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Decision to cut specialist mental health services in Manchester has been withdrawn

A claim for judicial review brought by a service user against Manchester Mental Health and Social Care NHS Trust and three Manchester Clinical Commission Groups has resulted in the proposed cuts to seven specialist mental health services in the area being dropped. This case concluded on Tuesday 26 July. The claimant was represented by Anne-Marie Jolly and […]

Road to Rio: Regulation and Judicial Review in Sport

This is the eighth article in our “Road to Rio” series. Over the past few months we have been discussing some of the key legal issues in sport, whilst looking ahead to the Rio Olympics and Paralympics this summer. This week, Phillippa Kaufmann QC and Sarah Hannett discuss regulation and judicial review in sport. You […]

Boost for Blackstone’s Criminal Practice

The Judicial Executive Board has decided that with effect from the publication of its next edition in October 2016, the standard criminal text provided to the judiciary in the Crown Courts, the Criminal Division of the Court of Appeal, and the Magistrates’ Courts will now be Blackstone’s Criminal Practice. Tim Owen QC is a member […]