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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/
  • Jul 21

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Child Abduction and Custody (Parties to Conventions) (Amendment) Order 2017 The Fire and Rescue Services (Appointment of Inspector) (England) (Revocation) Order 2017 The Value Added Tax (Place of Supply of Services) (Telecommunication…
  • Jul 21

    Lady Hale appointed next President of Supreme Court, alongside three new Justices – Supreme Court

    Lady Hale appointed next President of Supreme Court, alongside three new Justices – Supreme Court
    ‘Baroness Hale of Richmond will succeed Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury as President of the UK Supreme Court, it was announced today, alongside three additional appointments to the UK’s top appeal court.’ Full StorySupreme…
  • Jul 21

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Capita (Banstead 2011) Ltd & Anor v RFIB Group Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1032 (20 July 2017) The Secretary of State for the Home Department v SU [2017] EWCA Civ 1069 (20 July 2017) Hussain, R (on the application…
Rank this Week: 4

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: 46

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: 82

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 150

Scottish Law Reporter

Scottish Law Reporter

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

http://scottishlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 148

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: 284

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.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 338

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    In memoriam of Kenneth Jay Lane: "My designs are all original"; original from someone"

    In memoriam of Kenneth Jay Lane: "My designs are all original"; original from someone"
    Fakes and imitations have long held a fascination in the world of creation, not always pejoratively. This Kat remembers his notion of what is "genuine" being challenged in 1990 by an iconic exhibition presented by The British Museum,…
  • Jul 22

    What can the possible implications of the CJEU Pirate Bay decision be? A new paper

    What can the possible implications of the CJEU Pirate Bay decision be? A new paper
    As this blog reported, on 14 June last the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its much-awaited judgmentin Stichting Brein v Ziggo BV and XS4All Internet BV, C-610/15 (the ‘Pirate Bay’ case).There, the…
  • Jul 21

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat Last Week!

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat Last Week!
    Dear IPKat followers, if you could not make time for your small IP doses last week, you don’t have to worry! The 156th edition of Never Too Late is here to give you your weekly dose of IP in one go!We started the week quite glamorously…
Rank this Week: 316

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

Covers employment and labour law issues, including industrial relations/labour and human resources, business immigration and international mobility, enterprise and collective labour agreements and occupational health and safety matters, By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/
Rank this Week: 332

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

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

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • Jul 18

    Reputation Management Company Can Remove Over 150,000 Webpages With Negative Review

    Reputation Management Company Can Remove Over 150,000 Webpages With Negative Review
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Reputation Management Company can help Lawyers & Business Owners with it’s ability to remove over 150,000 unwanted webpages or reviews that could tarnish a…
  • Jul 16

    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…
  • Jul 10

    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: 287

Regulation tomorrow

Regulation tomorrow

By Norton Rose Fulbright. Offers resources on the global financial services regulatory environment. It reports on financial services regulatory developments and provides insights and commentary across Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and the United States.

http://www.regulationtomorrow.com/
  • Jul 22

    US regulators reviewing Volcker Rule applicability to certain non-US fund

    US regulators reviewing Volcker Rule applicability to certain non-US fund
    On July 21, 2017, the Federal Reserve Board, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “US Banking Agencies”), along with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity…
  • Jul 21

    Latest issue of Global Asset Management Quarterly now available

    Latest issue of Global Asset Management Quarterly now available
    The sixth issue of our Global Asset Management Quarterly is now available. You can also register to automatically receive each issue as it is released. This publication highlights key developments that will be of interest to, and affect, our…
  • Jul 21

    Global Asset Management Quarterly – latest issue

    Global Asset Management Quarterly – latest issue
    The latest issue of Global Asset Management Quarterly is now available. EU / UK articles Quarterly update Cross-jurisdictional AIFMD guides 2017 FCA publishes asset management market study: not quite an earthquake but beware of the…
Rank this Week: 492

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
  • Jul 20

    The clash between open justice and one’s good name

    The clash between open justice and one’s good name
    Khuja (formerly known as PNM) v. Times Newspapers [2017] UKSC 49, Supreme Court, read judgment The outcome of this case is summed up in its title, an unsuccessful attempt to retain anonymity in press reporting.  It is…
  • Jul 20

    Enforcement of environmental law: what is not in the Brexit Bill

    Enforcement of environmental law: what is not in the Brexit Bill
    I posted recently on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and its approach to rolling over EU-derived laws into our domestic law. But a law is only as good as its enforcement makes it, and so we all need to think how this is going…
  • Jul 19

    Human rights job alert

    Human rights job alert
    RightsInfo is one of one of the UK’s newest and most exciting charities, building knowledge and support for human rights with engaging, accessible and beautifully presented online content. We’re looking for an enthusiastic,…
Rank this Week: 469

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jul 20

    The old, the new, and the Scottish

    The old, the new, and the Scottish
    My posts this week on  Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog included another couple of old cases, a Scottish pension sharing case and some thoughts as to why so many are dissatisfied with their experience of the…
  • Jul 16

    News Essentials: 17th July 2017

    News Essentials: 17th July 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSJudge warns double-booked lawyers: We will start case without youA family judge has issued a public warning to solicitors and barristers to avoid 'cross…
  • Jul 13

    Wise words...

    Wise words...
    ...although not necessarily from me, in my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, which included:Privy Council dismisses husband’s Jamaican property appeal - The Board’s wisdom in Miller &…
Rank this Week: 546

Data Protection Report

Data Protection Report

Covers global privacy, data protection and cybersecurity regulatory and litigation environment. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.dataprotectionreport.com/
  • Jul 19

    Hong Kong Company Director Convicted Under Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance

    Hong Kong Company Director Convicted Under Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance
    A director of a Hong Kong company has been convicted of an offence under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (“PDPO”). This is the first conviction of its type under the PDPO since the law came into effect in 1996, confirming…
  • Jul 17

    China Seeks Comment on Draft Regulation on Critical Information Infrastructure

    China Seeks Comment on Draft Regulation on Critical Information Infrastructure
    On 10 July 2017 the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) issued a draft Regulation on the Protection of Critical Information Infrastructure (CII Regulation) for public comment. The comment period ends on 10 August 2017. This…
  • Jul 17

    The Privacy Implications of Autonomous Vehicle

    The Privacy Implications of Autonomous Vehicle
    This is the first of a two-part series discussing the privacy and security issues associated with the widespread use of automated vehicle technology.  This first post focuses on potential privacy issues, while the second post –…
Rank this Week: 608

IP Iustitia

IP Iustitia

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

http://www.ipiustitia.com
  • Jul 18

    Less Offensive - US Supreme Court Takes on Disparaging Trademark

    Less Offensive - US Supreme Court Takes on Disparaging Trademark
    Issues surrounding race are incredibly difficult and complex things, and clearly have no single answer to address them fully. Many efforts have been made to address various nuances of race and racial negativity, one of which is the prevention…
  • Jul 11

    Results Breakdown - Canadian Supreme Court Rules on Infringing Websites and Google Search Result

    Results Breakdown - Canadian Supreme Court Rules on Infringing Websites and Google Search Result
    When reading this case this writer pondered what he would do in a world without Google (or search engines in general). Finding information on a web that's very close to an unrestricted space is both very useful, and can produce results you…
  • Jun 27

    Copyright Mutiny - The Pirate Bay is Communicating Works to the Public, says CJEU

    Copyright Mutiny - The Pirate Bay is Communicating Works to the Public, says CJEU
    Internet piracy has become a very common thing in the 21st century, and websites providing access to infringing materials, specifically torrent files, are booming. While these sites don't host material themselves, they provide links to files…
Rank this Week: 516

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Jul 16

    Job Ads – national

    Job Ads – national
    Shelter Training Shelter Training is recruiting freelance trainers to deliver our nationwide programme of housing and homelessness courses. Previous training experience, or extensive front line services experience is essential and you will…
  • Jul 11

    Not looked into enough to be unaware

    Not looked into enough to be unaware
    Trindade v London Borough of Hackney (2017) EWCA Civ 942 A second appeal of a homeless decision that Ms T was intentionally homeless, on the issues of whether Ms T’s actions were “an act or omission in good faith on the part…
  • Jul 7

    On the naughty step – Physician heal thyself edition

    On the naughty step – Physician heal thyself edition
    If Nearly Legal has a mantra, it is this: “Everyone should have a housing lawyer with them at all times”. Or, at the bare minimum, a landlord and tenant lawyer. We had taken the reasonableness of this to be self-evident. However,…
Rank this Week: 515

TechnoLlama

TechnoLlama

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

http://www.technollama.co.uk
  • Jul 6

    Are you a different person online?

    Are you a different person online?
    This question is as old as the Internet itself. It is often remarkable just how people behave differently when they are online, often under the guise of anonymity. The Internet allows us to become different people, to behave in ways that we…
  • Jun 26

    Should robot artists be given copyright protection?

    Should robot artists be given copyright protection?
    Shutterstock Andres Guadamuz, University of Sussex When a group of museums and researchers in the Netherlands unveiled a portrait entitled The Next Rembrandt, it was something of a tease to the art world. It wasn’t a long lost painting…
  • Jun 15

    European court rules on legal nature of torrent links in Pirate Bay case

    European court rules on legal nature of torrent links in Pirate Bay case
    The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has made a very important decision in the case of Stichting Brein v Ziggo (C‑610/15), which involves blocking access to The Pirate Bay (TPB) and the legal nature of torrent files. This…
Rank this Week: 584

The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

Focuses on the legal issues impacting the fracking industry in response to the increasing importance of natural gas and shale, in particular, in the US energy mix. Provides commentary and analysis on all aspects of exploring and producing this abundant resource including regulatory, environmental and legislative developments. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.hydraulicfrackingblog.com/
  • Jul 5

    More production cuts possible in Europe’s Groningen gas field due to earthquake

    More production cuts possible in Europe’s Groningen gas field due to earthquake
    Authorities in the Netherlands have proposed more production cuts in the Groningen gas field, Europe’s largest, in response to earthquake concerns. The cuts would limit production by another 10%, in addition to cuts that have already…
  • Jun 20

    Texas task force notes benefits of fracking, calls for more data

    Texas task force notes benefits of fracking, calls for more data
    The Task Force on Environmental and Community Impacts of Shale Development in Texas on Monday released a 204-page report analyzing fracking’s impacts on the state. The Task Force, a group sponsored by The Academy of Medicine,…
  • Jun 2

    Latest USGS study finds fracking is not a current threat to drinking water

    Latest USGS study finds fracking is not a current threat to drinking water
    In a study published May 31, 2017, the United States Geological Survey concluded that unconventional oil and gas production in the Eagle Ford, Fayetteville, and Haynesville shale formations is “not currently a significant source of…
Rank this Week: 611

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 28

    5 Signs That You Are Ready For a Bankruptcy Lawyer (in the USA)

    5 Signs That You Are Ready For a Bankruptcy Lawyer (in the USA)
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Many people fear bankruptcy. However, it’s often an irrational fear. Bankruptcy may be necessary for you to get out of debt. In fact, you could be making your…
  • May 15

    Finding the Right Injury Lawyer - 5 Practical Tips (for Australia)

    Finding the Right Injury Lawyer - 5 Practical Tips (for Australia)
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Finding the Right Injury Lawyer: 5 Practical Tips p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 8.0px 0.0px; font: 10.5px Verdana; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} p.p2…
  • May 1

    NALYTICS.COM FROM NALANDA TECHNOLOGY SET TO TRANSFORM PRECISION SEARCH FOR UK LAW FIRMS

    NALYTICS.COM FROM NALANDA TECHNOLOGY SET TO TRANSFORM PRECISION SEARCH FOR UK LAW FIRMS
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Fast-expanding precision search technology firm Nalanda Technology is spearheading its move into the legal sector with the launch…
Rank this Week: 568

DivorceSolicitor

DivorceSolicitor

Covers divorce, pre-nuptial agreements, and separation. By Lynne Bastow.

http://divorcesolicitor.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    Part 35 (After Party) : A Lovely Twirl by Miti Gupta

    Part 35 (After Party) : A Lovely Twirl by Miti Gupta
    "A LOVELY TWIRL" By - Miti Gupta  Part 35 - After Party After the party all the 4th year students were standing on the college's gate, with their luggage. Leaving the college was something painful. They were all hugging…
  • Feb 9

    Part 35 (After Party) : A Lovely Twirl by Miti Gupta

    Part 35 (After Party) : A Lovely Twirl by Miti Gupta
    "A LOVELY TWIRL" By - Miti Gupta  Part 35 - After Party After the party all the 4th year students were standing on the college's gate, with their luggage. Leaving the college was something painful. They were all hugging…
  • Feb 9

    Part 34 (Its My Surprise) : A Lovely Twirl by Miti Gupta

    Part 34 (Its My Surprise) : A Lovely Twirl by Miti Gupta
    "A LOVELY TWIRL" By - Miti Gupta  Part 34 - Its My Surprise Then the award function began, of various titles organised by the juniors to honour their seniors. The host began to announce the awards, the first award went in the…
Rank this Week: 541

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: 567

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: 564

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 1293

DeltaPatents EPO caselaw blog

DeltaPatents EPO caselaw blog

Summary of recent decisions by boards of appeal of the European patent office (EPO).

http://dp-patentlaw.blogspot.nl/
  • Jul 21

    J 13/14 - On divisionals and translations...

    J 13/14 - On divisionals and translations...
    Translating prohibited?The present European patent application was filed in English as a divisional application from a parent application which was as an international application filed in German and also published in German. On…
  • Jul 18

    T 1138/12 - Creative opposition issue

    T 1138/12 - Creative opposition issue
    In this appeal in opposition several issues came up. The patent proprietor filed a very creative (second) auxiliary request which basically amounted to "Opposition division, tell me which claims (of the first auxiliary request) are…
  • Jul 10

    T 2092/13 - Misleading communication

    T 2092/13 - Misleading communication
    In the statement of grounds of appeal against a decision from the Examining Division, the appellant also alleged a series of procedural violations in the first-instance proceedings and requested the reimbursement of the appeal fee. In…
Rank this Week: 1209

IP Finance

IP Finance

Looks at financial issues for intellectual property rights: securitisation and collateral, IP valuation for acquisition and balance sheet purposes, tax and R&D breaks, film and product finance, calculating quantum of damages--anything that happens where IP meets money.

http://www.ip.finance/?m=1
  • Jul 21

    Yet another article on the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone

    Yet another article on the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone
    An extra-terrestrial alien visiting Earth in 2007 and returning, now, one decade later, might, at first glance, notice little difference in smartphones between times. For example, most-recent iPhone models superficially appear very similar to…
  • Jul 12

    Google's Competitors Take a Swipe at Google's "Academic Influence Campaign"

    Google's Competitors Take a Swipe at Google's "Academic Influence Campaign"
    The Campaign for Accountability (CA) has released a report on Google's "influence" on academic papers.  Notably, The Chronicle for Higher Education states that "The Campaign for Accountability" is funded by Google's…
  • Jul 11

    Newspapers Fight Back Against Facebook and Google for Stronger IP Protection

    Newspapers Fight Back Against Facebook and Google for Stronger IP Protection
    In most intellectual property law courses and many property courses in the U.S., the INS v. AP case is taught.  In that case, the U.S. Supreme Court created the INS misappropriation claim which essentially protects the gathering of…
Rank this Week: 1276

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    Tessa Shepperson Newsround #19

    Tessa Shepperson Newsround #19
    It’s my turn for the news post today and there are quite a few news items to tell you about, so let’s get started. As usual, there are the Grenfell related stories. Legal Aid for Grenfell Survivors The first is that amendments…
  • Jul 19

    How do we find slum properties?

    How do we find slum properties?
    Ben Reeve Lewis gives away some tricks of the enforcement officers trade As a companion piece to my previous one on the benefits of landlord licensing for enforcement teams, I thought I would share some tricks of the trade. I didn’t…
  • Jul 19

    Tenancy Agreements 33 days of tips – day 28 – Student

    Tenancy Agreements 33 days of tips – day 28 – Student
    Focus on student lets Students and student lets are a big part of the lettings market.  Previous governments have increased the numbers getting a degree, and they all have to live somewhere.  Many landlords let exclusively to…
Rank this Week: 1446

Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

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

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
  • Jul 20

    NY Court Rules That Class Action Waivers Are Unenforceable

    NY Court Rules That Class Action Waivers Are Unenforceable
    While pundits and practitioners eagerly await the U.S. Supreme Court’s looming decision on whether class action waivers in employment-related agreements violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) – which will not be issued…
  • Jul 12

    NYC Agency Publishes Rules for New Independent Contractor Law

    NYC Agency Publishes Rules for New Independent Contractor Law
    As we previously reported, the New York City “Freelance Isn’t Free” Act (the Act) took effect on May 15, 2017. The Act requires virtually all entities that engage an independent contractor in NYC for $800 or more in services…
  • Jul 11

    Taylor Review: a review of the Review

    Taylor Review: a review of the Review
    Today, the much-anticipated Taylor Review was published, with a speech by Matthew Taylor outlining his recommendations, followed by comments from Prime Minister Theresa May. The opening lines of the Review set out Taylor’s ambition:…
Rank this Week: 1283

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law…

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law Librarian's Blog

Features library news, tips on new resources, links to useful web sites and more.

http://birkbecklibrarylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 18

    The EU (Withdrawal) Bill - what it says and the issues it raise

    The EU (Withdrawal) Bill - what it says and the issues it raise
    I've previously posted about Mark Elliott's Public Law for Everyone blog and having just read his 1000 words entry on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill thought that it was worth linking through to this particular post. As a non-lawyer I found it easy…
  • Jul 13

    Celebrating the Centenary of Women Lawyers - an exhibition at Lincoln's Inn

    Celebrating the Centenary of Women Lawyers - an exhibition at Lincoln's Inn
    This exhibition is hosted by Lincoln's Inn in partnership with First 100 Years and is running because 2019 will mark 100 years since the passing of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act which removed any legal barrier to women working as…
  • Jun 29

    Woman's Hour series on women's lives after leaving prison

    Woman's Hour series on women's lives after leaving prison
    Recently Woman's Hour broadcast a series in which Milly Chowles interviewed women at different stages of their lives after leaving prison.The interviews are each around 10 minutes long and give an interesting insight into the challenges of…
Rank this Week: 813

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Covers UK legal stories.

http://www.ehlsolicitors.co.uk/blog/
  • Jul 17

    Insurance for new propertie

    Insurance for new propertie
    Insurance for New Properties   When buying a brand-new property, the developer should offer the benefit of structural insurance such as NHBC or a similar scheme. This provides the buyers and successive owners with insurance against…
  • Jul 10

    Lease Extension – What is it and Do I need it?

    Lease Extension – What is it and Do I need it?
      Lease Extension – What is it and Do I need it?   All Leases run for defined term, this can be anything from 99 years, 125 years  to 999 years. Even though this may seem like a long period of time  you may need…
  • Jul 3

    Why have searches when purchasing a property?

    Why have searches when purchasing a property?
    Why have searches when purchasing a property? For first time buyers it can come as a surprise that searches are required at all when they have also paid for a survey and it is important that the reason the searches are performed is…
Rank this Week: 958

About Conveyancing

About Conveyancing

Covers conveyancing in England and Wales. By Simon Seaton.

http://blog.aboutconveyancing.com/
  • Jun 30

    CML Lenders’ Handbook to be Renamed on 1st July

    CML Lenders’ Handbook to be Renamed on 1st July
    From 1 July 2017, the finance and banking industry operating in the UK will be represented by a new trade association, UK Finance.It will represent around 300 firms in the UK providing credit, banking, markets and payment-related services.The…
  • Jun 19

    Is Your Firm Updating your Pre-Completion Checklist ?

    Is Your Firm Updating your Pre-Completion Checklist ?
    Technology, lender compliance and fraud prevention within the context of a pre-competition checklist are some of the main focus points at the next Webinar by Lexsure on 24th and 25th July.  Almost all firms have a pre-completion…
  • May 29

    Amendments To CML Lenders’ Handbook - 19 June 2017

    Amendments To CML Lenders’ Handbook - 19 June 2017
    The following amendments will be made to the Lenders Handbook for England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on 19 June 2017:England and WalesA minor amendment to reflect that the FASI and MASI professional qualifications are no longer…
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The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    New BIALL website

    New BIALL website
    The new BIALL website has now been launched, the new website is now live for you to enjoy.Please note the BIALL Blog has also moved: http://biall.org.uk/blog.If you have an RSS feed setup for this blog please update to the new blog RSS feed…
  • Jun 5

    Preparing for #BIALL2017 : Other places to go & things to do in Manchester

    Preparing for #BIALL2017 : Other places to go & things to do in Manchester
    Other places to go & things to do in ManchesterManchester is a really vibrant and interesting city, so if you have time to explore we would certainly recommend it! Here are a few suggestions of things to see & do in the city: Town…
  • Jun 5

    BIALL Professional Studies Bursary 2017

    BIALL Professional Studies Bursary 2017
    The BIALL sponsored Professional Studies Bursary 2017 is still open for applications until 30 June 2017. This very generous bursary offers up to £10000 towards all or part of the course fees for a BIALL member completing their…
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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
  • Feb 19

    Communication in insolvency

    Communication in insolvency
    Insolvency practitioners are at the sharp end of an increasingly complex system that is understood by few outside the profession.  We have to explain clearly and succinctly what we do and why, and we have to do so over and over again,…
  • Feb 16

    Insolvency regulation

    Insolvency regulation
    The UK insolvency regulatory system is being tinkered with, but it needs to be and be seen to be more effective.  For that it needs a more robust design.  At present it neither gives confidence to the public nor serves the…
  • Feb 12

    Who do you work with in restructuring and insolvency?

    Who do you work with in restructuring and insolvency?
    We are usually introduced to financially stressed or distressed businesses by professional advisors, often solicitors or accountants, who see the need for our specialist skills.  However, ultimately we are instructed by the management,…
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Primary Opinion

Primary Opinion

Covers corporate, employment, IP and privacy news.

http://primaryopinion.com/
  • Nov 27

    Social media marketing for lawyers and law firm

    Social media marketing for lawyers and law firm
    Law firms of all sizes are now embracing social media as a means to showcase expertise and reach new customers. But, opening a Twitter, LinkedIn or Google+ account is only the first part of the process. Here are five pointers for realising…
  • Oct 13

    Legal opinion round up: CJEU’s ruling on registering 3D object trademark

    Legal opinion round up: CJEU’s ruling on registering 3D object trademark
    3D shape marks took another battering at the end of September with the European Court of Justice (CJEU) ruling that such trademarks can be declared invalid if the shape can be linked ‘essentially’ or ‘substantially’ to…
  • Oct 7

    Meet our independent blogger

    Meet our independent blogger
    Our new content portal www.primaryopinion.com draws together the best of the IP industry’s news, commentary and knowledge, so that IP professionals, in-house counsel and business heads can access it on one up-to-date platform. That…
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Bribery Library Blog

Bribery Library Blog

Cover the UK Bribery Act and its impact on international business. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.briberylibrary.com
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Media Beak

Media Beak

Covers media law, ethics and intellectual property law. By Ed Forbes.

http://mediabeak.blogspot.com/
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Library etc.

Library etc.

Covers Web 2.0 and libraries.

http://neilstewart.wordpress.com
  • Feb 1

    Fame at last

    Fame at last
    I am published! This article really annoyed me, so I sent a letter into the Guardian, and they published it. I didn’t even think to check yesterday, but my brother texted me this morning to ask if it was me. Fame at last!
  • Feb 1

    Fame at last

    Fame at last
    I am published! This article really annoyed me, so I sent a letter into the Guardian, and they published it. I didn’t even think to check yesterday, but my brother texted me this morning to ask if it was me. Fame at last!
  • Jan 9

    Spotify

    Spotify
    I’ve recently received an invite to Spotify, a music service which allows you to stream tracks and albums in full, as often as you like, and for free (bar some advertising, which I haven’t actually been subject to yet).
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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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UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
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Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

Features library news and information. From the College of Law of England and Wales.

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 18

    Welcome

    Welcome
    Welcome to the library
  • Jul 5

    Library and LRC summer opening hour

    Library and LRC summer opening hour
    The Library will be remain open as usual on weekdays from 8.30am – 10pm from Monday 17th July – Friday 8th September to help you in your studies over the summer. During this time the library will be staffed from Monday to…
  • Apr 27

    Library and LRC IT Rooms opening hours May Bank Holiday Weekend

    Library and LRC IT Rooms opening hours May Bank Holiday Weekend
    Saturday 29th April, Sunday 30th April and Bank Holiday Monday 1st May – OPEN 8.30am-6.00pm and Staffed 12.00pm-4.00pm.* Saturday 27th May, Sunday 28th May and Bank Holiday Monday 29th May – OPEN 8.30am-6.00pm and Staffed…
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Cyberleagle

Cyberleagle

Graham Smith's blog on law, IT, the Internet and new media

http://cyberleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 17

    Worldwide search de-indexing orders: Google v Equustek

    Worldwide search de-indexing orders: Google v Equustek
    The Supreme Court of Canada has issued its decision in Google Inc v Equustek (28 June 2017). This is the case in which a small Canadian technology company, Equustek, asked the Canadian courts to grant an injunction against the well-known US…
  • May 29

    Squaring the circle of end to end encryption

    Squaring the circle of end to end encryption
    Eager student:Encryption seems to be back in the news. Why has this come up again?Scholarly lawyer: It never really went away. Ever since David Cameron sounded off about encryption before meeting Barack Obama in January 2015 it’s been…
  • May 21

    Time to speak up for Article 15

    Time to speak up for Article 15
    Article 15 of the ECommerce Directive lays down the basic principle that EU Member States cannot impose a general obligation on internet intermediaries to monitor what people say online. We in the UK may have to start worrying for Article 15.…
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Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Jul 13

    Terrorism : all the fault of divorcees (apparently)

    Terrorism : all the fault of divorcees (apparently)
    I read the headline in The Brief this morning as I got in the car to drive to chambers: Family breakdown causes terrorism, says former judge  I didn’t get much past the headline before I threw the phone on the passenger seat and…
  • Jul 9

    The theatre of legalese? Oh, please…

    The theatre of legalese? Oh, please…
    If you’re anything like me this headline got your hackles right up : ‘Is the theatre of the family courts – where legalese often takes over – really helpful?’ No, thunk I. It’s not helpful. But it’s…
  • Jun 22

    Cowboys of the wild west?

    Cowboys of the wild west?
    Some context on the influence of fee-charging McKenzie Friends in family law [Ed : This is a guest post from Leanne Smith (@leanneslaw) and Emma Hitchings. I am very grateful to them for taking the time to respond to my blog post about their…
Rank this Week: 4895

nipc IP/it Update

nipc IP/it Update

News and comment on intellectual property, technology, media, entertainment and competition law from the UK, EC and around the world. By John Lambert.

http://nipclaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1672

CBL Business Law Blog

CBL Business Law Blog

Explores business law issues as they relate to SMEs in the UK and any international business wanting to trade in Britain. By Cousins Business Law.

http://www.business-lawfirm.co.uk/blog/
  • Jul 13

    Questions to ask your advisor in a business partner dispute

    Questions to ask your advisor in a business partner dispute
    Whom do you turn to when you’re in dispute with yourbusiness partner(s) and what should you ask them? How do you know whether your accountant or local solicitor isthe best person to advise you? For many business owners and…
  • Jul 5

    Disputes within flat-management companie

    Disputes within flat-management companie
    Flat management companies are companies that are set up tomanage blocks of flats. They mainly deal with issues such as repairs but alsomay have a role in ensuring that flat owners comply with the terms of theirleases.It is usual for the…
  • Apr 6

    New pre-action protocol on debt recovery

    New pre-action protocol on debt recovery
    On 21 March 2017 the Ministry of Justice published thenew and long anticipated Pre-Action Protocol (“PAP”) on debt recovery . It willcome into force on 1 October 2017.So what will this mean in practice? It has long beenthe…
Rank this Week: 2952

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
  • Jul 12

    National Association of Corporate Directors Updates Cyber-Risk Oversight Handbook

    National Association of Corporate Directors Updates Cyber-Risk Oversight Handbook
    Earlier this year, the National Association of Corporate Directors released an updated version of its Director’s Handbook on Cyber-Risk Oversight. The NACD’s issuance of an update to its Handbook in just three years signals that…
  • Jun 22

    South Korea Joins APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules System

    South Korea Joins APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules System
    On Monday, June 12, South Korea became the latest country approved to officially join the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation’s Cross-Border Privacy Rules system. It is the fifth APEC economy to participate in the system, joining the…
  • Jun 21

    UK to Align Itself with the GDPR Despite Brexit

    UK to Align Itself with the GDPR Despite Brexit
    “A new law will ensure that the United Kingdom retains its world-class regime protecting personal data”. This is today's strong statement by Her Majesty The Queen reflecting the level of priority given by the UK government to…
Rank this Week: 3932

Spencers Solicitors Blog

Spencers Solicitors Blog

Covers personal injury law in the UK.

http://www.spencerssolicitors.com/blog/
  • Jul 11

    Don’t be blind to Invisible Disabilities...

    Don’t be blind to Invisible Disabilities...
    Under the Equality Act 2010, a disability is defined as a physical or mental impairment which “has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on a person’s ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities”. Increasingly,…
  • Jun 12

    Flip out for National Flip Flop Day on 16th June!

    Flip out for National Flip Flop Day on 16th June!
    Did you know that Flip Flops actually got their name from the sound they make against the ground when you walk? You may also be surprised to hear that Flip Flops have been around for thousands of years stepping back in time to the Ancient…
  • Jun 8

    Flip out for National Flip Flop Day on 16th June!

    Flip out for National Flip Flop Day on 16th June!
    Did you know that Flip Flops actually got their name from the sound they make against the ground when you walk? You may also be surprised to hear that Flip Flops have been around for thousands of years stepping back in time to the Ancient…
Rank this Week: 2385