Five from 5: What does the WM Morrison Supermarkets Plc Data breach mean to employers?

Message from the Editor, Dan Hobbs  Read more

Legal services orders and costs allowances: funding family finance proceedings

Funding and when may it be available It is likely that financial relief in matrimonial and civil partnership, and in some other financial relief proceedings (eg under Matrimonial and Family... Read more

Bloomsbury IP & IT Briefing: October Teaser

This months’ IP & IT Briefing looks at three significant Court of Appeal judgments published in October – two on patents and one on trade marks – and provides an update on Brexit planning and... Read more

Brexit and the European Arrest Warrant: You Can’t Eat Your Cake and Have it

As the deadline for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU) draws close, analysts continue to assess the impact that the withdrawal will have on the lives and... Read more

IP & IT Law (15 October – 29 October)

IP & IT News British Airways: 185,000 more passengers may have had details stolen The Guardian – 25 October Last month, British Airways revealed that that 380,000 payment cards might be at risk, due... Read more

Employment and Pensions Law (15 October – 29 October)

Employment News One in five employers ‘break the law when asking candidates about criminal records’ People Management – 25 October According to research from Unlock, a charity for people with... Read more

Unpacking Mediation 2: Voluntary

This is the second of five blogposts looking at key elements in the classic definition of mediation. My first published on 10 October 2018 discussed confidentiality: ... Read more

Bang to rites: everything you ever wanted to know about gavels but were afraid to ask

‘Sharp is the moment in which the head of the gavel strikes against the wooden surface and generates the sound of division between past and future…’ Read more

Arbitration (24 September – 22 October)

Arbitration News Chile to seek international arbitration over Albemarle contract Reuters – 17 October Chile will be seeking international arbitration over an alleged breach of contract with US-based... Read more

Immigration Law (8 October – 22 October)

Immigration News Court of Appeal says statelessness must be proved on balance of probabilities Free Movement – 19 October Free Movement discuss the case of AS (Guinea) v Secretary of State for the... Read more

Family Law (8 October – 22 October)

Family News Many thousands of babies are living in households carrying very high risks: Children’s Commissioner Family Law Week – 18 October The Children's Commissioner for England has published a... Read more

Bloomsbury Family Law Briefing: September Teaser

Non-party production of documents in family proceedings A variety of judicial concern has been expressed at the failures of police to produce to the family courts documents in their possession... Read more

Unpacking Mediation 1: Confidentiality

What is mediation? Usually the answer is something like: Read more

Mediation – the value-add tool for the workplace

National mediation week is a great time to remind us of the benefits of mediation in the workplace. During times of economic uncertainty and business downturns the spotlight is often turned on to HR... Read more

Bloomsbury Arbitration Law Briefing Teaser

Nori Holdings Ltd v PJSC BOFC [2018] EWHC 1343 (Comm)  [England and Wales]  What (if any) implications does the Recast Brussels Regulation (Council Regulation 1215/2012) hold for the CJEU decision in Read more

Bloomsbury Immigration Law Briefing: September Teaser

In this month’s briefing we cover case law and other developments up to 10 September 2018. With Brexit nearing there have been amendments to the EEA Regulations and the addition of Appendix EU to the... Read more

Bloomsbury IP & IT Briefing: September Teaser

This month’s IP & IT Briefing includes cases covering all the main IP rights. Read more

Cameras in court – transparency in the eye of a lens?

From TV documentary to feature film, courtroom drama has been flavour of the season. But how effective is the camera lens in promoting transparency and public legal education? The Lord Chief Justice... Read more

September Online Service Updates

Steve Savory provides an insight into our plethora of online services: Read more

Mediation Awareness Week

Stephen Walker who is also a Bloomsbury author and mediator introduces this blog post from David Richbell who sadly died last week. Read more

Q&A with Helen Curtis

Bloomsbury Professional catch up with barrister and mediation specialist, Helen Curtis,  in time for Mediation Awareness Week (MAW). Read more

The Science of Searching

How the Bloomsbury Professional Online Law Library uses the same logic as leading websites to boost your power to research, quickly and precisely. Read more

IP & IT Law (17 September – 1 October)

IP & IT News Elon Musk reaches deal over tweets about taking Tesla private BBC News – 30 September The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has forced Elon Musk to step down as chair of Tesla... Read more

Employment and Pensions Law (17 September – 1 October)

Employment News Contractor’s £4,000 holiday pay claim is the ‘tip of the iceberg’ People Management – 25 September A contractor has settled with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for £4,200 holiday pay,... Read more

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