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Weightmans ‘Advice’ Advent – Some helpful tips to guide you through the festive season

The festive period is here, and with it comes the Weightmans 'Advice' Advent Calendar.

Carole Atkinson
Carole Atkinson Partner
New interim guidance on decisions to withdraw CANH

The BMA, Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and the General Medical Council (GMC) have issued interim guidance on making decisions in relation to CANH…

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Associate

The case for disclosure

It was not in the public interest to disclose an unredacted version of a training manual for the physical restraint of young people in custody.

John Riddell
John Riddell Partner

Charging for special police services at football matches

The police could not charge a football club for services provided on public land next to a football stadium.

John Riddell
John Riddell Partner

Personal injury, Negligence, Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957

Spearman v Royal United Bath Hospitals NHS Trust. Hospital liable for claimant’s fall from a roof on basis of negligence.

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

Brace position: English law on strikes

A series of airline industrial disputes flag the English legal restrictions on strikes.

Paul McFarlane
Paul McFarlane Partner

Discrimination damages

On appeal, a female claimant of mixed race, was awarded damages after being subjected to racial discrimination by police officers during her detention…

Rose Silvester Associate

The beginning of time... O'Connor v Bar Standards Board

A Human Rights Act claim based on alleged discrimination in the course of proceedings, appealed.

Nick Peel
Nick Peel Partner

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