Patient funding request for life-saving treatment (Adam Boukraa and Vikram Sachdeva QC write for the Law Society Gazette)

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Patient funding request for life-saving treatment (Adam Boukraa and Vikram Sachdeva QC write for the Law Society Gazette)


The Law Society Gazette has published an article by Adam Boukraa and Vikram Sachdeva QC on the case of R (on the application of Wallpott) v Welsh Health Specialised Services… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Vikram Sachdeva QC, Adam Boukraa Date

Katherine Apps writes in Local Government Lawyer on PSED: can breach be remedied?


Is it possible to remedy a breach of the public sector equality duty? In Metropolitan Housing Trust Ltd v TM [2021] EWCA Civ 1890 [hyperlink to https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2021/1890.html ] the Court… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Katherine Apps Date

Rapid Response Guidance Note: Local Authority Powers to accommodate those without recourse to public funds and/ or not lawfully present in the UK in response to Omicron Covid-19 variant


On 20 December 2021 the Minister for Rough Sleeping and Housing wrote to all Local Authority Chief Executives [1] under the heading “Protect and Vaccinate – rough sleeping response to… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Sian Davies Date

Deprivation of liberty of a child “inappropriate, demeaning and…brutal”: best interests, Articles 3 and 5 ECHR: Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council v W and others [2021] EWHC 1982 (Fam)


Y (age 12) was removed from his father’s care and placed under an Emergency Protection Order. While in a residential placement, he self-harmed, and was transported to hospital for emergency… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Parishil Patel QC, Sian Davies Date

The rise of incrementalism


British politics has another -ism. After Socialism, Liberalism and Thatcherism, we now have incrementalism. Incrementalism was used by the Lord Chancellor to explain why his changes to judicial review are… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Richard Harwood OBE QC Date

Changes to release provisions for prisoners


The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is to be considered by Members of Parliament at a second reading on Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 March. Three of the sections… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Ian Brownhill Date

Case comment: R (Good Law Project & others) v Secretary of State for Health and Social Care [2021] EWHC 346 (Admin) – late publication of coronavirus contracts unlawful.


Last Friday Chamberlain J handed down judgment in a challenge concerning the government’s compliance with procurement law and its own transparency guidance in the awarding of goods and services contracts… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author David Mitchell Date

Is Lockdown 2 lawful?


The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No. 4) Regulations 2020 impose a second lockdown on England.  They prohibit persons from leaving their home unless they have a reasonable excuse.  They… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Richard Harwood OBE QC Date

Section 21A applications and section 48 orders (DP v A local authority) (Stephanie David writes for Lexis PSL)


Stephanie David’s Private Client Analysis for Lexis PSL: In this case, Mr Justice Hayden provides helpful practical guidance on the operation of section 48 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Stephanie David Date

Adult Social Care: Covid-19 Winter Plan 2020 – 2021


This note provides an overview of the Department of Health and Social Care (non-statutory) guidance issued on 18 September 2020 concerning social care in England. The Guidance is aimed at… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Neil Allen, Sian Davies, Steve Broach Date

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