• Welsh Ministers v Price and another

    Practice Pre-trial or post judgment relied. The court did have power under CPR 19.2(2) to join a third party to restoration proceedings if that party could assist the court as to whether the court might have been seriously misled in granting the...

    [2017] All ER (D) 77 (Nov) | Tue, 7/11/2017

  • N v J and others

    Family proceedings Orders in family proceedings. A High Court judge had power, under FPR 4.1(6), to set aside a return order made under the inherent jurisdiction by another High Court judge where no error of the court was alleged, but where there had...

    [2017] All ER (D) 35 (Nov) | Fri, 3/11/2017

  • Re S (a child) (adoption: consent of child parent)

    Adoption Consent. The Family Division gave guidance on a child parent's competence to consent to the placement of their baby for adoption and the baby's adoption. In the circumstances, it held that a specific assessment was required reasonably...

    [2017] All ER (D) 25 (Nov) | Thu, 2/11/2017

  • Adam Architecture Ltd v Halsbury Homes Ltd

    Building contract Payment. of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 applied to both interim and final applications for payment. That conclusion was supported by the clear words of the Act and also in the light of the authorities...

    [2017] All ER (D) 91 (Nov) | Thu, 2/11/2017

  • Littlewoods Retail Ltd and others v Revenue and Customs Commissioners

    Value added tax Overpayment of tax. As a matter of English law, and on its true construction, of the Value Added Tax Act 1994 impliedly excluded common law claims for additional interest brought by Littlewoods Ltd and others, calculated on a compound...

    [2017] All ER (D) 06 (Nov) | Wed, 1/11/2017

  • R (on the application of C) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

    Human Rights Right to respect for private and family life. The defendant Secretary of State for Work and Pensions' policies were not unlawful under the the or the in so far as they concerned the treatment of people with a reassigned gender....

    [2017] All ER (D) 02 (Nov) | Wed, 1/11/2017

  • Brown v Parole Board for Scotland and others

    Human rights Right to liberty and security. Prisoners who were detained during the custodial term, or during a period ordered to be served under of the Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993, were during that period in an analogous...

    [2017] All ER (D) 01 (Nov) | Wed, 1/11/2017

  • Tinsley (by his litigation friend and property and affairs deputy) v Manchester City Council (Local Government Association intervening)

    Mental health Persons who lack capacity. It was not lawful for the defendant local social services authority to refuse to provide after-care services to the claimant, under of the Mental Health Act 1983, on the basis that the claimant had no need of...

    [2017] All ER (D) 44 (Nov) | Wed, 1/11/2017

  • Michalak v General Medical Council and others

    Employment Tribunal Jurisdiction. The availability of judicial review proceedings in respect of decisions or actions of the General Medical Council did not exclude the jurisdiction of the Employment Tribunal (the tribunal) by virtue of of the...

    [2017] All ER (D) 04 (Nov) | Wed, 1/11/2017

  • R (on the application of Ngole) v University Of Sheffield (Health and Care Professions Council intervening)

    Human rights Freedom of expression. The claimant's rights under arts 9 and 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights had not been infringed by the defendant university's decision to remove him from his MA Social Work course after he had posted...

    [2017] All ER (D) 159 (Oct) | Fri, 27/10/2017