EVENT: The Inner Temple – History Society Play: The Misfortunes of Arthur

Posted June 3rd, 2019 in Forthcoming events by sally

‘Expect to encounter Arthurian legend, but not as you know it. Originally created for the 1587 Gray’s Inn revels and last performed for Elizabeth I at Greenwich Palace in 1588. The candlelit performance in the church will feature members of the Drama Society performing excerpts from the play, interspersed with commentary by academics from KCL. This is the first time it has been performed at an Inn for 432 years. Followed by a drinks reception in the Round.’

Date: 4th June 2019, 5.30-9.00pm

Location: Temple Church, London EC4Y 1AF

Charge: Inner Temple students: Free; Members and Public: £10.25

More information can be found here.

Inheritance battle “screams out” for judge-led ADR, says court – Litigation Futures

Posted June 3rd, 2019 in civil procedure rules, dispute resolution, executors, news, wills by sally

‘A battle between a widow and stepson over a large estate “cries, indeed screams out” for the kind of “robust, judge-led” processes used to settle family law disputes, a High Court judge has said.’

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Litigation Futures, 31st May 2019

Source: www.litigationfutures.com

Number of PI claims “largely static” over past year – Legal Futures

Posted June 3rd, 2019 in news, personal injuries, statistics by sally

‘The number of personal injury claims registered with the Compensation Recovery Unit (CRU) increased marginally over the last year, but still remain low compared to recent history.’

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Legal Futures, 31st May 2019

Source: www.legalfutures.co.uk

UK’s Top Spy Watchdog Steps Down, Commits To Review ‘Torture Loophole’ By October – Rights Info

Posted June 3rd, 2019 in intelligence services, ministers' powers and duties, news, torture by sally

‘The UK’s top spy watchdog has announced he will be stepping down in October, a week after a secret policy allowing ministers to approve actions that could lead to torture was revealed.’

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Rights Info, 31st May 2019

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Solicitor hit with £500k POCA fine for using house as office – Legal Futures

Posted June 3rd, 2019 in confiscation, enforcement, news, planning, proceeds of crime, solicitors by sally

‘A West London solicitor has hit with a £500,000 confiscation order for repeatedly disregarding warnings from his local council to stop using a home as an office for his firm.’

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Legal Futures, 3rd June 2019

Source: www.legalfutures.co.uk

National Action trial: Jurors unable to reach verdicts – BBC News

Posted June 3rd, 2019 in news by sally

‘Jurors have failed to reach verdicts against four people accused of being in neo-Nazi group National Action.’

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BBC News, 31st May 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk