On a wig and a prayer: the pros and cons of courtly costume

Now that courts are becoming more transparent and even allowing in the TV cameras, how important is it that all the barristers in open court should ‘look the part’ by wearing wigs and gowns? Read more

Rules to be ‘simple and simply expressed'

A judicial review pre-action protocol letter for children proceedings This is a fictional judicial review pre-action protocol letter by the solicitor of a child, Clara, aged almost 13-years-old.... Read more

Bloomsbury Immigration Law Briefing: January Teaser

In this month’s briefing we cover case law and other developments up to 7 December 2018. The much-anticipated Immigration White Paper was too late to be covered but will be in next month. In the... Read more

Bloomsbury IP/IT Law Briefing: December Teaser

This month’s IP and IT Briefing features two decisions in criminal copyright infringement cases. Read more

Government and Information Rights: The Law Relating to Access, Disclosure and their Regulation

This book was first published in 1990 when the information debate was in its infancy. It has provided readers with an expert analysis of the legal provisions on access to information rights, data... Read more

Why every contract needs ‘quality control’ clauses

Setting a benchmark Quality control clauses have two aims: (1) to set a firm standard and quality for content; and (2) to establish the product’s or service’s expected purpose or how it is to... Read more

Immigration Law (3 December – 17 December)

Immigration News Local authorities could stop housing asylum seekers, MPs warn The Guardian – 17 December A recent Commons report has warned that local authorities may pull out of the scheme to house... Read more

Family Law (3 December – 17 December)

Family News Extra SEND funding insufficient, warn children's services leaders Cypnow – 17 December Damian Hinds, the Education Secretary, has announced that £250 million of addition funds will be... Read more

Drugs Offences Litigation

In different jurisdictions, the possession and use of certain substances is restricted. These substances include chemicals and herbs that can be used for medicinal or recreational purposes. Such... Read more

Employment and Pensions Law (26 November – 10 December)

Employment News Average salaries for new jobs increase by 28.9% in the UK Employee Benefits – 7 December Between November 2017 and November 2018, average salaries for new jobs have increased by 28.9%... Read more

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