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Annual Insurance Review 2016
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 9 2017

Last year we identified the standout insurance law event of 2015 as the impending introduction of the Insurance Act 2015. Little did we anticipate the


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


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


NICE, but unreasonable: the Court of Appeal quashes a decision of NICE on the grounds that it is inadequately reasoned
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 23 2010

In R (Servier Laboratories Limited) v National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence & Anr 2010 EWCA Civ 346 the Court of Appeal held that a decision of NICE, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, should be quashed as it lacked adequate reasoning and the court had 'grave concerns' about its rationality


Guide to Doing Business in Canada
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada, Global, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 14 2016

Unlike the United States, Canada was not created by a unilateral declaration of independence from the colonial occupation of England. There was no


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


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


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


Brexit and the life sciences sector - what are the impacts?
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 25 2016

It is still too early to determine the full impact of the UK’s vote to leave the EU. However, the decision is likely to have wide-ranging implications