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When is a DOL not a DOL? When the parents of a 15 year old agree to it - Re D (A Child: Deprivation of Liberty) 2015 EWHC 922 (Fam)
  • Serjeants' Inn Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • September 4 2015

For those who support parental rights this case is perhaps, on its facts, a victory for common sense - but for those who have any concern for the


Montgomery (Appellant) v Lanarkshire Health Board (Respondent) 2015 UKSC 11 On appeal from 2013 CSIH
  • Serjeants' Inn Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • September 4 2015

Nadine Montgomery had a vaginal delivery on 1 October 1999. The birth was complicated by shoulder dystocia resulting in oxygen deprivation and her


What does the law expect doctors to tell relatives at risk of hereditary conditions?
  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
  • United Kingdom
  • September 1 2015

ABC v St George's Healthcare NHS Trust and Others 2015: The Duty of Care owed by doctors to third parties The High Court decided in this case that


Fair dismissal despite non-compliance with ACAS code and procedural deficiencies
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 28 2015

Procedural flaws in the first stage of a disciplinary process can be remedied at the appeal stage if the appeal is conducted in a comprehensive and


Clinical trial transparency: it's about empowerment
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • August 26 2015

A recent High Court case has brought the issue of clinical trial transparency back into focus. Richmond Pharmacology Ltd, a clinical research company


Practical completion O’Rourke Construction Ltd v Healthcare Support (Newcastle) Ltd and Others
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 25 2015

There was no requirement that any breach of the specification however technical or minor must prevent the Phase Certificate of Practical Completion


Is a hospital liable for an A&E receptionist providing erroneous waiting time information?
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2015

The case is a very interesting case because it concerned allegations against both non-clinical and clinical A&E staff, but it is most important for


"Striking off" for attempted theft was not an inappropriate sanction
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2015

The Administrative Court has declined to overturn the "striking off" of a nurse, M, who was found to have attempted to steal from his employer


Declarations of non-infringement and prosecution history UK Court of Appeal rules in Actavis v Eli Lilly
  • Marks & Clerk
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2015

In a judgment that clarifies key areas of patent law, the UK Court of Appeal has overturned a decision by the High Court to award declarations of


Other recent cases- August 2015
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2015

The applicant (AM), who suffers from 'locked-in syndrome', sought to challenge guidance issued by the GMC which warned that doctors who assisted