Landmark High Court healthcare decision in which an expedited leapfrog appeal to the Supreme Court is sought

Monthly Archives: 22nd November 2017

Landmark High Court healthcare decision in which an expedited leapfrog appeal to the Supreme Court is sought


Vikram Sachdeva QC and Catherine Dobson (for the Trust) and Victoria Butler-Cole (for the wife) act in landmark decision establishing that where there is no dispute between the hospital and… Read more »

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James Ramsden QC Appointed Lead UK Counsel in Moldovan Banks Scandal


James Ramsden QC has followed his instruction in the Malaysian 1MDB sovereign wealth fund fraud, with his appointment as lead UK counsel in the Moldovan Bank scandal, dubbed the “theft… Read more »

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Richard Spearman QC addresses ARDL on the new test for dishonesty following the decision of the Supreme Court in Ivey v Genting


Richard gave a talk on 20 November 2017 to a very well attended meeting of the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers and spoke to a paper entitled “Ivey v… Read more »

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Mental Capacity Report – November 2017


Welcome to the November 2017 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: the Court of Appeal considers parental consent to… Read more »

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Mental Capacity Report: Scotland – November 2017


In the Scotland Report: critical comments on practice rules, counter-proposals for guardians and parental consent to confinement from a Scottish perspective. Click here to download the Mental Capacity Report: Scotland…. Read more »

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Wider Context Report – November 2017


In the Wider Context Report: re-framing Gillick competence through MCA eyes, MHA changes coming into force, and CRPD developments and resources. Click here to download the Wider Context Report For… Read more »

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Practice and Procedure Report – November 2017


In the Practice and Procedure Report: the Court of Protection Rules 2017 and what we can learn from the new Family Procedure Rules and PD concerning vulnerable witnesses Click here… Read more »

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Property and Affairs Report – November 2017


In the Property and Affairs Report: personal injury payouts and s.117 MHA 1983, calling in bonds and court approval of compromises through a human rights lens. Click here to download… Read more »

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Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report – November 2017


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: the Court of Appeal considers parental consent to confinement, CANH withdrawal and the courts, and the latest DOLS figures Click here… Read more »

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Accidents Abroad: International Personal Injury Claims (Second Edition) Published


The second edition of ‘Accidents Abroad: International Personal Injury Claims’ has been published by Sweet & Maxwell. Written by Bernard Doherty, Katharine Scott, Colin Thomann, Caroline Allen and James Burton,… Read more »

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