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25th Jun 2019News

Newsflash: ‘A Just and Fair Culture in Medicine’ Independent Review of Gross Negligence Manslaughter Publishes its Report

In 2018 the GMC commissioned an independent review following the death of Jack Adcock and subsequent prosecution and conviction of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba for Gross Negligence Manslaughter. The review working group has now published its report, which can be read in full here. The proceedings that followed Dr Bawa-Garba’s conviction, as GMC CEO Charlie Massey […]

24th Jun 2019News

Gavin Irwin Avoids Imprisonment For Immigration Adviser

Over the last 18 months Gavin has been assisting a client in a criminal investigation and proceedings brought by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (‘OISC’). The OISC has recently deployed significant resources to the prosecution of unregistered persons involved in the provision of immigration advice or services.  Registration is dependent on accreditation by a professional body […]

20th Jun 2019News

Last Orders! The Alcohol Wholesalers Registration Scheme and Trading Pending Appeal

Yesterday the Supreme Court ended a debate that has seen dozens of stays imposed by the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) (“FTT”) and a series of cases before the Administrative Court. Lady Black (with whom Lord Reed, Lord Sumption and Lord Briggs agreed) gave the judgment in OWD Ltd trading as Birmingham Cash and Carry (In […]