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LGC LAW PAGE: CASE LAW

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Pemberton v Southwark LBC ...
Pemberton v Southwark LBC

The Times, 26 April, CA

A 'tolerated trespasser' in breach of a suspended possession order could still sue the landlord in respect of a cockroach infestation.

HFC Bank Plc v HSBC Bank Plc

The Times, 26 April, CA

While the court will always encourage litigants to reach a settlement, it was equally important that those litigants informed the court immediately after a settlement appeared likely.

Hamblin v Field

The Times, 26 April, CA

The purpose of Lawtel case summaries was purely to alert lawyers to the existence of particular cases. They were not intended to be cited before the court.

John v Express Newspapers,

The Times, 26 April, CA

A journalist should not be compelled to divulge a confidential source of information when that source might be identified by other means.

Hayes v Security and Facilities Division

The Times, 26 April, CA

An employer cannot unilaterally reduce the amount of an agreed employeesÕ subsistence allowance.

Outram v Academy Plastics Ltd

The Times, 26 April, CA

An employer who was also trustee of its pension scheme was not obliged to advise an employee in relation to his membership of that scheme.

Minchin v Sheffield City Council

The Times, 26 April, CA

A woman sent to prison for theft could be regarded as 'intentionally homeless' even though she had moved house between the theft and the start of her sentence.

R v Richmond upon Thames LBC ex p C (A child)

The Times, 26 April, QBD

An appeal to a local education authority admissions appeal committee was not a fresh hearing but a review of the earlier decision.

Secured Residential Funding Plc v Douglas Goldberg Hendeles and Co

The Times, 26 April, CA

A mortgage advance was technically made on the date the mortgage company transferred funds to the buyer's solicitors, not on the date of actual completion of the purchase.

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