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Carillion goes into liquidation – What happens now?

The collapse of the UK’s second largest construction company, Carillion, was not particularly surprising given recent profit warnings and debts believed to be in the region of £1.5 billion. What happened to Carillion It was rumoured over the weekend that in the…

Are interim orders relevant to final sanction?

In a number of previous articles we considered the relevance of interim or immediate orders for suspension to the determination of an appropriate and proportionate sanction fitness to practise cases which do not raise patient safety concerns, sometimes referred to…

Post-Ivey dishonesty cases – A scoreless draw

For all the commentary which they attracted, the Supreme Court’s comments on the Ghosh test in its judgment on Ivey were obiter. In DPP v Patterson[1] Leveson P observed they were ‘clearly obiter, and as a matter of precedent the court…

Birch v Birch – Flexibility v finality

The parties divorced in July 2010 and an order was made by consent whereby the wife would remain in the former matrimonial home with their two children. The husband agreed to immediately relinquish his interest in the property and in…