Challenging Government Decisions a Pain in the Neck
On 11 December 2015, Cranston J gave Judgment in Speed Medical Examination Services Limited v Secretary of State for Justice  EWHC 3585 (Admin). Cranston J held that the Defendant’s reforms in respect of the system for obtaining medical reports in whiplash cases was not open to challenge on grounds of irrationality or its purported anticompetitive effects.
Adam Heppinstall and Ognjen Miletic were instructed by the Defendant on a related application for judicial review on issues of proportionality and alleged inadequate consultation, which was settled shortly before trial.
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