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.
New services will be of value to UK lawyers even after Brexit.
A German criminal lawyer has won a great victory for lawyer-client confidentiality in the ECtHR.
Monsanto Tribunal is one manifestation of a growing gap between international human rights law and corporate accountability.
Lawyers deal with over 40 EU agencies in the course of their client work. What will they do post-Brexit?
The ‘made-by-humans’ label will continue to be popular and necessary in the law, whatever artificial intelligence achieves.
In civil and criminal justice, there are clear benefits to maintaining close cooperation with the EU.
A European Commission consultation on whistleblower protection raises important questions of legal professional privilege.
The part played by lawyers in long-trusted methods of arriving at the truth needs to be publicly reinforced in a convention.
Even ‘Pitchfork’ Theresa wants more cooperation with the EU on criminal justice – and Brussels is busy.
Jurisdictions attending the annual meeting of European bar presidents report on developments from money laundering sanctions to the refugee crisis.
The rule of law is being shaken like rarely before in the US – how will the American Bar Association respond?
The march of technology is enabling cross-border electronic legal transactions to become commonplace. We must ensure our systems are up to standard.
Will dispute resolution mechanisms post-Brexit be the angels of sovereignty and mercy that the government depicts?
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