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Bringing a claim against a public authority in negligence—basis of dutyWhen will a public authority owe a duty of care?The Supreme Court considered...
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19th May
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Untraced drivers and the role of the MIB—for accidents occurring on or after 1 March 2017NOTE: For accidents after 1 March 2017 the Motor Insurers'...
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19th May
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Liability under the Animals Act 1971—all other animalsAll animals except those that belong to a dangerous species (all non-dangerous animals) are...
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19th May
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Fee remissionsIntroductionCourt and tribunal fees are, for many, prohibitively high. For those in the most straitened circumstances, fee remissions,...
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Produced in partnership with David Willink of Lamb Chambers 19th May
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The court’s power to extend the time limit—section 33 of the Limitation Act 1980The Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.The power to...
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19th May
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Drafting schedules of loss in PI and clinical negligence claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount rate, the...
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Produced in partnership with Louise Thomson 19th May
Q&As
Section 152(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (RTA 1988) states that no sum is payable by an insurer under RTA 1988, s 151 in respect of any judgment...
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Produced in partnership with David Sawtell of 39 Essex Chambers 19th May
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Uninsured drivers and the role of the MIB—for accidents occurring on or after 1 August 2015NOTE: This Practice Note deals with the MIB Uninsured...
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19th May
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Quantifying damages for the estate under the Law Reform ActWhat can be claimed by the estate under the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act...
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19th May
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Damages in clinical negligence claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount rate, the Lord Chancellor announced...
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Produced in partnership with Renée Wood 19th May
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Psychiatric injury—secondary victimsWhat is a secondary victim?A primary victim is a claimant who was directly involved as a participant in the...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 19th May
Precedents
[IN THE COUNTY COURT AT [INSERT]ORIN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE][[SPECIFY DIVISION]][[INSERT LOCATION] DISTRICT REGISTRY]Claim No:Between[Insert...
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19th May
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What costs are payable on a matter which is in the MOJ portal but settles for less than £1,000? At the time that the matter was entered in the portal...
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19th May
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Drafting counter schedules of loss in PI and clinical negligence claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount...
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Produced in partnership with Louise Thomson 19th May

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GMC—investigationsInitial investigationThe General Medical Council (GMC) normally only investigates complaints that could require action to remove or...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Hockton of Serjeants Inn Chambers 17th Sep
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GDC—Fitness to practise hearings—sanctions and mitigationSanctions availableIf a Practice Committee determines that a registrant’s fitness to practise...
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Produced in partnership with Kingsley Napley 17th Sep
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GDC—Fitness to practise hearings conducted by the Practice CommitteesPractice committeesWhere the Case Examiners (CEs) or the Investigating Committee...
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Produced in partnership with Kingsley Napley 17th Sep
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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 17th Sep
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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 17th Sep
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GDC—Fitness to practice process—Case Examiners and Investigating CommitteeFitness to practise processWhen a concern is raised in relation to a...
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Produced in partnership with Kingsley Napley 17th Sep
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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 17th Sep
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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 17th Sep
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GPhC—SanctionsGPhC Fitness to Practise Committee—Indicative Sanctions GuidanceThe Fitness to Practice Committee (FtPC) is required under r 5(d) of the...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Corrie of Blake Morgan LLP 22nd Aug
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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 19th Aug
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GMC—main types of sanctionNo actionThe power to take no action following a finding of impairment survives the introduction of the latest edition of...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Hockton of Serjeants’ Inn Chambers 13th Aug
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Procedure at fitness to practise hearings before the Medical Practitioners TribunalProcedure before a Medical Practitioners TribunalThe role of the...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Hockton of Serjeants’ Inn Chambers 12th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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GPhC—Investigating Committee (IC)The role of the ICThe Investigating Committee (IC) is a screening committee; it meets in private and its discussions...
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Produced in partnership with Keziah Pearson of Capsticks Solicitors LLP 11th Aug
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GOC Appeals, Registration/Restoration Appeals and CostsAppeals to the High Court from decisions of the Fitness to Practise CommitteeThe following...
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Produced in partnership with Jonas Milne & Sandesh Singh of 2 Bedford Row 11th Aug
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GDC—Functions of the Case Examiners and Investigating Committee and the principles of their decision makingFunction of the Investigating CommitteeThe...
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Produced in partnership with Kingsley Napley 11th Aug
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NMC Interim OrdersInterim OrdersInterim Orders may be made if they are necessary to protect the public or in the public interest or in the...
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Produced in partnership with John Donnelly and Sam Shurey of 2 Bedford Row 11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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NMC disciplinary processNursing and Midwifery CouncilThe Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is the regulatory body for all nurses and midwives...
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Produced in partnership with John Donnelly and Sam Shurey of 2 Bedford Row 11th Aug
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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 11th Aug

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