Health & Safety at Work and Covid-19: adjusting the to the normal?

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Health & Safety at Work and Covid-19: adjusting the to the normal?


Introduction Coronavirus, and the national and global response to it, has brought about rapid and radical changes in the way that people work. The government’s guidance is that people should… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Tom van der Klugt Date

The use of statistical evidence in clinical negligence cases


Can a claimant in a clinical negligence claim who is unable to prove the precise mechanism by which a positive outcome would have been achieved still succeed on causation? Yes,… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Vaughan Jacob Date

Package Travel and Educational Institutions


Is a field trip provided by a university to undergraduates as part of a degree course a package tour?  The court considered the question in McCulloch v University of Leicester… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Bernard Doherty Date

Back to the Wellbeing of Future Generations Bill – UK Constitutional Law Blog


On 24 March 2020, the Wellbeing of Future Generations Bill 2020  was introduced into the House of Commons, for its first reading, by Caroline Lucas MP.  The Bill had been introduced into… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Gethin Thomas Date

Coronavirus (COVID-19)—changes to the Care Act 2014


06/04/2020 Local Government analysis: Siân Davies, barrister at 39 Essex Chambers, discusses the Care Act easements, provided for under the Coronavirus Act 2020. She examines the guidance for local authorities… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Sian Davies Date

Virtual Local Authority Meetings


Meetings of councils and their committees tend to involve a lot of people and a variable quality of biscuits. They are though vitally important as the democratic and very public… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Richard Harwood OBE QC Date

Some Thoughts on Remote Hearings


Rosie Scott carried out a remote hearing in the Court of Protection yesterday. Here are her thoughts: Yesterday I had my first remote hearing in the Court of Protection, with… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Rosie Eleanor Scott Date

Clipping the Wings of an Intermediary


With there being signs of a trend towards appointment of intermediaries to assist claimants in personal injury litigation, and with intermediaries appearing intent on exercising control over counsels’ questioning of… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Geoffrey Brown Date

Without government guidance or PPE, doctors will have to make more unpopular choices about which lives to save


Vikram Sachdeva QC and David Lock QC write about human rights, limited resources and legal conundrums in The Independent. Without government guidance or PPE, doctors will have to make more… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Vikram Sachdeva QC Date

How to conduct lower value PI hearings post-Covid-19


This has been an unprecedented time for the County Courts. This article addresses the major challenges and the solutions that are being adopted in lower value PI hearings, principally Small… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Philippe Kuhn Date

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