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July 2020

Rachel Anthony gains successful judgement in Court of Appeal on Section 7 of the Housing Act (Wales) 2014

Court of Appeal Determines Section 7/ Section 8 Notice Point

Jarvis v Evans [2020] EWCA Civ 854

Jarvis v Evans  was heard by the Court of Appeal on 16.06.2020, deciding an important point arising from the interpretation of Housing (Wales) Act 2014. 

Owain Rhys James appointed to Paralympic Board of Appeal of Classification

Owain Rhys James appointed to Paralympics Board of Appeal of Classification


Following an open rectruitment process, Owain Rhys James has been appointed to the International Paralympic Committee’s independent Board of Appeal of Classification.


The BAC hears athlete classification appeals in various Para sports across the Paralympic Movement.


Bryan Thomas writes on clinical negligence trials - gambling on experts remotely


Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence analysis:


In May 2020 Richard Hermer QC (sitting

as a deputy judge of the High Court) embarked on one of the first High Court clinical

negligence trials to be held remotely. Mr Jones, a serving soldier in the British Army, was

diagnosed with HIV. The case concerned the medical consequences of a ten-month delay

in diagnosis. The Ministry of Defence, being responsible for his medical care, accepted it

had breached its duty of care and was liable to compensate Mr Jones for the ill health he

Owain Rhys James appears in Judicial Review through medium of Welsh - Owain Rhys James yn cynrychioli Comisiynydd y Gymraeg yn yr Uchel Lys


R (Driver) v Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council [2020] EWHC 2071 (Admin)

Available on bailii 


Ymddangosodd Owain Rhys James ar rhan yr ymyrwr, Comisiynydd y Gymraeg, mewn adolygiad barnwrol gerbron yr Uchel Lys yn R (Driver) v Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council, sialens i benderfyniad yr awdurdod lleol i ad-drefnu ysgolion.