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Court upholds new Part 36 approach and awards claimant the maximum £75k additional award for the first time

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 15 2014

Sir David Eady recently gave judgment in one of the early cases that looked at the operation of the 'new' Part 36 rules. These are designed to

Effect on the registrant can be relevant when considering appropriate sanction

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 10 2014

A trainee doctor who was suspended following a finding of dishonesty has succeeded in his appeal to have the issue of sanction remitted for further

Expert witness subject to fitness to practise proceedings

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 10 2014

A consultant psychiatrist, Dr P, succeeded in his appeal against a suspension order of three months which was imposed after allegations relating to

Disclosure by the police to regulators can be justified, even where material is obtained illegally

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 10 2014

A doctor has failed in his attempt to prevent the police from disclosing material to the General Medical Council (GMC). The material in question had

Dishonesty, impairment and insight

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 10 2014

The Court of Appeal has upheld the decisions of a fitness to practise panel and the High Court that a trainee doctor had acted dishonestly and

The defence of illegality and its limits

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 9 2014

The recent judgment by the Supreme Court in Les Laboratories Servier and another v Apotex Inc and others is a rare example of the defence of

Idenix hepatitis C drug patent, infringed but very invalid!

  • Dehns
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 4 2014

The recently issued judgement from Mr Justice Arnold in the matter of Idenix Pharmaceutical, Inc v Gilead Sciences, Inc & Ors, found Idenix's patent

Chambers 2015 - clinical negligence: mainly claimant overview

  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 28 2014

In July 2014 the NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA) published its annual Report and accounts for 201314. It makes for an interesting window into the

Consent in clinical negligence claims

  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 27 2014

Consent in clinical negligence claims can be a thorny issue. To begin with, what does the term "consent" mean? The starting point is that an adult of

R (Nakash) v Metropolitan Police Service; General Medical Council 2014 EWHC 3810

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 26 2014

The Claimant in this application invited the Court to prohibit the disclosure by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPs) of material requested by the