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Legal Update – Court of Protection: best interests & the withdrawal of life sustaining treatment


Briggs v Briggs (by his litigation friend, the Official Solicitor) & Others (2) [2016] EWCOP 53 The Facts As a consequence of an RTA on 3 July 2015 (17 months […]

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Deprivation of liberty & young people: the limits of parental consent


In a series of judgments over the last two years the High Court has clarified the circumstances in which parental consent can obviate the need for Article 5 safeguards for […]

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Legal Update – Deprivation of liberty in intensive care


R (Ferreira) v HM Senior Coroner for Inner South London & others [2017] – Court of Appeal judgment provides much needed clarification of the circumstances in which a deprivation of […]

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Gender Pay Gap Reporting in the Public Sector


The Government has this week published the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017, which extend the requirement to calculate and publish gender pay gap data to […]

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