Localism and Planning – Press Release

Localism and Planning – Press Release

Press Release NEW TITLE Publishing 30th May 2012 Localism and Planning Simon Ricketts and Duncan Field The first book to cover the new planning regime comprehensively Looking beyond political sound bites, Localism and Planning examines the practical, legal and administrative implications of the most radical reforms to the UK planning system in 40 years. The. Read more

Insurance Claims, Third Edition – Press Release

Insurance Claims, Third Edition – Press Release

Press Release May 2012 Insurance Claims, Third Edition Alison Padfield, BA (Oxon), Lic Spéc Dr Eur (Brussels), BCL (Oxon), Barrister The Law Commission’s Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012 – Explained! Even before the ink has dried on the Act, comes expert guidance in the form of Insurance Claims, Third Edition, by leading insurance. Read more

Television Cameras in Court

Television Cameras in Court

In a bid to improve public understanding of the UK justice system, the Queen’s Speech has outlined a legislative programme to introduce TV cameras into some courts in England and Wales. The first filming in a UK courtroom occurred on 31 May 1993, when a shoplifting and assault case was filmed by Nick Catliff and. Read more

Environmental Impact Assessments – size matters

Environmental Impact Assessments – size matters

Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs), which are required in large-scale planning applications, are supposed to ensure that planning decisions take into consideration the environmental effects of any significant development. Recently, though, some people have been asking whether some environmentally damaging developments are slipping through the net. The EIA regime that operates in the UK is based. Read more

A contract is not worth the paper it’s written on

A contract is not worth the paper it’s written on

Or not written on as many people now ‘experience’ contracts not as a printed document, but on a computer screen. This poses certain challenges. When once it was down to the lawyer to type and print the document, in which case the responsibility lay with them to spot typos and retain consistency of grammar and meaning.. Read more

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