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Data page – August 2014

27 August 2014

The latest data page figures, compiled by Moneyfacts, are now available.

civil

​Constitutional change and the Civil Procedure Rules

26 August 2014By Roger Sceats

The lack of a codified British constitution means that substantial constitutional changes can occur without anyone noticing at the time.

Camera

Monkey ‘selfie’ row

20 August 2014By Katie Edwards

How would a UK court respond to a dispute between a photographer and Wikipedia over who owns copyright to an image of a monkey?

Handshake

Lessons of successful business partnering

18 August 2014By Rachel Stow, Dickon Tysoe

Rachel Stow and Dickon Tysoe reflect on the requirements for successful business partnering.

Electricgas

Turning up the heat against insider dealing

15 August 2014By Anna Rothwell

New offences are proposed for the market abuse of the wholesale gas and electricity markets.

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WW1 signpost

The 1914-18 war

4 August 2014

Solicitors’ active service shaped views they took back into practice.

Houses of Parliament

Legal aid at 65

28 July 2014

Only the public can move access to justice up the political agenda.

Kenneth Clarke

HRA: thinking the ‘unthinkable’

21 July 2014

Reshuffle reveals level of scheming against human rights.

Insurance

Brand at a premium

14 July 2014

With PII, it is in no one’s interest to go shopping as the prices and goods are changed.

Wonga

Wonga: letters of the law

7 July 2014

The token compensation Wonga must pay is wholly inadequate.

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Jonathan Goldsmith

Back to the future

29 August 2014

As the geopolitical environment in which they work bears witness to a ghastly regression, our international colleagues are trying to navigate a way forward.

Catherine Baksi

​Smashing the glass ceiling… in heels

28 August 2014By

A photographic project to inspire women lawyers provides lessons for addressing the gender imbalance in firms.

Jonathan Rayner

What price a life shortened by abuse?

27 August 2014By

The ‘overarching inquiry’ into institutional child abuse will trigger memories of trauma. 

Jonathan Goldsmith

Some unpleasant holiday reading

25 August 2014By

Our tranquil days away from the office are given perspective by the plight of lawyers around the world.

Eduardo Reyes

When planning drives local government

22 August 2014By

It would be a mistake to let planning law drive the shape of London’s local democracy.

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