All Euro blog articles – Page 9

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    Endangered lawyers

    2015-01-26T12:10:00Z

    As the legal revolution progresses, the danger is that the weakest and most abused clients will be pushed to the margins.

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    Lawyer surveillance after Charlie Hebdo

    2015-01-19T12:21:00Z

    Lawyer-client confidentiality could come under renewed threat following the recent terrorist attacks.

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    The LSB: stuck in 2007

    2015-01-12T16:19:00Z

    There is a worrying lack of focus on the public interest in the board’s latest draft strategic plan, which seems mired in a carefree past.

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    When governments shame lawyers

    2014-12-19T12:09:00Z

    In criticising the Al-Sweady lawyers the government is flouting international standards. 

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    Lawyers and immigration

    2014-12-08T09:59:00Z

    Lawyers have a crucial role to play in upholding migrants’ rights and dignity.

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    Imagining the future of legal services

    2014-12-01T09:00:00Z

    The American Bar Association’s (ABA) Commission on the Future of Legal Services has issued its opening salvo.

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    Two European cases of interest

    2014-11-21T12:24:00Z

    Spain was unhappy that all future unitary patents must be submitted only in languages allowed by the Court of Justice of the European Union.

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    European court problems

    2014-11-14T12:13:00Z

    Now is the time to solve the intractable resourcing issues at the EU General Court.

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    GCHQ – lawyers’ dilemma

    2014-11-07T11:13:00Z

    Does the battle against terrorism mean that we should accept some interception of lawyer-client messages?

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    Some important IBA products

    2014-10-31T17:04:00Z

    Significant documents came out of the recent conference in Tokyo.

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    What is a lawyer?

    2014-10-27T14:05:00Z

    The boundary between being a lawyer and non-lawyer is becoming blurred – but we still have one thing to hold on to.

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    A new EU term begins

    2014-10-20T15:50:00Z

    After the protracted handover of European commissions, there is much to keep lawyers occupied.

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    Shakespeare and lawyers

    2014-10-13T12:50:00Z

    We should stop obsessing over one of the playwright’s most famous lines. It was just a joke.

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    British rights are best, OK

    2014-10-06T12:51:00Z

    Is there a difference between a British bill of rights and a bill of British rights – other than the change in place of the word ‘British’?

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    Question time, EU-style

    2014-09-26T11:36:00Z

    European Commissioners-designate are set to be grilled by MEPs, and all eyes will be on those responsible for justice.

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    Judges, judges everywhere

    2014-09-19T10:37:00Z

    There is a proliferation of organisations in Europe representing judges. Do we need them all?

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    European Lawyers Day

    2014-09-15T11:38:00Z

    The first event of its kind aims to celebrate the rule of law and promote lawyers’ common values.

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    Clients’ money in the news

    2014-09-05T10:44:00Z

    A raft of measures to prevent money laundering highlights the difficulty lawyers face in holding confidential financial information for clients in a high-tech world.

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    Back to the future

    2014-08-29T09:54:00Z

    As the geopolitical environment in which they work bears witness to a ghastly regression, our international colleagues are trying to navigate a way forward.

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    Some unpleasant holiday reading

    2014-08-25T00:01:00Z

    Our tranquil days away from the office are given perspective by the plight of lawyers around the world.