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'Gold plated' money laundering plans threaten new burden on firms

21 April 2017By 7 comments

Law Society raises concerns about new anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regime.



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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.

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Roundtable: litigation funding

Litigation funding is increasingly lauded as a model for modern litigation. But its role in boosting ‘access to justice’ is less clear cut, the Gazette’s latest roundtable heard.

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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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