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High Court clarifies when an inquest should be restarted after a criminal trial
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 13 2012

When a death appears to be the result of a criminal act, a coroner will almost always adjourn the inquest until criminal proceedings are concluded


Animal experiments
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 17 2011

The British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection has been successful in its appeal to the First Tier Tribunal (Information Rights) for disclosure of information contained in licences issued to Newcastle University under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986


Bribery Act 2010
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2011

Implications for the insurance sector


Court of Protection prefers evidence of treating professionals to expert when assessing capacity
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 8 2011

In the recent case of PH v Local Authority (2011) (which is unreported at the time of writing), the Court of Protection ruled that a sufferer of Huntingdon’s Disease (HD) lacked capacity to make a decision as to his residence and care


Without prejudice evidence
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2011

The fact that the adjudicator had received a without prejudice letter in evidence without the agreement of the defendant did not give rise to a valid claim of apparent bias


Waivering bye-bye to privilege
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2011

The case of Re D (A Child) (2011) provides a salutary warning to all those who have dealings with our legal system


Court rules that admission of hearsay evidence breaches the right to a fair trial
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2011

The High Court has just adjudicated on a challenge to a decision of the General Medical Council’s Fitness to Practise Panel (FTPP) decision


Court defers to the decision making of the GMC
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2011

The case of Raschid v GMC highlighted the need for courts to accord special respect to the judgment of professional decision-making bodies, such as fitness to practise panels


When is a solicitor providing services in private practice?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 24 2011

Law firms have the benefit of insurance cover which is governed by the Minimum Terms and Conditions


Experts’ immunity from suit
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 24 2011

The Supreme Court has abolished an expert’s immunity from suit concerning breaches of duty, whether in contract or tort, in connection with their participation in legal proceedings