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Kingsley Napley


Live well for doing less? Not for one Sainsbury’s employee

United Kingdom - April 7 2017 We all know that if you do something seriously wrong at work, you could be dismissed summarily for gross misconduct. But what about if, instead of

Crowdfunding private prosecutions - charities taking action when the authorities do not

United Kingdom - April 7 2017 On 25 February 2014, 70 year old Michael Mason was hit by Gail Purcell’s vehicle whilst cycling on London’s Regent Street. Mr Mason died in hospital

Further chinks in the armour? EU-US Privacy Shield and the concerns of MEPs

European Union, United Kingdom - April 12 2017 In a resolution adopted on 6 April 2017, Members of the European Parliament ("MEPs") expressed their "alarm" over several recent changes to the US

Landlords beware - Selective Licensing prosecutions are on the increase

United Kingdom - April 10 2017 To recap, a number of local authorities have introduced selective licensing zones. If a private landlord has a property within one of these zones

GEO Group UK Ltd and Nestore Primecare Services Ltd face unlimited fines after CPS decision to institute health and safety prosecution

United Kingdom - April 7 2017 On 4 April 2017 it was announced that the CPS had made a decision to charge two firms over the death of a man on 30 October 2012 whilst held in an

Court considers standards regulating conduct in professionals’ private lives

United Kingdom - April 21 2017 Two pharmacists, who were also members and officials of the Pharmacists’ Defence Association, sought to challenge the new Standards for Pharmacy

Data Protection - even MORE practical guidance from recent case law on subject access requests

United Kingdom - April 20 2017 Last month we blogged on two recent cases which collated practical guidance from the courts on subject access requests ("SARs") and foreshadowed

More to do on cyber-security: half of UK businesses suffer cyber-security breach

United Kingdom - April 20 2017 On 19 April 2017, the Government published its Cyber Security Breaches Survey (see here). This measures how well UK businesses approach

Failing to observe the duty of candour - City of London Police production order quashed

United Kingdom - April 20 2017 In a case which once again raises concerns over investigators' failures to meet their duty of candour when applying to the courts for invasive orders

Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury quarterly newsletter - April 17

United Kingdom - April 20 2017 The first quarter of 2017 has been a busy one within clinical negligence circles. There is a Ministry of Justice consultation on a fixed costs regime