• The Christian Institute and others v The Lord Advocate

    Human rights Right to respect for private and family life. The Supreme Court held that the information-sharing provisions of of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 were not within the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament...

    [2016] All ER (D) 156 (Jul) | Thu, 28/07/2016

  • Foster v McNicol (sued on behalf of all other members of the Labour Party except the Claimant and the Second Defendant) and another

    Elections Political parties. The Queen's Bench Division held that, on the proper construction of the Labour Party Rule Book, the National Executive Committee of the Labour Party had correctly concluded that Jeremy Corbyn MP had been entitled to be on...

    [2016] All ER (D) 162 (Jul) | Thu, 28/07/2016

  • R (on the application of XH and another) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

    Passport United Kingdom passport. The Divisional Court dismissed the claimants' applications for judicial review of the defendant Secretary of State's cancellation of their passports under the Royal Prerogative on the basis that they were persons...

    [2016] All ER (D) 166 (Jul) | Thu, 28/07/2016

  • R v Palmer

    Sentence Confiscation order. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, allowed the prosecution's appeal against the judge's refusal to impose a confiscation order against the defendant, who had been convicted of an offence of engaging in licensable...

    [2016] All ER (D) 160 (Jul) | Thu, 28/07/2016

  • Economou v de Freitas

    Libel and slander Qualified privilege. The Queen's Bench Division dismissed the claimant's libel proceedings against the defendant. Only two of seven articles complained of were actionable and they were defeated by the public interest defence, as the...

    [2016] All ER (D) 45 (Aug) | Wed, 27/07/2016

  • Greene King plc and another v Revenue and Customs Commissioners

    Income tax Corporation tax. In allowing the appellant taxpayers' appeal, the Court of Appeal, Civil Division, amongst other things, held that the creditor of a loan, in having assigned its right to receive interest on that loan to another company, had...

    [2016] All ER (D) 54 (Aug) | Wed, 27/07/2016

  • Lee-Hirons v Secretary of State for Justice

    Mental health Patient. The Supreme Court held that the failure to comply with the policy to provide adequate reasons following recall to a secure

    [2016] All ER (D) 143 (Jul) | Wed, 27/07/2016

  • Bailey and another v Angove's Pty Ltd

    Insolvency Agent. The Supreme Court, in allowing an appeal by an Austrian wine-making company (APL), held that APL's notice to another company (D&D), which had distributed wine as APL's agent in the United Kingdom, had been immediately effective...

    [2016] All ER (D) 147 (Jul) | Wed, 27/07/2016

  • Hayward v Zurich Insurance Company plc

    Misrepresentation Fraudulent misrepresentation. The Supreme Court held that, in order to set aside a compromise on the basis of fraudulent misrepresentation, to show the requisite influence by, or reliance on, the misrepresentation, the defrauded...

    [2016] All ER (D) 138 (Jul) | Wed, 27/07/2016

  • Hastings Borough Council v Manolete Partners plc

    Building Damage. The Supreme Court dismissed the appellant company's appeal in proceedings arising following the closure of a pier by the respondent local authority. The appellant, which operated premises on the pier, had not been 'in default' under...

    [2016] All ER (D) 142 (Jul) | Wed, 27/07/2016