Speech by the Lord Chief Justice: Building the Best Court Forum for Commercial Dispute Resolution – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted December 7th, 2016 in courts, dispute resolution, speeches, Wales by tracey

‘Speech given at the Wales Commercial Law Association, Cardiff, 21 October 2016.’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 5th December 2016

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Lecture by Sir Terence Etherton, MR: LawWorks Annual Pro Bono Awards lecture 2016 – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

‘It is a real pleasure to have been asked to give this year’s LawWorks Annual Pro Bono Awards lecture. My subject is Access to Justice. I am not interested in it as a slogan. I am interested in it because access to justice lies at the heart of any society that aspires to call itself just, civilised, and committed to democracy and the rule of law.’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 7th December 2016

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Police will need licence to practise for child sex abuse cases, says Rudd – The Guardian

Posted November 30th, 2016 in child abuse, licensing, news, police, sexual offences, speeches by tracey

‘Police officers investigating child sex abuse are to be required to be specially trained and accredited in the same way as specialist firearms officers under proposals announced by the home secretary.’

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The Guardian, 30th November 2016

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Attacks on Brexit judges are bad for democracy, says former law lord – The Guardian

Posted November 29th, 2016 in EC law, freedom of expression, judges, judiciary, news, referendums, speeches by sally

‘Harsh personal attacks on judges are bad for democracy and in danger of diminishing the independence of the judiciary, the former deputy president of the supreme court has warned.’

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The Guardian, 28th November 2016

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Speech by Lord Justice Gross: The Judicial Role Today – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted November 24th, 2016 in constitutional history, judges, judiciary, speeches by tracey

‘It is a great pleasure to have been invited to give this year’s Law and Society Lecture. Earlier this year, in another lecture, I addressed the topic of “Judicial Leadership”. My subject on this occasion is the judicial role today, exploring some of its boundaries’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 24th November 2016

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Home Secretary speech to APPC and NPCC Partnership Summit – Home Office

Posted November 23rd, 2016 in diversity, emergency services, police, speeches by tracey

‘Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s speech on police reform.’

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Home Office, 16th November 2016

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CBA chairman on solicitor-advocates: “The label matters less than the content of the bottle” – Legal Futures

Posted November 22nd, 2016 in advocacy, legal profession, news, solicitor advocates, speeches by sally

‘The chairman of the Criminal Bar Association (CBA) yesterday tried to cool emotions after former Lord Chancellor Michael Gove’s criticism of solicitor-advocates, saying that “the label matters less than the content of the bottle”.’

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Legal Futures, 22nd November 2016

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Supreme court judge hints at legal hitch that could seriously delay Brexit process – The Guardian

Posted November 16th, 2016 in EC law, judges, legislation, news, parliament, referendums, speeches, treaties by sally

‘A supreme court judge has raised the prospect that Theresa May would have to comprehensively replace existing EU legislation before the government could even begin Brexit, in a move that could seriously delay the process.’

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The Guardian, 16th November 2016

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Home Secretary’s speech to the FCA’s Financial Crime Conference – Home Office

‘Home Secretary Amber Rudd gave a speech on economic crime at the Financial Conduct Authority annual crime conference on 10 November 2016.’

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Home Office, 14th November 2016

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Speech by The Chancellor of the High Court: A Look at the Future for Insolvency and Business Litigation in London – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted November 15th, 2016 in courts, insolvency, judges, judiciary, speeches by tracey

‘I am keen to speak tonight about the important work of the Rolls Building and the real value of the international reputation of our law and our judges in the post-Brexit world.’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 10th November 2016

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Dealing with a breach of contract. What are the options for the innocent party when the contract is broken? Can they walk away from the deal, when and how? – Falcon Chambers

Posted November 10th, 2016 in contracts, news, rescission, speeches by sally

‘I have been asked to talk this afternoon about breach of contract, specifically what strategies can be adopted in the event that one party fails to complete under the terms of the contract. What are the options for escaping the contract or, alternatively, for forcing the other party to complete?

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Falcon Chambers, September 2016

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Female lawyers fear “Trump effect” – Legal Futures

Posted November 10th, 2016 in legal profession, news, speeches, women by sally

‘Leading women lawyers have expressed their concerns that Donald Trump’s victory in the race for US president will have a negative impact on the legal profession in this country.’

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Legal Futures, 10th November 2016

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Speech by Lord Justice McFarlane – ‘Nothing Else Will Do’ – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted October 25th, 2016 in appeals, children, judges, proportionality, speeches, Supreme Court by michael

‘Over the past 3 years family lawyers, social workers, judges and magistrates have got themselves into a fair old spin over four short words. The words are “Nothing else will do” and they appeared, for the first time, in three of the judgments of the five Supreme Court Justices who presided over the case of Re B in 2013…’

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FLBA National Conference, Keynote Address, 22nd October 2016

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Speech by Mr Justice Leggatt – ‘Contractual duties of good faith’ – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted October 25th, 2016 in barristers, contracts, judges, speeches by michael

‘In Cantonese “Yam seng” means “drink to success”. It is a phrase used when drinking a toast – or, as a Singapore dictionary describes it: “An exclamation made before an alcoholic drink is consumed”. It was also the name of the claimant company in one of the first cases that I heard when I went on the bench…’

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Lecture to the Commercial Bar Association, 18 October 2016

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Speech by Sir Ernest Ryder: Raising the Bar: Innovation and global opportunity for a forward thinking profession – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted October 20th, 2016 in barristers, courts, legal profession, speeches, tribunals by tracey

‘Keynote address at the Annual Bar and Young Bar Conference 2016.’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 17th October 2016

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Judges prepare profession for ODR across less complex cases and court administration in the cloud – Legal Futures

Posted October 18th, 2016 in courts, dispute resolution, internet, judiciary, legal profession, news, speeches, tribunals by sally

‘Online dispute resolution “will become the norm for much of the less complex work in civil, family and tribunals jurisdictions”, the Senior President of Tribunals said over the weekend.’

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Legal Futures, 17th October 2016

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Speech by Mr Justice Baker: A matter of life or death – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted October 17th, 2016 in consent, euthanasia, judiciary, medical treatment, speeches by tracey

‘Oxford Shrieval Lecture on 11 October 2016.’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 14th October 2016

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Opening of the legal year – Ministry of Justice

Posted October 6th, 2016 in lord chancellor, speeches by tracey

‘Speech by The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice on the opening of the legal year.’

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Ministry of Justice, 3rd October 2016

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Speech by the Lord Chief Justice: Launch of TheCityUK’s Legal Services Report 2016 – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted October 6th, 2016 in judges, legal services, reports, speeches by tracey

‘Speech by the Lord Chief Justice: Launch of TheCityUK’s Legal Services Report 2016.’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 4th October 2016

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Government pledges 400 extra prison officers for country’s toughest jails – The Independent

Posted October 4th, 2016 in drug abuse, news, prison officers, prisons, speeches by sally

‘The Government is pledging £14m to pay for 400 prison officers who will help tackle drugs and violence in the country’s toughest prisons.’

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The Independent, 4th October 2016

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