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16 Jan 18

Kate Williams joins Eastwoods

January 16, 2018 | By |

Eastwoods is delighted to welcome Kate Williams to our team. Kate, formerly a partner at Radcliffes Le Brasseur, has worked in healthcare law defending healthcare professionals for no less than 27...

22 Dec 17

BHA Announces Pro Bono Legal Advice Available to All

December 22, 2017 | By |

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has announced that participants facing disciplinary action now have access to pro bono legal advice and representation through Sport Resolutions, if they are...

20 Dec 17

Scotland Yard to Review All Ongoing Rape Cases

December 20, 2017 | By |

Scotland Yard has announced that it will be reviewing all current rape and sex abuse investigations, following the collapse of two trials in the space of a week. It has been suggested that in both...

05 Dec 17

GMC Dishonesty Case Remitted Back to MPT

December 5, 2017 | By |

Following the Supreme Court judgment in Ivey v Genting Casinos [2017] UKSC 67, the...

29 Nov 17

24 Nov 17

Dentist’s Fitness to Practise Found Not Impaired

November 24, 2017 | By |

Stephen Hooper, who instructed Betsan Criddle of Old Square Chambers, defended a dentist facing multiple allegations of misconduct and/or deficient professional performance, before a Professional...

18 Nov 17

Annual MEA Conference

November 18, 2017 | By |

Simon Eastwood spoke at the Medical Equestrian Association at their annual conference in Reading on medico-legal aspects of providing care at sporting events.

10 Nov 17

Discount Rate Uncertainty

November 10, 2017 | By |

It seems there is now some uncertainty as to how soon the discount rate will be reviewed, with real doubt that it will be in early 2018, or even in 2018 at all. This is perhaps not surprising given...

02 Nov 17

Eastwoods Ranked in Chambers & Partners 2018

November 2, 2017 | By |

Eastwoods is delighted to confirm that we have once again been recognised in Chambers & Partners UK as a leading firm in the field of professional discipline, with sources stating: “They’re a...

02 Nov 17

NHS Counter Fraud Authority

November 2, 2017 | By |

On 2 November 2017 the NHS Counter Fraud Authority has launched. It is tasked to ‘lead the fight against fraud, bribery and corruption in the NHS’. The new organisation replaces NHS Protect. More...