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1 August 2019 Abuse and social care newsletter - August 2019

This edition looks at CN & GN v Poole Borough Council, Kuoni, faith abuse cases, limitation in child abuse negligence claims, applications to strike out, and Human Rights Act experts.

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31 July 2019 Limitation in child abuse negligence claims

Limitation law prevents a claim from being pursued after a certain period has elapsed from the date of events to which it relates.

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25 July 2019 Kuoni referred to the CJEU by Supreme Court for clarification - possible impact on breach of contract, vicarious liability and assumption of responsibility claims for sexual abuse and assault

We were hoping to be able to give you some interesting insights following the judgment of X v Kuoni Travel Ltd but that will have to wait for another day.

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16 July 2019 Public matters - July 2019

This month includes local government re-organisation, social care, Litigants in Person, state aid and the draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill.

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16 July 2019 Tips for dealing with Litigants in Person

This article provides some tips to bear in mind when dealing with Litigants in Person and a reminder of a number of pieces of guidance, to assist in-house teams in dealing with Litigants in Person in disputes or court/tribunal proceedings.

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21 June 2019 Public matters - June 2019

This month includes procurement, net-zero emissions, judicial review, fixed recoverable costs, construction contracts, austerity and political uncertainty, the UK companies register, and the Modern Slavery Act.

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21 June 2019 Extending the scope of fixed recoverable costs: Ministry of Justice consultation

In March 2019, the Ministry of Justice launched a formal consultation (which came to an end on 6 June 2019) aimed at extending the use of fixed recoverable costs in civil claims.

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20 June 2019 It's about time: the court gives guidance on time bars in construction contracts

Many of our public sector clients regularly undertake building works using NEC3 and NEC contracts and works worth an estimated £4 billion have been carried out, for example, under the Procure 21+ Framework, which is based upon the NEC3 ECC contract.

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19 June 2019 #Me Too - Non-Disclosure Agreements in the NHS

The use of NDAs has been regularly in the headlines since the #Metoo campaign.

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22 May 2019 Public matters - May 2019

This month includes freedom of information, housing regeneration, Alexander Kuznetsov and London Borough of Camden, EU regulation standard form public procurement notices, expert evidence, child care and immigration, conflicts of interest, information law update, and environmental law.

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