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Year: 2018

CQC to have new powers to rate independent healthcare services

Following two recent consultations, the Department of Health (DoH) has announced that the CQC will be granted additional powers to rate more independent healthcare services including cosmetic surgery, online healthcare services, substance misuse and termination of pregnancy clinics, and other independent community health service providers. Zoë Leventhal and Shannett Thompson at Kingsley Napley have co-written […]

Jessica Simor QC sends letter and legal Opinion of 3 QCs to Prime Minister confirming advice PM is understood to have received that Article 50 notification is unilaterally revocable

Following the Prime Minister’s refusal to release legal advice it is understood that she received, Jessica Simor QC has written to the PM enclosing a legal Opinion on the revocability of Article 50 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU). The letter, produced by Jessica, and the legal opinion, written jointly […]

Appointment to Attorney General’s Panel of Special Advocates

Congratulations to Matrix’s Aaron Watkins who has been appointed as a Special Advocate by the Attorney General. Called in 2006, Aaron is a specialist in public and human rights, extradition and criminal law. He is DV security cleared, and is also a member of the GLD’s C Panel of Advocates.