Same Roof Rule to be abolished following successful challenge by Fenella Morris QC and Nicola Kohn

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Same Roof Rule to be abolished following successful challenge by Fenella Morris QC and Nicola Kohn


The Ministry of Justice has announced plans to scrap the so-called “same roof rule” which prevents victims of crime at the hands of assailants with whom they have shared the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris QC, Nicola Kohn Date

Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba wins appeal to work again


Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba has won her appeal to practise medicine again after the Court of Appeal yesterday over-ruled the High Court’s decision and restored the lesser sanction of a one-year… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC, Fenella Morris QC Date

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 »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC, Fenella Morris QC Date

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 »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris QC, Nicola Kohn Date

Court upholds NHS Accountable Care Organisation Policy


Fenella Morris QC and Rose Grogan successfully represented NHS England in a landmark challenge to its Accountable Care Organisation (ACO) policy. NHS England has published a draft contract (which will… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC, Fenella Morris QC, Peter Mant, Rose Grogan Date

Challenge to exclusion of historic child sex abuse victim from criminal injury compensation award


Fenella Morris QC and Nicola Kohn will act for the appellant in a landmark case in the Court of Appeal later this week, challenging the so-called “same roof rule”. The… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris QC, Nicola Kohn Date

Fenella Morris QC and Rose Grogan represent NHS England who face their first legal challenge to plans for health shake-up.


Fenella Morris QC and Rose Grogan represented NHS England who faced a legal challenge to its plans to overhaul how the health service operates, with claims they are unlawful and… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC, Fenella Morris QC, Peter Mant, Rose Grogan Date

Fenella Morris QC to speak at the Sports Resolutions Annual Conference 2018 on Transgender Athlete Rights


Fenella Morris QC is to take part in a panel discussion at this year’s Sports Resolutions Conference on the topic of ‘Transgender Athletes and Their Right to Compete’. This year’s… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris QC Date

Court of Appeal dismiss Neumans’ appeal and clarify law on process by SRA when intervening into solicitor’s practice


Neumans v Law Society [2018] EWCA Civ 325 On 2nd March 2018 the Court of Appeal delivered judgment in Neumans v Law Society, dismissing Neumans’ appeal and clarifying the law… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris QC, James Ramsden QC, Alexis Hearnden Date

Fairness of hospital consultation—new bed closure test (Cherwell District Council and others v Oxfordshire CCG)


Fenella Morris QC and Rory Dunlop, instructed by Capsticks, represented the defendant Oxfordshire CCG in the case of Cherwell District Council v Oxfordshire CCG, in which the fairness of a… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris QC, Rory Dunlop Date

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