ICLR Case Law Alert – 4 March 2015

Posted on 4th Mar 2015 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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Carriage by air – Accident

Wucher Helicopter GmbH v Santer, ECJ [2015] WLR(D) 89


Order – Annulment

JSC Bank of Moscow v Kekhman , Ch D [2015] WLR(D) 82


Sovereign immunity – Employment

Benkharbouche v Embassy of the Republic of Sudan (Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs intervening), CA [2015] WLR(D) 83


Homicide – Loss of self-control

R v Gurpinar, CA [2015] WLR(D) 80


Practice – Case management

R v Boardman, CA [2015] WLR(D) 92


Practice – Retrial

R v Akhtar (Itzaz), CA [2015] WLR(D) 91


Sentence – Confiscation order

R v McDowell , CA [2015] WLR(D) 84


Sentence – Gangmaster without licence

R v Morkunas, CA [2015] WLR(D) 85


Persons needing international protection – Refugee status

Shepherd v Federal Republic of Germany, ECJ [2015] WLR(D) 88


Contract – Unfair terms

Matei v SC Volksbank România SA, ECJ [2015] WLR(D) 87


Crown licensee – Security

Secretary of State for Defence v Nicholas, CA [2015] WLR(D) 81


Availability – Inquest

R (Letts) v Lord Chancellor (Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening), QBD [2015] WLR(D) 90


Development – Planning permission

Lawson Buildings Ltd v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government , CA [2015] WLR(D) 86


Appeal – Notice of appeal

National Stadium Project (Grenada) Corpn v NH International (Caribbean) Ltd, PC [2015] WLR(D) 79


Case Reports

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

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Orders with respect to children – Safeguarding checks

In re D (Children), Fam D [2015] 1 WLR 818

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Appeal – Skeleton argument

Tchenguiz v SFO, CA [2015] 1 WLR 838


Sentence – Confiscation order

R v Ali (Salah), CA [2015] 1 WLR 841


Disability – Disabled person

FOA v Kommunernes Landsforening, ECJ [2015] ICR 322


Employment – Employment service provider

Blackwood v Birmingham Mental Health NHS Trust, EAT [2015] ICR 308


Employer’s insolvency – Liability of guarantee institution

Tümer v Uitvoeringsinstituut werknemersverzekeringen, ECJ [2015] ICR D6


Working time provisions – Paid annual leave

Bear Scotland Ltd v Fulton, EAT [2015] ICR 221


Assured shorthold tenancy – Order for possession

McDonald v McDonald, CA [2015] 2 WLR 567

Human rights

Respect for family life – Declaration

In re G (A Child), Fam Ct [2015] 1 WLR 826

Industrial relations

Employment tribunals – Claim

British Gas Services Ltd v Basra, EAT [2015] ICR D5

Industrial relations

Employment tribunals – Costs

Hammond v Work and Pensions Secretary, EAT [2015] ICR D7

Industrial relations

Employment tribunals – Evidence

East of England Ambulance Service v Sanders, EAT [2015] ICR 293


Interim – Whether damages adequate remedy

AB v CD, CA [2015] 1 WLR 771


Interlocutory – Whether damages adequate remedy

Bath and North East Somerset DC v Mowlem plc, CA [2015] 1 WLR 785

Landlord and tenant

Covenant – Service charge

Phillips v Francis, CA [2015] 1 WLR 741

Local government

Homeless persons – Out-of-area placement

Nzolameso v Westminster City Council, CA [2015] PTSR 211


Disclosure – Inadvertently disclosed documents

Rawlinson & Hunter Trustees SA v SFO (No 2), CA [2015] 1 WLR 797


Documents – Subsequent use of disclosed documents

IG Index Ltd v Cloete, CA [2015] ICR 254

Restraint of trade

Employment – Financial services

Sunrise Brokers LLP v Rodgers, CA [2015] ICR 272



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