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Litigation Newsflash
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 4 2016

In an appeal from the County Court, regarding the forfeiture of a lease, the High Court confirmed that a purported acceptance of a settlement offer

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

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

CQC Inspection Reports - A New Layer of Review
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2016

A recent case relating to the factual accuracy of CQC inspection reports - R (on the application of SSP Health Ltd) v Care Quality Commission

Civil liability in cases of self-inflicted deaths in prison custody a healthcare perspective
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

The prison population in England and Wales has a higher mortality rate than in the community, with approximately one third of all deaths being

Corporate Crime & Investigations Update - 11 January 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 11 2016

Southwark Crown Court ordered Smith and Ouzman Ltd. to pay a total of approximately £2.2 million in relation to bribes paid to public officials for

NHS continuing care: Court of Appeal confirms that NHS is primary decision maker for individual cases
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 8 2008

The Court of Appeal has handed down an important judgment which confirms that decisions on eligibility for NHS continuing care are, in law, decisions for primary care trusts alone and are not joint decisions between the NHS and local authorities

Earn-out doesn't immunise against business failure
  • Clayton Utz
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2012

Porton Down is the UK Government’s top secret chemical and biological warfare research facility

Case summaries
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2015

A prohibition order which could not be reviewed for at least five years was an appropriate sanction in a case of a teacher who had had an

Social care obligations to travellers
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2014

Much of the community care legislation is premised on the assumption that service users live fairly sedentary lives. The legislation was not drafted