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

All Skype Trial


Peter Mant appeared last week in a three day trial conducted entirely over Skype, in what the Law Society Gazette described as a “legal first”. The case was legally and… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Peter Mant Date

Transgender teens: High Court battle over young people’s right to access hormone blocking drugs


A former patient of the gender identity development service (‘GIDS’) at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust has joined a High Court bid to change the law on consent… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris QC, Nicola Kohn 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

Professional Standards Authority v (1) Health and Care Professions Council, (2) Woods [2019] EWHC 2819 (Admin)


The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care (“PSA”) brought an appeal under section 29 of the National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002 (“the 2002… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Alexis Hearnden 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

Susan Rodway QC secures record £14.6 million medical negligence pay-out


Susan Rodway acted for James Robshaw against United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust. Due to mistakes during his birth James, now 12, suffers from cerebral palsy due to permanent brain damage… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Susan Rodway QC Date

Judgment in Ashya King case handed down


Ashya has been safely transferred to a hospital in Prague and it is hoped that his further treatment will start soon. Vikram Sachdeva acted for the Trust. You can read… Read more »

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Vikram Sachdeva instructed in the Ashya King case


Vikram Sachdeva has been instructed by the Hospital trust in the high profile Ashya King case. This is the latest statement from the Trust.

CategoryNews Author Vikram Sachdeva QC Date

GP failure to diagnose meningitis


Susan Rodway QC successfully represented the Claimant in this 16 day clinical negligence trial. The action was significant for a number of reasons including access to justice for an impecunious… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Susan Rodway QC Date

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