Angus Moon QC and Cecily White succeed in the Supreme Court in the seminal case on the law of illegality in clinical negligence cases and in the law of tort
30th October 2020
During the lockdown Angus Moon QC and Cecily White appeared for the Respondent before seven justices of the Supreme Court in a remote hearing in the case of Henderson -v- Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust. The case involved the claim by Ms Henderson for damages following her killing of her mother and raised the important issue of the role of the doctrine of illegality in clinical negligence cases and in the law of tort.
Judgment was handed down today in favour of the Respondent. The Supreme Court was unanimous in rejecting the Appellant’s appeal.
Reported in The Times here.
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