Reviews

Ivyhenrietta

RESTAURANT REVIEW: The Ivy Market Grill, 1 Henrietta Street, London WC2

1 February 2016By Christopher Rees

The food is prepared with top-class ingredients and the minimum of fuss.

Conveyancingbook

BOOK REVIEW: Conveyancing Handbook (22nd edition)

1 February 2016

This has become a must-have for every property practitioner since 1992.

Negotiation

BOOK REVIEW: How to Master Negotiation

18 January 2016By

A guide that comes with surprises.

Grisham

BOOK REVIEW: Rogue Lawyer

18 January 2016By

John Grisham’s latest may not fully reflect reality, but that is part of the joy of reading his fiction.

Parliamentpurplem

BOOK REVIEW: The Changing Constitution

11 January 2016By Deborah Lawunmi

This is a book for practitioners as well as those who are studying law.

Growbook

BOOK REVIEW: How to Grow Your Firm

11 January 2016By David Pickup

A useful guide that may be more relevant to commercial firms.

BOOK REVIEW: As In Memory Long

11 January 2016By David Pickup

Legal biographies are sometimes tedious and worthy but this is a real treat.

Amaranto

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Amaranto, London W1

14 December 2015

Taylor Wessing’s Christopher Rees is impressed by a cosy Italian restaurant in the West End.

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BOOK REVIEW: Elderly People and the Law

10 December 2015By Heledd Wyn

Important guide sheds light on the complex area of advising the elderly and on powers of attorney and deputyships.

Richard-Susskind

BOOK REVIEW: The Future of the Professions

7 December 2015By

Thought-provoking and topical stuff.

ICSA Company Law

BOOK REVIEW: The ICSA Company Law Handbook

7 December 2015

A user-friendly and helpful guide to the company law regime for private companies.

Daniel, My Son

BOOK REVIEW: Daniel, My Son – A Father’s Powerful Account of His Son’s Cancer Journey

7 December 2015By David Pickup

An immensely moving account of a very gifted young man.

Hoffmann

BOOK REVIEW: The Jurisprudence of Lord Hoffmann

30 November 2015By Sally Azarmi

No area of law has been left untouched by the decisions of Lord Hoffmann. This book bears testament to his great mind.

Planning enforcement

BOOK REVIEW: Planning Enforcement

30 November 2015By Gerald Moran

More focus than an earlier title, even though the cover price is modest.

Judge

BOOK REVIEW: ​365 Daily Advocacy Tips

23 November 2015

This book targets the core principles of advocacy from preparation through cross-examination to further reading.

Execution of documents

BOOK REVIEW: Execution of Documents

23 November 2015

This book aims to be a practical guide to how certain types of document can or must be executed.

Court protection practice 2015

BOOK REVIEW: Court of Protection Practice 2015

16 November 2015By Sian Thompson

The 2015 version meets the needs of a fast-developing area of law.

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BOOK REVIEW: Magna Carta, Religion and the Rule of Law

16 November 2015By David Pickup

This somewhat academic, but very accessible, book examines the historical context of Magna Carta.

Police tape

BOOK REVIEW: Smith and Hogan’s Criminal Law 14th edition

16 November 2015By Anthony Edwards

This formidable work is no mere student’s textbook.

Charles darwin

BOOK REVIEW: The Sherlock Syndrome

9 November 2015By Joanna Goodman

Eric Hunter takes a look at how emerging technologies, particularly around big data and predictive analytics, are changing the business environment and our experience within it.

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