Family Courts will continue to have jurisdiction under the Inheritance and the Trusts of Land provisions. The new CPR rules on costs will apply in the Family Courts where the nearest similar procedural steps will be applied for this purpose. Citations: Times 04-May-1999 Statutes: Civil Procedure Rules Rule 2.4 Jurisdiction: England and Wales Family Updated: … Continue reading Practice Directions (Family Proceedings: Costs): FD 4 May 1999
The applicant sought leave to appeal against a decision of the Competition Commission Appeals Tribunal. Held: Since the decision of the tribunal did not involve questions of law, it fell exactly within the Cooke case, and the court should be reluctant to review a tribunal practicing as expert in an area for which it had … Continue reading Napp Pharmaceutical Holdings Ltd v Director General of Fair Trading: CA 8 May 2002
Defamation/privacy claims against doctors failed The claimant, seeking damages for alleged defamation, now asked for the case to be anonymised. Held: The conditions for anonymisation were not met. The anonymity would be retained temporarily until any time for appeal had passed. As to the defamation allegation (contained in an email: ‘in order to satisfy the … Continue reading ZC v Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust: QBD 26 Jul 2019
The court gave guidance on the practice and procedure on second appeals. . .