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Forces representative attacks MoD despite Iraq apology

18 August 2017By 4 comments

Government still working behind the scenes to thwart combat claims, says Hilary Meredith, as defence secretary apologises to mother of soldier killed in Iraq.


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Data page – August 2017

17 August 2017

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

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The 10,000 hour rule – as in table tennis, so in law

14 August 2017By Darryl Cooke

Hours logged may not guarantee expertise, but it will assure clients that their work is in safe hands.



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Roundtable: Out in the open

LGBT lawyers believe that the profession has yet to deliver on full equality.

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Partner of murdered former Eastenders actress appeals life sentence

10 July 2017

Arthur Simpson-Kent, the partner of former EastEnders actress Sian Blake, appeals his whole life sentence for murdering her and their two children after learning she was going to leave him and take them with her. Watch the broadcast, in association with Sky News.

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15 August 2017

Court of Appeal give guidance on the general approach to be adopted in law and practice by the tribunals to the fair determination of claims for asylum from children, young people and other incapacitated or vulnerable persons whose ability to effectively participate in proceedings might be limited.

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BOOK REVIEW: On the home front

7 August 2017By David Pickup

Law and War: Magistrates in the Great War

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BOOK REVIEW: The case for the defence

7 August 2017By Adrian Lower

Human Rights and Personal Self-Defense in International Law

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BOOK REVIEW: Growing like Topsy

31 July 2017By Malcolm Johnson

Kerry… on Personal Injury Small Claims, Portals and Fixed Costs

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