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It is only a radio programme, but the trial of one of the main characters has generated huge interest and led to donations of £150,000 to a charity that supports the victims of domestic abuse. ... read more
September 13th, 2016
“I have been subscribed to myBarrister for just under a year and it has been a very positive experience. It has helped to supplement my existing practice with additional direct access work and the clerking is professional, effective and friendly. Marketing is pro-active and individual attention is... ... read more
September 12th, 2016
Fabric, one of Britain’s best known nightclubs, has been forced to close permanently after its licence was revoked following the drug-related deaths of two people. ... read more
September 12th, 2016
A Cambridge researcher has compiled the 10 most bizarre laws that are still in force in the UK, and some people may be alarmed to know that it is illegal to be drunk in a pub. ... read more
September 9th, 2016
The BPP University Law School has announced a new “corporate training” programme as part of the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC), which will offer the chance for a select few to become better versed in the world of business. ... read more
September 8th, 2016
Westminster City Council is to impose a “basement tax” on those proposing to develop basements and basement extensions as a condition for receiving planning permission, according to an article in the London Evening Standard. ... read more
September 7th, 2016
One of the big four auditing firms, PricewaterhouseCoopers, has been fined £2.3 million by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), the accountancy watchdog, over its auditing of the subprime lender Cattles and its biggest division, Welcome Financial Services, in 2007. ... read more
September 5th, 2016
Uber, the company that pioneered an app enabling people to call cabs at short notice, has won the right to take Transport for London (TfL) to court over new rules that would require its drivers to pass English tests. ... read more
September 5th, 2016
From today, 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.   ... read more
September 2nd, 2016
A litigant in person has been told that his committal application against a private client lawyer was “a farrago of nonsense” and has been ordered to pay costs. The judge, Munby J, said Desmond Fitzgerald’s allegations against Frances Hughes, a partner at Hughes Fowler Carruthers, were “scurrilous... ... read more
August 30th, 2016

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