R (on the application of Carmichael and another) (formerly known as MA and others) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions; R (on the application of Daly and others) (formerly known as MA and others) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions; R (on th
Social security Benefit. The Supreme Court held that the normal test in assessing the legality of the cap that had been imposed by regulation B13 of the Housing Benefit Regulations 2006, was the test of 'manifestly without reasonable foundation' as...
 All ER (D) 56 (Nov) | Wed, 9/11/2016
Divorce Financial provision. The Family Court held that a pension sharing order, under of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973, was not available in relation to a foreign pension. That ruling followed a decision by the Court of Appeal, Civil Division,...
 All ER (D) 41 (Nov) | Fri, 4/11/2016
Practice Settlement of action. The Queen's Bench Division granted the parties' application for approval of their settlement of the claimant's, PJS, proceedings against the defendant newspaper for breach of confidence and misuse of private information...
 All ER (D) 29 (Nov) | Fri, 4/11/2016
Criminal law Trial. The Divisional Court declared that the exclusion of members of the public from the first claimant's trial had been unlawful and, in consequence, no valid proceedings had taken place. In the circumstances, it had plainly not been...
 All ER (D) 48 (Nov) | Fri, 4/11/2016
R (on the application of Miller and another) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (George Birnie and others intervening)
Crown Prerogative. The Divisional Court held that the defendant Secretary of State did not have power under the Crown's prerogative powers to give notice pursuant to art 50 of the Treaty on European Union for the United Kingdom to withdraw from the EU...
 All ER (D) 19 (Nov) | Thu, 3/11/2016
Pension Pension scheme. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, dismissed an appeal by the trustees of a pension scheme and held that the words in the definition of the Retail Price Index (RPI) 'or any replacement adopted by the Trustees without...
 All ER (D) 20 (Nov) | Wed, 2/11/2016
NA (Sudan) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; MR (Iran) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
Immigration Asylum seeker. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, dismissed the claimants' applications for judicial review of the defendant Secretary of State's decisions, certifying that their claims that their removal to Italy would be in breach of...
 All ER (D) 82 (Nov) | Tue, 1/11/2016
Criminal law Murder. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, dismissed the first set of appeals, and applications for leave to appeal, against convictions for, among other things, murder, which were made following the decision of the Supreme Court in...
 All ER (D) 13 (Nov) | Mon, 31/10/2016
Impact Funding Solutions Ltd v AIG Europe Insurance Ltd (formerly known as Chartis Insurance (UK) Ltd)
Insurance Liability insurance. The Supreme Court held that Impact Funding Solutions Ltd (Impact) could not recover losses from professional indemnity insurers, AIG Europe Insurance Ltd (AIG), following the insolvency of a solicitors' firm that Impact...
 All ER (D) 168 (Oct) | Wed, 26/10/2016
Immigration Leave to remain. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, dismissed the Secretary of State's appeal against the decision that evidence relied upon by it was insufficient to discharge the legal burden of proof that Test of English for...
 All ER (D) 147 (Nov) | Tue, 25/10/2016