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Timing and procedureA claimant can apply for an interim payment order after the end of the period for filing an acknowledgment of service.See Practice...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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Note: This Practice Note is relevant only to Part 36 offers as considered under CPR 36 in force as from 6 April 2015. For offers made prior to this,...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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NOTE: On 15 July 2019 the Lord Chancellor announced that the discount rate would change to minus 0.25% from the previous level of minus 0.75%. The new...
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9th Nov
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Interest on general damagesEntitlementA claimant is entitled to simple interest at a rate the court deems fit.The rateInterest on general damages is...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: As of exit day (11 pm on 31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the...
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9th Nov
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DefinitionsFraudDefined in Derry v Peek as where it is shown that:'a false representation has been made (1) knowingly, or (2) without belief in its...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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IntroductionOver the past decade or so, motor insurers have adopted and developed a strategy for identifying and dealing with road accident personal...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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This case tracker considers case law in relation to qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) in order to provide some guidance on how the courts are...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering road traffic accidents. For...
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9th Nov
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To identify the circumstances in which a court may find an employer to be vicariously liable for a tort committed by an employee it is useful to trace...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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Background and frameworkPurpose of a provisional damages awardWhen the court makes a once and for all lump sum award, it is designed to cover both...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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The Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.LA 1980 sets out the time limits within which claimants are entitled to bring claims of various...
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9th Nov
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The nature of the awardWhere an injured person is disadvantaged in the labour market as a result of a residual disability resulting from an injury,...
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9th Nov
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What is a secondary victim?A primary victim is a claimant who was directly involved as a participant in the incident that caused their psychiatric...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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Common issuesClaims for loss of earnings are common in personal injury claims and are often the largest head of damages. For guidance on future loss...
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9th Nov
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What is QOCS?Qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) was introduced on 1 April 2013 as part of the Jackson costs reforms following the removal of a...
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9th Nov

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Social Work England—fitness to practise proceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19): There are currently temporary amendments to the Fitness to Practise Rules...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Shehadeh of 2 Bedford Row Chambers 16th May
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GDC—Interim Orders CommitteeInterim Orders CommitteeThe Interim Orders Committee (IOC) is a statutory committee of the Council, which may impose...
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Produced in partnership with Kingsley Napley 15th May
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GDC—Registration Appeals CommitteeAppealable registration decisionsThe Registration Appeals Committee (RAC) considers appeals from dental...
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Produced in partnership with Kingsley Napley 15th May
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GPhC—Fitness to Practise CommitteeCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the government’s response to...
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Produced in partnership with Blake Morgan LLP 15th May
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GDC—powers of the Case Examiners and the Investigating CommitteePowers of the Case Examiners and the Investigating CommitteeThe Case Examiners (CEs)...
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Produced in partnership with Kingsley Napley 15th May
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HCPC—Postponement and adjournment of proceedings and proceeding in the absence of a registrantThis Practice Note explains Health and Care Professions...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 15th May
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NMC—The SanctionsThe panel is invited to consider the indicative sanctions guidance in every case. As each case will be fact specific, the panel has...
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Produced in partnership with John Donnelly and Sam Shurey of 2 Bedford Row 15th May
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GDC—disciplinary processGeneral Dental CouncilThe General Dental Council (GDC) is the statutory body that regulates dentists and dental care...
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Produced in partnership with Kingsley Napley 15th May
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HCPC—Main hearing of the Health and Care Professions TribunalCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 15th May
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GOC—Fitness to Practise hearingCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the government’s response to the...
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Produced in partnership with Jonas Milne & Sandesh Singh of 2 Bedford Row 15th May
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NMC Review hearings and restoration hearingsCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the...
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Produced in partnership with John Donnelly and Sam Shurey of 2 Bedford Row 15th May
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NMC—Fitness to Practise CommitteeFitness to Practise CommitteeBy virtue of the Nursing and Midwifery (Amendment) Order 2017, SI 2017/321, from 28 July...
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Produced in partnership with John Donnelly and Sam Shurey of 2 Bedford Row 15th May
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GOC—Fitness to Practise hearing—the impairment stageCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the...
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Produced in partnership with Jonas Milne & Sandesh Singh of 2 Bedford Row 15th May
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GOC SanctionsAvailable sanctionsThe principle objectives of sanctions are to protect the public, uphold the standards and reputation of the profession...
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Produced in partnership with Jonas Milne & Sandesh Singh of 2 Bedford Row 15th May
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GOC Investigations Initial consideration and referral of allegationsAn allegation against a registrant must initially be considered by the Registrar...
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Produced in partnership with Jonas Milne & Sandesh Singh of 2 Bedford Row 15th May
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Orders following determination on sanction by the Medical Practitioner Tribunal ServiceImmediate orders following determination on sanctionWhere a...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Hockton of Serjeants’ Inn Chambers 15th May
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GPhC—Interim measures, reviewing conditions and suspensionInterim measuresThe power to impose 'interim measures' arises under article 60 of the...
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Produced in partnership with Blake Morgan LLP 15th May
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GOC Standard Procedural Directions TableStandard Procedural Directions Table—General Optical Council (Fitness to Practise) Rules Order 2013, SI...
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Produced in partnership with Jonas Milne & Sandesh Singh of 2 Bedford Row 15th May
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Review, revocation and extension of interim ordersReview, revocation and extension of interim ordersAn interim order is an order made by the General...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Hockton of Serjeants’ Inn Chambers 15th May
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The GMC interim orders tribunalInterim orders tribunalsAn interim orders tribunal (IOT), which was previously known as an Interim Orders Panel, is...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Hockton of Serjeants’ Inn Chambers 15th May

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