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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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Conditional discharge and deprivation of liberty

The Supreme Court has held that the Mental Health Act did not permit to impose conditions which amounted to detention or deprivation of liberty.

Cheryl Rowbotham
Cheryl Rowbotham Principal Associate

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Judge finds fundamental dishonesty after woman exaggerates injury

North East Lincolnshire Council has successfully secured a finding of fundamental dishonesty against a woman who attempted to claim in excess of…

Suzanne Milne
Suzanne Milne Partner

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Investigation and intelligence shows a claim to be fundamentally dishonest

North East Lincolnshire Council successfully secured a finding of fundamental dishonesty against a claimant who exaggerated her accident-related…

Suzanne Milne
Suzanne Milne Partner

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