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Human rights and wrongs

In a series of case updates, we have considered Article 3 and Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights. We now look at two recent cases…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner
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Guidance given on case management, particularly expert evidence, for Court of Protection case

Vice President of the CoP sets out case management guidance, with a particular focus on expert evidence.

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director

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Article 3 – the threshold for engagement

Two recent judicial review cases provide some useful commentary on the nature and scope of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights (the…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Parental consent still amounts to a deprivation of liberty

The Supreme Court has overturned the Court of Appeal's ruling in the matter of D (A Child) [2019] UKSC 42.

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director

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Historic child abuse in Scotland – Scottish government opens consultation on financial redress

Scottish Government launches consultation seeking views on financial redress scheme for victims of historic child abuse


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Government guidance for adult social care providers: are you ready for a no-deal Brexit?

The advice from the government should be considered carefully and the appropriate planning and preparation undertaken as failure to do so could result…

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director

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'Fundamentally dishonest’ tripping claim with costs summarily assessed

Paul Morris v Warrington Borough Council – DJ Hugman St Helens County Court

Suzanne Milne
Suzanne Milne Partner

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Public sector pensions – two key developments

This month has seen two key developments that are likely to have a wide-reaching ongoing impact on public sector pensions.

Jane Marshall
Jane Marshall Partner

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