Bloomsbury Family Law Conference: The Challenges facing Family Lawyers in the 21st Century

It is an honour to be invited to give the keynote address at the start of the very first Bloomsbury Family Law Conference. Bloomsbury Publishing are to be congratulated for picking up the baton by... Read more

Bloomsbury Professional Family Law Conference Review

The first Bloomsbury Professional Family Law Conference was held in London on 16 May. The opening address was given by the incoming President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, a founding... Read more

IP & IT Law (14 May - 28 May)

IP & IT Law Google and Facebook accused of breaking GDPR laws BBC News – 25 May Within hours of the new GDPR laws coming into force Google and Facebook, amongst others, have received complaints that... Read more

Employment and Pensions Law (14 May - 28 May)

Employment News Trainee pay slump followed scrapping of minimum wage The Law Society Gazette – 24 May The Solicitors Regulation Authority has published an impact assessment, revealing that abolishing... Read more

Joining the dots: what social workers have been trying to tell us

Many of you reading this will have shared this experience. You are cross-examining a witness (in this case a social worker) and gradually, as a result of your thorough prep and impressive forensic... Read more

Judges on Twitter – ‘They do it over there but we don’t do it here'

Here’s a short legal discussion on Twitter of the sort that happens every day, beginning with a question: Read more

Family Law (30 April - 14 May)

Family News Third of children referred by schools denied mental health treatment Cypnow – 14 May An NSPCC Freedom of Information request to the NHS has revealed that one-third of children who are... Read more

Immigration Law (30 April – 14 May)

Immigration News Tracking illegal immigrants using NHS records will end, says Minister The Telegraph – 9 May The Government has announced that NHS health records will no longer be used to track down... Read more

Spring Scottish Online Service Updates

What’s new in our plethora of Scottish online services? Steve Savory summarises the highlights. Read more

Arbitration (28 March – 11 May)

Arbitration News White & Case partner Dipen Sabharwal discusses the 2018 International Arbitration Survey White & Case – 9 May White & Case have partnered with the School of International... Read more

Employment and Pensions Law (23 April - 7 May)

Employment News Failing to enhance shared parental pay may be indirectly discriminatory, finds EAT People Management – 2 May People Management discuss the case of Hextall v Chief Constable of... Read more

Native ads are now king

How to use content style promotions on social media 'Blend in to the environment’: it sounds like a military command and certainly not a concept you would associate with the execution of an... Read more

IP & IT Law (23 April - 7 May)

IP & IT News Cambridge Analytica: Closure 'will not stop investigation' BBC News – 3 May It was announced on 2 May that Cambridge Analytica, the firm at the heart of the recent data scandal, has... Read more

Bloomsbury IP/IT Law Briefing: April Teaser

Regeneron and insufficiency The Court of Appeal judgment in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc v Kymab Ltd & Anor [2018] EWCA Civ 671 (28 March 2018) reviewed the law on insufficiency, and in particular... Read more

We live in interesting times: changing models, mental health and (in)capacity law in Scotland

When enacted at the start of this century, Scotland’s mental health and capacity legislation was regarded as world leading in its principled and rights-based approach to interventions concerning... Read more

May Online Service Updates

What’s new in our plethora of law online services? Steve Savory summarises the highlights. Read more

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