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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


Authority Update 22416 : Adult Social Services
  • Bevan Brittan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2016

Seeks views on proposed changes to the standards of proficiency for social workers in England. These describe what professionals must know


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


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


Provision of healthcare: non-delegable duty of care
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2013

Supreme Court allows appeal against Court of Appeal decision that state run school did not owe a non-delegable duty of care to pupil injured during a


Cheshire West and Cheshire Council - deprivation of liberty decision from the Court of Appeal
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 10 2011

The Court of Appeal handed down judgment on 9 November 2011 in relation to P, a man with cerebral palsy and Down’s Syndrome


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


Mental Capacity Law Newsletter December 2015: Issue 61 - Scotland
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 9 2015

In the September Newsletter we reported concerns about aspects of the Education (Scotland) Bill, and described the submission of the Mental Health


Irrational decision overturned after a range of failures by local authority
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2013

The High Court recently quashed South Tyneside council's setting of the level of fees payable to care homes in a critical and comprehensive decision


Court of Appeal restates limits of what is required in a consultation exercise
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 23 2014

In The Queen (on the application of United Company Rusal PLC) -v- London Metal Exchange, the Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court judgment