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  • Barker v Baxendale Walker Solicitors (a firm) & Ors, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, December 08, 2017, [2017] EWCA Civ 2056

    1. This is a professional negligence case in relation to specialist tax advice relating to a tax avoidance scheme designed to avoid both Capital Gains Tax and Inheritance Tax. The scheme was based upon the establishment of an employee benefit trust (an ``EBT'') offshore, the transfer of company shares by way of gift to the EBT and the creation of a...

    ... his death, his family members, being persons connected with him in his capacity as a ... necessary to defend the arrangements in legal proceedings, there was a possibility that they ...Mr Barker fell within that definition. Whether someone is ``connected'' with another ... date of transfer of value and that it is natural to expect that the criteria in sub-section (4) ...

  • McMorn, R (on the application of) v Natural England & Anor, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, November 13, 2015, [2015] EWHC 3297 (Admin)

    1. The Common Buzzard is protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. It cannot be killed or captured without a licence issued by Natural England. Statutory tests have to be satisfied before Natural England can issue such a licence. But it is not a threatened species. It has the same legal protection as carrion crows, magpies, Canada gee...

    ...But it is not a threatened species. It has the same legal protection as carrion crows, magpies, Canada geese and wild ..., general or specific''; it may be granted to a class of persons or to a particular person, and granted subject to compliance with ...238. The definition of ``environmental information'' is very broad, and what it means ...

  • Ndole Assets Ltd v Designer M&E Services UK Ltd, Court of Appeal - Technology and Construction Court, May 18, 2017, [2017] EWHC 1148 (TCC),[2017] WLR(D) 335

    1. By an application dated 1 March 2017, the defendant (``Designer'') seeks a declaration that the Claim Form and the Particulars of Claim were not properly served, alternatively that the claim should be struck out because of invalid or ineffectual service. Further, Designer seeks summary judgment against the claimant (``Ndole'') because the claim...

    ... of Ndole's position as a litigant in person, and the assistance provided to them by Mr der Dain and his company, CSD Legal Limited (``CSD''). It is common ground that, as ... (and so far as we are aware no other) definition of ``acting as a solicitor''. The phrase ... words should be given their plain and natural meaning. It is also important to bear in mind the ...

  • Richards & Anor v IP Solutions Group Ltd, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, July 22, 2016, [2016] EWHC 1835 (QB)

    1. On 29 July 2015 the Claimants (respectively ``PR'' and ``KP'') were summarily dismissed from their service with the Defendant (``the Company''). At the time of their dismissal PR was the CEO and KP the Sales Director; each held a 30% shareholding. Just under 9 months later, on 18 January 2016, the Company required the Claimants to transfer thei...

    ... in this case are the following definitions and articles:. `` ``Bad Leaver'' means:. (a) a ...(i) where the person terminated his contract of employment with his ... I bear in mind that, as is natural, the Claimants may have come to believe that they ... PM's evidence was that he took legal advice on this early in May. (iii) On 15 May ...

  • The Joint Administrators of LB Holdings Intermediate 2 Limited (Appellant) v The Joint Administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) and others (Respondents)

    ... settling the affairs of corporate and personal insolvents in the interests of their creditors". ..., notices, meetings and a few common definitions. In many ways, there was greater overlap between ... of quasi-statutory statement of immutable legal principle, and it would have been better if I had ... does not seem to me to accord with the natural meaning of the expression "in the Insolvency". ...

  • The Joint Administrators of Lehman Brothers Limited (Appellant) v Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (In Administration) and others (Respondents)

    ... settling the affairs of corporate and personal insolvents in the interests of their creditors". ..., notices, meetings and a few common definitions. In many ways, there was greater overlap between ... of quasi-statutory statement of immutable legal principle, and it would have been better if I had ... does not seem to me to accord with the natural meaning of the expression "in the Insolvency". ...

  • Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc (Appellant) v The Joint Administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) and others (Respondents)

    ... settling the affairs of corporate and personal insolvents in the interests of their creditors". ..., notices, meetings and a few common definitions. In many ways, there was greater overlap between ... of quasi-statutory statement of immutable legal principle, and it would have been better if I had ... does not seem to me to accord with the natural meaning of the expression "in the Insolvency". ...

  • English Bridge Union Ltd, R (on the application of) v The English Sports Council & Ors, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, October 15, 2015, [2015] EWHC 2875 (Admin)

    1. Bridge is a card game played by four participants in two partnerships of two players. It is one of the whist family of card games. It is played competitively in a form known as duplicate bridge. In duplicate bridge any chance involved in the random distribution of the cards is eliminated by the requirement that each of the competing partnerships...

    ...Ben Jaffey (instructed by Government Legal Department) for the Intervener. Hearing dates: ... law in adopting a policy containing a definition of sport derived from the European Sports Charter ... Scotland, consisting in each case of such persons as the Prime Minister may from time to time ... since, on their approach to its ordinary natural meaning, it should not be confined to activities ...

  • PI Consulting (Trustee Services) Ltd v The Pensions Regulator & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, October 21, 2013, [2013] EWHC 3181 (Ch)

    1. This judgment concerns the status of 9 schemes or arrangements which create, or purport to create, pension schemes. The essential question is whether (assuming that the documents which create the schemes or arrangements are not shams) each of the schemes is an ``occupational pension scheme'' within section 1 of the Pension Schemes Act 1993 (``PS...

    ... scheme then it cannot come within the definition of ``personal pension scheme'' in section 1 of ...', means an institution, irrespective of its legal form, operating on a funded basis, established .... 80. I consider that the more natural reading of section 1(1) and 1(2)(a) is that the ...

  • LF, R (on the application of) v HM Senior Coroner for Inner South London & Anor, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, October 29, 2015, [2015] EWHC 2990 (Admin)

    1. This is a tragic case. Maria Ferreira (``Maria'') suffered from Down's syndrome. She also had a severe learning disability, limited mobility and required 24 hour care provided (or provided principally with local authority support) by the Claimant, her sister (``the Claimant''). Maria died while in intensive care at King's College Hospital in

    ...Jonathan Hough QC (instructed by Legal Services Southwark Council) for the Defendant. ... a coroner is informed that the body of a person (`the deceased') is lying within his district and ... has been established and found to be natural. ii) The inquest must be held with a jury if ... The definition of this status is contained in Schedule 1A to the ...

  • Asset Land Investment plc and another (Appellants) v The Financial Conduct Authority (Respondent)

    ...Authority Legal Department) LORD CARNWATH: (with whom Lord .... The statutory definition . 5. The issue turns on the interpretation and ... purpose or effect of which is to enable persons taking part in the arrangements (whether by ...Such activities fall naturally within the ambit of management of land. The ...

  • Miranda v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Ors, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, February 19, 2014, [2014] EWHC 255 (Admin)

    1. This case arises from the detention of the claimant by officers of the Metropolitan Police at Heathrow Airport on 18 August 2013, purportedly under paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 7 to the Terrorism Act 2000. He was questioned and items in his possession, notably encrypted storage devices, were taken from him. He says that all this was done without...

    ... Watson (instructed by The Directorate of Legal Services) for the 2nd Defendant The Commissioner ... Terrorism Act 2000 to stop and question a person at a port or border area for the purpose of ... This therefore falls within the definition of terrorism and as such we request that the ... the 2000 Act is, at least if read in its natural sense, very far reaching indeed.. [38].. For the ...

  • Abd Ali Hameed Al-Waheed (Appellant) v Ministry of Defence (Respondent)

    ... Day) (Instructed by The Government Legal . Department) Respondent (S Mohammed) ..., as there was no evidence that he had personally handled the explosives. At a pre-trial review ... it raises more difficult problems of definition and classification than an international armed ... SM's detention on which the claimants naturally rely. But the problem about these findings is ...

  • PAO Tatneft v Ukraine, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, July 13, 2018, [2018] EWHC 1797 (Comm)

    1. This is an application by the Defendant (``Ukraine'') to set aside an order made by Teare J ex parte on 9 August 2017 under s. 101 Arbitration Act 1996 (``the Arbitration Act''). By that order Teare J granted leave to the Claimant (``Tatneft'') to enforce an arbitration award dated 29 July 2014 (``the Merits Award''), and judgment was entered a...

    .... 7. From about 2001, the legality and validity of Amruz's and Seagroup's ... depends on a construction of the definition in Article 1(1). On analysis there are several ... the protection of the BIT can most naturally be expected to extend is ``immovable property'' ... are comprised within the term and the person who owns or is otherwise interested in those ...

  • Taberna Europe CDO II Plc v Selskabet AF1.September 2008 In Bankruptcy, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, March 30, 2015, [2015] EWHC 871 (Comm)

    1. In these proceedings, the claimant (``Taberna'') claims substantial damages in respect of one or more alleged misrepresentations made by or on behalf of the defendant (``Roskilde'') which, it is said, induced Taberna into entering into a secondary market purchase of certain subordinated notes originally issued by Roskilde. 2. At the outset, it

    ... 2009, there was published a ``Summary Of Legal Inquiry Into Certain Matters At Roskilde Bank'' ... waste of time, money and resources - both natural and human and, in my view, it is a practice which ... no universal internationally accepted definition or meaning of the term. Various possible meanings ... reproduced or redistributed to any other person without permission. This presentation is only ...

  • The Good Law Project, R (On the Application Of) v Electoral Commission & Ors, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, September 14, 2018, [2018] EWHC 2414 (Admin)

    1. The issue in this case is whether the Electoral Commission (the statutory body responsible for overseeing elections and referendums in the UK) has correctly interpreted the law which limited spending by participants in connection with the referendum held in June 2016 on whether or not the UK should remain a member of the European Union. More pa...

    ... Rothschild (instructed by the Government Legal Department) for the Defendant. Timothy Straker QC ... We will set out later the definition of ``referendum expenses'', which is at the ... a body, it had to include the name of the person who would be responsible for compliance on the ... which best reflects their ordinary and natural meaning and accords with the purposes of the ...

  • No Adastral New Town Ltd v Suffolk Coastal District Council & Anor, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, February 07, 2014, [2014] EWHC 223 (Admin)

    1. This is a claim under Section 113 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 seeking an order that part of the provisions of the defendant's Suffolk Coastal District Council's Core Strategy (CS) be quashed in so far as it is necessary to ensure that the allocation of housing in the East of Ipswich Plan Area can be reconsidered on a lawful

    ... by Suffolk Coastal District Council Legal Services) for the Defendant. Hearing dates: 16th, ...Under Regulation 20 any person may make representations to a local planning ... 4, including English Nature (now Natural England). Under Regulation 5 ``a responsible ... nor the Directive itself contain a definition of a draft plan. What is meant by that is, ...

  • Mohammed, R (on the application of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, December 19, 2014, [2014] EWHC 4317 (Admin)

    1. The Claimant, Shahpoor Mohammed ("the Claimant") is an Afghanistani national, aged 23. By this claim for judicial review, he now seeks a declaration that his detention for 17 days between 24 August 2009 and 10 September 2009 by the Secretary of State for the Home Department ("the Secretary of State") pursuant to the Immigration Act 1971 ("the 1...

    ...`reasonable grounds for suspecting'' that a person is liable to removal? The second ground of ... by consent pending consideration of the legality of removals to Italy in EW v SSHD. Following the ..., Article 2(h) provides the following definition:. . `` ``unaccompanied minor'' means unmarried ... order which was under challenge on natural justice grounds. In holding not, it was ...

  • Al-Saadoon & Ors v Secretary of State for Defence, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, March 17, 2015, [2015] EWHC 715 (Admin)

    1. One of the legacies of the Iraq war is litigation. Many claims have been brought in the courts of this country arising out of the British military involvement in Iraq between 2003 and 2009. Although it is now some six years since British forces completed their withdrawal from Iraq, the litigation is not abating. Most of the claims involve alle...

    ... hearing contained over 300 cases and other legal materials, many of which were cited in the ... is also clearly established that where a person who is within the jurisdiction of a Convention ... A natural place to look for a principle on which ... to whether the fourth element of this definition - that is, placing the person outside the ...

  • Erlam & Ors v Rahman & Anor, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, April 23, 2015, [2015] EWHC 1215 (QB)

    1 22 May 2014 was Election Day throughout the United Kingdom. There was a nationwide election for members of the European Parliament. Many local authorities had council elections and a few local authorities had mayoral elections. The London Borough of Tower Hamlets had all three. While undoubtedly making practical sense to hold all the relevant ele...

    ... for his pains Punch 29 February 1868 `A Legal Difficulty'. All to no avail. The reason is ... may be questioned on the ground that the person whose election is questioned -. (a) was at the ...55 The locus classicus of the definition is a case arising out of the General Election of ... who were influencing them, and men whose natural instinct would be to obey the orders of their ...

  • R (on the application of Nouazli) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent)

    ...) (Instructed by The Government Legal . Department) LORD CLARKE: (with whom Lord ...(a) that person does not have or ceases to have a right to reside ...Regulation 2 contains definitions, including the definition of "EEA decision" as ... v Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources (Joined cases C-293/12 and C-594/12) . ...

  • Atamewan, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, September 06, 2013, [2013] EWHC 2727 (Admin)

    1. This claim for judicial review concerns the trafficking of human beings, in this case a young Nigerian girl who is now an adult. In essence the principal claim raises the question: what is the extent of the Secretary of State's obligations in respect of a person who was the subject of human trafficking to the UK and in the UK (which I will

    ... of State's obligations in respect of a person who was the subject of human trafficking to the ... concomitant decision that she was under no legal obligations to give protection and assistance to ... 23. Article 4 of CAT sets out various definitions, including, under sub-paragraph (a), ...) states that a ``victim'' shall mean any natural person ``who is subject to trafficking in human ...

  • Denso Manufacturing UK Ltd v Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) Plc, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, March 03, 2017, [2017] EWHC 391 (Comm)

    1. In this case the Claimant (`Denso') sues the Defendant (`Great Lakes') as the statutory assignee of Mploy Group Limited (in liquidation) (`Mploy') under section 1 of the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930 (`the 1930 Act'). It seeks the sum of £319,696.59 plus interest and costs under an After the Event policy of insurance dated 18

    ... of how these principles apply when the person on whom the obligation falls may be unable to ... to Us regular progress reports on the Legal Proceedings and associated costs and when ... approach which Denso advocated as more naturally conforming to the wording, and the fact that I ...75. The definition of Success in the Pursuit Schedule is as ...

  • EU Commission Sets Sights On Minimum Standards For Credit Servicers

    ... Importantly the following definitions are perhaps wider than in other EU/national ..."Creditor" means a credit institution or any legal person who has issued a credit in the course of ...; "Borrower" means a legal or natural person who has concluded a credit agreement with ...

  • Cosmetic Warriors Ltd & Anor v Gerrie & Anor, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, December 18, 2015, [2015] EWHC 3718 (Ch)

    1. This is the trial of a claim brought under CPR Part 8 for the determination of a number of agreed issues concerning the construction of Article 5 of the Articles of Association of the Claimant companies. There is no material difference between the Articles of Association of the two companies, and it is therefore convenient to make reference only...

    ... shall also be entitled to sell to any person or Company of whom or which in its absolute ...The applicable legal principles. 6. These were substantially not in ... to be assessed in the light of (i) the natural and ordinary meaning of the clause, (ii) any ... (namely article 11.14) provided ``a definition of fair value which sets out the basis of the ...