The UK fought hard to have the court placed in its jurisdiction. A Brexit would undo that effort.
Solicitors may think that this topic does not apply to them, but an upcoming case at the Court of Justice of the European Union affects lawyers directly.
The in/out debate has not yet touched on borderless technologies. That’s a big omission.
25 April 2016
The Panama Papers leak has made the defence of professional confidentiality much more difficult.
What do our regulators have to say about the part lawyers will play in online justice?
The Court of Justice of the European Union has thrown up a few juicy stories recently.
The fightback against Uber shows that lawyers must keep banging the drum for proper regulation of their profession.
Suspects and the accused must be granted their legal rights – especially now.
The two roles of running a business and giving legal advice need to be carefully separated.
The LSB appears to have overlooked its duty to encourage an ‘independent, strong, and effective’ profession.
Are we better off on our own in international trade deals with Canada and the US, or better off in the EU?
In this liberty v security debate, it is plausible to argue from both sides. But lawyers have one reason to support Apple.
29 February 2016
Boring old lawyer registers are now crucial in a world where information in king.
22 February 2016
An online platform has finally been launched but what do lawyers need to know should Brexit become reality?
Serbia’s accession to the EU brings to mind regulatory issues facing lawyers closer to home.
The question of legal liability still hangs over lawyers as a concrete solution is not yet forthcoming.
Lawyers are safe from having to disclose details of tax schemes. For now.
If the government effectively seizes the wheel of the super-regulator, does that not signal a lack of confidence in its leader?
25 January 2016
Invoking a hitherto unused rule of law mechanism was a brave step by the European Commission.
A new project aims to look at issues around what is seen as the most successful criminal law instrument developed by the EU.
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