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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
Suspending an employee: Our guide to making an informed decision
Employers should not avoid suspension completely, but a decision to suspend needs to be a considered one.