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Misconduct case to answer – crossing the threshold
A direction by the IOPC requiring City of London Police to subject an officer to gross misconduct proceedings was not irrational.
Duty of care, negligence and assumption of responsibility
When the Supreme Court reconvene for the Michaelmas term in October, public bodies will be keenly awaiting the judgments in...
Acquittals can be disclosed on enhanced criminal records certificates
It was not a breach of the Article 8 right to privacy for a chief constable to include details of an individual’s acquittal on a charge of rape on an…
Fantastic exceptions to QOCS and where to find them
The appellant police forces successfully appealed the trial judge’s ruling on costs that qualified one-way costs shifting (“QOCS”) applied,…
Has the High Court opened the door to the recovery of costs for defendants in RTA portal cases involving high value vehicle related damages?
High Court considers a discretion to dis-apply QOCS protection where the claim presented is a mix of personal injury and vehicle related damages