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British security agencies have unlawfully collected massive volumes of confidential personal data on citizens for more than a decade, senior judges have ruled. ... read more
October 18th, 2016
The hearing started yesterday in the High Court, at which three of the most senior judges in England and Wales will hear claims that the government cannot trigger Brexit without parliamentary approval. ... read more
October 14th, 2016
Anthony Korn, a senior barrister who has over 30 years experience in employment and discrimination law, explains why anyone faced with a hearing before an Employment Tribunal should seek expert assistance from a barrister ... read more
October 13th, 2016
Internet trolls who whip up “virtual mobs” to target people or post humiliating “photoshopped” images of them online could face jail under new guidance issued by the Crown Prosecution Service. ... read more
October 11th, 2016
What happened when barrister Christopher Ferguson sent a message to the wrong person by mistake. ... read more
October 6th, 2016
Samantha Jefferies, the widow of a Falklands war veteran, has won a high court declaration that she can use frozen embryos after the court ruled that the storage period had been wrongly amended from 10 years to two years. ... read more
October 3rd, 2016
Investigators from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), which brought a prosecution against the owners of Alton Towers following a severe accident in June 2015, found a chain of errors that led staff to override a safety warning when an empty test carriage got stuck on the track in strong winds. ... read more
September 30th, 2016
Midcounties Co-op, the UK’s biggest independent co-op, has paid one of its workers £14,000 and is reviewing whether it should make payments to 200 other workers because it acknowledged it paid below the minimum wage, according to an article in today’s The Guardian. ... read more
September 29th, 2016
myBarrister, the leading online platform for direct access barristers, is offering a special monthly subscription rate for any barrister wishing to try out the service.  For the first three months, the monthly subscription is just £25 per month, which increases to £75 per month for the following... ... read more
September 28th, 2016
For many small businesses, legal costs are a burden they could well do without.  If they are in contractual dispute with another company, or have employment issues to resolve, or are faced with any number of legal issues that crop up regularly, small businesses will require legal advice. ... read more
September 26th, 2016

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An attempt by neighbours to prevent the building a proposed 62-storey skyscraper in the City of London on the basis that their “right to light” would be compromised has failed as the City of London backed the building’s developers. posted on April 11th, 2016
Two ex-wives have won a Supreme Court battle to set aside their divorce settlements as a result of non-disclosure by their former husbands. posted on October 15th, 2015
Under a radical new scheme law firms will be hired by the police to use civil law remedies to seize illegally gained assets of business criminals, according to a report in today’s The Guardian. posted on August 17th, 2016