Training & Knowledge: Ben Rich

29th Nov 2018Newsletters

Intentionally Misleading but not Dishonest

Raychaudhuri v GMC and PSA [2018] EWCA Civ 2027 The law often finds itself dabbling in moral grey areas, and being asked to come up with black and white answers. Prominent among those difficult areas is the concept of honesty or, more pertinently, dishonesty. In this case the Court of Appeal found itself having to […]

17th Oct 2018Newsletters

Challenge To First Unexplained Wealth Order Fails In High Court

National Crime Agency v Mrs A [2018] EWHC 2534 (Admin) 3rd October 2018 Supperstone J Even given the prices it charges, running up a £16 million bill in Harrods over ten years takes some doing. But when it’s done by a woman who does not claim to have independent wealth of her own, and who […]

14th Jun 2018Newsletters

Dr G Arunachalam v GMC [2018] EWHC 758 (Admin): Can a Doctor Escape Erasure for Repeated Sexual Misconduct?

Dr Arunachalam appealed against his erasure by a Medical Practitioners’ Tribunal for sexually motivated misconduct against two colleagues. One, Dr A, was pestered by over-familiar messages from the Registrant which she ascribed to a deluded belief on his part that there was more than a professional relationship between them. She initially tried to deal with […]

23rd Mar 2018Newsletters

Impact of a death on fines for Health and Safety Offences [Whirlpool UK Appliances Ltd v R (Upon the prosecution of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Health and Safety) [2017] EWCA Crim 2186]

[Whirlpool UK Appliances Ltd v R (Upon the prosecution of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Health and Safety) [2017] EWCA Crim 2186] The Court of Appeal has ruled in a judgment delivered by the new Lord Chief Justice that where death results from a breach of ss2 and 3 of HSWA 1974 the sentencing court should […]