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Mediation: the cost effective answer for Employers following the Supreme Court’s ruling

By |July 27th, 2017|News Stories|

Mediation is already quicker and cheaper than more traditional legal practices, and it could be about to become a far more practical solution for businesses across the UK. A Supreme Court ruling that the imposition of fees for those bringing employment tribunal claims is unlawful is set to have an enormous impact on the number [...]

A complete answer to a changing legal landscape?

By |January 9th, 2017|News Stories|

Claire Labio of Complete Mediation was featured in the recent issue of Liverpool Law. View the article below or take a look at the complete issue here (Claire's issue appears on page 21).

Two new users for Complete Counsel

By |June 22nd, 2016|News Stories|

Complete Counsel grows to 6 with 2 new Barristers deciding to use the service. Complete Counsel, which launched in 2015, is an innovative digital base model which enables Barristers to practice as sole practitioners or from existing Chambers, but with appropriate support on a contractual basis. Barristers using Complete Counsel can purchase a basic service, [...]

Court of Appeal Judgment on Reaney v University Hospital of North Staffordshire Trust and Another

By |January 2nd, 2016|News Stories|

The Court of Appeal have today handed down Judgment on the case of Reaney v University Hospital of North Staffordshire Trust and Another. Read on for Charles Feeny's explanation of the Judgment here We welcome your views/opinions on the Judgment, please share with us via email at: editors@pro-vide-law.co.uk.

Charles Feeny and Ana Samuel Published in The AvMA Legal and Medical Journal

By |December 5th, 2015|News Stories|

A clinical risk article entitled “She should have died hereafter? When is death caused in law by breach of duty?” written by Charles Feeny and Ana Samuel have been published in the forthcoming issue of Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA) Medical Journal. The article examines the law surrounding causation in situations when a death could [...]

Charles Feeny is recognised by Chambers & Partners as ‘working at the forefront of technological changes for the legal services with our digital business – Complete Counsel.’

By |November 5th, 2015|News Stories|

Charles Feeny is recognised by Chambers & Partners 2016 as 'working at the forefront of technological changes for the legal services with our digital business - Complete Counsel.' Charles is also recognised for his superb advocacy skills and the ability to always be relied upon to provide the right answer in complex and high value cases together [...]

Too much information? 1/10- an informative night for all

By |October 2nd, 2015|News Stories|

Pro-VIDE Law would like to extend its thanks to our speakers Professor Gus Baker and Professor Graeme Poston on assisting with an excellent seminar on Montogomerie at Weightmans, Liverpool. Thanks also to Weightmans and to all the delegates who assisted hugely contributing to the Q&A session afterwards making it an informative night for all.

Julia Hurlbut comments on the decision in Spencer

By |July 13th, 2015|News Stories|

The Spencer Case illustrates quite clearly the approach all doctors need to take when advising patients of the inherent risks associated with proposed treatment. Any reasonable patient in the claimant’s situation would want to know the risk of a DVT associated with a general anaesthetic, albeit small, the consequences if that risk materialises can be catastrophic. For [...]

Charles Feeny published in the European Journal of Risk Regulation

By |January 15th, 2015|News Stories|

Charles Feeny has published the article, 'Epidemiological association, evidence of legal causation?- a view from the front line' in the forthcoming issue of EJRR. In his article, Charles discusses the development of epidemiological evidence and its value as a means of proving causation. In addressing this, the article comments of the so-called 'doubles the risk [...]

Complete Counsel: shedding the unnecessary…

By |January 15th, 2015|News Stories|

From 5 January 2015, I will continue my practice as a Barrister, with support from Complete Counsel. Complete Counsel is an innovative project which will operate as a sister company to Document Direct.  It is anticipated that instructions through Complete Counsel will be electronic via a portal.  The management of my practice will use the [...]