Mental Health Act assessments should be in person and not remote

Monthly Archives: 22nd January 2021

Mental Health Act assessments should be in person and not remote


The Divisional Court made clear that assessments by doctors and AMHPs considering whether someone should be detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 should be in person face to face… Read more »

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Vienna Arbitration Days 2021: Construction Arbitration: Innovation and Constants


David Brynmor Thomas QC will be speaking in a panel discussion in the first of the remote Vienna Arbitration Days 2021. David will join a panel to discuss: Delay and… Read more »

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IPBA Webinar: Virtual Hearings in Construction Disputes


Marion Smith QC will be speaking in this second in a series of short webinars organised by the IPBA’s International Construction Projects Committee. She will join a panel of speakers… Read more »

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Episode 3: Highway Claims and the State of our Roads


Accidents on the highway are a distinct branch of claims that can give rise to difficult issues.  Emily Formby and Caroline Hall discuss the basis of such claims and some of… Read more »

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Episode 2: E-Scooters, Micro-Mobility and the Future of Transport


Emily Formby and Caroline Hall are joined by DAC Beachcroft colleague Peter Allchorne. In this episode Peter joins Caroline and Emily as they explore some of the present and anticipated… Read more »

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Episode 1: Legal reflections on vulnerable road users – an introduction


If you have an interest in cycling, the law, vulnerable road users or just a friendly bike related chat then join Caroline Hall of DAC Beachcroft Claims Limited and Emily… Read more »

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Treatment of Trans Children and Young People: Appeal


The Court of Appeal has granted permission to appeal on all grounds put forward by the appellant Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust in the case of R (Bell) v… Read more »

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When is a refusal by a 16 or 17 year old of treatment determinative?


Sir James Munby, sitting as a judge of the High Court, has considered in detail the question of whether refusal of life-sustaining treatment by those under 18 can be determinative.  … Read more »

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Systemic Challenges – Legal and Practical Issues


Following the recent judgments in ZK v Redbridge LBC [2020] EWCA Civ 1597 and R (DMA) v SSHD [2020] EWHC 3416 (Admin), this webinar will look at systemic challenges from a legal and practical… Read more »

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