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11th Apr 2019News

Alison Levitt QC Conducts Independent Inquiry into Sexual Harassment at Oxford University’s St Hugh’s College

The independent investigation was commissioned by St Hugh’s College after two former students accused their tutor, the late Prof David Robertson, of sexual harassment and unprofessional conduct. Prof Robertson, who died  in August  2017, taught Politics at the college. The investigation found that the college failed to take appropriate action over the Professor’s misconduct which […]

9th Apr 2019News

Michael Hayton QC Successfully Represents Dr Bawa-Garba

Michael Hayton QC, instructed by Tim Johnson Law, represented Dr Bawa-Garba before the MPTS on 9 April 2019. Dr Bawa-Garba was convicted in 2015 of the gross negligence manslaughter of a 6 year old boy in her care at a Leicestershire hospital and sentenced to a suspended sentence of imprisonment. Subsequently a Fitness to Practice […]

1st Apr 2019News

Update to the Criminal Practice Directions: 1 April 2019

The eighth amendment to the Criminal Practice Directions 2015 comes into force today, 1 April 2019. Headlines The updates fall into seven broad categories: It is made clear that the Criminal Procedure Rules and the Criminal Practice Directions are law that must be followed. Where “expert evidence” is adduced in a trial, there is an […]

29th Mar 2019News

Michael Rawlinson Secures Reinstatement of PC Following Police Appeals Tribunal Hearing

Michael Rawlinson has successfully represented a Police Constable at a Police Appeals Tribunal hearing held in March 2019. The officer had originally been dismissed for gross misconduct at a police disciplinary hearing. This followed allegations that he had given false details to security staff investigating an allegation of shop theft, and associated findings regarding his […]

25th Mar 2019News

Andrew Colman Successfully Defends Vaser Liposelection™ Practitioner Facing 28 Allegations

Andrew Colman recently completed the successful defence of a highly experienced practitioner of Vaser liposelection™ (a form of liposuction) after a protracted 4-week hearing at the Medical Practitioners Tribunal in Manchester. The doctor faced 28 allegations, divided into well over 100 sub-heads, covering the treatment of three patients dating back as far as 2011 and […]

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