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Case review 04/06/2019
Last year the High Court boldly concluded that the standard of proof required for a conclusion of suicide (whether recorded in short-form or as a narrative statement) at an inquest is the civil standard of “on the balance of probabilities” and not the criminal standard of “beyond reasonable doubt”.
We have highlighted that NHS trusts, private hospitals and clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) need to prepare for new responsibilities under the regime governing the deprivation of liberty of those without the mental capacity to consent to it.
On 14 November, Kennedys were thrilled to host two inspirational female leaders from the London market.
Government figures show that there were 1810 deaths on the roads in Great Britain in the year ending September 2016.
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