Planning & Environmental Law Update – Manchester

Monthly Archives: January 2014

Planning & Environmental Law Update – Manchester


This seminar will procide an update providing an overview of recent case law developments in planning and environmental law during 2013. Speaking at this seminar will be James Strachan QC, John… Read more »

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Senior Nurse at Stafford Hospital struck off following Professional Standards Authority review


Janice Harry had been the director of nursing at Stafford Hospital, which in recent years was at the centre of a scandal concerning poor care and high mortality rates amongst… Read more »

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Multimillion pound settlement for girl who suffered brain damage in syringe mixup


Maisha Najeeb was left with severe brain damage after her brain was accidentally injected with glue due to a mistake made at the Great Ormond Street Hospital (represented by Neil… Read more »

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Last law in Europe to criminalise homosexuality removed


Following a challenge in the European Court of Human Rights the Northern Cypriot Parliament has voted to abolish provisions of the criminal code applicable in Northern Cyprus which criminalise sexual… Read more »

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Alex Ruck Keene appointed to the Law Society’s Mental Health and Disability Committee


The aim of this committee is to keep under review and promote improvements in law, practice and procedure affecting elderly people and those with mental or physical disabilities. To promote… Read more »

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Court of Appeal hears key case on wind turbine heritage impacts


Gordon Nardell QC and Justine Thornton appeared in the Court of Appeal on behalf of onshore renewables developer West Coast Energy in a key case about the impacts of wind… Read more »

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Local Authority criticised for acting vindictively to punish a law firm


The High Court today severely criticised a local authority, Blackpool Borough Council, for acting vindictively to punish a law firm for bringing legal claims against it. The High Court Judge,… Read more »

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Scottish Adult Incapacity Law


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John Denis-Smith Blogs for Lexis Nexis on landmark utilities case


John Denis-Smith has written a blog on his recent Eon Energy Ltd v The Brackley Antique Cellar Limited case. This landmark case is the first reported decision in which a… Read more »

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Jonathan Auburn acts for law firm in judicial review alleging local authority acted vindictively to punish firm


A local authority in the North West is embroiled in a legal row over allegations that it acted vindictively to punish a local solicitor for bringing human rights and personal… Read more »

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