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November 2016

A guide to: General Data Protection Regulation in Health and Social Care

A guide to: General Data Protection Regulation in Health and Social Care

I never thought that I would look back on the Data Protection Act with fondness. Over time we have got to know its ways and how to navigate its maze o ...

DACB successfully defend cosmetic surgery claim on consent

DACB successfully defend cosmetic surgery claim on consent

The case of Karen Turner v Mr Nigel Carver provides useful lessons on the scope of the duty of care owed to cosmetic surgery patients, the critical ro ...

Bird v Acorn Group Ltd

Bird v Acorn Group Ltd

Whilst the reforms introduced by Lord Justice Jackson in 2013 have reduced the costs paid by litigants in many areas, there remain disputes over the i ...

Revision to the Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes

Revision to the Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes

A new edition of the Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes comes into force today. Whilst the earlier Protocol has generally b ...

New Form for Community DoL Applications

New Form for Community DoL Applications

The Court of Protection is introducing a new form for Community Deprivation of Liberty applications as of 1 December 2016.

Obvious risks and occupiers' duties

Obvious risks and occupiers' duties

The question of whether an occupier is responsible for injuries suffered by a visitor where the risk of injury is slight (albeit that any injury may b ...

Revision to the Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes Expected

Revision to the Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes Expected

It was announced on 2 November 2016, that a new Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes (the "Protocol") is expected to come int ...

New Dimensions in Financial Crime

New Dimensions in Financial Crime

New Dimensions in Financial Crime: The Real impact of the Bribery Act 2010. The October Edition of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Expert Guide ...

The scope of the retainer and the engagement letter (Lyons v Fox Williams)

The scope of the retainer and the engagement letter (Lyons v Fox Williams)

Practice Compliance analysis: Phil Murrin, Partner, and Parminder Badhan, Associate, consider the implications of Lyons v Fox Williams LLP.

The Upper Tribunal upheld the FCA's decision to impose a prohibition order

The Upper Tribunal upheld the FCA's decision to impose a prohibition order

Carrimjee v FCA Introduction Mr Carrimjee ("C") founded Somerset Asset Management LLP ("SAML") on 9 January 2006 and was the firm's senior partner, in ...