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Posted by Justis | 16th January 2015

What makes case law publications authoritative? That is something you often hear working in the legal publishing industry. Traditionally one may be inclined to answer that the authority of bound and digital publications...

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Posted by Justis | 14th January 2015

For many aspiring solicitors the dream is to work for a magic circle or leading city firm. From there, following the successful completion of their training contract they can look...

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Posted by Justis | 7th January 2015

“If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree,” said the novelist Michael Crichton. History is...

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Posted by Justis | 16th December 2014

Knowledge of treatment types is essential for law students, academics and practitioners. Even if that knowledge is only drawn upon occasionally, it is useful to be aware of the routine...

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Posted by Justis | 24th November 2014

Recently it was reported that the Birmingham based law firm, SGH Martineau, has been granted permission by a judge sitting in the High Court to serve an injunction over Twitter, against a...

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Posted by Justis | 1st October 2014

There are many ways to learn about the law. For university students they attend lectures and seminars, trawl through textbooks and casebooks, and occasionally trek to the library to sift...

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Posted by Justis | 18th August 2014

With wealth comes litigation. In this age of globalisation and incredible freedom of movement, we're seeing a marked increase in the use of international commercial arbitration agreements between wealthy parties,...

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Posted by Justis | 16th July 2014

We recently spoke with David Heaton, an Australian graduate studying the BCL at Oxford University and looking to begin a career at the English bar. Following on, we've talked to...

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Posted by Justis | 16th July 2014

David Heaton, a graduate from the University of Melbourne, currently studying the BCL (Bachelor of Civil Law) at Oxford University, is one of an increasing number of Australian postgraduates tempted...

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Posted by Justis | 14th July 2014

Should judges decide on cases where they are adjudicating on matters of legal recourse abolished in their country of practice? That is the question I pose about the jurisdiction of...

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