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.
Single demands, ’red lines’ and wishlists will mean little on their own.
Unaccompanied children applying for asylum in the EU need specific legal and other protections.
Lawyers need to be careful when the special rules they claim permit too many exemptions from socially useful legislation.
26 June 2017
Regulators should drop their obsession with ownership and focus on more urgent matters.
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