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Sentencing guidelines: Reduction in sentence for a guilty plea – update

Client Alerts||27/07/2017

Grant v Secretary of State for Transport: Guidance on Mesothelioma quantum

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Client Alerts||26/06/2017

Dodd v Raebarn Estates Ltd

Client Alerts||23/06/2017

Breaking News: Scottish Parliament passes Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill

Client Alerts||22/06/2017

Queen's Speech 2017

Client Alerts||21/06/2017

Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill

Client Alerts||02/06/2017

Keoghs research warns of large rise in opportunistic insurance fraud

News And Events||17/07/2017

Keoghs launches 2017 apprenticeship programme

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Credit hire: A strategic approach


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Who is David Lidington?


Jackson v The Sugababes? Don’t delay… push the button!


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Jumping for joy?


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Disease Aware 8


Welcome to the 8th edition of Disease Aware.

This edition features some of the latest key changes in the changing litigation landscape, including a summary of the first corporate manslaughter conviction for a care home under the new Sentencing Guidelines for Corporate Manslaughter and Health and Safety Offences, and an update regarding Part 36 offers. I certainly hope you find it informative.

We continue with our spotlight feature for each publication, giving our readers a glimpse into the separate teams that comprise our larger disease team, highlighting the type of work they do and the outcomes achieved for our clients. This edition features our experts who specialise in strategic disease.

As always, if you have any queries about anything featured in this issue please do not hesitate to contact me, or any of our key contacts listed overleaf.



Introducing our Strategic Team


We take a look at our Strategic Team who have over 45 years' experience defending latent legacy claims.

The 'In Force' farce


The Third Party Rights Against Insurers Act 2010: Does it have any immediate effect?

Close... but not close enough


The Court of Appeal dismisses the “near-miss” rule on Part 36 Offers.

Care Homes in the Dock


Corporate Manslaughter Conviction for Care Home.

Abuse and process


In this article Amy Steele discusses a case whereby the High Court found that failing to pay the correct fee on issue was an abuse of process.

Rising Damp: A consideration of landlord's obligations


Alexandra Robinson considers the extent of a landlord's obligations in relation to rising damp.

Knauer: is it the winter of our discontent?


On 24 February 2016 the Supreme Court corrected an anomaly which claimants argued under compensated them in fatal claims based on dependency.

James v Diamanttek Ltd: Appeal Decision


Stephen Croston discusses a case where on appeal the effect of QOCS was overturned and found to be fundamentally dishonest.