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Costs expert slams £1000 hourly rates at top commercial firms...
Law Society Gazette

MPs warn that planned surveillance bill will damage UK industry...
New Scientist

Youtube stars U-turn on IP claims provoke online fury...
BBC News

Judge complains of 'too many swindlers' after wrongly questioning status of solicitor...
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Senior judges say a company or individual must expressly agree to a foreign court having jurisdiction over it...
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Law firm bans staff from saying 'thank you'...
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London black cabs are not so special...
New Law Journal

High Court says wrong to assume it is 'inherently more improbable' that professionals will be dishonest...
Legal Futures

Artificial intelligence could make lawyers more risk averse and increase discrimination...
New Scientist

Government plans to give all adults £425; per week to end poverty...
Mirror

Complaints about lawyers fall to lowest level yet...
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First council using DNA testing to track dog owners who don't clean up after their pets...
BBC News

Posted on January 29, 2016 at 11:42 by Editorial Team · Permalink · Comments Closed
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European Parliament to vote on banning teens from using Facebook...
The Guardian

Happy Birthday copyright saga is finaly settled...
The Telegraph

Homebuyers banned from hanging out their washing in a way that could 'lower the tone of the area'...
Solicitors Journal

Watchdog says mobile phone insurers are still unfairly rejecting claims...
MoneySavingExpert

Npower to pay £26million for 'failing to treat customers fairly'...
BBC News

Millionaire cleared of r-p-ng teenager after telling court he may have accidentally p---trated 18-year-old when he tripped and fell on her...
Mail Online

Posted on December 18, 2015 at 14:49 by Editorial Team · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Supreme court says judges must learn how to use artificial intelligence...
Litigation Futures

EU lawmakers and member states agree on first cyber-security law...
Solicitors Journal

HMRC plans criminal offence for failing to prevent tax evasion...
City AM

New solicitor exam may be on the horizon...
New Law Journal

London 'must innovate' to keep reputation as go-to venue for global disputes...
Global Legal Post

Law firm name of the week...
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Posted on December 11, 2015 at 12:33 by Editorial Team · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Criminal courts charge creating 'unacceptable consequences within the criminal justice system'...
BBC News

Judge throws out negligence claim after two-year hiatus...
Law Society Gazette

Solicitors cannot be held responsible for unexpected outcomes...
New Law Journal

Warning of new adverts that use inaudible sound to link phones, TVs, tablets, and computers...
Ars Technica

Survey finds consumers iare ncreasingly satisfied with their lawyers...
Legal Futures

Barrister receives police caution after fight at Middle Temple...
Legal Cheek

Posted on November 20, 2015 at 10:42 by Editorial Team · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Crown courts in England and Wales are 'chaotic and archaic'...
BBC News

UK spying law could put ordinary people’s personal data at risk...
New Scientist

'Harry Potter' lawyer faces eight separate charges from regulator...
Solicitors Journal

Law Commission investigating retirement flat hidden fees...
New Law Journal

Why Google's poor Android phone security is a human rights issue...
MIT Technology Review

Award law scholarships on need rather than merit says Lady Justice Hallett...
Legal Cheek

Posted on November 6, 2015 at 15:04 by Editorial Team · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Confidentiality under threat...
New Law Journal

Dyson accuses German vacuum maker of cheating energy efficiency tests...
Solicitors Journal

Lawyers disagree with TalkTalk boss about legal obligation to encrypt senstive customer data...
The Register

Family judge exposes actions of an 'abysmal' litigant in person...
Law Society Gazette

Alarm at 'fatal loopholes' in new EU net neutrality law...
The Guardian

Where are all the lawyers?
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Posted on October 30, 2015 at 14:37 by Editorial Team · Permalink · Comments Closed
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High court says that uber business model is legal...
The Guardian

Amazon sues over 1000 users for fake reviews...
Business Insider

Term-time holiday fines 'need common sense approach'...
BBC News

US court says Google Books is legal under fair use...
CNET

SRA admits to missing year...
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Public has no right 'not to be offended' over religious matters...
Solicitors Journal

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 14:33 by Editorial Team · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Lawyers dismiss claim that sector is money laundering risk...
Law Society Gazette

Litigant in person charity sees 900% rise in clients helped...
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Large retailers must prepare to publish first Modern Slavery Act compliance statement, says expert
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New York woman loses case against her 12-year-old nephew over a birthday hug that left her with a broken wrist...
Solicitors Journal

UK government could face lawsuit over climate failures...
New Scientist

Actress's face examined for court case...
BBC News

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Class actions come to the UK…
The Lawyer

Immigration judge warns of dangers of ‘insensitive’ language…
Law Society Gazette

Consumer Rights Act comes into force…
Which

Legal worries about new app for rating people…
BBC News

UK publishes draft plans to end permanent ‘non-dom’ tax status…
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Pupil barrister spotted sweeping chambers’ front step with dustpan and brush…
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