ICLR Case Law Alert – 2 December 2014

Posted on 2nd Dec 2014 in Law Reporting

WLR Daily Case Summaries

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

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Children in need – Welfare services

R (J) v Worcestershire County Council (Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening), CA [2014] WLR(D) 503


Children’s services – Co-operation between local authorities

R (C1 ) v Hackney London Borough Council, QBD [2014] WLR(D) 507


Children’s services – Former relevant child

R (GE) (Eritrea) vSecretary of State for the Home Department , CA [2014] WLR(D) 500


Scheme of arrangement – Sanction hearing

In re APCOA Parking Holdings GmbH , Ch D [2014] WLR(D) 499


Homicide – Diminished responsibility

R v Brennan, CA [2014] WLR(D) 502


Fraud – Fraud by abuse of position

R v V , CA [2014] WLR(D) 498


Contract of employment – Breach of contract

Yapp v Foreign and Commonwealth Office, CA [2014] WLR(D) 501


Per rem judicatam – Issue estoppel

Nayif v High Commission of Brunei Darrusalam, CA [2014] WLR(D) 508


Club – Gaming contract

Ivey v Genting Casinos UK Ltd (trading as Crockfords Club), QBD [2014] WLR(D) 504


Leasehold enfranchisement – Validity of tenants’ notice

Osman v Natt , CA [2014] WLR(D) 505


Council meetings – Inspection of documents

R (Joicey) v Northumberland County Council, QBD [2014] WLR(D) 506


Case Reports

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Petition – Creditor’s petition

Hayes v Hayes, Ch D [2014] Bus LR 1238

Conflict of laws

Tort – Assessment of damages

Wall v Mutuelle de Poitiers Assurances, CA [2014] 1 WLR 4263


Execution – Validity

Briggs v Gleeds, Ch D [2014] 3 WLR 1469

European Union

Structural funds – Allocation decision

R (Rotherham BC) v Business Secretary, CA [2014] PTSR 1387

Fair trading

Consumer credit – Agreement

Plevin v Paragon Personal Finance Ltd, SC(E) [2014] Bus LR 1257

Human rights

Freedom of expression – Interference with

R (Lord Carlile) v Home Secretary, SC(E) [2014] 3 WLR 1404

Joint interest

Joint tenancy – Notice of termination

Sims v Dacorum Borough Council, SC(E) [2014] 3 WLR 1600

Local government

Community care services – Persons in need of care and attention

R (N) v Walsall MBC, QBD [2014] PTSR 1356

Local government

Homeless persons – Temporary accommodation

R (N) v Lewisham London Borough Council, SC(E) [2014] 3 WLR 1548

Local government

Homeless persons – Whether “homeless intentionally”

Haile v Waltham Forest LBC, CA [2014] PTSR 1376


Stay of proceedings – Abuse of process

Home Secretary v CC, CA [2014] 1 WLR 4240

Privy Council

Jurisdiction – Appeal against sentence

Ramdeen v State of Trinidad and Tobago, PC [2014] 3 WLR 1523

Public authority

Statutory power – Improper purpose

R (Core Issues Trust Ltd) v TfL (No 2), QBD [2014] PTSR D26

Road traffic

Speed limit – Variable speed limit

Castle v DPP, DC [2014] 1 WLR 4279


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