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No more than a statistic

There have been a number of priority need cases in the Court of Appeal recently and Johnson v Solihull MBC, June 6, 2013, unreported [from a lawtel note] is another one. Mr Johnson was 37 years old. He was a heroin addict, suffered from depression and had...

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Priority need

Hotak v Southwark LBC [2013] EWCA Civ 515 concerned a short point on whether an authority was entitled to have regard to the assistance that a homeless person would receive, in the event he became homeless, when determining whether he was vulnerable or not....

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Barons Finance Ltd

[Update 22/01/2014 - Anyone concerned with proceedings brought by Mr Ghopee under any company name should see this new post] [Important updated information at the end of the post 13/02/2013] Barons Finance Ltd & Reddy Corporation Ltd v Makanju [2013]...

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Deja Vu All Over Again (and again)

In Samin v Westminster CC [2012] EWCA Civ 1468 [not on bailii yet - lawtel has a transcript], the Court of Appeal had to decide what was meant by someone being "temporarily unable to work" so as to determine if Mr Samin retained his status as a "worker"...

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