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14th Jun 2018Newsletters

Professional Discipline Summer Newsletter

The impact of GMC v Bawa-Garba continues to be felt throughout the healthcare sector. The Williams review looks set to reopen the debate on the proper approach to regulation. Lewis Macdonald considers whether the recommendations go far enough. Meanwhile Ben Rich analyses the appeal of Dr G Arunachalam v GMC: even repeated sexually inappropriate behaviour […]

24th Apr 2018Newsletters

Criminal Regulatory Spring Newsletter

Welcome to the Spring Edition of the 2 Hare Court Criminal Regulatory Newsletter. In this edition, Ben Rich considers the impact of death on fines for Health and Safety offences following the Court of Appeal decision in Whirlpool UK Appliances Ltd v R (Upon the prosecution of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Health and Safety) [2017] […]

5th Mar 2018Newsletters

Professional Discipline Winter Newsletter

The recent months have raised a broad range of different issues. Paul Renteurs looks at the high profile anti-doping case of Tyson Fury, and the fraught question of the burden of proof in such cases. Grace Forbes examines O’Connor v BSB and racial discrimination claims against a regulatory body. In respect of healthcare regulation, Andrew […]

9th Feb 2018News

Inquest finds “Gross Failings” Contributed to Avoidable Death from Constipation

The inquest into the tragic death of Richard Handley, a 33-year old man with Downs Syndrome and learning difficulties who died of the complications of chronic constipation, was the subject of substantial media reporting and comment this week. Ben Rich represented the GP practice where Mr Handley was registered. The Coroner, Dr Peter Dean, heard […]

11th Jan 2018News

Crime Team Winter Newsletter

A Note from the Editor: Welcome to the Winter Edition of the 2 Hare Court Crime Group Newsletter. In July the Court of Appeal heard the case of Steven Ray, which brought before it the householder’s defence under s.76 Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 as amended. Brian O’Neill QC and Ben Rich consider whether […]

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