Judgment handed down in GMC & Others v Simon Bramhall


Judgment handed down in GMC & Others v Simon Bramhall

Jenni Richards QC, on behalf of the GMC, and Fenella Morris QC, on behalf of the PSA, successful in appeal against decision of MPTS only to suspend Mr Bramhall, the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC, Fenella Morris QC Date

Fluctuating capacity, fact- finding, contact, injunctive relief and Nearest Relative Displacement

Francesca Gardner represents P in complex concurrent Court of Protection proceedings and Mental Health Act 1983 proceedings before Lieven J. In this complex and unusual case the court considered substantive… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Francesca Gardner Date

John Pugh-Smith co-ordinates launch of MHCLG/PINS Planning Mediation Service

On 19th July the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) launched its joint “Pathfinder” initiative with the MHCLG following the  Chief Planner’s July Newsletter announcement. Its purpose is to help manage its current… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author John Pugh-Smith Date

Can human rights treaties require a “bright line” approach? The Supreme Court speaks in R(AB) v Secretary of State for Justice

The Supreme Court has, today, handed down judgment in R(AB) v Secretary of State for Justice [2021] UKSC 28. In AB the Appellant sought to argue that the solitary confinement… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Katherine Apps Date

Assessing Countryside Sensitivity by its Verdant Appearance

By decision letter dated 28 June 2021 Inspector I A Dyer (BSc (Eng) FCIHT) has refused outline planning permission for residential development (150 units) in Wymondham, South Norfolk, when underscoring… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Juan Lopez Date

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Are you looking for a fulfilling career with a friendly team where our culture is open, supportive and caring, and with an opportunity to develop and grow?  Then take a… Read more »

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High Court reserves judgment in challenge to road closures in Hackney

The High Court last week heard a challenge brought by a community interest group in Hackney – Horrendous Hackney Road Closures (HHRC) – to Hackney Borough Council’s Emergency Transport Plan… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Daniel Stedman Jones, Tom van der Klugt Date

Joe-han Ho successful in resisting a stay application in a US$1.22 billion banking dispute

Andrew Baker J has dismissed the GVK defendants’ attempt to stay a US$1.22 billion banking dispute until March 2022. The learned judge held that the grounds for the application did… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Joe-han Ho Date

James Todd QC secures term of imprisonment for fraudulent clinical negligence claimant in the NHS’s ongoing battle against false and exaggerated claims

On Friday 2nd July in the Royal Courts of Justice, Darren Dommett, 49, from Grimsby, was sentenced to 29 weeks imprisonment for contempt of court by HHJ Lickley QC. The… Read more »

CategoryNews Author James Todd QC Date

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