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'Enemies of the people': LCJ sought police protection

22 March 2017By 12 comments

Outgoing lord chief justice makes excoriating attack on the lord chancellor’s stance over defending the judiciary in article 50 case.



  • Raising the bar on tweets

  • Classy on Class 4

  • Letter drop

  • Lesson learnt from day one

London riots

Mark Duggan death: appeal over inquest verdict

6 March 2017

The family of Mark Duggan, whose shooting by police sparked the 2011 London riots, appeal a High Court ruling that the jury at his inquest was right to rule he was lawfully killed.

  • My legal life: Glyn Seal

  • Disastrous ‘admin error’ led to wrongful arrest

  • My legal life: Tim Langton


Roundtable: litigation funding

Litigation funding is increasingly lauded as a model for modern litigation. But its role in boosting ‘access to justice’ is less clear cut, the Gazette’s latest roundtable heard.

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Heather ilott

Wills and probate – Ilott case

22 March 2017

The Supreme Court allowed an appeal by the defendant charities and held that a judge’s award to the claimant of a lump sum following the death of her mother, in circumstances where the mother had excluded the claimant in her will and left her estate to various charities, had been ...

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BOOK REVIEW: ​Petroleum Contracts: English Law and Practice (2nd edition)

20 March 2017By

Peter Roberts has produced a valuable contribution to Lex Petrolea

BOOK REVIEW: May It Please You, Madam: A little book of legal whimsy

20 March 2017By David Pickup

Enthralling tales from the frontline

BOOK REVIEW: The Solicitor’s Handbook 2017

13 March 2017By David Pickup

This book is written by two well-known experts and contains all the regulatory material we need to refer to.

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