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Contracting with public authorities: public or private law?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • April 27 2012

Two recent High Court cases illustrate the difficulties in determining when a party contracting with a public authority can pursue public law remedies

Court clarifies when handcuffs should be used on prisoners or detained persons when in hospital

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 7 2012

The case of FGP v Serco (2012) EWHC 1804 (Admin) concerned the judicial review of Serco’s decision to use restraints on an individual during visits to Hillingdon Hospital

Fertility treatment for prisoners: the scope of human rights

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 3 2011

A recent Freedom of Information request has revealed that since December 2007, 22 prisoners have applied to the Ministry of Justice for artificial insemination treatment

Does the duty of care to employees extend to employees of other bodies with which you have a working relationship?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 7 2012

In the recent case of Claire Selwood v Durham County Council (1);Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (2) and Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust (3) (2012) the Court of Appeal was asked to consider whether two mental health trusts owed a duty of care to an employee of the local authority who was attacked by a mental health patient

Quashing a decision on the basis of material error of fact

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 30 2010

In R (March) v Secretary of State for Health 2010 EWHC 765 (Admin), Mr Justice Holman in the High Court quashed on the grounds of material error of fact a decision by the Secretary of State concerning the level of ex gratia payments made to NHS patients treated with contaminated blood

Regulatory briefing - 2012 case round-up

  • 1 Chancery Lane
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 6 2012

As 2012 draws to a close, Chambers’ Regulatory Group has selected its favourite regulatory cases of the year, illustrating a number of important principles

Regulatory proceedings and property rights: revisited

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 19 2007

The Court of Appeal has reversed the decision of the High Court in R (Malik) v Waltham Forest Primary Care Trust and others 2006 EWHC 487, in which Mr Justice Collins held that a decision by a Primary Care Trust to suspend a doctor from the medical performers list, as part of professional disciplinary processes, was an unjustified interference with the doctor's rights under Article 1 of the First Protocol (the right to peaceful enjoyment of possessions) ("A1P1"

Cheshire West and Cheshire Council - deprivation of liberty decision from the Court of Appeal

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 10 2011

The Court of Appeal handed down judgment on 9 November 2011 in relation to P, a man with cerebral palsy and Down’s Syndrome

Cuts litigation 3: Closing local authority day centres

  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 27 2014

In 2011 and 2012 the LA conducted a county-wide consultation exercise on the general future direction of its adult care services, including such

Restrictions on private life

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 4 2013

Just before Christmas, judgment was given in the case of J Council v GU and others. GU suffered from a number of separable mental disorders including