Criminal law Confiscation order. The applicant, who had been sentenced to a custodial sentence, successfully appealed against the calculation of days in reduction of sentence that he was entitled to with regard to payments made under a confiscation...
 All ER (D) 99 (Jan) | Wed, 24/01/2018
R (on the application of Haralambous) v Crown Court at St Albans and another (Secretary of State for the Home Department intervening)
Warrant Search warrant. The magistrates' court, in issuing warrants to enter and search premises and seize property, the Crown Court, in ordering the retention by the police of unlawfully seized material, and the High Court, in judicially reviewing...
 All ER (D) 95 (Jan) | Wed, 24/01/2018
Pension Pensions Regulator. The Chancery Division ruled that the Pensions Regulator had established a claim against four defendants, under of the Pensions Act 2004, to recover sums lost as a result of an improper and dishonest pension liberation...
 All ER (D) 118 (Jan) | Tue, 23/01/2018
Re OJSC International Bank of Azerbaijan; Bakhshiyeva (in her capacity as the foreign representative of the OJSC International Bank of Azerbaijan) v Sberbank of Russia and others
Insolvency Cross-border insolvency. The rule in Gibbs & Sons v Socit Industrielle et Commerciale des Mtaux-90] All ER Rep 804, which stated that a debt governed by English law could not be discharged by a foreign insolvency proceeding,...
 All ER (D) 105 (Jan) | Thu, 18/01/2018
Practice Summary judgment. The definition of 'trade effluent' in of the Water Industry Act 1991 extended to a mixed liquid made up, in part, of the product of trade or industry and, in part, of surface water where the mixing had taken place prior to...
 All ER (D) 131 (Jan) | Wed, 17/01/2018
R (on the application of Hysaj and others) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; Bakijasi v Secretary of State for the Home Department
Citizenship British citizenship. The Secretary of State for the Home Department applied for the appeals, brought by appellants who had acquired British citizenship using false details, to be allowed by consent, having accepted that the appellants were...
 All ER (D) 113 (Dec) | Thu, 21/12/2017
Family proceedings Orders in family proceedings. The appellant transgender father's appeal against a refusal for direct contact with his five children who belonged to the Charedi Jewish community would be allowed and remitted for reconsideration. The...
 All ER (D) 16 (Jan) | Wed, 20/12/2017
Prison Prison conditions. The Crown was not bound by the prohibition of smoking in most enclosed public places and workplaces (the smoking ban), contained in Ch 1 of of the Health Act 2006 (). The Supreme Court so ruled in dismissing the appellant...
 All ER (D) 104 (Dec) | Tue, 19/12/2017
Patel v Secretary of State for the Home Department; Secretary of State for the Home Department v Shah and another
Immigration Appeal. In addressing derivative claims for residence in the United Kingdom by those without rights of residence, the consideration of the respect for family life, although a relevant factor, could not be a trump card. In dealing with...
 All ER (D) 93 (Dec) | Wed, 13/12/2017
Trust and trustee Creation of trust. In a dispute between family members in respect of a house, the Court of Appeal, Civil Division upheld the decision of the Chancery Division that on the evidence, L had declared a trust of the house on the terms of...
 All ER (D) 68 (Dec) | Tue, 12/12/2017