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Dentons' pick of global regulatory trends to watch in 2017
  • Dentons
  • Australia, Canada, China, European Union, Germany, Mexico, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 9 2017

Dentons’ team of regulatory lawyers from key jurisdictions around the world weigh in on regulatory trends to watch in 2017 in the US, Europe, the UK


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


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


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


Beware the dangers of ignoring deprivations of liberty
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2017

We know that a lot has been happening over recent years in relation to the law surrounding deprivations of liberty. It is difficult to keep track of


Local Authorities' general power of competence can turn into a duty
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • November 9 2016

Local authorities are creatures of statute and therefore may only carry out those functions that they are statutorily empowered to carry out. With


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


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


Life Sciences, December 2016
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2016

Wilkes v DePuy handed down by Hickinbottom J on 6 December 2016, is a product liability judgment for medical devices in this highly regulated area. It