Clitheroe v Bond –  Testamentary Capacity

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Clitheroe v Bond – Testamentary Capacity


Falk J has handed down her decision in Clitheroe v Bond [2021] EWHC 1102 (Ch).  This is an important appeal concerning the test for testamentary capacity. Vikram Sachdeva QC, Jack… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC, Jack Anderson Date

Vikram Sachdeva QC and Catherine Dobson act on behalf of successful Claimant in challenge to a decision to temporarily close an Accident and Emergency department


In a judgment handed down on 16th April, Mr Justice Linden held that the decision of Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust to temporarily close Grantham and District Hospital A&E was in… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC, Catherine Dobson Date

Judicial review challenge issued against proposed rural school closure


Steve Broach and Gethin Thomas are instructed, by Irwin Mitchell, in a judicial review challenge to Somerset County Council’s decision to close Misterton First School, a designated rural school in… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Steve Broach , Gethin Thomas Date

Parental consent for puberty suppressing treatment


The High Court has handed down judgment confirming that parents of have the right to consent to puberty blocking treatment on their children’s behalf. The application was brought by AB,… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris QC, Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Alexander Ruck Keene, Katherine Apps, Nicola Kohn Date

Judicial review challenge to consultation on Government’s National Strategy for Disabled People


A claim for judicial review has recently been issued on behalf of four disabled people who consider that the Government’s approach to involving them in its forthcoming National Strategy for… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Steve Broach , Katherine Barnes Date

The Court of Appeal judgment: Deportation of foreign criminal with paranoid schizophrenia


The Court of Appeal (Lord Justice Dingemans, Lord Justice Lewis and Lady Justice Elisabeth Laing) has handed down its judgment in Secretary of State for the Home Department v Starkey… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Zane Malik QC Date

Permission Granted in Judicial Review Concerning the Application of Human Rights Obligations to Private Care Providers


On 25 March 2021 HHJ Cotter QC granted permission to apply for judicial review in R (KG) v HF Trust Limited, a challenge to the decision of a private care… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Katherine Barnes Date

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