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Terrorism (Protection of premises) Bill: briefing note
The Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill, also known as the ‘Protect Duty’ or ‘Martyn’s Law’, aims to keep people safe from terrorist attacks by introducing proportionate security requirements for certain public venues.
Kennedys continues Legal 500 success with 2023 EMEA rankings
The Legal 500 EMEA 2023 has once again recognised Kennedys as a leading firm across the region.
Court of Appeal reinforces high threshold for engagement of Article 2 in medical cases
It is well established that Article 2 of the Human Rights Act 1998 is engaged at inquest if the deceased was under the control of the state, for example whilst imprisoned or detained under the Mental Health Act 2005.
Case review 04/06/2019
Coroner’s inquest – civil standard of proof for suicide conclusion
Last year the High Court boldly concluded that the standard of proof required for a conclusion of suicide (whether recorded in short-form or as a narrative statement) at an inquest is the civil standard of “on the balance of probabilities” and not the criminal standard of “beyond reasonable doubt”.