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Laporte and Christian v Metropolitan Police

The police failure, without adequate justification, to engage in ADR was a factor to be considered on the question of recoverable costs.

Nick Peel
Nick Peel Partner

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Sofian Zenati v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and the CPS

The Court of Appeal allowed the claimant’s appeal and reinstated his claim under Article 5 of the Human Rights Act 1998.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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Disablement pension – meaning of “permanently disabled” within the meaning of the police pensions regulations 1987 regulation a12

On the facts of the case, the judge found that the PMAB was entitled to find that there was no evidence of a permanent disabling medical condition.

Nick Peel
Nick Peel Partner

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R (on the application of Delezuch) v Chief Constable of Leicestershire & Others

The claimants applied for judicial review of the ACPO policy in respect of procedures where the discharge of firearms or use of force has occurred.

Belinda Moore
Belinda Moore Partner

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R (on the application of Sisangia) v The director of legal aid case work

Executive summaryThe claimant applied for judicial review of a decision dated 4 December 2013 of the Director of Legal Aid casework (“the…


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R (on the application of AB and CD) v Huddersfield Magistrates’ Court and West Yorkshire Police

A look at a recent case where the execution of a 'specific premises warrant' was unlawful due to information not being supplied to the court.

Nick Peel
Nick Peel Partner

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Walker v Metropolitan Police

A brief period of detention, when the claimant was effectively ‘held’ in a doorway without being touched, amounted to false imprisonment.

Nick Peel
Nick Peel Partner

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Angel Copeland v Metropolitan Police

The burden lay with the police to prove that an allegation of assault made by a police officer had not been deliberately falsified.

Nick Peel
Nick Peel Partner

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