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Post on 2 Sep 2014
Michelmores Solicitors has re-affirmed its support for the manufacturing sector by renewing its sponsorship of the Insider Magazine ‘Made in the South West’ Awards 2014. Now in their third year, these prestigious awards celebrate the very best of South West manufacturing. They are a showcase for...
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Post on 28 Aug 2014
The Legal professions of England and Wales are steeped in tradition. The long history of the law here is marked in the buildings, attire and institutions which form the legal system. Any law student can attest to the cases and statutes dating back hundreds of years that form the bedrock of the law...
Trainee Blog
Post on 26 Aug 2014
It is that time of year again, when pictures of happy students clutching envelopes flood the news. Last Thursday, 21 August, was GCSE results day, another round of students finding out their all-important grades and whether they make it on to their preferred college or 6th form course. However, in...
Education
Post on 26 Aug 2014
In less than a month's time a new package of changes regarding special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) will come into force.  The new system will: Replace SEND statements with a new birth-to-25 education, health and care plan (EHC plan). This will detail the support a family will receive...
Education
Post on 26 Aug 2014
Laurence Vick speaks to the BMJ on developments in NHS outsourcing scandal. When the allegations against Musgrove Park Hospital first emerged, Dr Colin Close, the hospital's medical director, said that the Trust was anticipating negligence claims and would work with those seeking compensation. This...
Medical Negligence
Post on 22 Aug 2014
Now in the final seat of my training contract, increasingly I have been looking back at my last 20 months as a trainee solicitor, and considering how typical my experience has been. In particular, how are my peers in other firms treated and how does that treatment ultimately affect the calibre of...
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Post on 22 Aug 2014
The case for a privatised NHS falters again as outsourcing scandal is exposed If there is an exception to every rule, then every rule must have an exception – except this rule, which has no exception. NHS privatisation may not appear to follow the mind-bending logic of a good paradox, but the...
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Louisa Ghevaert - Fertility Solicitor
Post on 21 Aug 2014
Leading UK fertility and family law expert Louisa Ghevaert is to head up a specialist Fertility and Parenting Law Team at Michelmores LLP. Louisa joins the firm from Porter Dodson as a partner, bringing Michelmores’ partner headcount to 58.  Louisa’s award winning, innovative and pioneering...
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Family Law
Post on 20 Aug 2014
Raising of Private Patients Income (PPI) Cap for NHS Hospitals Must be Monitored Recent figures show that some of the UK's flagship hospitals have seen profit increases of up to 40% since the lifting of the cap on income from private patients. Prior to the Health and Social Care Act 2012 coming...
Medical Negligence
Post on 20 Aug 2014
GDL, LPC, PSC.....I'm sorry...what? The PSC was a complete mystery to me before I started my training contract. I had heard fellow law graduates talking about it, but just nodded in oblivious agreement any time that it was mentioned. It was only a few months ago that I learnt that the PSC actually...
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