Data Protection: A Practical Guide to UK and EU Law (fifth edition)

Peter Carey

£95, Oxford University Press

With the looming EU General Data Protection Regulation and Brexit preoccupying solicitors concerned with data protection law, Peter Carey’s invaluable handbook will appeal to compliance departments in both the public and private sectors. As well as outlining the latest developments on electronic communications, this essential book also includes new guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office and new chapters on accountability.

Employment Law and Human Rights (third edition)

Robin Allen QC, Rachel Crasnow QC, Anna Beale, Claire McCann and Rachel Barrett

£75, Oxford University Press

Human rights legislation is increasingly having an effect on employment law. This must-have book for both employment lawyers and students includes detailed coverage of the impact of equality laws on religion and beliefs, sexual orientation and age. It has a practical use too, examining the available remedies, such as the right to a fair trial and using European law in the courts and tribunals.

Financial Services Law (fourth edition)

George Walker, Robert Purves, Michael Blair QC,

£295, Oxford University Press

Having dealt with the fallout from the financial crisis of 2007/08 in the third edition, this updated edition looks at the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013 and the Bank of England and Financial Services Act 2016. EU-driven changes are also covered, such as the transposition into domestic law of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (2011/61/EU). Individual accountability and liability, and enforcement are also covered.

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Jon Robins

£12.99, Biteback Publishing

Award-winning journalist Jon Robins lifts the lid on Britain’s legal scandals and shows that miscarriages of justice are not merely hiccups in a healthy judicial system. Massive underfunding and shortcomings in policing and legal representation have all contributed to the crisis in the British legal system. In his foreword, Michael Mansfield QC writes: ‘Once again, Jon Robins, in his groundbreaking and persistent work, has performed the vital task of pinpointing where the justice system is continuing to fail.