DANNY MAMAN (T/A FINE WATCHES & JEWELLERY) v CERTAIN LLOYD’S UNDERWRITERS (2016)

The defendant underwriters applied to set aside an order permitting the claimant to amend and re-issue his claim form so as to strike out the first and second defendants and re-name the third defendants.   The claimant, a jeweller, claimed to have lost valuable items in a theft which occurred on 17 February 2009 and … Continue reading DANNY MAMAN (T/A FINE WATCHES & JEWELLERY) v CERTAIN LLOYD’S UNDERWRITERS (2016)

BROWN & ANOR (JOINT ADMINISTRATORS OF LOANWELL LTD) v STONEGALE LTD (2016)

A company (C1) and its director (J) appealed against a decision ([2015] CSIH 12, 2015 S.C.L.R. 619) that the dispositions of four properties to them amounted to "gratuitous alienations" for the purposes of the Insolvency Act 1986 s.242. The dispositions had been made by a group of three companies (G) controlled by J's father (S). … Continue reading BROWN & ANOR (JOINT ADMINISTRATORS OF LOANWELL LTD) v STONEGALE LTD (2016)

LIVERPOOL VICTORIA INSURANCE CO LTD v KHAN & ORS (2016)

An insurance company applied for permission to bring contempt proceedings against the second and third respondents (R2 and R3). R3, a doctor, had examined a driver who had been in an accident in December 2011. His report, dated 17 February 2012, said the driver had symptoms including muscle spasms and continuing pain. The driver's solicitors, … Continue reading LIVERPOOL VICTORIA INSURANCE CO LTD v KHAN & ORS (2016)

LOUNIS v NEWHAM LONDON BOROUGH COUNCIL (2016)

The appellant appealed against a refusal to extend time to allow him to appeal against the respondent local authority's decision that it had discharged its duty to house him. The appellant had made an application for interim accommodation and the local authority had accepted that it had a duty to house him and his family. … Continue reading LOUNIS v NEWHAM LONDON BOROUGH COUNCIL (2016)

IN THE MATTER OF THE BARONETCY OF PRINGLE OF STICHILL (2016)

In a reference under the Judicial Committee Act 1833 s.4, the board was required to advise Her Majesty as to who was entitled to be entered onto the Official Roll of the Baronetage as the Baronet of Pringle of Stichill and whether DNA evidence was admissible to determine the question. The baronetcy, which was governed … Continue reading IN THE MATTER OF THE BARONETCY OF PRINGLE OF STICHILL (2016)