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21 Sep 17

Adam Smith speaks at Disciplinary Tribunals Conference

September 21, 2017 | By |

Ensuring Interim Orders Are Warranted - 21 Sept 2017Adam Smith gave a presentation on 21 September 2017 as an invited speaker at the annual Disciplinary Tribunals conference organised by...

12 Sep 17

Claimant Refused Permission to Appeal

September 12, 2017 | By |

Stephen Hooper, who instructed Jeremy Hyam QC of 1 Crown Office Row, successfully represented a GP at the Court of Appeal, before Lord Justice Floyd. The case related to prescriptions of...

20 Apr 17

27 Feb 17

Lord Chancellor Announces Larger than Anticipated Reduction in Discount Rate

February 27, 2017 | By |

After some delay, the Lord Chancellor, Elizabeth Truss, has today announced a revision to the discount rate (the rate by which damages for future losses in negligence claims are discounted, to take...

09 Jan 17

CPS decide not to Prosecute Consultant Surgeon with Gross Negligence Manslaughter

January 9, 2017 | By |

Often, Eastwoods’ best results are in those cases which do not find their way into the law reports (or, worse, the press). As solicitors, much of our work is behind the scenes, dealing with...

09 Dec 16

Consultant Physician acquitted of a serious sexual assault following an allegation by a male patient

December 9, 2016 | By |

Surjit Dubb and Lucy Paterson (instructing Eleanor Laws QC of QEB Hollis Whiteman) successfully defended a consultant physician who faced an allegation of a serious sexual assault against a male...

23 Nov 16

Middle Grade Doctor found not guilty of common assault and assault by beating against his wife

November 23, 2016 | By |

Surjit Dubb and Lucy Paterson successfully defended a middle grade doctor in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery at Willesden Magistrate’s Court. The doctor was charged with one count of common assault...

11 Nov 16

GP acquitted of sexual assault allegations by two females

November 11, 2016 | By |

Adam Smith and Alexandria Jones (instructing Fiona Horlick of Outer Temple Chambers) represented a GP who was accused of sexually assaulting a patient during a home visit and a nurse on a separate...

08 Nov 16

GP acquitted of sexual assault following an allegation by male patient

November 8, 2016 | By |

Surjit Dubb and Brendan Costello successfully defended a male GP accused of sexual assaulting a male patient at Basildon Crown Court. The GP was charged with 1 count of sexual assault following a...

18 Oct 16

Eastwoods successfully defend Dentist

October 18, 2016 | By |

Surjit Dubb and Alexandria Jones, who instructed Simon Cridland of Serjeants’ Inn Chambers, recently represented a General Dental Practitioner before a Professional Conduct Committee of the General...