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The new Liberty Protection Safeguards: Government update with timetable for next steps

The Government has now set out details of the next steps to be taken, with timescales.

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director


Legislation to protect ‘reflective practice’ records from disclosure

Healthcare Regulatory Partner Simon Turner provides an overview of the Hamilton review report and its recommendations.

Simon Turner
Simon Turner Partner


Does a DoLS automatically engage Article 2 ECHR at inquest?

On 15 May 2019 the High Court handed down judgment in judicial review proceedings that had been brought to challenge a coroner’s application of the…

Martin English
Martin English Principal Associate


Lewis v Tindale, MIB and another – MIB liability for claims outside the scope of the Uninsured and Untraced Drivers Agreements

The Court of Appeal in Lewis v Tindale has upheld the previous decision of Soole J which held that MIB was liable to compensate the victim of an…

David Holt
David Holt Partner


Claimant fails to convince Court that he was too sick to miss credit hire trial

Claimant's letter of ill health deemed insufficient to adjourn trial and avoid payments to defendant


Court dismisses claim against homelessness charity

Francis Hughes & Ors v Turning Point [2019] CSOH 42

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