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Qualified one-way costs shifting: What constitutes an exception to the rules and when will the Court apply its discretion in relation to the cost award?

Qualified one-way costs shifting: What constitutes an exception to the rules and when will the Court apply its discretion in relation to the cost award?

Qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) applies to personal injury claims commenced after 1 April 2013. It provides that a bona fide, losing claimant ...

Non-delegable duties: Do they apply to prison healthcare?

Non-delegable duties: Do they apply to prison healthcare?

Practice points The Ministry of Justice is not subject to a non-delegable duty in respect of the provision of healthcare to prisoners because it has ...

Safer Maternity Care

Safer Maternity Care

The Department of Health's report, 'Safer Maternity Care: The National Maternity Safety Strategy - Progress and Next Steps', was published on 28 Novem ...