Former Times lawyer challenges SDT suspension

Sign in or register to continue reading.

Gain access to the latest news from The Lawyer.com, our jobs board, career insight and much more.

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here 

Latest Briefings

Consultation on two new consumer credit policies

By Rob Aberdein Following on from the recent budget, HM Treasury has published a consultation on two new consumer credit policies. The consultation builds upon the Government’s call for evidence which was concluded in January 2018 and on existing successful practice in the Scottish Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS).  The consultation offers businesses and organisations on both […]

Application of QOCS to defendants counterclaiming in personal injury

By Rebecca Livesey In County Courts around the country over the past year, it has become ‘fashionable’ to argue over the meaning of the word “proceedings” in CPR r.44.13. The essential question is whether a Defendant, by virtue of bringing a counterclaim including personal injury, is afforded QOCS protection against the Claimant such that any orders […]

One rating assessment to be applied to neighbouring floors occupied by same business

By Matthew Forrest Businesses operating across different floors of a building, or other separate but neighbouring units, are now more likely to have their premises assessed together for business rates. The Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Act 2018 came into force on 1 November 2018.  The Act delivers on the […]

Austria adopts new environmental package

By Sandra Kasper, Philipp Strondl  On 25 October 2018 Parliament adopted a new comprehensive environmental package comprising: the Aarhus Participation Act; an amendment to the Environmental Impact Assessment Act; and an amendment to the Federal Environmental Liability Act.

Blog – Childbirth and primary victim claims for mothers

By John de Bono This is the clear takeaway from Whipple J’s powerfully reasoned judgment in YAH v. Medway Foundation Trust, judgment 5th November 2018. The facts are typical of many cerebral palsy cases. The Claimant’s daughter was born after a negligent delay in intervention in the face of signs of fetal distress. The Claimant […]

Recommended

UniKent
1

Immigration – Public interest

The University of Kent’s well-publicised landmark work for an asylum-seeker could lay the foundations for a shift in thinking in immigration cases Last month’s The Lawyer Awards saw the University of Kent’s Law Clinic pick up the gong for Ethical Initiative of the Year for engineering an asylum precedent in a landmark immigration case. The […]

Tim Heywood

How well informed is your firm?

Failing to manage your information properly can have a negative impact on the bottom line. What are you doing about it? What do we Know? The legal profession rightly prides itself on its deep technical expertise and the sound professional judgment it can bring to the variety of business challenges faced by clients. It also […]

John Raimbach

Peer panel: Financial management – Automation vs culture 

Active financial management is vital, but with firms looking more closely at the process of debt and fee collection, the personal touch still counts To what extent is good financial management in law firms a cultural issue and informed by the organisation’s structure? John Raimbach, finance director, Goodman Derrick: Blaming ‘cultural issues’ for good or […]

Kalis2014
9

Peter Kalis: Disruptive BS and the false prophets of doom

‘Disruptive innovation’ has quickly become a management-speak staple, but it does not stand up to scrutiny as a worthwhile analysis of the legal world Although I have never met Professor Jill Lepore, it is my most fervent hope never to get on her wrong side. An historian with little time for shoddy interpretation, she recently […]

Conyers advises EPL Oil & Gas on acquisition by Energy XXI (Bermuda)

Conyers Dill & Pearman has provided Bermuda legal advice to EPL Oil & Gas, a Delaware corporation, which was acquired by Energy XXI (Bermuda) by way of a merger under Delaware law, creating the largest publicly traded independent oil and gas producer on the Gulf of Mexico Shelf. Energy XXI acquired EPL’s outstanding shares for […]

In-House & Private Practice Legal Jobs

Stay up-to-date with the latest opportunities on The Lawyer Careers. Each month, more than 8,000 legal roles are added to our site - we'll bring you the best opportunities out there.

Get Started

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here