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Disciplinary focus asking for a hearing to be adjourned
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 22 2014

Melissa Worth considers a particular issue in professional disciplinary proceedings, highlighted by some recent case law, what to do if the


An expert witness’ causation defence - an unfair fight?
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 22 2014

The implications of acting as an expert witness changed overnight when the Supreme Court abolished expert witness immunity in Jones -v- Kaney


Panel proceeds in the absence of the Practitioner, and errs in its findings on dishonesty
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • March 18 2015

Dr L, a General Practitioner (GP) lodged an appeal pursuant to section 40 of the Medical Act 1983 (the Act) in relation to a finding by a Fitness to


Professional and financial risks update - Autumn 2014
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 23 2014

Christopher Stanton continues his series of articles charting the progress of insurance law reform for the commercial market. There have been some


Quick guide: delayed diagnosis of Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2014

This little known but not so rare condition can have a devastating impact on patient's lives if warning signs are missed. Undiagnosed or untreated


Hurst and another v Denton-Cox 2014 EWHC 3948 (Ch)
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 24 2014

This matter involves an appeal before Nugee J following detailed assessment proceedings regarding the costs of a professional negligence claim


Seton House Group Ltd and another v Mercer Ltd 2014 EWHC 4234 (Ch)
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2015

The claimants instigated a professional negligence claim against the defendant for failing to advise on the need to equalise the pension


2015
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • January 2 2015

When looking through another Precedent H, I started to wonder how much additional time the costs budgets regime had added to litigation.For others


Mitigation: the reasonableness of commercial settlements
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 21 2015

In the recent case of Symrise AG and Anor v Baker & McKenzie and Anor 2015 EWHC 912 (Comm), Mr Justice Burton of the High Court decided in favour


GMC appeal - is dishonesty less serious if the motive andor gain is not immediately apparent?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 17 2015

Dr A lodged an appeal against a decision of the Fitness to Practise Panel (the Panel) of the Medical Practitioners’ Tribunal Service of the GMC