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Phil shiner

Profession faces £723k costs bill for Shiner prosecution

24 March 2017By 14 comments

Land Registry documents show Shiner sold his home to his daughters earlier this year.



  • Hale and Leveson to tread the boards

  • Justice ministers past return to the spotlight

  • Raising the bar on tweets

  • Classy on Class 4

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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  • Woman and child

    Settlement conferences

    24 March 2017By Vanessa Priddis

    I was apprehensive about settlement conferences for public law cases, but a pilot scheme in Devon has made me rethink.

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    Rights of audience rules

    21 March 2017By Len Crowder

    How do two recent judgments affect barristers acting as solicitor’s agents?

  • London underground

    DNA – an unstoppable march?

    20 March 2017By David Bentley QC

    A new judgment broadens the principle of bringing cases on the basis of matching DNA alone.

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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