IP & IT Law (17 May – 31 May)

IP & IT News Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg 'survives' leadership vote BBC News – 31 May Shareholder’s of social media giant, Facebook, had the opportunity to vote on Mark Zuckerberg’s leadership this... Read more

Employment and Pensions Law (17 May – 31 May)

Employment News Failing to enhance pay for shared parental leave is not sex discrimination Lewis Silkin – 28 May Lewis Silkin discuss two cases of sex discrimination in relation to shared parental... Read more

Bloomsbury Immigration Law Briefing: May Teaser

In the news this month, at time of writing, Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation after failing to successfully push her Brexit deal through Parliament. The status quo is that the... Read more

Bloomsbury IP & IT Briefing: May Teaser

The past month has seen some unusual decisions in IP and IT cases from courts in the UK and EU, including a jail sentence being imposed in a trade mark/passing off case, a thorough analysis of the... Read more

PGAOCC – Compensation and causation

Anyone who works in the criminal justice system will have come across the multitude of ancillary orders that now exist. From the police officer who takes a witness statement from a stalking... Read more

Q&A with Edward Jones and Jessica Jones

Bloomsbury Professional catch up with authors and lawyers, Edward Jones and Jessica Jones.  Read more

In case of fraud, stay away from the merry-go round

You receive a telephone call. It’s anonymous, ‘Your Buying Director’s got his hands in the till. He’s doing deals with your supplier, bumping the prices and splitting the uplift.’ Is this real or... Read more

Family Law (13 May – 24 May)

Family News Spotlight on child protection in family courts Gov.UK – 21 May Ministers have announced that an MOJ-chaired panel of experts will review how the family courts protect children and... Read more

Immigration Law (13 May – 24 May)

Immigration News “In limbo”: migrants stripped of leave to remain in the UK but can’t be removed Free Movement – 24 May In the case of RA (Iraq) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department... Read more

Employment and Pensions Law (6 May – 17 May)

Employment News European Court rules that employers must keep records of actual time worked Lewis Silkin – 16 May Lewis Silkin discuss the case of Federacion de Servicios de Comisiones Obreras... Read more

IP & IT Law (6 May – 17 May)

IP & IT News GozNym cyber-crime gang which stole millions busted BBC News – 16 May A police operation involving investigations in the US, Bulgaria, Germany, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine has... Read more

Bloomsbury Family Law Briefing: May Teaser

Top five cases Stocker v Stocker [2019] UKSC 17 (3 April 2019) – A woman was entitled to be protected from defamation proceedings by a former abuser (her husband). She has rights, based on freedom... Read more

The Nicholas Wall Memorial Lecture 2019 - 'The Children Act 1989: 30 Years On'

Entire agreement clauses, misrepresentation and construction

Purpose of the clause An entire agreement clause is intended to exclude representations, promises, statements and assurances made before a contract is signed. The aim is to ensure that any matter... Read more

Immigration Law (29 April – 13 May)

Immigration News Funding boost for councils looking after asylum seeking children GOV.UK – 8 May Immigration Minister, Caroline Nokes, has announced a funding boost of over £30 million for local... Read more

Family Law (29 April – 13 May)

Family News Council halt plans to take children from couple who displayed gender identity issues Care Appointments – 9 May Plans for Lancashire County Council to take children from a foster couple, Read more

IP & IT Law (22 April – 6 May)

IP & IT News Life-saving kidney delivered by drone BBC News – 2 May The US has become the first country to have a life-saving kidney delivered to a hospital by drone. The drone was... Read more

Employment and Pensions Law (22 April – 6 May)

Employment News Employees’ reluctance to find new jobs is driving down wages, says ONS People Management – 30 April Recent analysis from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has suggested that... Read more

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