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A few weeks ago, reports surfaced about a motion seeking to compel Norton Rose Fulbright to withdraw from representation of its client Duke University in a case brought against the university by the estate of John Wayne, which wants the right to marke...
15 Oct 2014 | 13:11
Amid recent changes in the law to promote more flexible ways of working, City lawyers may well reflect on their own inflexible working day and long hours culture...
01 Oct 2014 | 14:22
In this article, first published on The Justice Gap, Felicity Gerry looks back at the lessons learned from the Oscar Pistorius trial
19 Sep 2014 | 17:34
This summer, some of the editors of the UKSC Blog were invited to the UK Supreme Court (UKSC) to meet and interview Lord Neuberger. We think our discussions were pretty interesting; the highlights of which are set out below...
18 Sep 2014 | 14:48
Legal Week has just launched the 2014 version of its annual law firm information technology survey. It is designed for use by lawyers in all UK law firms, and only takes 10 minutes to complete. It covers the use of, and users' views on, a variety of e...
17 Sep 2014 | 11:12
Be mindful, walk while you work and keep posture perfect - in this article, Lawyers on Demand's Alison Gill sets out five top tips to be a happier, healthier lawyer...
29 Aug 2014 | 16:20
It's 12 months since I stopped being a lawyer. Well, I still cling to my practising certificate just in case it's ever needed as a life jacket, so technically still am a lawyer. I guess what I mean is it's that long since I stopped lawyering.
27 Aug 2014 | 12:18
A few days ago a number of newspapers reported that, following similar moves by a number of other UK institutions, the National Gallery in London has changed its strict no-photos-(please) policy, "after staff realised they were fighting a losing battl...
27 Aug 2014 | 11:24
Did you, as I did, succumb to the temptation of searching Cliff Richard's name on Twitter following the news that his Berkshire home had been "raided" by the police? If you did, you will have seen that many appear to be in no doubt as to his guilt.
20 Aug 2014 | 12:21
In a press conference this morning, Julian Assange told reporters a Wikleaks spokesman could confirm that: "I am leaving the embassy soon", and the Ecuadorian Foreign Minister, according to The Guardian: "referred to recent changes to the extradition ...
18 Aug 2014 | 14:55
This morning BBC Newsbeat reported an interesting piece of news: the Football Association Premier League (FAPL), which runs the Premier League, ie the leading professional football league competition for football clubs in England, has said that it is ...
15 Aug 2014 | 14:38
What you say to your lawyers is truly confidential; no-one, not even a regulator or prosecutor can see it. This is protected by the right to privacy under Article 8, and the right to a fair trial under Article 6 (which includes the right to access to ...
13 Aug 2014 | 11:26
There is an overwhelming imperative on executives who suspect corruption in their organisation to speak up, argues the SFO's Ben Morgan
13 Aug 2014 | 10:49
With the May 2015 general election looming, the battle for the future of human rights in the UK is hotting up. The Prime Minister has just sacked his longstanding Attorney General apparently because he disagreed with a mooted Tory manifesto policy whi...
05 Aug 2014 | 15:05
Dan Bunting looks at the current state of play with regards to social media and the law...
05 Aug 2014 | 14:08