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17 Oct 18

Adam Smith & Stephen Hooper Attend Kidney Fund Evening Reception

October 17, 2018

On 16 October 2018, Adam Smith and Stephen Hooper attended...

11 Oct 18

Compensation To Be Awarded After Advice Given at A&E Reception

October 11, 2018

The Supreme Court has decided that a Claimant is to be awarded compensation, after being advised by an A&E receptionist that he might have to wait 4-5 hours to receive treatment for a head...

28 Sep 18

What Are The Requirements Of The New HMO Regulations?

September 28, 2018

Adam Smith, Partner at Eastwoods, talks about the new rules regarding HMOs whilst, as the first in a series of complementary...

25 Sep 18

Record Keeping: A Silver Bullet?

September 25, 2018

Stephen Hooper has contributed an article to Implant Dentistry Today, on the importance of accurate, contemporaneous clinical records for dental...

06 Sep 18

Landmark Decision Clarifies Law on Legal Advice Privilege

September 6, 2018

In a key decision handed down this week, the Court of Appeal has concluded that legal advice provided before contemplation of court proceedings should be protected by privilege, in the same way as...

06 Sep 18

Are employers too quick to suspend employees accused of wrongdoing? Court forces employer to lift eminent doctor’s suspension.

September 6, 2018

The answer this month was a resounding yes in the case of Professor Marjan Jahangiri the first female professor of cardiac surgery in the United Kingdom and Europe who works at St George’s...

13 Aug 18

Dr Bawa-Garba Successful in Appeal Against Erasure

August 13, 2018

In a judgment released today, the Court of Appeal has quashed the decision of Ouseley J that Dr Hadiza...

01 Aug 18

Gig economy: informal and flexible – but who has what rights when it all goes wrong?

August 1, 2018

In the recent judgment in Pimlico Plumbers Ltd and another v Smith [2018]...

01 Aug 18

New Sentencing Guidelines for Manslaughter Published

August 1, 2018

The Sentencing Council has this week published definitive guidelines for those...

31 Jul 18

Supreme Court Approves Withdrawal of Artificial Feeding and Hydration in Cases of Prolonged Disorder of Consciousness

July 31, 2018

In a landmark judgment this week, the Supreme Court has confirmed that the law does not require hospitals or clinicians to seek the...