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Discontinuance offers no escape for dishonest litigants

Zurich Insurance PLC v David Romaine | Court of Appeal – 17 May 2019

Paul Debney
Paul Debney Partner

Trust fined for false imprisonment of patient

The High Court’s decision in R (Esegbona) v King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2019] EWHC 77

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director


Dismissal of nurse after “Monty Python skit” was fair

The dismissal of a nurse who failed to comply with an instruction to stop engaging in unwanted discussions about religion with patients has been…

Ben Daniel
Ben Daniel Partner


Glasgow bin lorry tragedy: claim of traumatised witness rejected

Danielle Weddle v Glasgow City Council [2019] SC EDIN 42


How should banks, accountants, utilities and financial services advisers deal with England and Wales powers of attorney?

OPG issues guidance advising companies on how to deal with customers whose decisions are taken under power of attorney.

Sally Cook
Sally Cook Solicitor


General Medical Council (GMC) pilot study leads to measures promising a reduction in the number of full investigations where doctors make a ‘one-off’ clinical mistake

Measures announced last month by the GMC aim to speed up information gathering and decision-making after a complaint is made.

Simon Turner
Simon Turner Partner


General counsel & senior in-house lawyers roundtable: driving value in legal procurement

Following our second General Counsel roundtable discussion, we outline the key themes that emerged from a very insightful conversation

Simon Colvin
Simon Colvin Partner


"What's in a name" - Anonymity for claimants in PI claims

It has long been a fundamental principle of the common law that justice is administered in public and judicial decisions are pronounced publically.

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