Judgment in major SEN funding challenge

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Judgment in major SEN funding challenge


On Monday 7 October 2019 judgment was handed down in the case of R (Simone and others) v Chancellor of the Exchequer and Secretary of State for Education. Following a… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC, Katherine Barnes Date

The Court of Appeal gives guidance on the circumstances in which a Medical Practitioners Tribunal (MPT) should adjourn, in the absence of a practitioner


On 16 July 2019 the Court of Appeal (Richards LJ, Simler LJ, Theis J) handed down judgment in the case of Sanusi v General Medical Council [2019] EWCA Civ 1172…. Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC, Alexis Hearnden Date

Judicial Review Over Inadequate SEND Funding


A two day rolled-up hearing starts today 26 June in a high profile judicial review challenging the failure by the Lord Chancellor and the Secretary of State for Education to… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC, Katherine Barnes Date

Infected Blood Inquiry Formally Opens


The Infected Blood Inquiry formally opens today. Jenni Richards QC, Katie Scott, Annabel Lee, James Bradford and Stephanie David are counsel to the inquiry, Eleanor Grey QC and Catherine Dobson… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Charlie Cory-Wright QC, Eleanor Grey QC, Jenni Richards QC, Katharine Scott, Catherine Dobson, Annabel Lee, Stephanie David, James Bradford, Gethin Thomas Date

Victory for the Claimants in R (RD) v Worcestershire CC


In a judgment handed down on 28 February 2019, Mr Justice Nicklin has ruled that Worcestershire County Council acted unlawfully in failing to carry out proper transitional planning in relation… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC Date

RCJ Official: Approved Judgment – Co/1643/2018 & Co/1552/2018 – Johnson And Ors V Secretary Of State For Work And Pensions – [2019] EWHC 23 (Admin)


Four working single mothers have won their High Court challenge over the government’s universal credit scheme. Lord Justice Singh and Mr Justice Lewis today ruled that the DWP has been… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC Date

Jenni Richards QC Successfully Defended A Decision Of The General Medical Council’s Investigation Committee In R (On The Application Of Joanne Rudling) V General Medical Council (2018)


Jenni Richards QC successfully defended a decision of the General Medical Council’s Investigation Committee to consider new evidence and further particulars of allegations against a general practitioner arising out of… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC Date

Families Launch High Court Challenge Against Govt Special Education Needs Funding Policy


Families have officially launched a High Court legal challenge against the government’s special education needs funding policy which is leaving “thousands of children across the country in limbo”. Jenni Richards… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC Date

Jenni Richards QC, Peter Mant and Stephanie David successful in Supreme Court case on Community Treatment Orders and deprivation of liberty


On 17 December 2018, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in Welsh Ministers v PJ in which Jenni Richards QC, Peter Mant and Stephanie David successfully represented the appellant, PJ…. Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC, Peter Mant, Stephanie David Date

Opening of the Infected Blood Inquiry


The Infected Blood Inquiry, described as the “worst treatment disaster in the history of the NHS”, opened on 24 September with three days of preliminary hearings.   Jenni Richards QC, as… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC, Katharine Scott, Annabel Lee Date

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