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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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Local Government | Claiming a breach of section 41 of the Highways Act 1980

Miranda Walsh v Kirklees Council [2019] QBD, Dingemans J, 5 March 2019

Suzanne Milne
Suzanne Milne Partner

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Weightmans lawyer appointed as Judge of the First-tier Tribunal

Weightmans is pleased to announce that Morris Hill has been appointed as a part-time Judge of the First-tier Tribunal.

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director

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A sting in the tail of benefits reform: Universal Credit and the CRU

The significance of the implications of this for both claimants and compensators alike are becoming apparent.

Norman Challis Associate

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Safety barriers not required at heritage site

Liddle v Bristol City Council [2018] QBD, HHJ Gargan

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Weightmans appointed to government legal services panel

National law firm Weightmans has been appointed to the government’s Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Wider Public Sector Legal Services panel.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill – where are we now?

The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill was introduced with the aim of replacing the existing Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director

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