R (on the application of RAYMOND COOPER) (Claimant) v ASHFORD BOROUGH COUNCIL (Defendant) & MICHAEL MAY (Interested Party) (2016)

The claimant applied for judicial review of a decision of the defendant local authority to grant planning permission to the interested party landowner for four gypsy pitches, associated development and a goat barn. The site was on a private road in open countryside which served some businesses, 13 dwellings and some authorised gypsy and traveller … Continue reading R (on the application of RAYMOND COOPER) (Claimant) v ASHFORD BOROUGH COUNCIL (Defendant) & MICHAEL MAY (Interested Party) (2016)

CYPRUS POPULAR BANK PUBLIC CO LTD v (1) ANDREAS VGENOPOULOS AND ORS (2016)

The court had to determine issues on the meaning and enforceability of a worldwide freezing injunction which the claimant bank had obtained in proceedings against the defendants in Cyprus.   The bank had applied to have the freezing injunction registered as a judgment of the instant court, pursuant to Regulation 44/2001 art.38. The court made … Continue reading CYPRUS POPULAR BANK PUBLIC CO LTD v (1) ANDREAS VGENOPOULOS AND ORS (2016)

R (on the application of O) (Claimant) v PETERBOROUGH CITY COUNCIL (Defendant) & CAMBRIDGESHIRE & PETERBOROUGH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST (Interested party) (2016)

The claimant applied for judicial review of the defendant local authority's decision to make her the subject of a child protection plan (CPP).   The claimant was autistic and had started to refuse to eat or drink when she was six years old. A nasogastric tube was used to feed her. Her paediatrician, employed by … Continue reading R (on the application of O) (Claimant) v PETERBOROUGH CITY COUNCIL (Defendant) & CAMBRIDGESHIRE & PETERBOROUGH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST (Interested party) (2016)

R (on the application of FRIENDS OF FINSBURY PARK) (Claimant) v HARINGEY LONDON BOROUGH COUNCIL (Defendant) & (1) FESTIVAL REPUBLIC LTD (2) LIVE NATION (MUSIC) LTD (Interested Parties) (2016)

The claimant charity applied for judicial review of the defendant local authority's decision to grant the first interested party a premises licence to hold a music festival in part of Finsbury Park, a large London park. The claimant submitted that: (1) the local authority's decision to close part of the park for the festival was … Continue reading R (on the application of FRIENDS OF FINSBURY PARK) (Claimant) v HARINGEY LONDON BOROUGH COUNCIL (Defendant) & (1) FESTIVAL REPUBLIC LTD (2) LIVE NATION (MUSIC) LTD (Interested Parties) (2016)

GURTEJ PAWAR v JSD HAULAGE LTD (2016)

The appellant HGV driver appealed against an award of damages made following a personal injury claim brought against his former employers. The claim arose out of an accident at work. The appellant had been driving a tipper lorry when the hydraulic ramp collapsed. The resulting impact forced him upwards at speed and his head collided … Continue reading GURTEJ PAWAR v JSD HAULAGE LTD (2016)