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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…

Martin English
Martin English Principal Associate

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Trust fined for false imprisonment of patient

The High Court’s decision in R (Esegbona) v King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2019] EWHC 77

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director

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Claimant v City Council [2018] – 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.

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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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

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director

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Brexit in a page - what you need to know.

Brexit expert Jacqui Bickerton summarises all you need to know about the discussions in Parliament this week.

Jacqui Bickerton
Jacqui Bickerton Principal Associate

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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.


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Expert witness publicly criticised for conduct

A Family Court judge has made public a judgment in which he criticises the conduct of the expert witness.

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director

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