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April 2018

Housebuilder Monthly Top Tip: Watch the trap of the registration gap

Housebuilder Monthly Top Tip: Watch the trap of the registration gap

The recent case of Sackville UK Property Select II (GP) No 1 Ltd & Another v Robertson Taylor Insurance Brokers Ltd (2018) reminds us of the dange ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Consent to Assign

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Consent to Assign

Many commercial leases contain provisions preventing the landlord from unreasonably withholding consent to assign, and this is often a topic of debate ...

A new dawn for NHS incident investigations? Have your say by 12 June 2018

A new dawn for NHS incident investigations? Have your say by 12 June 2018

Summary With learning from incidents being seen as the key to safer care, the government, CQC and NHS Improvement are currently channelling a lot of e ...

Claimant's Cost Budget successfully challenged on the use of blended rates

Claimant's Cost Budget successfully challenged on the use of blended rates

This case involved the successful challenge of a Claimant's Costs Budget due to improper use of blended rates for incurred costs. This highlights an a ...

Proactive tenancy regulation - new powers of inspection proposed for the residential tenancies board

Proactive tenancy regulation - new powers of inspection proposed for the residential tenancies board

Heads of Bill brought before cabinet on 17 April 2018 propose new powers allowing the RTB to inspect rental properties to detect suspected breaches in ...

Nursing and Midwifery Council in UK publish consultation in relation to the  proposed overhaul of its fitness to practise process

Nursing and Midwifery Council in UK publish consultation in relation to the proposed overhaul of its fitness to practise process

 On 4 April 2018, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (the “NMC”) launched a public consultation in relation to its plans to overhaul its approach to de ...

Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland ("PSI") Corporate Strategy 2018-2020 & Service Plan 2018

Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland ("PSI") Corporate Strategy 2018-2020 & Service Plan 2018

The PSI recently published its Corporate Strategy for 2018 to 2020 ("the Strategy"). The Strategy sets out the approach of the PSI  over the next thre ...

Application for entry into the profession, dishonest behaviour and the right to an oral hearing

Application for entry into the profession, dishonest behaviour and the right to an oral hearing

Yussouf v Solicitors Regulation Authority [2018] EWHC 211 (Admin) In the case of Yussouf v Solicitors Regulation Authority, in February 2018, the High ...

Data Protection Bill 2018

Data Protection Bill 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be directly effective from 25 May 2018 without any need for further legislation. However, Member St ...

Doctor refused judicial review against the decision of the Medical Council

Doctor refused judicial review against the decision of the Medical Council

Ahmed v The Fitness to Practice Committee of the Medical Council & Ors, [2018] IEHC 75 (2018) In February 2018, the High Court refused an applicat ...