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News & Events
John recently acted for a local authority in proceedings before the Court of Protection which determined that sterilisation would not be in the best interests of a young learning disabled woman. Mr Justice Cobb took the opportunity to remind practitioners of the procedure for dealing with non therapeutic sterilisation cases. Please follow these links to view news articles and judgment: Telegraph – Judge Blocks Sterilisation of Downs Syndrome Woman Express – Downs Syndrom Sterilisation Ruling Daily Mail Bailli John is a recognised leading junior in the fields of the Court of Protection and accepts instructions from families, health bodies, local authorities and the Official Solicitor.
News 18 Feb, 2013
The Hearings of a Public Inquiry into the deaths of five children at the Royal Belfast Hospital have commenced in Northern Ireland. Michael Uberoi (instructed by Brechin Tindall Oats) is representing a Consultant Paediatric Anesthetist who is a Core Participant at the Hearings. The Inquiry is being held under the Inquiries Act 2005 and was established by the then Secretary of State for Northern Ireland to examine the circumstances surrounding the deaths – which were all as a result of hyponatraemia related conditions – and make recommendations. Michael has previously acted in the Rosemary Nelson Inquiry, and is a contributing author to the OUP book “Public Inquiries”.
News 21 Feb, 2012
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