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2019

Extinction Rebellion Collateral Damage

Extinction Rebellion Collateral Damage

Extinction Rebellion's aim is to “non-violently disrupt the government…target corporations, ministries and infrastructure that maintain our toxic syst ...

Allegations against a doctor of being rude and unmanageable did not amount to “professional misconduct”

Allegations against a doctor of being rude and unmanageable did not amount to “professional misconduct”

Ms Idu was employed by the Trust as a consultant in emergency surgery. A number of allegations were made against her, including that she had failed to ...

HSE Shines the Spotlight on Principal Designers

HSE Shines the Spotlight on Principal Designers

The HSE is now taking greater account of the health and safety implications of a principal designer’s approach to the design during the pre-constructi ...

Statutory patient safety investigations now just around the corner?

Statutory patient safety investigations now just around the corner?

Plans for a new statutory patient safety investigations system took another step forward this week with the publication of the Health Service Safety I ...

Second Automated Vehicles consultation paper launched

Second Automated Vehicles consultation paper launched

The Law Commission of England and Wales and Scottish Law Commission have launched their second consultation paper which focuses on self-driving cars, ...

Successful Appeal Of Defendant Costs On The Small Claims Track

Successful Appeal Of Defendant Costs On The Small Claims Track

Following the appeal of Mr Nahid Ahmed v Axa Corporate Solutions Assurance [2019] the Defendant successfully appealed the  decision not to award the D ...

Key developments in Pensions: September 2019

Key developments in Pensions: September 2019

A report detailing recent key developments in Pensions.  

Deepfakes: the implications for business

Deepfakes: the implications for business

Tim Ryan, Partner and Head of Technology and Kelsey Farish, Solicitor, look at deepfake, a nascent technology which poses particular dangers to insura ...

Changes to rental legislation introduced by Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019

Changes to rental legislation introduced by Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019

The Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 ("The Act") was signed into law earlier this year and has introduced a number of significant changes to ...

Significant Court of Appeal ruling on running of time under Statute of Limitations in financial loss claims

Significant Court of Appeal ruling on running of time under Statute of Limitations in financial loss claims

In a significant ruling on the application of the Statute of Limitations in financial mis-selling claims, the Court of Appeal has reconfirmed that tim ...