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Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018 receives Royal Assent

The Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill received Royal Assent on 1 November 2018 and became an Act.

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Associate

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Termination of parental responsibility, and the court’s range of draconian powers

The case of PM v CF has provided a recent example of circumstances in which courts will be prepared to agree to some of the most draconian orders in…

Eleanor Webster
Ellie Webster Solicitor

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Periodical payments and discount rates: Jersey – all change!

Draft proposals have been published in Jersey with a view to new law being introduced to change the way the discount rate is set.

Dave Cottam
Dave Cottam Partner

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Probate Fees: A new tax on death? Proposals for a significant increase in fees

The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Justice has laid before Parliament new legislation to implement a new, banded structure of fees for…

Sally Cook Solicitor

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Reversing paralysis with neuro technology

Newly published neuroscience studies offer encouragement towards reversing paralysis through technology and physical rehabilitation.

Dave Cottam
Dave Cottam Partner

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IR35 – Signposted changes for April 2020

One of the announcements in the recent Autumn Budget concerns the legislation commonly referred to as IR35.

Mark Leach
Mark Leach Partner

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MS v Leicestershire County Council

The defendant highway authority had no liability to the claimant in negligence in respect of a warning sign that she alleged was obscured by foliage.

Andrew Clarke Partner

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Amendments proposed to Solvency II in readiness for Brexit

The UK Government has published a statutory instrument entitled The Solvency 2 and Insurance (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 (“the SI”)…


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