Legal action against Covid-19 lockdown delay

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Legal action against Covid-19 lockdown delay


Vikram Sachdeva QC and Gethin Thomas are instructed in a proposed claim that concerns the Secretary of State of Health and Social Care’s failure to adequately ensure the safety of… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC, Gethin Thomas 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

Nettleship case summary – judicial review challenge to reconfiguration of NHS hospital services


R (Nettleship) v South Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group [2020] EWCA Civ 46 This case arose from a public consultation and decisions made regarding the reconfiguration of hospital services (stroke, maternity… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Eleanor Grey QC, Vikram Sachdeva QC, Adam Fullwood, Annabel Lee Date

High Court confirms that certain actions taken in divorce proceedings can lawfully be performed by non-lawyers


JK v MK and E-Negotiation Ltd (trading as amicable) and The Queen’s Proctor [2020] EWFC 2 In an important judgment handed down on Monday 20 January 2020 relevant to disciplinary… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC, Simon Murray Date

Vikram Sachdeva QC and Jack Anderson act in leading case clarifying the effect of the National Framework Guidance for Continuing Healthcare


In R (Gossip) v NHS Surrey Downs CCG [2019] EWHC 3411 (Admin) the Claimant challenged the Defendant’s assessment that he was not entitled to NHS Continuing Healthcare inter alia on… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC, Jack Anderson Date

Implied terms of non-competition and of good faith held to have real prospect of success


In SPI North Limited v Swiss Post International (UK) Ltd and Asendia UK Ltd [2019] EWHC 2004 (Ch) the underlying dispute concerned alleged breach of an exclusive supply agreement to… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC Date

Vikram Sachdeva QC succeeds in proving judge wrong to recuse himself


In Akers v Kirkland Ltd [2019] EWHC 2176 (QB) Mr Justice Waksman held that a district judge had been wrong to partially accede to the Respondent’s application that he recuse… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC Date

Vikram Sachdeva QC successful in Court of Appeal judicial review/tax case


In Knibbs v HMRC [2019] EWCA Civ 1719 [2019] BTC 28 (see here) several hundred claimants sought to argue, in proceedings issued in the Chancery Division, that, for procedural reasons,… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC Date

Vikram Sachdeva QC and Nicola Kohn win the right to continued ventilation for Tafida Raqeeb


This morning Mr. Justice MacDonald handed down judgment in two claims made in a 5 day hearing in September. In the judicial review claim the judge made a finding that… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC, Nicola Kohn Date

Vikram Sachdeva QC Has Been Elected As Chair Of ALBA


As of 10 September 2019, Vikram Sachdeva QC has been elected as Chair of ALBA. ALBA is the professional association for barristers in England and Wales practising in ‘public law’… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC Date

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