8 January 2018

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  • Praljak
    Feature

    International criminal justice

    8 January 2018

    Global justice forums can struggle to overcome the power politics of nation states. Eduardo Reyes looks at the ambitions of the International Criminal Court.

  • Matthew tossell
    Profile

    Interview: Matthew Tossell, Hugh James

    8 January 2018

    Hugh James’ senior partner is proud to have reshaped legal services in Wales – but he is no separatist, Jonathan Rayner hears

  • Letters
    Opinion

    ​Spectre of discrimination

    8 January 2018

    Legal aid quango seems to have decided that some sections of the profession, although qualified, cannot undertake work in criminal law

  • Letters
    Opinion

    Land consent problem solved

    8 January 2018

    I had a similar query to R.M. Napier (‘Land consent conundrum’, letters, 4 December) in ascertaining how to approach a covenant restrictive of the user of a property that I was purchasing for a client.I accordingly searched online for ‘release of restrictive covenant HMLR’ and, lo and behold, a Land ...

  • Opinion

    ​Court is no laughing matter

    8 January 2018

    While it is always dangerous to underestimate how seriously a court may view your case, it can be equally risky to make a joke, however well-intentioned.

  • Letters
    Opinion

    ​Right Ho, and much obliged

    8 January 2018

    I have just read the 4 December Obiter. Parodying Wodehouse is notoriously difficult, but this has been written with considerable skill, knowledge of the master (and the subject in question) and with great elegance. And throwing in a P.C. Wren reference is the cherry on the top. Many congratulations to ...

  • Joshua Rozenberg
    Opinion

    Inertia on inquests

    8 January 2018

    Councils appoint coroners but can’t sack them – is it time for a national service?

  • Masood ahmed cut copy
    Feature

    Pre-action disclosure of insurance policies

    8 January 2018

    Peel Port Shareholder Finance Company Ltd v Dornoch Ltd [2017] EWHC 876 (TCC) serves as a reminder of the court’s approach to the rules on pre-action disclosure and the Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010 (the 2010 act).

  • Wendy brooke smith rolls bldg paintings
    Feature

    Pictures that tell a story

    8 January 2018

    A charitable trust at the Rolls Building is teaching young and disadvantaged people about commercial law through art and outreach work

  • Sdtsignnew
    Feature

    SDT: Michael Lloyd Wilson

    8 January 2018

    The SDT has ordered that Wilson should be struck off and ordered to pay costs of £3,397.