• Royal Mail Group Ltd v Communication Workers Union

    Industrial relations Industrial dispute. On application by the claimant Royal Mail Group, the Queen's Bench Division granted an injunction to restrain the defendant Communication Workers Union (CWU) from unlawfully calling strike action in locations...

    [2017] All ER (D) 82 (Oct) | Fri, 13/10/2017

  • HM Chief Inspector of Education, Children's Services and Skills v Interim Executive Board of Al-Hijrah School (Secretary of State for Education and others intervening)

    Sex discrimination Discrimination. It was direct discrimination, contrary to and of the Equality Act 2010 for a mixed-sex school to have a complete segregation of male and female pupils over a certain age for all lessons, breaks, school clubs and...

    [2017] All ER (D) 79 (Oct) | Fri, 13/10/2017

  • Beaton v Board of the Pension Protection Fund

    Pension Pension cap. On the true construction of para26(2)(b) of Sch7 to the (), the ordinary meaning of a benefit being 'attributable to pensionable service' was that it was a benefit which was earned by the member as a result of giving service to...

    [2017] All ER (D) 11 (Nov) | Thu, 12/10/2017

  • Alireza v Radwan and others

    Divorce Appeal. Although a prospective inheritance which had the certainty brought to it by the laws of forced heirship, was capable of being a 'financial resource' when considering matters under Matrimonial Causes Act 1973, the judge had been in...

    [2017] All ER (D) 74 (Oct) | Thu, 12/10/2017

  • R (on the application of News Media Association) v Press Recognition Panel

    Press and printing Regulation. The defendant Press Recognition Panel (the PRP) had not erred in its decision to grant recognition to the interested party, which regulated number of small or smaller publishers. The Divisional Court, in dismissing the...

    [2017] All ER (D) 69 (Oct) | Thu, 12/10/2017

  • Medical Justice and others v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening)

    Immigration Detention. Aspects of the defendant Secretary of State's Adults at Risk in Immigration Detention guidance on the definition of torture were unlawful. The Administrative Court held that it had conflicted with the and had lacked a rational...

    [2017] All ER (D) 52 (Oct) | Tue, 10/10/2017

  • ARB v IVF Hammersmith Ltd

    Contract Damages for breach. The claimant had not signed the consent form for thawing of embryos; his signature had been forged by his former partner, who had subsequently had their daughter. The Queen's Bench Division held that, although the...

    [2017] All ER (D) 30 (Oct) | Fri, 6/10/2017

  • R (on the application of Conway) v Secretary of State for Justice (Humanists UK and others intervening)

    Criminal law Suicide. The blanket ban on assisted suicide in the did not constitute a disproportionate and incompatible interference with the right of respect for private life, under art 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. Accordingly, the...

    [2017] All ER (D) 22 (Oct) | Thu, 5/10/2017

  • National Health Service Commissioning Board v Silovsky and another

    Contract Construction. Whether construed 'textually' or 'contextually', the 2007 agreement between the claimant NHS Commissioning Board and the defendant GP's, had meant that the sum specified for 'rent' in sch 7 of 77,238 was a fixed not a variable...

    [2017] All ER (D) 15 (Oct) | Thu, 28/09/2017

  • Secretary of State for the Home Department v Abbas

    Immigration Leave to enter. There was no obligation on a European Convention on Human Rights state to allow an alien to enter its territory to pursue a private life. Article 8 of the Convention was not engaged in the respondent Pakistani's application...

    [2017] All ER (D) 20 (Oct) | Thu, 28/09/2017