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First corporate manslaughter prosecution of a Care Home and an NHS Trust

Three care home bosses face charges of gross negligence manslaughter following the death of an 86 year old woman just days after she left a Nottingham…


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Cap on Magistrates' Courts sentencing powers lifted

In 2015, section 85 of LASPO came into force which has the effect of increasing the maximum level of fine to Magistrates’ Courts to an unlimited…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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Analysis of health and safety statistics across the UK

The HSE has recently published figures relating to health and safety proceedings, prosecutions and enforcement rates across the UK.

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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Corporate manslaughter – an update

The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act came into force on 8 April 2008, which simplified the path to successful prosecution of a…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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What evidence should we disclose to the Coroner?

Readers involved with the marshalling of evidence for inquests will be aware of the difficult judgments that this can involve.

David Lewis
David Lewis Senior partner

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A basic guide to disclosure

Part 31 of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 deals with disclosure and inspection of documents. We take a look at your obligations.


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Delay and interim orders in regulatory proceedings

A look at the court's consideration of 'delay' in applications by healthcare regulators to extend interim orders imposed on practitioners'…

Simon Turner
Simon Turner Partner

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Successor practice - pitfalls and premiums

In these tough financial times, law firms are considering mergers and acquisitions in order to consolidate their position in the market.


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