• Blue Holdings (1) Pte Ltd and another v National Crime Agency

    Disclosure and inspection of documents Production of documents. Amongst other things, the Court of Appeal, Civil Division, gave guidance, when considering an application to the court to prohibit the dealing with or disposal of assets within the...

    [2016] All ER (D) 42 (Aug) | Tue, 19/07/2016

  • Bahamas Oil Refining Company International Ltd v Owners of the Cape Bari Tankschiffahrts GMBH & Co KG (Bahamas)

    Shipping Limitation of liability. The Privy Council advised that it was permissible for the owner of a vessel to contract out of or waive their statutory right of limitation under the Merchant Shipping (Maritime Claims Limitation of Liability) Act...

    [2016] All ER (D) 125 (Jul) | Tue, 19/07/2016

  • R v Hyde and others

    Sentence Appeal. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, provided guidance on whether the single judge, when considering applications for leave to appeal against sentence on its papers, had been entitled to grant leave to appeal on limited grounds...

    [2016] All ER (D) 77 (Jul) | Fri, 15/07/2016

  • R (on the application of The Public Law Project) v Lord Chancellor

    Statute Validity. The Supreme Court, in allowing the appellant's appeal, held that a draft order excluding a specific group of people from the right to receive civil legal services in relation to an issue, on the ground of personal circumstances or...

    [2016] All ER (D) 53 (Jul) | Wed, 13/07/2016

  • Edwards v Kumarasamy

    Landlord and tenant Repair. The Supreme Court held that although the landlord, K, had a sufficient 'interest' in the front hallway and paved area of the rented flat for the purposes of of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, K was not liable for the...

    [2016] All ER (D) 54 (Jul) | Wed, 13/07/2016

  • Amoena (UK) Ltd v Revenue and Customs Commissioners

    European Union Customs and excise. The Supreme Court, in allowing the taxpayer's appeal in part, held, among other things, that, on a natural reading, a mastectomy bra imported by the taxpayer, designed to be worn with a silicone breast form by women...

    [2016] All ER (D) 56 (Jul) | Wed, 13/07/2016

  • Ministry of Justice v Burton and another

    Employment Part-time employees. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, held that, the employment tribunal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal did not act perversely in the determination of how long it took the employee part-time judges to write up...

    [2016] All ER (D) 116 (Jul) | Tue, 12/07/2016

  • R (on the application of T and S King (a partnership)) v Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    Agriculture Land. The Administrative Court allowed a judicial review challenge against the defendant Secretary of State's decision that the claimant farming partnership had not been entitled to transfer entitlements under the single payment scheme of...

    [2016] All ER (D) 55 (Jul) | Tue, 12/07/2016

  • Revenue and Customs Commissioners v Ariel (as Trustee of the Estate in Bankruptcy of Halabi)

    Practice Application for directions. The Chancery Division, in allowing the Revenue and Customs Commissioners' appeal against a Registrar's decision, held that the Registrar had erred in giving directions to the respondent trustee in bankruptcy at the...

    [2016] All ER (D) 151 (Jul) | Fri, 8/07/2016

  • Campbell v Gordon

    Insurance Employer's liability insurance. The Supreme Court held that a person could not be made indirectly liable for breach of an obligation imposed by statute on someone else, including on a company. There was no basis in case law or in statute for...

    [2016] All ER (D) 23 (Jul) | Wed, 6/07/2016