June 2016 Archive

Failing to respond to a notice under s.172 of the Road Traffic Act where you don't receive the notice.

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Our Driver Defence team represented a client who failed to respond to a notice asking to identify the driver. However, our client had no knowledge of the accident or the proceedings. Click here to read about the case and the outcome. More …

Nominating a driver pursuant to section 172 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 is not a guessing game

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Our Driver Defence team represented a client who had been served a postal requisition for failing to give information relating to the identification of a driver and speeding. Read about the case and the outcome here. More …

A cautionary tale of the risks that heavy goods vehicle drivers run in carrying stun guns for self-defence

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Blake Morgan's Driver Defence team was consulted by D, a Slovakian heavy goods vehicle ("HGV") driver, who had been arrested in Hull following a search of his HGV upon his entering the UK. More …

Integration of Care

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At Blake Morgan, we understand the drivers for integration and are experienced in working on innovative models to deliver integrated pathways. More …

Case Summary – Okpara v Nursing and Midwifery Council [2016] EWHC 1058 (Admin)

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The Appellant was found by a panel of the Conduct and Competence Committee (CCC) to have acted incompetently and dishonestly. More …

Case Summary – R (on the application of The British Medical Association) v General Medical Council [2016] EWHC 1015 (Admin)

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A challenge by the British Medical Association ["the BMA"] regarding the legality of rules, recently introduced by the General Medical Council ["the GMC"] governing the procedure of Fitness to Practise ["FtP"] panels, in relation to the role and function of legally qualified chairs. More …