Costs Update

Costs is not always the first thought on a clinical negligence practitioner’s mind, but the first 6 months of this year have been busy with relevant costs decisions. Here are the author’s top 10 useful costs decisions to keep in mind as you plan, practice, and seek to recover /…

GMC Not Bound by Erroneous First Instance Concession on Appeal

General Medical Council v Zafar [2020] EWHC 246  This article originally appeared in Issue 6 (September 2020). In General Medical Council v Zafar [2020] EWHC 246 a Divisional Court of the High Court affirmed two propositions: one surprising, one not. Unsurprisingly, the court affirmed the proposition that doctors who prepare…