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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
Q&As
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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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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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 11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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GOC—interim ordersInterim ordersThe GOC’s Fitness to Practise Committee (FTPC) may impose an interim order in respect of a registrant if it is...
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11th Aug
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GOC—Mitigation What counts as mitigation and when can it be taken into accountMitigation evidence can include evidence about the circumstances leading...
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Produced in partnership with Jonas Milne & Sandesh Singh of 2 Bedford Row 30th Jul
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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 30th Jul

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