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The implications of Maughan: the Chief Coroner’s Law Sheet #6

The new Chief Coroner, HHJ Teague QC, has just published his first legal guidance in the form of “Law Sheet 6” addressing the impact of the case of R (on the application of Maughan) v Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire [2020] UKSC 46 on coronial practice.

Probably unlawful killing: a new inquest conclusion

There is perhaps no better example of the judicial development of our common law than Maughan. A case which began with a family member appealing against what they believed was the incorrect application of the civil standard of proof to a suicide conclusion has ended with the Supreme Court determining that not only was the […]

A higher test of necessity for arrest?

By Cecily White In Rashid v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire [2020] EWHC 2522 (QB) the High Court (Lavender J) has allowed an appeal against a Recorder’s decision to dismiss a general practitioner’s claim for wrongful arrest, on the basis that the officers involved lacked reasonable grounds for believing the arrest was necessary. It follows recent cases in […]

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5 questions with a Moneypenny legal PA

What does a day in the life of a Legal PA at Moneypenny involve? We caught up with one of our Legal PAs, Team Leader; Jasmine Lloyd, to find out.

Can you compel staff to be vaccinated against Covid-19?

Employment law is not crystal clear on this question; an employer has a duty to ensure the safety of their employees and all those with whom they interact during the course of their work. Therefore, there may be a case for insisting that all employees are vaccinated.

Leasehold reform legislation on the horizon

Karl Anders, Louise Power and Sandip Singh, Walker Morris’ Housing and Banking Litigation specialists, explain The UK Government’s recent announcement that legislation to significantly reform leasehold property ownership is on the horizon.


Gateley’s Pauline Munro set to represent GB at European championships

Pauline Munro, legal director at Gateley’s Leeds office, will represent Great Britain at the European Duathlon Championships in Alcobendas, Spain, on Sunday, 26 April 2015. Situated just 15 km outside Madrid, Alcobendas will play host to Europe’s top triathletes. In what is being deemed a challenging course, Munro will compete in the Olympic distance event […]

Business Leadership awards judging panel unveiled

The Lawyer’s first ever judging panel for the Business Leadership awards consisting exclusively of senior in-house lawyers has been unveiled today. This September the Business Leadership awards will celebrate innovation in legal services delivery and all round operational excellence. And this year, assisting the editorial team with their assessment of this will be our first-ever […]

Inquests and inquiries

Serjeants’ Inn Chambers has a long-standing reputation for its members’ special expertise in inquests and inquiries. Barristers from the Serjeants’ Inn Chambers public law, police law, professional and regulatory law, and clinical negligence and healthcare teams regularly provide advice to and represent clients at inquests and inquiries throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Serjeants’ Inn Chambers is known […]

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Clydes promotes 13 to partner and 11 to senior equity partner in insurance-heavy promos round

Clyde & Co has promoted 13 lawyers to partner and 11 from equity partner to senior equity partner in a firm-wide promotions round that has boosted its insurance platform figures by 11 partners. Clyde & Co’s new additions to equity partners have been spread across projects and commodities, corporate, aviation, insurance, transportation finance, international trade […]

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Hot 100 alumni: Libby Savill, partner, Latham & Watkins

Lisbeth Savill made The Lawyer Hot 100 in 2012 on the back of an impressive career which had seen her rise to become head of film and television at Olswang. Her 23-year stint at the firm was shortly to come to an end, however. In the summer of 2012 Savill moved to O’Melveny & Myers. […]

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