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‘Serious harm’ under Defamation Act 2013 – it means what it says!
Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd & Ors  UKSC 27
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.
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…
Claimant v City Council  – 16 December 2018, His Honour Judge Bird
The claimant was precluded from bringing a personal injury claim in the county court following settlement of his Employment Tribunal claim.
No definition of deprivation of liberty in Bill replacing DoLS
The Government has abandoned its initial plans to include a definition of ‘deprivation of liberty’ (‘DoL’) in the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill