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Is this the end of Failure to Remove claims against Social Workers?

United Kingdom - November 15 2021 Failure to remove cases are those where a Claimant seeks compensation for an alleged failure by Social Services to remove them from a harmful…

Tom Walshaw

Pure Legal Limited Enters Administration

United Kingdom - November 4 2021 As reported earlier this year by Global Data Review, Pure Legal had issued more privacy claims in the Media & Communications List this year than any…

Hans Allnutt, Adam Burrell, Patrick Hill, David Williams

Vulnerability v A level playing field: A conundrum for the courts

United Kingdom - July 1 2021 On 6th April 2021 a new Rule 1.6 and Practice Direction 1A (PD1A) were introduced into the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), their aim being to ensure…

Joanne Kingsland

An avenue closed: vicarious liability and non-delegable duties in abuse cases

United Kingdom - April 28 2021 There are few types of claim more difficult and heart-rending than those involving the sexual and physical abuse of children and whether representing…

Strike Out Following CN & GN v Poole

United Kingdom - September 21 2020 The court struck out a “failure to remove claim” under CPR 4.3(2)(a) on the ground that the requirements for the imposition of a duty of care…

Joanne Kingsland