LSC stops funding epilepsy drug group action

The LSC has decided to cease funding a group action by epileptic mothers who claim that taking the drug Epilim while pregnant caused birth defects in thei

09 Nov 2010 | Costs

Institute not liable for abuse of boys

The Institute of Brothers of the Christian Schools, also known as the De La Salle Institute, was not vicariously liable for the abuse of boys at a school i

01 Nov 2010 | Education

Councils launch judicial reviews over school building projects

Nottingham City Council, Luton Borough Council and Waltham Forest in London have launched judicial reviews against education secretary Michael Gove’s decis

06 Oct 2010 | ADR & Mediation

Update: residential property

Janet Armstrong-Fox discusses preventing a sub-sale, the increase in the annual rent threshold for assured shorthold tenancies, a change to Land Registry p

04 Oct 2010 | Education

Update: local government

Peter Hill reviews the coalition's draft structural reform plan, localism bill and drive towards transparency, public procurement regulation breaches, and

04 Oct 2010 | Charities

'Compo-crazy parents' survey sets scene for Tory conference

A survey for the News of the World has accused "compo-crazy parents" of "milking" £2.25m a year from schools in compensatio

27 Sep 2010 | Education

Trust issues

Too many basic errors have left the charity sector swarming with conflicts of interest – and it is up to lawyers to sort it out, says Michelle Russel

27 Sep 2010 | Charities

Must try harder

Parents are being forced into costly legal battles over special needs because local authorities are dodging their duties, says Edwar

27 Sep 2010 | Education

Boy in the corner

The notion that the Supreme Court’s ruling on a severely disabled boy’s right to education has opened the floodgates could not be further from the truth, a

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