Author: Samantha Jones

Posted in Health & Safety Insurance Regulatory

The Fire Safety Act 2021

On 29 April 2021, Parliament passed the Fire Safety Act 2021.  The Act has been introduced to amend the application of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (“RRO”) as a result of the Grenfell Tower fire on 14 June 2017.  The provisions of the Act will not come into…

Posted in Clinical Negligence

The Supreme Court moves with the times – reasonable damages for surrogacy arrangements are recoverable: An Analysis of Whittington Hospital NHS Trust (Appellant) v XX (Respondent) [2020] UKSC 14

On 1 April 2020, the Supreme Court handed down a majority judgment, led by Lady Hale, in Whittington Hospital NHS Trust (Appellant) v XX (Respondent)[1] determining the recoverability of damages for surrogacy arrangements for own-egg and donor-egg surrogacy in the UK and California. Facts The Claimant made a claim for…