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Julie Brannan

Super exam gets go ahead - in 2020

25 April 2017By 17 comments

Modified solicitors qualifying examination will replace current system, spelling the end of the graduate diploma and LPC.



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  • Destroyer of Victorian vice

  • Snap poll could mean yet another new face at the MoJ

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: Sarah Smith

  • Société Générale £382m claim struck out

  • My legal life: Miriam Edwards

Richard Nicolle, Stewarts Law

Roundtable: employment

Employment lawyers are scrambling to advise firms spooked by the prospect of Brexit. Eduardo Reyes reports from the Gazette’s latest roundtable

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The times

Times Newspapers Limited v Flood; Miller v Associated Newspapers Ltd; Frost and others v MGN Ltd

20 April 2017

Supreme Court dismissed the appellant newspaper publishers’ appeals against costs orders as rule’s application would infringe the respondents’ rights to property and undermine the rule of law.

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BOOK REVIEW: Butterfly Politics

27 March 2017By Emma Dixon

What feels most fresh and relevant in this collection is the articulation of a more radical approach to equality law and, indeed, to the practice of law itself.

BOOK REVIEW: Lasting Powers of Attorney: A Practical Guide (3rd edition)

27 March 2017

As a reference work the many sub-headings, lists of cases and legislative instruments (and an extensive index) make the work easily navigable.

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

20 March 2017By

Peter Roberts has produced a valuable contribution to Lex Petrolea

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