Prosecution of Mental Health Staff

The prosecution of staff when a patient dies in detention under the Mental Health Act has recently been in the spot light again when prosecutors announced that there was “insufficient evidence” to charge anyone with an offence following the death…

RadcliffesLeBrasseur Promotions 2014

RadcliffesLeBrasseur announces three new partners, Julia Appleton, Sumaira Choudary and Alexandra Johnstone. Julia trained and qualified at RadcliffesLeBrasseur before leaving in 2002. She rejoined the Mental Health and Care Homes team in January 2013. Her particular areas of specialism are inquests,…

A procedure for the acceptance of the pre-pack?

Teresa Graham in her report to The Rt Hon Vince Cable (the “Graham Review into Pre-pack Administration”) has re-opened the debate into the emotive area of pre-pack sales. A review nine months in the making has resulted in Teresa Graham…

Game Changed the Rules

This year has seen the Court of Appeal re-write the rules regarding the liability of companies in administration to pay rent whilst premises are used for administration purposes, reports Simon Hartley. On 24 February 2014 the High Court’s controversial decisions in…