsman, QBD [2015] PTSR 222

Local government

Powers – Appropriation of land

R (Maries) v Merton LBC, QBD [2015] PTSR 295

Mental disorder

Detention – Discharge

K v Kingswood Centre, CA [2015] PTSR 287


Development – Green Belt land

Redhill Aerodrome Ltd v Communities Secretary, CA [2015] PTSR 274


Powers – Retention of personal information

R (Catt) v ACPO, SC(E) [2015] 2 WLR 664

Specific performance

Contract – Performance bond

Liberty Mercian v Cuddy Civil Engineering (No 2), QBD [2015] Bus LR D3


Joint tortfeasors – Common design

Fish & Fish Ltd v Sea Shepherd UK, SC(E) [2015] 2 WLR 694


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