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Prison for care home ‘consultant’

A care home consultant has been sentenced to four months’ custody for withholding evidence/documentation from an inquest into the death of a young…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner
The Notification of Death Regulations 2019

The Notification of Deaths Regulations 2019 came into force on 1 October 2019, placing new duties on registered medical practitioners

David Reddington Associate

Parental consent still amounts to a deprivation of liberty

The Supreme Court has overturned the Court of Appeal's ruling in the matter of D (A Child) [2019] UKSC 42.

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director

Possible increased powers for the HSIB

HSIB may soon be a statutory body, independent of both the DHSC, NHS England and NHS Improvement

Richard Jolly
Richard Jolly Partner

Weightmans’ new recruits super-charge energy and utilities team

National law firm Weightmans has welcomed two new partners to its national energy and utilities sector as the firm galvanises its energy offering.

Simon Colvin
Simon Colvin Partner

Lessons learned from the Duncan Bennett case

A recent case has thrown in to sharp focus the considerable powers of coroners to demand a person or organisation to deliver up information relevant…

Sarah Knight
Sarah Jane Knight Principal Associate

New survey reveals over a third of supply chain professionals do not monitor for modern slavery convictions

Survey of 100 senior UK supply chain professionals also reveals an industry bracing for a rise in insolvencies, increasing fuel costs and pressure for…

High Court overturns decision due to hostile questioning

High Court overturns a regulator's decision on the basis that hostile panel questioning of the registrant amounted to a serious procedural…

Simon Turner
Simon Turner Partner


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