High Court (Administrative Court)
High Court (Technology and Construction Court)
“The cultivation of genetically modified organisms such as the MON 810 maize varieties could not be made subject to a national authorisation procedure when the use and marketing of those varieties were authorised pursuant to article 20 of Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 of 22 September 2003 on genetically modified food and feed and where those varieties had been accepted for inclusion in the common catalogue provided for in Council Directive 2002/53/EC of 13 June 2002 on the common catalogue of varieties of agricultural plant species as amended by Regulation No 1829/2003.”
WLR Daily, 6th September 2012
Leading barristers’ chambers requires hard working, well presented researchers to support a QC and his team with the compilation of a new textbook focusing on Insurance and Construction law. This is a self employed temporary role for 1 to 2 months, available for immediate start. c £10.00 per hour.
We require a minimum of a LLB legal degree or equivalent.
Duties to include:
- Researching case information as instructed by each Barrister
- Searching for relevant case law in law libraries and electronically on the internet
- Inputting and pulling together various chapters written by each Barrister
- Supporting Barristers as they research and write their chapters of the new textbook
- Proof reading
Skills required: accuracy, enthusiasm, good IT skills.
To apply please send your CV and a recent piece of written work to firstname.lastname@example.org, alternatively send a hard copy to Linda McGivern, Hardwicke Building, New Square, Lincoln’s Inn, London WC2A 3SB. It is not necessary to do both.
Closing date for applications is noon on Friday 21st September 2012
“We will have to wait some time before Strasbourg hands down its judgment in the religious discrimination cases it heard earlier this week. Whatever the outcome – which is perhaps predictable – the Court’s ruling will have a significant influence on the place of religion in public life and on how the relationship between religion and the state should be structured to reflect the aims of fairness and mutual respect envisaged in the Convention.”
UK Human Rights Blog, 7th September 2012
“A teenager brutally stabbed his 15-year-old girlfriend 60 times in her head, neck and upper chest with two different knives, following arguments over his jealousy. Andrew Hall, 18, who attended Stoke City academy, the youth development part of Stoke City Football Club, pleaded guilty to murder on Friday at Luton crown court. Judge Richard Foster jailed him for life, with a minimum of 10 years.”
The Guardian, 7th September 2012
“Confidential medical information from sick and disabled people applying for welfare benefits is opened and sorted by Royal Mail staff on behalf of the Government without the claimant’s knowledge or consent, The Independent can reveal.”
The Independent, 8th September 2012
“Schools will be within their statutory rights to dismiss staff that wilfully fail to use stories or textbooks promoting same-sex weddings, it is claimed. Aidan O’Neill, a senior QC and expert on religious freedom and human rights, also warned that parents who object to gay marriage being taught to their children will have no right to withdraw their child from lessons.”
Daily Telegraph, 10th September 2012