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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/
  • Mar 6

    EVENT: University of Cambridge – EU Internet Regulation After Google Spain

    EVENT: University of Cambridge – EU Internet Regulation After Google Spain
    ‘This one-day conference, made possible as a result of a kind donation from Hogan Lovells, will explore the implications of C-131/12 Google Spain; Google v Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (AEPD), Mario Costeja…
  • Mar 6

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) JC & Ors v R. [2015] EWCA Crim 210 (26 February 2015) Akhtar v R [2015] EWCA Crim 176 (26 February 2015) Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Smyth v The Secretary of State for Communities And Local…
  • Mar 6

    Integral Petroleum SA v SCU-Finanz AG – WLR Daily

    Integral Petroleum SA v SCU-Finanz AG – WLR Daily
    Integral Petroleum SA v SCU-Finanz AG [2015] EWCA Civ 144; [2015] WLR (D) 97 ‘Where a contract had been signed by only one of a company’s two joint signatories, the question of whether the company was bound by the contract was…
Rank this Week: 5

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: 43

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 6

    Can a decision on the VAT Directive mean that there is no general digital exhaustion under EU copyright?

    Can a decision on the VAT Directive mean that there is no general digital exhaustion under EU copyright?
    Yesterday was a big IP day at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), with both the judgment in Copydan (private copying levies) [here] and the Opinion of Advocate General Jääskinen…
  • Mar 6

    Cindy Crawford: the picture that was, or wasn't ...

    Cindy Crawford: the picture that was, or wasn't ...
    This Kat is usually about as far away from the world of fashion as can be. Indeed, he barely recognized the name of Cindy Crawford when a picture of the 49-year supermodel went viral last month. What grabbed everyone's attention was…
  • Mar 6

    Friday fantasie

    Friday fantasie
    Forthcoming events. There's always plenty going on, so why not check, out the IPKat's Forthcoming Events page and see if there's anything you fancy?  Not all the events cater for main-line IP interests: plenty of esoteric topics are…
Rank this Week: 91

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 163

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Dec 9

    The Justice Gap

    The Justice Gap
    Winner of the 2013 prestigious inaugural Halsbury’s legal awards, The Justice Gap is an on-line magazine  about justice and the law. Written and edited by legal journalists, Jon Robbins, Brian Thornton and Mary-Rachel McCabe,…
  • Dec 9

    The impact of legal aid reform

    The impact of legal aid reform
    Last week, Chief Economist to the Citizens Advice Bureau, Hugh Stickland gave evidence to the Public Accounts Committee on the impact of the legal aid reforms – read his blog here
  • Dec 2

    Open University Day – Saturday 6th December

    Open University Day – Saturday 6th December
    This Saturday, 6th December, ULaw Guildford will be hosting a Study Day for 1st year OU law students. OU students will be in the library from 11.30 – 12.45 pm and again from 2.30 – 4 pm. OU students will also be using IT room 216…
Rank this Week: 171

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: 193

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
  • Mar 6

    Public protest, private right

    Public protest, private right
    R (Catt) and R (T) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2015] UKSC 9 A majority of the Supreme Court has held that the retention by police of information on the Domestic Extremism Database about a 91 year-old activist’s…
  • Mar 4

    The Return of the Round-up!

    The Return of the Round-up!
    After a brief hiatus, the Human Rights Round-up is back. Our new team of expert summarisers – Hannah Lynes, Alex Wessely and Laura Profumo – is installed and ready to administer your regular dose of UK human rights news.…
  • Feb 27

    Court of Appeal rules on police duty to suspects in detention – Diarmuid Laffan

    Court of Appeal rules on police duty to suspects in detention – Diarmuid Laffan
    Zenati v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and another [2015] EWCA Civ 80 – read judgment Matthew Donmall appeared for the Crown Prosecution Service in this case. He had nothing to do with the writing of this post. In a recent…
Rank this Week: 247

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Mar 5

    Expectations are not existing facts.

    Expectations are not existing facts.
    Enfield LBC v Najim (2015) CA (Civ Div) 04/03/2015 [Note on Lawtel and here. Not on Bailii yet] This was Enfield’s appeal from a s.204 appeal quashing Enfield’s decision and review decision that Ms N was intentionally…
  • Mar 5

    Job Ad

    Job Ad
    Oldham CAB Housing Caseworker / Solicitor / Legal Executive Location:             Oldham & Rochdale…
  • Mar 3

    The judicial review of regulations on funding judicial review

    The judicial review of regulations on funding judicial review
    Ben Hoare Bell Solicitors & Ors, R (On the Application Of) v The Lord Chancellor [2015] EWHC 523 (Admin) The legal aid funding regulations for judicial reviews, in effect from April 2014, were the subject of this judicial review. To cut…
Rank this Week: 257

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: 261

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • 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…
  • Oct 10

    Rive Gauche: Fancy some Pommes du Tories with your Kipper, Mr Carswell?

    Rive Gauche: Fancy some Pommes du Tories with your Kipper, Mr Carswell?
    Back later with some more nonsense..
Rank this Week: 273

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 316

Scottish Law Reporter

Scottish Law Reporter

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

http://scottishlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 311

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 369

Legal Costs Blog

Legal Costs Blog

Covers English legal costs law. By Gibbs Wyatt Stone.

http://www.gwslaw.co.uk/blog/
  • Mar 2

    Appropriate success fee where liability clear

    Appropriate success fee where liability clear
    Press release from well known personal injury solicitors commenting on holiday illness claim, where solicitors were acting for 276 clients, quoting their head of travel law: “It is almost beyond belief that [the Defendant] has continued…
  • Feb 16

    Inaccurate costs estimate

    Inaccurate costs estimate
    The move from costs estimates to costs budgets has left rather a mess in the rules due to the absence of transitional provisions. Nevertheless, under the old rules, and to the extent to which the old costs estimate rules continue ……
  • Feb 10

    Top costs expert

    Top costs expert
    The media has a terrible habit of attributing expert status to those who clearly have no right to be called anything of the sort. Fox News famously interviewed a “terrorism expert” who claimed “In Britain, it’s not…
Rank this Week: 618

TechnoLlama

TechnoLlama

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

http://www.technollama.co.uk
  • Feb 23

    Looking at Citizenfour through Internet regulation

    Looking at Citizenfour through Internet regulation
    Last Sunday night Citizenfour, the Laura Poitras documentary about Edward Snowden, won the Oscar for best documentary. This is a great development for those of us who believe that the Snowden revelations constitute one of the most important…
  • Feb 15

    The monopolistic Internet

    The monopolistic Internet
    I’ve started reading “The Internet is not the answer” by Andrew Keen (a full review will be forthcoming), and listened with interest to the interview by the always astute Aleks Krotowski in The Guardian’s Tech Weekly…
  • Feb 6

    Katy Perry jumps the shark, makes copyright claim over 3D print model

    Katy Perry jumps the shark, makes copyright claim over 3D print model
    During this year’s Super Bowl, Katy Perry baffled and endeared millions with an act that included a giant metal tiger, a floating star, and the real stars of the show, two blue dancing sharks. Particularly, the start of the show was the…
Rank this Week: 623

Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

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

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
  • Mar 6

    New York Employment Roundup: February 2015

    New York Employment Roundup: February 2015
    This post was written by Cindy S. Minniti and Mark S. Goldstein. Today’s New York employment law landscape is increasingly dynamic, with a constant stream of new legislation and judicial opinions. To keep our readers current on the…
  • Mar 5

    Contractual flexibility clauses must be clear and unambiguous to give an employer a right to make unilateral change

    Contractual flexibility clauses must be clear and unambiguous to give an employer a right to make unilateral change
    In the case of Norman and others v National Audit Office UKEAT/0276/14, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) confirmed that flexibility clauses in employment contracts which seek to give employers the right to make unilateral…
  • Mar 5

    Must a Company Reveal Trade Secrets to Prove Trade Secret Theft

    Must a Company Reveal Trade Secrets to Prove Trade Secret Theft
    This post was written by Mark D. Temple and Peter J. Stuhldreher. When you learn a former employee has stolen your trade secrets to take them across the street to benefit a competitor, your quickest remedy is to sue him and try to shut him…
Rank this Week: 901

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #194

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #194
    Why landlords and letting agents interests are diametrically opposed, fake housing contractors and a recipe for human misery ...
  • Mar 5

    Private Eye on Housing

    Private Eye on Housing
    Looking at some items on housing in the most recent edition of Private Eye
  • Mar 4

    Unfair lettings fees between agents and tenant

    Unfair lettings fees between agents and tenant
    Looking at the guidance for tenants on unfair fees issued by the Property Redress Scheme and giving guidance for tenants on what to do
Rank this Week: 970

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Mar 4

    Bundle of hyperbole

    Bundle of hyperbole
    Legal Cheek has done a good job of upping the ante in relation to my “bundle rage” post last week. Lashings of phrases like “Top Judge”, and “rows”, “ranting” and “slamming”.…
  • Feb 28

    Bunch of fools(cap)

    Bunch of fools(cap)
    I’m feeling like a bad girl. I’m feeling like I’ve just come out of one of those school assemblies where the Head gives the whole school an earful because someone has set off the fire alarm for the third time this week.…
  • Feb 22

    Mum forced to write to childrens’ dad in prison

    Mum forced to write to childrens’ dad in prison
    Most of the tabloid press have reported extensively on this story of a mum who had her throat slit by her ex and who is said to face jail if she doesn’t write to him in prison. All of the reports I have seen identify the adults by name…
Rank this Week: 784

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Anglican Curmudgeonr

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

http://accurmudgeon.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    ECUSA and the Freedom of Association: a Showdown Is Coming

    ECUSA and the Freedom of Association: a Showdown Is Coming
    Litigation between the Episcopal Church (USA) and its parishes has been ongoing for more than fifteen years. It is a myth to say that the Church did not start any of the lawsuits: you can read all of the dreary details in this post. The…
  • Feb 25

    A Rule of Law, or of One Man?

    A Rule of Law, or of One Man?
    Capitol Hill is today, for better or worse, the last bulwark of this country's Rule of Law. If the Republicans -- given a majority in both Houses in order to stop the administration's lawlessness -- cannot hold the line against Obama's…
  • Feb 23

    SC Court Makes Short Shrift of ECUSA's Motion

    SC Court Makes Short Shrift of ECUSA's Motion
    As reported here, the Episcopal Church (USA) and its rump group in South Carolina filed a 182-page motion for reconsideration with Circuit Court Judge Diane S. Goodstein, asking her to reverse her earlier decision in favor of Bishop Lawrence,…
Rank this Week: 844

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Mar 6

    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers March/April 2015

    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers March/April 2015
    The latest issue of the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers is now published.In this issueCPD – Ruth Bird and Natasha Choolhun look at the new SRA competence requirements in the online environmentAdvertising – Shireen Smith of…
  • Mar 6

    A quick Q&A into lasting power of attorney for older people

    A quick Q&A into lasting power of attorney for older people
    A quick Q&A into lasting power of attorney for older peopleLasting power of attorney enables you to protect a friend or family member’s interests by guarding their financial welfare and taking legal responsibility for their…
  • Mar 5

    Replacing the old with the new

    Replacing the old with the new
    You wouldn't think it looking around here but it's been a pretty busy week, mostly to do with replacing the old with the new, which is always interesting, if a little daunting as you get older yourself. Not that our esteemed President seems…
Rank this Week: 1139

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: 1063

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

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

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • Mar 2

    How to win a hopeless case

    How to win a hopeless case
    I’ve often heard TheBusker chuckle about the many ways to win even the most hopeless of cases. ‘Everything’s winnable once you have a real, living and above all fallible judge sitting in front of you. Maybe you’ll…
  • Mar 2

    ‘Proof of Death’ by thriller-writer and barrister Chris Pearson

    ‘Proof of Death’ by thriller-writer and barrister Chris Pearson
    Lawyer Richard Troy doesn’t do mathematics. But when he accepts Chechen number theorist Aslan Ivanov as a client, he realises that life, love and death are all part of the same equation. Aslan possesses a proof of the Riemann Hypothesis…
  • Mar 2

    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: 1067

Taxidermy: Getting Under the Skin…

Taxidermy: Getting Under the Skin of Tax Law

Insight into the trials and tribulations of a UK tax lawyer. By Ann L. Humphrey.

http://www.annlhumphrey.com/blog
  • Feb 28

    A VAT and property teaser

    A VAT and property teaser
    The post A VAT and property teaser appeared first on Ann L Humphrey.
  • Jan 20

    Who ya gonna call?

    Who ya gonna call?
    The post Who ya gonna call? appeared first on Ann L Humphrey.
  • Dec 31

    2014 – Pick ‘n’ mix

    2014 – Pick ‘n’ mix
    The post 2014 – Pick ‘n’ mix appeared first on Ann L Humphrey.
Rank this Week: 1080

Law Actually

Law Actually

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

http://lawactually.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    Top Five Ways to Guard Against Data Theft

    Top Five Ways to Guard Against Data Theft
    Guest PostBusinesses deal with sensitive data on a regular basis – and if this data falls into the wrong hands, it could severely compromise the reputation and security of a company and its clients. That’s why it’s important…
  • Feb 24

    Death in the digital age: managing digital asset

    Death in the digital age: managing digital asset
    Sponsored Post We all have scores of online accounts these days.  The value of the information associated with those accounts can be huge – both financially and in other, more nuanced ways.   Take, for instance, online…
  • Feb 23

    Employment Law Tribunals vs The Small Busine

    Employment Law Tribunals vs The Small Busine
    Guest PostNo company, big or small, is exempt from the potential threat of an employment law tribunal. But for the owners of smaller businesses the threat could affect their entire livelihood due to the financial consequences that may result.…
Rank this Week: 1191

Jobsworth

Jobsworth

Covers UK employment law. By Michael Scutt.

http://michaelscutt.co.uk
  • Oct 11

    Out and About

    Out and About
    At Crane & Staples we don’t believe in sitting at our desks waiting for the world to come to us: we like to get out and about, shake a few hands, meet some new faces and hopefully meet some old ones too.  We don’t tend to…
  • May 12

    Conciliate not Litigate

    Conciliate not Litigate
    Early Conciliation  (EC) via ACAS has now been with us for over a month, and it has been mandatory since 6th May for all new disputes to be referred to ACAS before an Employment Tribunal claim can be commenced.  ACAS will, for free,…
  • May 7

    Protect Your Business – Handling Disciplinary Procedure

    Protect Your Business – Handling Disciplinary Procedure
    Last Wednesday  my firm hosted the second in our series of events aimed at employers and how they can protect their businesses by following the correct processes and procedures in employment law.  We were delighted to welcome…
Rank this Week: 1246

The Magistrate's Blog

The Magistrate's Blog

Musings and snippets from an English magistrate.

http://thelawwestofealingbroadway.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    All Change

    All Change
    I have migrated the blog tohttp://magistratesblog.blogspot.co.uk/and copied all of the posts across.I shall leave this one up for the foreseeable future, but I shall post to the new url, which has working comments. I shall bring the old…
  • Mar 20

    Housekeeping Updated

    Housekeeping Updated
    I have no idea what has happened to the comments - JS-Kit was dumped on me when they bought out Haloscan. I have tried to get in to put it back to normal, but I haven't got time. I'll have a go when things calm down a bit.Wednesday Update:…
  • Mar 20

    Current Affair

    Current Affair
    The CPS are shortly to begin their new 'paperless as far as the door of the court' document handling system. I wish them well and hope that the widely expressed fear that this will be just another Government IT fiasco proves to be…
Rank this Week: 1159

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/
  • Mar 6

    Japan and the United States Join the Hague System for Design Registration

    Japan and the United States Join the Hague System for Design Registration
    Japan and the United States both filed their official instruments at the WIPO headquarters in February 2015 in order to join the Hague System. This increases the number of Hague signatories to 64 nations. The Hague System allows for multiple…
  • Mar 5

    Copyright In A Logo, Innocent Smoothies, And Informal Contracts.

    Copyright In A Logo, Innocent Smoothies, And Informal Contracts.
    The trouble with disregarding formalities, like legal agreements, is that even minor disagreements have the propensity to escalate into disputes. An imperfect recollection of the terms of a contract is unlikely to escalate if the contentious…
  • Feb 27

    Patent Troll Problems – The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

    Patent Troll Problems – The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
    A recent case, Smartflash LLC v. Apple Inc, which Apple described as a prime example of why the US patent system is flawed, saw the company ordered to pay over $500 million in damages. Smartflash LLC, a Texas-based entity, sued Apple in May…
Rank this Week: 2355

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/
  • Mar 3

    An Escrow Case at Last - Filmflex Movies Ltd v Piksel Ltd

    An Escrow Case at Last - Filmflex Movies Ltd v Piksel Ltd
    In my early years at the Bar I did a lot of work for John Morris who was in-house legal advisor to the NCC (National Computing Centre). The NCC had been established in 1966 as an autonomous not-for-profit organization, to be the…
  • Feb 28

    Trade Marks and Passing Off: Supreme Petfoods Ltd v Henry Bell & Co (Grantham) Ltd

    Trade Marks and Passing Off: Supreme Petfoods Ltd v Henry Bell & Co (Grantham) Ltd
    The Inn Sign for the Beehive public house in  Grantham Photo Wikipedia The Lincolnshire town of Grantham educated one of the world's greatest scientists and the first woman ti be British prime minister…
  • Feb 27

    Unregistered Design Rights: G-Star Raw v Rhodi

    Unregistered Design Rights: G-Star Raw v Rhodi
    Photo Wikipedia In G-Star Raw CV v Rhodi Ltd and Others [2015] EWHC 216 (Ch) (6 Feb 2015) G-Star Raw sued Rhodi Ltd and five other companies and two directors of those companies for infringing its design rights in the…
Rank this Week: 2176

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/
  • Feb 25

    (UK) CDM Regulations are Changing

    (UK) CDM Regulations are Changing
    The construction industry is preparing itself for new health and safety practices as a result of the CDM Regulations 2015 which will come into force on 1 April 2015. Developers of big projects will undoubtedly be affected but the Regulations…
  • Feb 20

    Tenancy Deposits Clarified

    Tenancy Deposits Clarified
    This post was written by Sarah Frost  It is now the best part of a decade since the tenancy deposit protection provisions in the Housing Act 2004 (the “Act”) came into force on 6 April 2007. A string of Court of Appeal…
  • Feb 17

    (UK) Rates and Refurbishments - when is a building in repair?

    (UK) Rates and Refurbishments - when is a building in repair?
    This post was written by Siobhan Hayes The question of how to value a building which is undergoing substantial refurbishment came before the Court of Appeal who ruled yesterday that the Valuation Tribunal had wrongly attributed a rateable…
Rank this Week: 2115

QLTS Blog

QLTS Blog

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

http://www.qlts.com/
  • Feb 19

    Legal Services Board approves QLTS change

    Legal Services Board approves QLTS change
    The Legal Services Board, the super-regulator of the legal profession in England & Wales, has announced its approval of the SRA’s proposals to change aspects of the existing Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme. The changes will now…
  • Jan 30

    Webinar Recording Now Available – How to Succeed on the QLTS Assessment

    Webinar Recording Now Available – How to Succeed on the QLTS Assessment
    Webinar Recording Available – How to Succeed on the QLTS Assessments Thanks to all who attended Sunday’s webinar! In the webinar, Ben May and the team at QLTS School discussed why should you qualify as an English solicitor, the…
  • Jan 16

    Live Webinar – How to Succeed on the QLTS Assessment

    Live Webinar – How to Succeed on the QLTS Assessment
    Live QLTS Webinar – Sunday, January 25, 2015 – 5.00pm (GMT) Join Ben May and the team at QLTS School and attend a free, hour-long webinar: “How to Succeed on the QLTS Assessments”  The webinar will cover the…
Rank this Week: 2274

Binary Law

Binary Law

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

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • 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…
  • Nov 21

    Do lawyers need to be digitally competent?

    Do lawyers need to be digitally competent?
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch November 2014. I ask this because I have been looking into the future for CPD in the two professions. Both are moving away from measuring CPD hours towards systems based on self-certified continuing competence.…
  • Oct 1

    Big Internet? No thank

    Big Internet? No thank
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch September 2014. The early adopters have been getting restless lately. I’m with them. This is not what we signed up for. Alan Jacobs, writing for The New Atlantis, predicts The End of Big Twitter. Twitter…
Rank this Week: 1866

Tax Plus Blog

Tax Plus Blog

Covers UK tax issues. By Mercer & Hole.

http://www.mercerhole.co.uk/blog/tax-plus/
  • Jan 14

    Non UK Domiciliaries owning UK Property

    Non UK Domiciliaries owning UK Property
    It is well known that wealthy foreigners often own very valuable properties in the UK. If it is their main residence then buying in their own name is usually the most appropriate form of ownership but there are many other issues to think…
  • Jan 8

    Buying Property for Children

    Buying Property for Children
    In many parts of London, property price growth now means many young people cannot easily buy. However, the idea of giving large capital gifts to a young adult can be daunting. What if they sell the property and use the cash unwisely or what…
  • Dec 4

    Taxation of Non Doms – increased cost of claiming the remittance basi

    Taxation of Non Doms – increased cost of claiming the remittance basi
    The Chancellor announced yesterday that the annual charge paid by non UK domiciled individuals to access the remittance basis of taxation will be increased for long term UK residents. The remittance basis of taxation is available to non…
Rank this Week: 2049

DivorceSolicitor

DivorceSolicitor

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

http://divorcesolicitor.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 15

    Cohabitation Right

    Cohabitation Right
    What rights do cohabiting couples have upon separation? It is very different to matrimonial law and at present the weaker party financially has to rely on land law, and if there are children, an application under the children act for the…
  • Oct 30

    Is It Worth getting a Pre Nuptial Agreement

    Is It Worth getting a Pre Nuptial Agreement
    Nobody wants to see a bride cry but YES it is worth getting a Pre Nuptial Agreement.Here's why:It is one of the factors that will be taken into account upon divorce.Is it decisive?No.However...If...1. Both parties have been given the…
  • Sep 15

    The Little Book of Divorce Question

    The Little Book of Divorce Question
      The Little Book of Divorce Questions  is available now on Amazon .In an agony of indecision?Can't decide whether to stay or go?Scared?Anxious?Unhappy?Making such a decision is usually choosing the least worst option.  It…
Rank this Week: 2180

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/
  • Nov 29

    Government launches alcohol minimum pricing consultation

    Government launches alcohol minimum pricing consultation
    The government has today launched a 10 week formal consultaion on its plans for the minimum price for alcohol, which it sees as a key instrument in its battle against “binge drinking” and the social and health consequences of alcohol…
  • Nov 29

    Your business contracts - What value can your contracts lawyer add?

    Your business contracts - What value can your contracts lawyer add?
    When you consult a lawyer to advise on your business contract, what sort of help might you reasonably expect to receive?
  • Nov 29

    Late Night Levy and Early Morning Restriction Orders in force today

    Late Night Levy and Early Morning Restriction Orders in force today
    Perhaps the 2 most controversial parts of the licensing changes made by the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 come into force today, 31 October 2012. Some will say that Halloween is an approriate day for such draconian…
Rank this Week: 1636

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: 3694

Legal Bite

Legal Bite

Covers UK legislation and legal news.

http://www.legalbite.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 6

    Storing your Will online with My Online Vault

    Storing your Will online with My Online Vault
    The newly launched website MY ONLINE VAULT, is an online platform which securely stores all your personal and important documents in just one place. My Online Vault is a protected, secure and interactive document management service which…
  • Mar 6

    Ten-minute parking leeway comes into force

    Ten-minute parking leeway comes into force
    Expected to come into force at the end of March 2015, council-owned car parks in England will now have to provide a 10 minute grace period before issuing a fine. This new leeway is to apply to free and paid-for parking spaces on both streets…
  • Mar 5

    Are DIY Wills really worth it?

    Are DIY Wills really worth it?
    Making a Will is essential to ensuring that your savings and assets are distributed according to your wishes. However many people in the UK fail to make a Will due to the sadness of the subject and due to the cost. On a whole, solicitors will…
Rank this Week: 4323

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Mar 6

    The new age of intranets: publishing and content

    The new age of intranets: publishing and content
    Last month I wrote a blog post called "The new age of intranets" which referenced an article published by CMS Wire called "The new age of intranets: planning and corporate communications" little did I know that these was the first in a series…
  • Mar 5

    Are you following the herd?

    Are you following the herd?
    I've been following the Above and Beyond KM Blog which is written by V Mary Abraham for some time now. In fact I can remember reading blog posts from this blog in my very first role in a law firm, which was some time ago now!Often V Mary…
  • Mar 3

    Finding the right fit for an enterprise social network

    Finding the right fit for an enterprise social network
    A lot has been written about the value that enterprise social networks (ESN's) can bring to organisations. From breaking down information silos, enabling individuals to ask and answer questions and improving the flow of communication within…
Rank this Week: 4401

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Covers UK legal stories.

http://www.ehlsolicitors.co.uk/blog/
  • Mar 6

    Hidden Charges & Fees in Conveyancing?

    Hidden Charges & Fees in Conveyancing?
    Many people choose a conveyancing solicitor that has been recommended by their estate agent, however what the estate agents can sometimes fail to divulge to those people are the fact that this referral is based on the fact the agent will…
  • Mar 5

    Fixed Probate Cost – with the personal touch.

    Fixed Probate Cost – with the personal touch.
    Legal Services have experienced significant change over a period of time. Probate and the administration of an estate were often seen the domain of a Solicitor or Solicitors practice but others have now moved into the marketplace with the…
  • Mar 4

    Family Friendly Updates to Employment Law

    Family Friendly Updates to Employment Law
    April 2015 sees some big changes in Employment Law. Perhaps the largest change is to family friendly policies. We will see the right for employees to take adoption leave without the usual qualifying period and both adopters will be entitled…
Rank this Week: 3516

Law is War

Law is War

Blog written by two LLM students on contemporary human rights and civil liberties issues in the UK.

http://lawiswar.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 5

    Supreme Court’s Catt judgment ignores reality of surveillance and seriously undermines privacy & protest right

    Supreme Court’s Catt judgment ignores reality of surveillance and seriously undermines privacy & protest right
    Yesterday’s Supreme Court judgment ( press summary here) in the Catt case marks a missed opportunity to protect the privacy rights of protestors and instead waves through the police’s runaway mass…
  • Feb 4

    Police intelligence obsession ignores law and balks at accountability

    Police intelligence obsession ignores law and balks at accountability
    Three issues have come to light over the last few days which raise yet more concerns around police operations, privacy and freedom of expression.  All three have a common theme in that they all show the police’s willingness to…
  • Feb 2

    Life in the ‘Jungles’ of Calai

    Life in the ‘Jungles’ of Calai
    Yesterday, myself and five others got up early, left our homes and made our way to Calais. Unlike many others making this trip from the UK, we were not on a booze cruise or European road trip. Instead, we were travelling with all the warm…
Rank this Week: 3099

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
  • Mar 5

    NTIA Launches Multistakeholder Process to Develop Privacy Best Practices for Commercial and Private Unmanned Aircraft System

    NTIA Launches Multistakeholder Process to Develop Privacy Best Practices for Commercial and Private Unmanned Aircraft System
    On March 4, the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration announced it is seeking comments on how to structure a new multistakeholder process to develop best practices for commercial and…
  • Mar 5

    The Auto Industry Is Serious About Connected Car Privacy

    The Auto Industry Is Serious About Connected Car Privacy
    An issue that has started to appear on the privacy agenda is privacy and the “connected car.” Automakers here in the United States have taken the lead on privacy, and have answers to many of the inevitable privacy questions. Late…
  • Mar 4

    The Law of Securing Consumer Data on Networked Computer

    The Law of Securing Consumer Data on Networked Computer
    The status of consumer data security law in the United States is at a crossroads. Last week, the White House released a discussion draft of its Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015, which would require businesses collecting personal…
Rank this Week: 4482

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/
  • Mar 5

    Dismantling Justice for Ordinary People - Job Done?

    Dismantling Justice for Ordinary People - Job Done?
    I almost choked on my coffee this morning!I opened the latest Law Society Gazette which devotes a number of pages to the Global Law Summit that took place in London last week. What led to the coffee incident, was the quote from Lord…
  • Feb 25

    The scandalous increase in court fees (2)

    The scandalous increase in court fees (2)
    I have already mentioned the proposed increases in court fees which are due to be introduced from April 2015. This will have such a devastating impact on Access to Justice that it merits some further comment.Firstly it is important that we…
  • Feb 23

    Pricing Justice beyond the reach of all but the rich

    Pricing Justice beyond the reach of all but the rich
    For anyone who is not a lawyer, the idea of going to court can be daunting. It has the feel of a different world where lawyers and judges wear a form of fancy dress that can be intimidating, buildings are often like something from Dickens and…
Rank this Week: 2919

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    BIALL Election of Officers and Members of Council 2015-2016 - Invitation for Nomination

    BIALL Election of Officers and Members of Council 2015-2016 - Invitation for Nomination
    Under the Constitution, there are annual elections for the posts of President and President Elect, which, in both cases, are for a duration of one year.  The current President Elect, Karen Palmer, will be elected as President if there…
  • Mar 2

    The BIALL Blog - new look and feel

    The BIALL Blog - new look and feel
    Notice anything different about the BIALL blog?We've refreshed the look with the BIALL colours and have a more dynamic layout for you to view posts.  The aim is to integrate it more fully with the website in due course.To subscribe to…
  • Feb 26

    BIALL Legal Journals Award 2015 - 2 weeks to nominate

    BIALL Legal Journals Award 2015 - 2 weeks to nominate
    Nominations for the coveted BIALL Legal Journals Award for 2015 close at the end of Monday 9 March 2015, so a little under two weeks remain for you to play your important part in:Recognising and rewarding excellence in legal serials…
Rank this Week: 4398

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/
  • Mar 4

    European Sources Online - useful for those studying EU Law

    European Sources Online - useful for those studying EU Law
    European Sources Online is based at Cardiff University and contains a range of useful information about the EU and its workings. It's free to access, and definitely worth a look if you're currently studying EU Law.  A recent email I…
  • Feb 12

    Law Reports added to LexisLibrary

    Law Reports added to LexisLibrary
    The Industrial Cases Reports (1972 - present) and the Weekly Law Reports (1975 - present) have been added to LexisLibrary this week. Previously both sets were only available via Westlaw UK, and this is still the place to go for Weekly…
  • Feb 10

    Wellcome Collection Exhibition - Forensics: the anatomy of crime

    Wellcome Collection Exhibition - Forensics: the anatomy of crime
    From 26th February - 21st June, the Wellcome Collection (just a few minutes walk from Birkbeck, on the Euston Road) will be hosting Forensics: the anatomy of crime, a free exhibition that will explore the history, science and art of forensic…
Rank this Week: 4358

IP Iustitia

IP Iustitia

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

http://www.ipiustitia.com
  • Mar 4

    Retrospective - IP Infringement and Free Speech

    Retrospective - IP Infringement and Free Speech
    Almost as holy as expression in its many forms, is the fact that, in most countries at least, expression is largely free of limitations, and that even dissenting opinions can, and should be voiced. With this vast freedom, especially in the…
  • Feb 22

    Art Anew - Fan Art and Copyright

    Art Anew - Fan Art and Copyright
    A big aspect of the modern scene of artistic expression is fan art. This, to the uninitiated, is using prior existing art, be it movies, music or pictures, as inspiration for your own works, often using the same characters, themes or…
  • Feb 12

    Passing Off on Persons - Rihanna Wins Appeal Case

    Passing Off on Persons - Rihanna Wins Appeal Case
    If reality TV has taught something to most individuals is that personality, and personas especially, are valuable. This, along with other celebrities, musicians and actors, illustrates an interesting aspect of humanity; a self-imposed value…
Rank this Week: 3285

Family Law Matters

Family Law Matters

Information and advice regarding family law issues. By Bryan Reed.

http://www.justdivorce.co.uk/blog/
  • Mar 3

    MORE STREAMLINING FOR THE FAMILY COURT

    MORE STREAMLINING FOR THE FAMILY COURT
    bryan reed explains the advent of designated divorce centres as part of the continuing reform of the family court. Continue reading →
  • Feb 10

    CRABBY JUDGES NOT VIRTUAL (NOR VIRTUOUS)

    CRABBY JUDGES NOT VIRTUAL (NOR VIRTUOUS)
    avoid potential exposure to crabby judges in court by using the online divorce services provided by justdivorce.co.uk. Continue reading →
  • Dec 31

    SEASONAL GREETINGS!

    SEASONAL GREETINGS!
    everyone at justdivorce.co.uk wishes everyone else a happy, successful, peaceful and prosperous new year.
Rank this Week: 3174