At Scott-Moncrieff we are always recruiting partner level consultants from all practice areas to join our firm

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At Scott-Moncrieff we are always recruiting partner level consultants from all practice areas to join our firm and have a particular need for the following:

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What is an Article 2 Inquest?

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An inquest is an enquiry into the circumstances of a death where there is a suspicion that the death has resulted from anything other than natural causes. Where the deceased was in the care of the State at the time of their death, an Article 2 inquest must be held. Both types of inquest must answer the question ‘how’ someone died. For traditional inquests “how” someone died meant “by what means” the person came by their death. For an Article 2 inquest “how” also includes “in what circumstances”. An Article 2 inquest will cover more issues.

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Grenfell Tower Tragedy

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New Supreme Court Ruling – Reverter under the School Sites Act 1841 – Rittson-Thomas and others v Oxfordshire County Council [2021] UKSE 13

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Providers of schools in the state and independent sectors in England and Wales whose school sites were provided by private donors pursuant to the provisions of the School Sites Act 1841 (the ‘1841 Act’) will welcome the recent decision of the Supreme Court in Rittson-Thomas and others v Oxfordshire County Council (‘OCC’) (Rittson-Thomas and others v Oxfordshire County Council [2021 UKSE 13) which reversed the Court of Appeal decision which preceded it.

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Terence Channer statement on investigation into police officers sharing CCTV film

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Terence Channer, the family’s solicitor, said that the release of the footage piled additional heartache on Small’s family when they were looking to the police for support.

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