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Starbucks (HK) Ltd and Another v British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc and Others: SC 13 May 2015

The court was asked whether, as the appellants contended, a claimant who is seeking to maintain an action in passing off need only establish a reputation among a significant section of the public within the jurisdiction, or whether, as the courts below held, such a claimant must also establish a business with customers within the … Continue reading Starbucks (HK) Ltd and Another v British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc and Others: SC 13 May 2015

Chargot Limited (T/A Contract Services) and Others, Regina v: HL 10 Dec 2008

The victim died on a farm when his dumper truck overturned burying him in its load. Held: The prosecutor needed to establish a prima facie case that the results required by the Act had not been achieved. He need only establish that a risk of injury arose out of the state of affairs at the … Continue reading Chargot Limited (T/A Contract Services) and Others, Regina v: HL 10 Dec 2008

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Lumba (WL) v Secretary of State for The Home Department: SC 23 Mar 2011

The claimants had been detained under the 1971 Act, after completing sentences of imprisonment pending their return to their home countries under deportations recommended by the judges at trial, or chosen by the respondent. They challenged as unlawful the respondent’s, at first unpublished, policy introduced in 2006, that by default, those awaiting deportation should be … Continue reading Lumba (WL) v Secretary of State for The Home Department: SC 23 Mar 2011

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, Mahmoud Abu Rideh Jamal Ajouaou v Secretary of State for the Home Department: CA 11 Aug 2004

The claimants had each been detained without trial for more than two years, being held as suspected terrorists. They were free leave to return to their own countries, but they feared for their lives if returned. They complained that the evidence used to justify their detention was derived from practices involving torture by the US … Continue reading A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, Mahmoud Abu Rideh Jamal Ajouaou v Secretary of State for the Home Department: CA 11 Aug 2004

Harrison, Regina (on the Application Of) v Flintshire Magistrates’ Court: Admn 13 Oct 2004

The defendant had been convicted of speeding. At the time the road was thought to be subject to the 30 mph limit but was in fact subject only to the national speed limit. Her solicitors had delayed their application for judicial review. Held: ‘Where an unjust sentence has been imposed upon a claimant, then, notwithstanding … Continue reading Harrison, Regina (on the Application Of) v Flintshire Magistrates’ Court: Admn 13 Oct 2004

UK Waste Management Ltd v West Lancashire District Council; St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council v Same: QBD 5 Apr 1996

It was not a proper purpose of an experimental traffic scheme to seek to ban heavy goods vehicles. The council used traffic calming measures to seek to dissuade heavy goods vehicles using certain roads to get to a waste management site.Carnwath J said: ‘The second main point is in relation to the duty under section … Continue reading UK Waste Management Ltd v West Lancashire District Council; St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council v Same: QBD 5 Apr 1996

Sheakh, Regina (on The Application of) v London Borough of Lambeth Council: CA 5 Apr 2022

When a local traffic authority made experimental traffic orders under section 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, did it discharge the ‘public sector equality duty’ under section 149 of the Equality Act 2010? Judges: Sir Keith Lindblom (Senior President of Tribunals) Lord Justice Males And Lady Justice Elisabeth Laing Citations: [2022] EWCA Civ … Continue reading Sheakh, Regina (on The Application of) v London Borough of Lambeth Council: CA 5 Apr 2022

Tchenguiz v Westminster City Council: Admn 7 Mar 2022

Statutory challenge by the Claimant, made under paragraph 35 of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to two traffic management orders made by the Defendant under sections 6 and 22C of the 1984 Act. Judges: Mrs Justice Lang DBE Citations: [2022] EWHC 469 (Admin) Links: Bailii Statutes: Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 … Continue reading Tchenguiz v Westminster City Council: Admn 7 Mar 2022

Ladd v Marshall: CA 29 Nov 1954

Conditions for new evidence on appeal At the trial, the wife of the appellant’s opponent said she had forgotten certain events. After the trial she began divorce proceedings, and informed the appellant that she now remembered. He sought either to appeal admitting fresh evidence, or for a retrial. Held: The Court of Appeal refused to … Continue reading Ladd v Marshall: CA 29 Nov 1954

Brotherston and Others v The Director of Public Prosecutions: Admn 3 Feb 2012

Four drivers said that the use of approved speed cameras for evidential purposes was unlawful. They argued that the cameras used were not ‘of a description specified’ under an Order. Held: The appeals failed. The different speed trap mechanisms were lawful and specified wihin the regulations. The court discussed the stages involved in the designation … Continue reading Brotherston and Others v The Director of Public Prosecutions: Admn 3 Feb 2012