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Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 6

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 34

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 44

First4Lawyers News

First4Lawyers News

Features UK-centric legal news, with a focus on personal injury and medical negligence.

http://www.first4lawyers.com/news/
  • May 23

    How much can soap stars claim?

    How much can soap stars claim?
    Living in a soap opera has never been an easy ride, but none more so than today. Not only is there a good chance that you live a fairly downtrodden existence filled with daily misery and woe, but you’re far more likely to be involved in…
  • Feb 17

    Stay safe on the road in the wind

    Stay safe on the road in the wind
    FACT: Bad weather causes accidents. Whether it is snow, floods, fog or strong winds then it is always wise to avoid driving wherever possible in extreme weather. Accident claims specialists First4lawyers have produced a short guide to make…
  • Feb 17

    Surge in weather related injuries expected as ‘red weather warning’ issued

    Surge in weather related injuries expected as ‘red weather warning’ issued
    Falling trees, toppled signs, flying debris, trips and slips are set to drive an increase in personal injury claims as 100 mph storms batter Britain, warn personal injury specialists First4lawyers. Storm damage can have a devastating impact…
Rank this Week: 72

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 137

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 167

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Covers Episcopal (Anglican) canon law, church property lawsuits, and church governance.

http://accurmudgeon.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    Standing up to the Obergefeller

    Standing up to the Obergefeller
    The clerk elected by the voters of Rowan County, Kentucky, has been sent to jail by a Kentucky federal judge, for refusing to perform an act under Kentucky state law that five majority justices of the United States Supreme Court have ordered…
  • Sep 2

    What Do Sarah Bernhardt and Marie Curie Have in Common?

    What Do Sarah Bernhardt and Marie Curie Have in Common?
    That is a very good question. Until I read Mary McAuliffe's fascinating Twilight of the Belle Epoque (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014), I had no idea. And yet their unique stories united, for a time in World War I and…
  • Aug 19

    An Uplifting Tale of Love and Determination

    An Uplifting Tale of Love and Determination
    Work levels have prevented my blogging much lately. Rather than add to the gruesome news of beheadings and baby butchery, I will use a brief respite to call your attention to this inspiring article by Prof. Matt Might, who blogs regularly on…
Rank this Week: 300

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

Covers family law the the family justice system in the United Kingdom.

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Aug 30

    Busting more Myth Buster myths…

    Busting more Myth Buster myths…
    In November 2014 I wrote about the Adoption Myth Buster Guide, see here : Take me to your Leadership Board. I said that it had been confirmed that the “top QC” who had authored the guide was in fact Janet Bazley QC. Janet has…
  • Aug 29

    Litigants in person costs award

    Litigants in person costs award
    It’s a little known thing that under rule 46.5 of the Civil Procedure Rules (which do apply to family proceedings – see FPR 28.2) the court may award a litigant in person their costs. This has been the case for over a year now,…
  • Aug 23

    Adoption Statistic

    Adoption Statistic
    Adoption statistics. Tricky topic. Makes my head hurt a bit. I have written a blog post on the Transparency Project about this issue, following a post by former MP John Hemming on the same. You can read it here.
Rank this Week: 305

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • May 1

    Charon to be restaurant critic….

    Charon to be restaurant critic….
    Originally posted on Charon QC:You may find this truly astonishing, but I have been invited by Della Croft, the MD of Law And More, of which more later, and Vanessa Wozniak, the Editor of the LawandMore online magazine ……to be…
  • Oct 11

    Tweet du Jour…

    Tweet du Jour…
    I really must get back to some ‘sensible’ blogging.  I shall find my Panama Hat which aids thinking while writing and do so… I note that a future prime minister and the present ‘incumbent’ are in this…
  • Oct 11

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”
    Came across this Lord Shagger nonsense while ‘perusing’ my Charon files.  I think I may have to do a few more Lord Shagger posts now that the legal year is under way.  I may even be able to do/shoehorn in some vaguely…
Rank this Week: 282

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Aug 31

    Immigration proposals under scrutiny – the Round-up

    Immigration proposals under scrutiny – the Round-up
    In the news Immigration Minister James Brokenshire has announced proposals to make Britain “tougher on those with no right to be here’. The new measures are to be included in an Immigration Bill due this Autumn. Working illegally…
  • Aug 30

    Passports at the junction of international and domestic law – Richard Alton

    Passports at the junction of international and domestic law – Richard Alton
    Western governments are increasingly concerned to establish that they have the power to prevent individuals from traveling to the Middle East to engage in terrorism-related activity (see Rosalind English’s recent post on Jihadi Brides).…
  • Aug 27

    ISIL child brides: a big care problem for the Family Court?

    ISIL child brides: a big care problem for the Family Court?
    London Borough Tower of Hamlets v B [2015] EWHC 2491 (Fam) 21 August 2015 – read judgment  When a judge waxes lyrical about a child, garlanded with starred GCSEs, their intelligence, their medical school ambitions, you wonder what…
Rank this Week: 328

Law Weblog

Law Weblog

Features recent legal developments. By the Bournemouth and Poole College Sixth Form.

http://www.sixthform.info/lawblog/
  • Dec 19

    John Hart of Pepper v Hart (HL) died this year age 75

    John Hart of Pepper v Hart (HL) died this year age 75
    John HART John Hart, who has died aged 75, was as a party in the House of Lords case Pepper v Hart he was also the first man to win Mastermind.
  • Nov 23

    Supreme Court court changes rules on legal dre

    Supreme Court court changes rules on legal dre
    The end of legal dress in Supreme Court Lawyers appearing in the Supreme Court will no longer have to wear the traditional wig and gown. Supreme Court president Lord Phillips said it was “in line with the court’s goal” to make its work…
  • Oct 28

    Change in Human Rights law is certain after next month.

    Change in Human Rights law is certain after next month.
    ECHR Britain will take the chairmanship of the Council of Europe, the court’s governing body, and ministers hope to use this to push through major reforms.
Rank this Week: 368

Law Actually

Law Actually

Blog of a LL.M law student in the UK.

http://lawactually.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Can a Private Investigator be an aid to the legal process?

    Can a Private Investigator be an aid to the legal process?
    Guest PostWith the number of high profile court cases recently featuring journalists who used the services of Private Investigators you may be excused for thinking the investigators are a thoroughly disreputable lot. Case after case we heard…
  • Aug 25

    Can the gender pay gap give rise to a claim?

    Can the gender pay gap give rise to a claim?
    Guest Post In July 2015 the Government launched an open consultation on the gender pay gap which currently sits at 19.1%. That means that for every £1 earned by a man, a woman will earn 81p. Even though this is the lowest differential…
  • Jun 22

    Important Principles of Publishing Law

    Important Principles of Publishing Law
    Guest Post Although the basic principles of publishing law generally remain unchanged, the law that governs the publication of books, magazines, newspapers and – in particular - their digital equivalents is constantly evolving. This…
Rank this Week: 389

Tax Plus Blog

Tax Plus Blog

Covers UK tax issues. By Mercer & Hole.

http://www.mercerhole.co.uk/blog/tax-plus/
  • Mar 19

    Moving on to digital tax account

    Moving on to digital tax account
    A radical step in the modernisation of the UK tax system is the announcement that digital tax accounts will be introduced with the intention that these will displace tax return filing obligations.  HMRC plan to make the new digitalised…
  • Mar 19

    Annuity unlocking

    Annuity unlocking
    There will be changes to annuities with a view to equalising the position with regards to the pension freedoms already made to income drawdown arrangements. From April 2016, individuals who have already purchased an annuity will be permitted…
  • Mar 19

    Where there’s a Will – there’s a way to change it

    Where there’s a Will – there’s a way to change it
    The use of a deed of variation (sometimes called a deed of family arrangement) is a long established practice which enables the terms of a Will to be altered by the beneficiaries after the death of the testator. If the appropriate election is…
Rank this Week: 412

This Side of the House

This Side of the House

http://thissideofthehouse.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 10

    Poland and Russia

    Poland and Russia
    My commiserations to the Poles for the sad news today.I sincerely hope that the event won't be used as an excuse by those who would want to stymie the increasingly good relationship with Russia.
  • Mar 22

    Praise, indeed

    Praise, indeed
    "A few insults and a touch of sarcasm scattered across 45 comments is the blogging equivalent of a standing ovation"(taken from: here (Doug Pascover Mar 16th 2010 3:22 GMT)
  • Mar 16

    Golden Snitch

    Golden Snitch
    Well, it appears that I either have the playing skills of Harry or someone used a confundus charm on the other candidates but I am over the moon to tell you all I appear to have caught the golden snitch!
Rank this Week: 426

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #219

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #219
    Ben Reeve Lewis looks at the increase in court fees and the negative impact this will have The post Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #219 appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
  • Sep 3

    What rights does a tenant have who moved into a property in 1975 on a verbal agreement?

    What rights does a tenant have who moved into a property in 1975 on a verbal agreement?
    A tenancy who has been living in a property for 40 years will have a protected tenancy - what are his rights? The post What rights does a tenant have who moved into a property in 1975 on a verbal agreement? appeared first on The Landlord Law…
  • Sep 2

    What do you do about the inventory when a landlord buys a property with a sitting tenant?

    What do you do about the inventory when a landlord buys a property with a sitting tenant?
    If you buy a property with a sitting tenant - do you need to get a new inventory done? The post What do you do about the inventory when a landlord buys a property with a sitting tenant? appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
Rank this Week: 574

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Sep 3

    Right to Rent – just how bad is it?

    Right to Rent – just how bad is it?
    We though it would be bad. And thanks to the JCWI, we can now have an evidence based stab at an answer. JCWI co-ordinated an evaluation of the West Midlands pilot of ‘Right to Rent’ and have published the report (summary here, and…
  • Aug 31

    The way you Mackie me feel*

    The way you Mackie me feel*
    The latest episode in the ongoing saga of the unlawful moneylender Dharam Prakash Gopee [or sometimes Ghopee] has just been handed down. (To catch up with the extraordinary history of the predatory, unlawful secured lending of Mr…
  • Aug 24

    Making sense of deposits. Nearly.

    Making sense of deposits. Nearly.
    It started as such a simple idea, the tenancy deposit regulations. But bad drafting and some ‘interesting’ interpretations by the Courts put paid to that. We now have a confusing mess, for both landlords and tenants. So, in a…
Rank this Week: 573

Legal Costs Blog

Legal Costs Blog

Covers English legal costs law. By Gibbs Wyatt Stone.

http://www.gwslaw.co.uk/blog/
  • Sep 3

    Proportionality and additional liabilitie

    Proportionality and additional liabilitie
    An interesting aside from Senior Costs Judge Master Gordon-Saker in BP v Cardiff & Vale University Local Health Board [2015] EWHC B13 when considering a case with a pre-1st April 2013 CFA where the new proportionality test applied to work…
  • Sep 2

    Costs management

    Costs management
    From the Association of Costs Lawyers’ Judicial Round Table on costs management earlier this year: Neil Rose: Has the SCCO seen any cases come through yet? SCJ Gordon-Saker: Not one, as far as I am aware…we are still in the…
  • Aug 25

    2015 Award for Most Bizarre Argument Advanced in Replie

    2015 Award for Most Bizarre Argument Advanced in Replie
    2015 Award for Most Bizarre Argument Advanced in Replies goes to the following included in reply arguing why costs were not disproportionate in matter which settled pre-trial for £2,500: “At the start of the claim, the Claimant…
Rank this Week: 778

The Insurance & Reinsurance Report

The Insurance & Reinsurance Report

Covers global insurance and reinsurance law and news. By Goldberg Segalla.

http://www.insurerereport.com/
Rank this Week: 800

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

Fictional account of a junior barrister practising at the English Bar.

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • Sep 2

    Book recommendation: Law, Liberty and the Constitution: A Brief History of the Common Law by Harry Potter

    Book recommendation: Law, Liberty and the Constitution: A Brief History of the Common Law by Harry Potter
    Throughout English history the rule of law and the preservation of liberty have been inseparable, and both are intrinsic to England’s constitution. This accessible and entertaining history traces the growth of the law from its…
  • Sep 1

    In my dream

    In my dream
    “What would be your dream life, BabyB?” asked OldRuin over coffee this morning. “I’ve no idea,” I replied. “But I guess it’d have to involve having financial security for my mother. Maybe pay off her…
  • Aug 31

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon
    This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for…
Rank this Week: 657

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 841

TechnoLlama

TechnoLlama

Covers copyrights, creative commons, DRM, open source and more. By Andres Guadamuz.

http://www.technollama.co.uk
  • Aug 21

    Can Ashley Madison use copyright law to stop leaked data?

    Can Ashley Madison use copyright law to stop leaked data?
    Back in July the infamous website Ashley Madison, which facilitates marital infidelity, was hacked by a group calling itself Impact Team, and the personal details of millions of subscribers around the world were compromised. The hackers…
  • Aug 10

    File sharers could face 10 years in jail in the UK

    File sharers could face 10 years in jail in the UK
    The Open Rights Group (ORG) has sent us a communication regarding a new proposal in the UK to criminalise copyright infringement beyond the current limits to up to 10 years. I reproduce their statement about the proposals. “The IPO has…
  • Aug 8

    No, iTunes is not illegal under UK copyright law

    No, iTunes is not illegal under UK copyright law
    My social media timeline has been inundated with reports that iTunes is now illegal in the UK. The origin of the story is an article in TorrentFreak, where the author contacted the UK IP Office to ask about a recent High Court decision that…
Rank this Week: 884

Chronicle of Data Protection

Chronicle of Data Protection

Covers consumer privacy, data security, HIPAA, financial privacy and EU privacy. By Hogan Lovells.

http://www.hldataprotection.com
  • Sep 4

    Recap of the OCR/NIST Conference on Safeguarding Health Information

    Recap of the OCR/NIST Conference on Safeguarding Health Information
    Government officials and experts from the private sector discussed enabling precision medicine and efforts to bolster patients’ rights to access medical records, and also emphasized the importance of controlling access to protected…
  • Sep 3

    Student Privacy and Drone Policy: Vote for Hogan Lovells at SXSW 2016

    Student Privacy and Drone Policy: Vote for Hogan Lovells at SXSW 2016
    Austin, Texas is renowned for its live music scene, clean air, college vibe … and of course its technology conferences. Two Hogan Lovells lawyers—Bret Cohen and Lisa Ellman—have made the list of finalists for panels at the…
  • Sep 1

    Russian Data Localization Law: First Day in Force and Schedule for Compliance Inspection

    Russian Data Localization Law: First Day in Force and Schedule for Compliance Inspection
    Today, on 1 September 2015, the Russian Data Localization Law came into force. So far there have been no unexpected developments or reports of any unplanned inspections by Roskomnadzor, the Russian Data Protection Authority. Existing…
Rank this Week: 1534

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Sep 4

    To have and have not - New by me on the Marilyn Stowe Blog

    To have and have not - New by me on the Marilyn Stowe Blog
    It's been a short week for me on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, where my posts have included:Litigants in person face a minefield - As demonstrated by the case Re F (Children).To have and have not in the family…
  • Aug 28

    I don't like to say I told you so, but...

    I don't like to say I told you so, but...
    What I have said before comes to pass in three of the posts I wrote for Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog this week, which include:The Marriage Foundation’s figures disprove their case - The Foundation shoots…
  • Aug 24

    Concerned

    Concerned
Rank this Week: 1439

Asons Solicitors Blog

Asons Solicitors Blog

Commentary on the latest legal news and happenings alongside news of developments at Asons Solicitors.

http://www.asons.co.uk/news
  • Sep 2

    Bolton School leavers are new cricket star

    Bolton School leavers are new cricket star
    Several former Bolton School pupils, who wore the Asons cricket shirt during their time as players for the school, have been entering the big leagues and attracting a great deal of interest from professional clubs and the sporting media. One…
  • Aug 26

    Companies fined for asbestos breache

    Companies fined for asbestos breache
    Three workers at a Chelmsford-based construction firm were exposed to asbestos over several days after work disturbed the dangerous substance. Construction management company Cowen Builders Limited (CBL) and its director were fined for…
  • Aug 14

    Asons challenges employer that worsened client’s asthma

    Asons challenges employer that worsened client’s asthma
    A client of Asons who was working as a diesel engine fitter has won a case against his employer after his working environment aggravated his asthma. Mr Jones was employed by Scania UK Limited at their workshop in Doncaster from 2011 to 2013.…
Rank this Week: 1016

Azrights

Azrights

Covers trade marks, copyright, internet marketing, social networking, search engine optimization, protection of reputations and brands on the internet.

http://www.azrights.com/blog/
  • Sep 2

    Trademark Slogans – Swatch Registers ‘One More Thing’ Trademark

    Trademark Slogans – Swatch Registers ‘One More Thing’ Trademark
    Trademark slogans are important as they help distinguish a brand by emphasising what the business does or aims to do. By adding a tagline to a logo or name it is possible to encapsulate what the brand has become known for. We recently…
  • Aug 28

    Online Selling And Your Obligations To The Consumer

    Online Selling And Your Obligations To The Consumer
    Online selling entails certain obligations to the consumer. Online sellers, whether of goods or services, have responsibilities towards the buyer. Being aware of these obligations ensures that you are complying with the law and…
  • Aug 26

    Trademark Search – Minimizing The Dangers Of Having Similar Names To Your Competitor

    Trademark Search – Minimizing The Dangers Of Having Similar Names To Your Competitor
    Trademark search is designed to help minimize the dangers of choosing names for your business, brand, product, or service, which are similar to those of your competitors and which might land you in an expensive intellectual property conflict.…
Rank this Week: 1478

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 978

Scottish Law Reporter

Scottish Law Reporter

Reporting on news & issues of Justice, Law & Politics, from Scotland.

http://scottishlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1238

Binary Law

Binary Law

Legal information and technology information. From Nick Holmes Managing Director of infolaw.

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Jul 15

    The Uberisation of law

    The Uberisation of law
    My latest article in the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers gives some perspectives on the sharing economy and how it affects lawyers. Image: Taxi clown by John Fisher on Flickr.
  • Apr 15

    Social media platforms for lawyer

    Social media platforms for lawyer
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch March 2015. I’ve been looking at two new social media platforms designed for lawyers: Mootis (“specifically tailored for what is a vast legal services marketplace that extends far beyond the…
  • Feb 2

    Where has all the GOV stuff gone?

    Where has all the GOV stuff gone?
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch January 2015 Digital Champion, Martha Lane Fox, first mooted the idea of a single government website back in 2010. Some thought the theory was sound but that delivery would be impossible. Once the project was…
Rank this Week: 1313

Insolvency Blog

Insolvency Blog

Covers insolvency and corporat restructuring in the UK, Europe, cross-border and beyond. By Mercer & Hole.

http://www.mercerhole.co.uk/blog/insolvency-blog
  • Mar 5

    European Insolvency Regulation – revised

    European Insolvency Regulation – revised
    The European Insolvency Regulation (Council Regulation (EC) No 1346/2000 of 29 May 2000 on insolvency proceedings) is being revised. In the months since we last reported, the European Council, Parliament and Commission reached agreement on a…
  • Feb 26

    LASPO Act 2012: insolvency exemption continue

    LASPO Act 2012: insolvency exemption continue
    Insolvency office holders conducting litigation can continue to recover CFA uplifts and ATE premiums from losing parties. The government announced today, 26 February 2015, in a Written Statement that the insolvency exemption to sections 44…
  • Feb 23

    Competition in the insolvency market

    Competition in the insolvency market
    The insolvency market is small and shrinking, 33,000 corporate insolvencies a year will produce something like 20 to 30 cases for each of those who take corporate appointments.  That number of small liquidations is unlikely to make a…
Rank this Week: 1209

ComplianceAsia News

ComplianceAsia News

Provides information for compliance professionals dealing with issues in financial regulation with a focus on the Asian region.

http://www.compliance.asia/
  • Feb 6

    WSJ report highlights significant concerns about the nature of global AML system

    WSJ report highlights significant concerns about the nature of global AML system
    Finally there is some reporting about the dirty little secret of global AML enforcement - it might not work.  The following was reported in the Wall Street Journal today and we recommend you read the full article: The Morning Risk…
  • Oct 27

    New FATF announcements regarding the progress various countries are making on AML CFT

    New FATF announcements regarding the progress various countries are making on AML CFT
    On Friday the SFC sent around a circular to licensed firms with details of a number of additions to the AML sanctions regime and this included advice from the FATF that some countries were not doing enough to improve their AML CFT…
  • Oct 23

    Mary Jo White sets out her views on the role of compliance

    Mary Jo White sets out her views on the role of compliance
    SEC Chair, Mary Jo White, recently spoke to an industry association in the United States and talked about the importance of the rule of compliance officers.  Here is the speech: Remarks at National Society of Compliance Professionals…
Rank this Week: 1472

Resources for Humans

Resources for Humans

Book reviews for HR and business professionals

http://blogs.hrhero.com/resources/
Rank this Week: 1096

Head of Legal

Head of Legal

Covers european law.

http://headoflegal.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 5

    New Head of Legal!

    New Head of Legal!
    I've been planning a move to Wordpress for some time - and to a new domain, headoflegal.com. It's not perfect, but it is good enough now I think to tell you about the move, and make the change now it's August.It feels like moving home - it is…
  • Aug 4

    Ballots, figures and the right to strike

    Ballots, figures and the right to strike
    Last week's Court of Appeal judgment in Metrobus v UNITE must make frustrating reading for the union's officials: it upholds King J's grant of an injunction preventing bus drivers from striking in Croydon, Crawley and Orpington last autumn on…
  • Jul 31

    Charon QC podcast: Lord Falconer on assisted dying and the Supreme Court

    Charon QC podcast: Lord Falconer on assisted dying and the Supreme Court
    Earlier this week Charon interviewed Lord Falconer about his attempt to amend the law to legalise assisted suicide in some cases - they also discussed the new Supreme Court. It's a good listen, timed perfectly for this week with the Purdy…
Rank this Week: 1434

Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

Covers employment law in the U.S., UK and France. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
  • Sep 4

    Judge Puts Brady Back in the Game

    Judge Puts Brady Back in the Game
    New England Patriots’ fans can thank U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman if and when they see NFL quarterback Tom Brady suiting up next Thursday for the Patriots’ season opener.  Judge Berman vacated Brady’s four-game…
  • Sep 3

    Reminder for NYC Employers: Ban on Credit Checks Takes Effect Today

    Reminder for NYC Employers: Ban on Credit Checks Takes Effect Today
    A new law restricting the pre-employment process takes effect in New York City today, September 3, 2015 (the Law).  As we previously reported, the Law bars most employers in NYC from requesting or considering, for employment purposes, a…
  • Sep 1

    The National Living Wage – Will it cause a “catastrophic collapse”?

    The National Living Wage – Will it cause a “catastrophic collapse”?
    The National Living Wage comes into force in April 2016. This morning, the government announced it is doubling the penalties for minimum wage violators. In this blog, we take a closer look at how the National Living Wage (NLW) will work in…
Rank this Week: 2228

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Covers UK legal stories.

http://www.ehlsolicitors.co.uk/blog/
  • Sep 4

    New rules which are aimed at claims for whiplash injurie

    New rules which are aimed at claims for whiplash injurie
    The Whilplash Blitz New rules have been implemented which are aimed at claims for whiplash injuries. The rules came into force in October 2014, and apply to low value road traffic accidents (RTA) where a vehicle is involved and where the…
  • Sep 3

    One of the biggest fears is losing the ability to make decision

    One of the biggest fears is losing the ability to make decision
    Hindsight is a wonderful thing!   One of the biggest fears voiced by the general public is the fear of losing the ability to make decisions which affect their lives following an accident, illness or simply due to old age. Those decisions…
  • Sep 2

    How changes to Inheritance Tax will affect you

    How changes to Inheritance Tax will affect you
    In the 2015 summer budget George Chancellor announced that he has plans to change inheritance tax by adding an additional £175,000 ‘property allowance’ on homes that are passed down to children or grandchildren. This will be…
Rank this Week: 2967

Unlock The Law

Unlock The Law

News stories with a legal angle.

http://www.unlockthelaw.co.uk/
  • Sep 3

    When Gadgets (Allegedly) Cause Allergie

    When Gadgets (Allegedly) Cause Allergie
    A French court recently formally recognised that a health condition associated with exposure to gadgets and laptops, called electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS), is a disability (albeit not an illness). The result is that Marine Richard, a…
  • Sep 2

    How To Cancel Your Gym Membership

    How To Cancel Your Gym Membership
    We've certainly not enjoyed the best weather, this summer. But that hasn't stopped many Unlocked the Law readers from taking out gym memberships in search of that perfect beach body! TGI figures show that across the UK there are almost 4.5…
  • Sep 1

    McDonald’s Working Standards & ‘Zero Hours’ Contract

    McDonald’s Working Standards & ‘Zero Hours’ Contract
    You may have read about the poor treatment of US Amazon staff on an earlier Unlock The Law blog post. The rise of the zero hours contract in British organisations has caused controversy over recent years, as they seem to have gained in…
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Divorce Online Blog

Divorce Online Blog

News about divorce and family law.

http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/
  • Sep 3

    Ashley Madison leak increases divorce enquirie

    Ashley Madison leak increases divorce enquirie
    Requests for divorce information increases  at UK divorce website www.divorce-online.co.uk after hackers  released the personal details of millions of Ashley Madison users. The so called cheaters website was supposed to…
  • Aug 27

    The top ten reasons for divorce in 2015

    The top ten reasons for divorce in 2015
    A survey of 5,000 online divorce customers that purchased a divorce from Divorce-Online in 2015 reveals the  top ten reasons for divorce in 2015 in the UK. Just growing apart is the number one reason for divorce with over 35%…
  • Jul 24

    Divorce court fees to rise again

    Divorce court fees to rise again
    We have just received some unwelcome news from the Ministry of Justice that the filing fee for divorce is to increase from £410 to £550 following a short consultation. Which means, in effect, the court fees for divorce WILL…
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The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Inner Temple Library

    Inner Temple Library
    The last BIALL Blog post gave a link to an article by Ruth Bird (Bodleian Law Librarian at the University of Oxford) in Slaw magazine.  Ruth’s opening sentence was vivid – and being married to an accountant it struck a…
  • Aug 10

    An interesting read...

    An interesting read...
    In a recent article by Ruth Bird (Bodleian Law Librarian at the University of Oxford) in Slaw magazine, Ruth looks at the enduring value of building a tangible collection on shelves within a library space and…
  • Aug 10

    Page not found -- using web links in litigation

    Page not found -- using web links in litigation
    Karen Palmer, president of the British & Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) and senior information officer at Simmons & Simmons LLP, examines the challenges surrounding the use of web links by lawyers in this interview by…
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The Virtual Lawyer

The Virtual Lawyer

Discusses the law, legal news and the practice of law in England and Wales. By Steve Cornforth.

http://thestevecornforthblog.blogspot.co.uk/
  • Sep 1

    Fixed Fees in Medical Cases and conflict at the Law Society

    Fixed Fees in Medical Cases and conflict at the Law Society
    I talked recently about Government plans to limit the fees recoverable by those who represent victims of Medical Negligence – http://thestevecornforthblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/concerning-fixed-fees-and-more-attacks.htmlThis is an…
  • Aug 25

    The Day the QOCS stopped

    The Day the QOCS stopped
    The 1stApril 2013 is a date which is ingrained in the memories of most litigation lawyers, especially those of us who act for victims of accidents, industrial diseases or medical negligence. It was the day that changed the world.Almost all of…
  • Aug 11

    Concerning fixed fees and more attacks on vicitms of medical blunder

    Concerning fixed fees and more attacks on vicitms of medical blunder
    The government is now consulting on the introduction of fixed recoverable fees in all Clinical Negligence cases with a value up to £250k. That will catch some very substantial cases involving severe disability. It is no surprise that…
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Spencers Solicitors Blog

Spencers Solicitors Blog

Covers personal injury law in the UK.

http://www.spencerssolicitors.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    The most dangerous six months of your career

    The most dangerous six months of your career
    Starting a new role is an exciting prospect, and the biggest worry should be learning the ropes in your chosen career. However recent research has shown that employees are just as likely to have an accident during their first six months in a…
  • Aug 14

    Staying Safe at Summer Festival

    Staying Safe at Summer Festival
    Festivals can be a lot of fun, but the heady combination of alcohol, sleep deprivation and the elements can make them pretty risky too. As well as being a solicitor I'm also a keen festival goer. Over the years I have enjoyed many festivals…
  • Jul 23

    Doughnut Day for MacMillan Cancer Support

    Doughnut Day for MacMillan Cancer Support
    As part of a fundraising campaign to help MacMillan Cancer Support raise funds for their Chesterfield based Cancer Centre, Spencers Solicitors held a 'Doughnut Day' on the 10th of July 2015 followed by a sponsored walk on the 11th of July…
Rank this Week: 2947

QLTS Blog

QLTS Blog

Covers the qualification process for international lawyers to become English solicitors. By QLTSchool.

http://www.qlts.com/
  • Aug 26

    Should a Foreign Lawyer Take the QLTS or the New York Bar Exam?

    Should a Foreign Lawyer Take the QLTS or the New York Bar Exam?
    In one of our recent blog posts, we discussed the impact of the globalisation of business on the world of legal practice. One trend that we identified, in particular, is the need for young lawyers to find ways to differentiate themselves in…
  • Aug 11

    The QLTS Qualification Process – Infographic Illustration

    The QLTS Qualification Process – Infographic Illustration
    Becoming an English Solicitor via the QLTS The popularity of becoming an English solicitor via the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS) among lawyers from is growing fast. Thousands of lawyers from more than 50 countries have been taking…
  • Jul 27

    Introducing the OSCE Toolkit – Everything You Need to Know about the OSCE Assessment before You Start

    Introducing the OSCE Toolkit – Everything You Need to Know about the OSCE Assessment before You Start
    Every year, hundreds of international lawyers worldwide seek to enhance their careers by dual-qualifying as English solicitors via the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS). The QLTS involves two assessments; the Multiple Choice Test (MCT)…
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Fridaysmove

Fridaysmove

Covers conveyancing and residential property law in the United Kingdom.

http://www.fridaysmove.com/blog
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IP Iustitia

IP Iustitia

Discusses news, cases, legislation and anything to do with Intellectual Property law.

http://www.ipiustitia.com
  • Aug 24

    Music Lost - The Beatles, US Fair Use and Estoppel in the UK

    Music Lost - The Beatles, US Fair Use and Estoppel in the UK
    The music industry is a hugely cut-throat business, with the 'little guy' often being dominated by the big companies that control the market and access to the more lucrative avenues within that industry. Due to this drastic imbalance…
  • Aug 10

    Tweets Stolen - Further Thoughts on Tweets and Copyright

    Tweets Stolen - Further Thoughts on Tweets and Copyright
    The impact of social media on today's social interaction is undeniable, with people turning to Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for more and more of their entertainment, social and news needs. As this new interaction space has grown, and…
  • Aug 4

    Icons Gone - Photography of Landmarks to be Prevented Through Copyright?

    Icons Gone - Photography of Landmarks to be Prevented Through Copyright?
    Memories are an important part of life, especially when it comes to travels to far-away lands or places, filled with culture, icons and landmarks that dot human history's timeline. As an avid traveler, this writer has taken his share of…
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The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Aug 23

    Round and round we go...Gravesend Cyclopark 10k

    Round and round we go...Gravesend Cyclopark 10k
    It has been a while since I have posted a blog, so for those of you interested in my running a report here on the Gravesend Cyclopark 10k which I ran on the 7th of August. This event is organised by Nice Work on behalf of Gravesend Road…
  • Jul 27

    Changing the intranets conversation

    Changing the intranets conversation
    Changing of the guardAn article on the CMS Wire website that has garnered much attention from the intranet community on Twitter and other sites is an article called "Changing the Intranets Conversation"In the article, the author begins by…
  • Jul 25

    Running a virtual race...or two...

    Running a virtual race...or two...
    POW Virtual Runner 10k medalFor those of you who following my running on Runkeeper or Strava (probably not many) you may have noticed that I've been running a few "virtual" races recently. These aren't races where you sit on your sofa with a…
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Real Estate Legal Update

Real Estate Legal Update

Covers US and UK investment property, corporate real estate issues and property development. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.realestatelegalupdate.com/
  • Aug 21

    ESOS Regulations: Are you ready to report?

    ESOS Regulations: Are you ready to report?
    The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme Regulations 2014 (“ESOS”) came into force across the UK last July. The purpose of ESOS is to require large businesses to identify energy efficiency savings by carrying out energy audits; ESOS…
  • Aug 19

    (US) 4 Tips For Advising Tech Companies On Real Estate Deal

    (US) 4 Tips For Advising Tech Companies On Real Estate Deal
    In a Law360.com article published on August 18th titled “4 Tips For Advising Tech Companies On Real Estate Deals,” Simon Adams of the San Francisco office of Reed Smith offered his thoughts on the property challenges facing…
  • Aug 3

    (UK) UK Government Policy Reversal on Small Developments Affordable Housing and the Vacant Building Credit

    (UK) UK Government Policy Reversal on Small Developments Affordable Housing and the Vacant Building Credit
    The recently introduced vacant building credit, and policy exemption for small developments from affordable housing contributions have been swiftly removed from national planning guidance this morning following a High Court ruling on Friday.…
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bloody relations

bloody relations

Covers UK family law.

http://bloodyrelations.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2133