Crises over judicial independence and immigration highlight the delicate balance of asserting EU values while respecting national sovereignty.
31 July 2017
The role of lawyer must be reimagined to confront the market disrupters
Could the SQE make practising abroad harder for newly-qualified solicitors?
Brexit negotiation positions offer stark contrasts in the role of lawyers in pending proceedings after UK withdrawal.
Unaccompanied children applying for asylum in the EU need specific legal and other protections.
New EC position papers on police and judicial cooperation show the way - but so much that is complex is still to come.
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.
The same urgent topics are preoccupying major bars and law societies across the world.
New services will be of value to UK lawyers even after Brexit.
We need a regulatory information resource for lawyer disciplinary records worldwide.
As Brexit threatens to damage cross-border legal practices, African societies are trying to form their own unions.
The EU is a union of values, as well as a trade and currency bloc. We must not abandon those values.
22 May 2017
What could the Uber opinion mean for the law and legal services?
Our practice rights will be critical in Brexit negotiations - but what about the rights of EU lawyers working here?
Lawyers need to be prepared when the authorities demand to search their laptops and mobile phones.
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.
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