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What is misconduct?

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 18 2012

The question 'what is misconduct?' goes to the heart of what it means to be fit to practise

Chambers on both sides in clinical negligence action

  • 1 Chancery Lane
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2013

Mrs Ryan complained that the defendant GP had been too slow to refer her for hospital andor orthopaedic treatment on an infected calcaneal (heel

O v U NHS Foundation Trust

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 27 2009

Claimant aged 63 years, attended Defendant hospital with calf injury, which was causing pain and swelling in leg

Res ipsa loquitur

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2008

When will a court rely upon the maxim res ipsa loquitur (“the thing speaks for itself”)?

Healthcare HR e-briefing: More cases on disciplinary action against practitioners

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 24 2011

In two separate cases recently the High Court found that certain provisions of employers’ disciplinary policies which mirrored the procedures found in Maintaining High Professional Standards in the Modern NHS (‘MHPS’) were incorporated in the contracts of employment of clinical staff and had been breached

Conditions or suspension but not both

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 11 2010

Following concerns about his professional performance,an anaesthetist was suspended by the hospital trust which employed him and his case was investigated by the GMC’s Fitness to Practise Panel

Kidsons: notification of claims - a lesson to all professional firms

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 29 2007

Kidsons, a firm of chartered accountants, sought a declaration from its professional indemnity insurers that they were bound to provide indemnity under its professional indemnity policy in relation to a number of claims against it relating to tax avoidance work

Choose your advisor carefully a case of negligent tax advice on options

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 15 2008

A recently published case before the Special Commissioners shows the danger of receiving (and giving) negligent tax advice in relation to employee share options

Case update: Faniyi v Solicitors Regulation Authority 2012 EWHC 2965 (admin)

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 29 2012

The appellant solicitor (F) was a senior partner in a firm in which the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) had shown interest

Valuers' duties re-defined?

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 29 2011

Court of Appeal decides property surveyor does not owe duty of care to buy-to-let investor when carrying out valuation for mortgage purposes