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A roundup of recent court decisions raising issues relating to breach of duty and material contribution, mental capacity, qualified one way costs shifting, and dependency.
The UK Government has announced that an independent chairperson will be appointed the end of 2021 with a view to a public inquiry (the inquiry) being established to start inquiring into the management of the pandemic by Spring 2022.
A chairperson will be appointed by the end of this year with a view to establishing a public inquiry into the management of the pandemic in the Spring of 2022. We consider the role of the chairperson in a public inquiry, what the focus of the UK Government’s inquiry may be in light of the Scottish Government’s recent public consultation, and whether a Spring 2022 inquiry is realistic.
A summary of key developments including the NHS litigation reform inquiry, Liberty Protection Safeguards, the Health and Care Bill, the Assisted Dying Bill, and an updated clinical negligence protocol in Northern Ireland.
In the second part of our global healthcare webinar programme, our experts in Hong Kong, Thailand, Denmark, France, Ireland, Spain and Canada have provided insights into the healthcare system and medical malpractice claims within their jurisdictions.
Kennedys is recognised as a top-band firm in the latest guide to leading law firms and lawyers across the UK.
We are delighted to be giving colleagues an annual ‘wellbeing day’ as part of a series of initiatives encouraging them to look after their mental health.
Following the publication of The Legal 500 UK 2022, we are proud to announce that the firm has once again achieved impressive rankings and recognition within the latest guide to leading law firms and lawyers.
In the first part of our global healthcare webinar programme, our experts in Israel, Latin America, the Caribbean, Iberia and Australia have provided insights into the healthcare system and medical malpractice claims within their jurisdictions. Here we highlight some of the key areas discussed.
A summary of key developments including the Health and Care Bill; the Getting It Right First Time and NHS Resolution best practice guide to claims learning; a consultation on the appointment and operation of the Patient Safety Commissioner; the personal injury discount rate in Northern Ireland and statutory implementation of the Personal Injuries Guidelines 2021 in the Republic of Ireland.