What effect do three recent notices in a series from the European Commission have on lawyers?
Uber ruling means that electronically provided legal services will also remain a national regulatory competence.
Principle issues for practice rights are becoming clearer.
Only two categories of UK lawyers will continue to have any rights recognised through the withdrawal agreement.
More lawyers need to follow in the footsteps of David Lloyd George and Clement Attlee to ensure our institutions are committed to the rule of law.
The Law Society of Upper Canada has raised the stakes in terms of what lawyers should do to promote equality and diversity.
Through litigation against Facebook Max Schrems brought about the end of the Safe Harbor data protection agreement with the US, forcing the EU to negotiate the Privacy Shield . He’s not finished with Facebook yet.
As anglophone dispute resolution centres multiply, the UK faces a fierce fight to remain a global legal centre.
The extent of lawyer independence varies on state interpretation, but without plurality there will be no progress.
A new campaign to safeguard the UK’s status as global legal centre is welcome - but we must keep our continental colleagues onside.
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