Welcome to the latest edition of our Social Care Newsbrief.
Jersey States assembly scrutiny hearing on changing its personal injury law, including an increase to the discount rate
The States Assembly within Jersey is considering a change to its personal injury damages law including an increase to the discount rate which applies to personal injury awards.
It’s been a great week here at Hempsons and we’re delighted to announce a number of exciting developments. On Tuesday of this week The Times launched their Top 200 Law Firms report, describing Hempsons as “the country’s biggest specialist health and social care legal practice.” And following on from that news, yesterday the Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession confirmed the latest Legal 500 rankings (reported on Wednesday this week), placing Hempsons firmly at the top of the rankings for healthcare law and defendant clinical negligence.
Welcome to our latest key legal developments where we have highlighted the latest updates within healthcare.
We are committed to the education sector and understand the challenges and opportunities it faces in this time of change. Whether you are considering academy conversion, transferring to a multi academy trust or expanding your mult academy trust, Hempsons are able to guide you through the process and beyond.
In June we reported the case of Hewes v West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust & Ors where the defendant obtained summary judgment against the claimant. That decision has now been overturned and we will report on that in more detail next week.
Tour de Law is a sponsored "virtual" cycle race that takes place from our office to raise money for Breast Cancer Care.
Welcome to this autumn edition of Hempsons’ Healthcare Newsbrief. It has been a busy few months for the NHS in the legal system with some ground-breaking decisions on key areas such as withdrawing clinically-assisted nutrition and hydration, fitness to practice and procurement.
Welcome to our autumn/winter 2018 edition of Hempsons’ Charities and Social Enterprise Newsbrief.
Helen Hirst shares her experience of advising academies on governance matters by providing her top ten questions for academy trusts to consider when reviewing their Articles.
Landmark Supreme Court judgment on withdrawing clinically assisted nutrition and hydration
The fit and proper persons requirement - how the requirement works in practice and how it might be extended in the future.
A summary of the Dr Bawa-Garba case - and what this may mean for trusts
How to unlock the potential of health data within a compliant information governance framework.