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Nothing to fear but fear itself

High Court confirms that fear alone is not a recognised personal injury and therefore it could not ground a claim in which the court had discretion to…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner
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New Practice Direction on Insolvency Proceedings

The revised Practice Direction on Insolvency Proceedings (PIPD) updated the 2014 Practice Direction by making reference to the Insolvency Rules…


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The duty to warn and the limited application of Chester v Afshar

Court of Appeal finds that an NHS Trust did not breach its duty of care by failing to warn a patient of the risk of developing post-surgical pain

Rachel Kneale
Rachel Kneale Partner

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Negative impact of blame culture on child protection system

A detailed, sector-led review into the rising number of care applications (and the number of children in care) has highlighted the harmful impact of…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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