Mental Capacity Report: End of Term Email – July 2018

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Mental Capacity Report: End of Term Email – July 2018


Introduction As foreshadowed in our July report, important developments have been taking place in the field of mental capacity, highlighted in this end of term update. The Supreme Court pronounces… Read more »

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R (AR) v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police [2018] UKSC 47 (Supreme Court)


Jenni Richards QC and Catherine Dobson have successfully defended a human rights challenge in the Supreme Court to the legality of an Enhanced Criminal Record Certificate. The Supreme Court has… Read more »

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An NHS Trust and others (Respondents) v Y (by his litigation friend, the Official Solicitor) and another (Appellants) (Supreme Court)


Judge: Supreme Court (Lady Hale, President; Mance, Wilson, Hodge and Black SCJJ) Citation: [2018] UKSC 46 Summary Background Ever since the decision of the House of Lords in Bland, it has been recognised… Read more »

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First 100 Years: John Steel QC Inspired By Marianne Steel


In an exclusive interview with First 100 Years, John Steel QC discusses how he was inspired to become a barrister by his mother, Marianne Steel (who practised under her maiden… Read more »

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*SOLD OUT* The revised National Planning Policy Framework Seminar


Date: Wednesday 12th September 2018 Time: 2pm until 5pm (registration from 1:30pm) Venue: 81 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1DD Papers: To view the slides from the event, please click here…. Read more »

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Timothy Lyons QC to speak at the eanovat conference: VAT policy in the European Union : recent developments, Brussels


Timothy Lyons QC is to speak at the “eanovat conference: VAT policy in the European Union: recent developments”, which will be held in Brussels on Thursday 6th September 2018. Timothy’s… Read more »

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Aiding the Enemy: How and why to restore the law of treason (Policy Exchange)


A new paper from Policy Exchange, ‘Aiding the Enemy: How and why to restore the law of treason’, argues that the UK urgently needs a new definition of treason that will… Read more »

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Jenni Richards QC and Fenella Morris QC represent the First and Second Interveners in Court of Appeal hearing by Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba


Jenni Richards QC and Fenella Morris QC will represent the First and Second Interveners in the Court of Appeal hearing by Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba against the GMC to have her… Read more »

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Jenni Richards QC acts for the claimants in landmark case against Bristol City Council over SEND funding cuts


Jenni Richards QC is acting for a mother and two children who are taking Bristol City Council to court over its £5million cuts to special needs funding. This is the… Read more »

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40 years of injustice overcome in a landmark Court of Appeal victory by Fenella Morris QC and Nicola Kohn: same roof rule overturned


In a unanimous judgment delivered by Lord Justice Leggatt, the Court of Appeal has declared that the “same roof rule” is incompatible with article 14 of the European Convention on… Read more »

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