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Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty

Whilst amendments to the Mental Health Act have been passed in the Coronavirus Act (though not yet implemented), no amendments were contained in the A ...

Mistake and the MOJ Portal

Mistake and the MOJ Portal

Mistakes made by practitioners in the MOJ Low Value Claims Portal continues to provide a ripe source for satellite litigation.

A short reminder about Section 73 Permissions

A short reminder about Section 73 Permissions

Norfolk Homes V North Norfolk DC [2020] EWHC 2265 In this recent High Court decision Holgate J sends a clear reminder to developers and planning profe ...

World Patient Safety Day – Safe Health Workers, Safe Patients

World Patient Safety Day – Safe Health Workers, Safe Patients

The second ever World Patient Safety Day takes place today, 17 September 2020, with a focus on making health worker safety a priority for patient safe ...

No cookies? No worries! A new golden age for #adtech?

No cookies? No worries! A new golden age for #adtech?

Data protection regulations (primarily contained in the GDPR, as everyone will know…) have been making it harder for companies to collect and store us ...

Thoughts on the first rulings of the labour jurisdiction in Spain concerning force majeure

Thoughts on the first rulings of the labour jurisdiction in Spain concerning force majeure

On 3rd June 2020, the judge of the Labour Court of Teruel handed down the first ruling in Spain that dispelled all doubts as to whether or not Covid19 ...

Is someone stealing your Instagram posts? 8 Things to Know about Copyright Infringement on Social Media

Is someone stealing your Instagram posts? 8 Things to Know about Copyright Infringement on Social Media

Putting photos or other forms of creative content on social media is a key part of gaining exposure and growing one’s business. However, sharing work ...

Bywords for success

Bywords for success

Emerging as a viable long-term institution post COVID requires some fundamental re-examination, with or without recourse to the Higher Education Restr ...

Judgment on FCA business interruption litigation

Judgment on FCA business interruption litigation

The Court has this morning delivered the keenly awaited Judgment in the FCA Test Case litigation concerning COVID-19 Business Interruption claims.  Th ...

Soundbites on Legal Change and Risk in 2020

Soundbites on Legal Change and Risk in 2020

DAC Beachcroft has launched a series of sound bite videos from our leading experts on developments in the law as part of our GC Collective focus which ...