Mental Capacity Law Newsletter (Practice & Procedure) – July 2014

Monthly Archives: 16th July 2014

High Speed 2 Bill Select Committee hearings begin


The House of Commons Select Committee hearings on the High Speed 2 railway have got underway. Following an opening statement for the Secretary of State and briefing sessions for the… Read more »

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The duty of patient involvement in DNACPR decisions


Presented by: Fenella Morris QC (Chair) and Victoria Butler-Cole Speakers: Professor Penney Lewis of King’s College London Dr Jerry Nolan, Royal United Hospital, Bath Merry Varney, Leigh Day This seminar… Read more »

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Gordon Nardell QC and James Potts in rail challenge


Gordon Nardell QC and James Potts represent three rail industry trade unions – RMT, TSSA and ASLEF – in judicial review proceedings challenging two planks of the government’s rail franchising… Read more »

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Campaigners win High Court battle against plans for new housing in a famously picturesque village


The Forge Field Society, represented by James Strachan QC, has won a judicial review of Sevenoaks District Council’s decision to grant planning permission for six affordable homes on two acres… Read more »

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Andrew Tabachnik Saves Smithfield Market’s Bacon


Andrew Tabachnik, acting for Save Britain’s Heritage and the Victorian Society, has won an overwhelming decision from the Secretary of State rejecting plans to replace much of Smithfield Market with… Read more »

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Seminar on Denton v White Ltd; conjoined appeals


Seminar to discuss the implications of the appeals in Denton v White and their effect in civil litigation. This seminar will be chaired by Richard Spearman QC and presented by David Melville… Read more »

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Mitchell Seminar


Seminar to discuss the implications of the appeals in Denton v White and their effect in civil litigation. This seminar will be chaired by Richard Spearman QC and presented by… Read more »

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Stephen Tromans QC and Catherine Dobson appear in Supreme Court case on rights of sewerage undertakers


The Manchester Ship Canal Company Ltd (Respondent) v United Utilities Water plc (Appellant) Stephen Tromans QC and Catherine Dobson appeared in the Supreme Court representing the Canal and River Trust… Read more »

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