Defending Professionals Law Blog

26 October 2017

No place at the table for an honest cheat

In a landmark Supreme Court decision, international poker star Phil Ivey has lost his final attempt to salvage £7.8 million in baccarat winnings. All five Supreme Court judges that sat to hear Ivey v Genting Casinos were in agreement that Ivey’s technique of 'edge sorting' constituted cheating and found that the casino had no liability to pay him.

Ryan Mowat

25 October 2017

Supreme Court overrules the Ghosh test - The Implications for Professional Disciplinary Proceedings

Ivey (Appellant) v Genting Casinos (UK) Ltd t/a Crockfords (Respondent) [2017] UKSC 67.

Iain Miller

10 April 2017

Landlords beware – Selective Licensing prosecutions are on the increase

Further to our previous blog on selective licensing, as predicted, prosecution of landlords are on the increase. 

Shannett Thompson

10 August 2016

What regulators regard as dishonest – more than you would think!

Of the ten dental professionals removed from the General Dental Council’s register in the first two months of this year, half were investigated over allegations of dishonesty and found to have behaved dishonestly in certain respects.

Julie Norris

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