Court: Court of Appeal
BPP Holdings v Commissioner for Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs  EWCA Civ 121
Appeal against a determination by the Upper Tribunal, which had overturned the First-tier Tribunal’s decision to debar HMRC from further participation in proceedings. Held: The First-tier Tribunal did not err in debarring HMRC for serious and prolonged breaches of an order requiring them to provide proper particulars of their pleaded case against BPP.
Boyle Transport (Northern Ireland) Ltd v R  EWCA Crim 19
The Court of Appeal quashed substantial confiscation and enforcement receivership orders against the appellant. The case is an important one in relation to piercing the corporate veil in confiscation cases, and is the first detailed consideration by the CofA in this context of the general principles set out by the Supreme Court in Prest v Petrodel Resources Ltd  UKSC 34.
P v D  EWCA Civ 87
The court held that a judge had not erred in the exercise of discretion when enforcing a post-termination restrictive covenant, which had appeared in an employee’s contract of employment.
Leslie v News Group Newspaper Ltd  EWCA Civ 79
Whether the scope of a compromise embodied in a Tomlin order covered all allegations of phone hacking by or on behalf of the defendant.
Reporting restrictions were to be maintained as a departure from open justice was strictly necessary given the evidence
Guardian News & Media Ltd & Ors v Incedal  EWCA Crim 11
Challenge to the order made by Nicol J dismissing the appellants’ application to have reporting restrictions which applied during the trial of Erol Incedal varied, so as to permit the publication of reports on the hearings held in private, which certain accredited journalists had been permitted to attend.