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febrero 2017

The last-minute change of plan: How courts are no longer easing the path for late amendments

The last-minute change of plan: How courts are no longer easing the path for late amendments

Late amendments to Particulars of Claim involving the introduction of new allegations can result in cost and inconvenience to both parties. Historical ...

STPs: a four part guide

STPs: a four part guide

Across 44 geographical areas in England, local NHS organisations and Councils have formed partnerships, STPs, that are designed to reduce pressure on ...

Contracting for collaboration and efficiency

Contracting for collaboration and efficiency

Collaboration means many different things to different people in the NHS. In our view, the importance of defining your collaboration goes to the heart ...

Governance and relationships

Governance and relationships

Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) were always likely to attract significant attention and even controversy; designed as they are t ...

Information

Information

At the heart of collaboration between organisations is the sharing of information. This may be performance-related information shared by commissioners ...

Consultation and involvement

Consultation and involvement

Consultations on changes to health and social care are often approached with great trepidation. Common questions range from; are we required to consul ...

Disproportionate ATE premium slashed from £31,976.49 to £2,120

Disproportionate ATE premium slashed from £31,976.49 to £2,120

In 2009, Lord Justice Jackson stated that "in some areas of civil litigation, costs are disproportionate and impede access to justice". Subsequently, ...

Portals, Pre-Action Disclosure and Fixed Costs

Portals, Pre-Action Disclosure and Fixed Costs

The vertical and horizontal extension of the Personal Injury Low Value Pre-Action Protocols in 2013 not only increased their scope to claims valued at ...

The European General Data Protection Regulation - a guide for businesses outside of the EU

The European General Data Protection Regulation - a guide for businesses outside of the EU

The European General Data Protection Regulation - a guide for businesses outside of the EU.

Construction Risks Newsletter February 2017

Construction Risks Newsletter February 2017

In this edition we consider a number of decisions in which the liability for defective products was considered by the court. We also report upon two c ...