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Posted by Justis | 18 05 2015

European regulators are investigating major U.S. firms, including Apple and Starbucks, over how these multi-national businesses allocate their tax dollars internationally. If regulators find that Apple received unfair tax breaks in Ireland and Starbucks received...

Posted by Zenaira Khan | 22 04 2015

Whether or not the QC title is still relevant is a discussion that the bar simply seems unable to shake off. When one objection to the system appears to have been adequately handled another one...

Posted by Zenaira Khan | 17 04 2015

Since 2001 the judiciary of England and Wales has been issuing neutral citations to every decided case heard in the High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court (previously House of Lords), the Judicial Committee of the...

Posted by Justis | 17 04 2015

Recently I was reading that Justice Cory Gilmore, of the Ontario Superior Court, may have set precedent when he declared a power to strike provisions from a will because of the deceased person’s racist beliefs,...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 30 03 2015

Justis Publishing is delighted to announce that you can now access the Jersey Law Reports, Cayman Islands Law Reports and Justis BVI Cases online in an essential new collection that is aimed at offshore practitioners....

Posted by Justis | 21 01 2015

I recently read that “it doesn’t matter how many resources you have, if you don’t know how to use them, it will never be enough”. This got me thinking about the importance of knowing how...

Posted by Justis | 18 01 2015

In recent years there has been a noticeable rise in the number of big city law firms recruiting criminal practitioners to sit in or alongside their commercial teams. This development has been necessitated by the...

Posted by Matthew Terrell | 18 01 2015

Head of State: Queen Elizabeth II Prime Minister (First Lord of the Treasury): David Cameron (MP) (Conservative) INTRODUCTION The Parliament of the United Kingdom is the supreme legislature of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It...

Posted by Justis | 16 01 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 comes by virtue of their publication...

Posted by Justis | 14 01 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 to establish a career in...

Posted by Justis | 07 01 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 as important for lawyers as...

Posted by Zenaira Khan | 19 12 2014

Knowing how to distinguish between “good” and “bad” law is an essential weapon in every law student and lawyer’s arsenal of skills. Cases can be, and indeed often are, complicated. This is not helped by...

Posted by Justis | 16 12 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 every editor goes through in...

Posted by Zenaira Khan | 24 11 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 far-right organisation that had taken...

Posted by Justis | 24 11 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 far-right organisation that had taken...

Posted by Justis | 01 10 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 through the archives of old...

Posted by Justis | 18 08 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, often domiciled in countries far...

Posted by Zenaira Khan | 18 07 2014

Your data in their hands The Government seeks to protect us. Or so they suggest in the new Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill (DRIP). Announced on 10th July, this new Bill is being pushed...

Posted by Justis | 16 07 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 a barrister at a leading...

Posted by Justis | 16 07 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 to a career at the...

Posted by Justis | 14 07 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 the Judicial Committee of the...