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The party's far from over

An employer has been found vicariously liable for the wrongful acts of its Managing Director at the end of a work Christmas party.

Peter Forshaw
Peter Forshaw Partner

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Duty of care owed by A&E receptionist

The Supreme Court has reversed the earlier decision of the Court of Appeal and held that a receptionist working within an Accident and Emergency…

Rachel Kneale
Rachel Kneale Partner

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LEGAL COMMENT: British Airways cyber attack

British Airways has announced a 'sophisticated and malicious' cyber attack, where for 16 days hackers were able to retrieve customer data from both…

Ed Lewis
Ed Lewis Partner

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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...

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Satellite litigation window firmly shut by Supreme Court

Supreme Court holds that an employer does not owe its employees a duty of care during misconduct litigation proceedings

Rachel Kneale
Rachel Kneale Partner

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Court of Appeal overturns decision striking off doctor convicted of gross negligence manslaughter

The Court of Appeal has rejected an argument by the General Medical Council (GMC) that the original Medical Practitioners’ Tribunal panel was wrong…

Simon Turner
Simon Turner Partner


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Introduction of Medical Examiners expected to lead to more inquests

An impact assessment has indicated that, following the introduction of Medical Examiners in April 2019, there may be an increased number of inquests.


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