Bind Overs – under-estimated and under-used

Bind Overs – under-estimated and under-used

A forgotten gem The court’s power to bind over a defendant is an important one for every advocate to remember. Sadly, this once much beloved means of resolving minor cases now risks falling into undeserved obscurity. The reason for this is unclear. A bind over is not a conviction and, as such, will allow a. Read more

Jetivia SA v Bilta (UK) Ltd [2015] UKSA

Jetivia SA v Bilta (UK) Ltd [2015] UKSA

Scope of the attribution doctrine, illegality defence and extra-territorial effect of s.213 Insolvency Act 1986 On 22 April 2015, the Supreme Court provided its judgment in Jetivia SA v Bilta (UK) Limited, but with conspicuously differing views and perspectives from their Lordships as to the scope and application of the attribution doctrine, and the “illegality. Read more

“Vile and scurvy” politicians slammed

“Vile and scurvy” politicians slammed

Philip Kolvin QC has written such an interesting preface for his new book regarding the public’s perception of local government officials, that we thought you might like to read it ahead of the book publishing: Cornerstone on Councillor’s Conduct The Preface Politicians get a bad rap in Shakespeare. Of their five mentions in the plays, three are. Read more

UK company law continues to evolve and lead from the front

UK company law continues to evolve and lead from the front

The modernisation and future direction of UK company law is being shaped by the increasing interrelationship between national and international laws, and emerging significant developments. This rapid pace of change in the modernisation process renders UK company law dynamic, influential and respected internationally, owing to its ability to adapt to the constant needs of the. Read more

GAA say Lufthansa acted correctly, as reported by CNN

GAA say Lufthansa acted correctly, as reported by CNN

CNN report on Lufthansa’s procedural compliance CNN has covered the issue of procedural compliance concerning Lufthansa and the German aviation authority, in the case of the recent plane crash involving pilot Andreas Lubitz. Gerard Forlin QC  also discusses a variety of concerns relating to the recent and tragic Germanwings crash, including the disparity of damages awards, whether the. Read more

April 2015 – Holiday pay in the balance

April 2015 – Holiday pay in the balance

New partnership with 5 Essex Court We, at Bloomsbury Professional are delighted to announce a new partnership with the highly regarded employment team from 5 Essex Court. Five from 5 5 Essex Court have been writing their popular ‘Five from 5’ employment bulletin for six months, offering 5 bite size pieces of topical employment news,. Read more

DJ or CJ? – Part (2)

DJ or CJ? – Part (2)

by Kuljit Bhogal, Leading Barrister in Social Housing at Cornerstone Barristers. Read more

Daily Advocacy Tip: # 365 – Resources to improve your advocacy

Daily Advocacy Tip: # 365 – Resources to improve your advocacy

Resources to improve your advocacy. Read more

Daily Advocacy Tip: # 359 Resources

Daily Advocacy Tip: # 359 Resources

Resources to improve your advocacy. Read more

Daily Advocacy Tip: # 355 Resources

Daily Advocacy Tip: # 355 Resources

Resources to improve your advocacy. Read more

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