[2013] EWCA Civ 784 [2013] EWCA Civ 784

Whether there was an agreement conferring jurisdiction for the purposes of the Lugano Convention 2007 art.23 was to be determined by autonomous Community law principles and not by the application of Swiss law as the putative applicable law.

[2012] EWCA Crim 2435 [2012] EWCA Crim 2435

The imposition of whole life orders under the Criminal Justice Act 2003 Sch.21 para.4 did not contravene the European Convention on Human Rights 1950 art.3.

[2012] EWCA Crim 501 [2012] EWCA Crim 501

The court construed the Criminal Justice Act 2003 s.120(3), s.120(4), s.120(5) and s.120(6) in determining whether a party to criminal proceedings could introduce as evidence the previous written statements of a witness who said in their oral evidence that they could not remember various specific facts set out in it.