Court of Appeal Determines Section 7/ Section 8 Notice Point
Jarvis v Evans  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 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.
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
R (Driver) v Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council  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.