EP 113: Tracking Coronavirus Symptoms: an erosion of privacy? – Professor Lilian Edwards – Law Pod UK

Posted May 27th, 2020 in bills, coronavirus, internet, news, podcasts, privacy, telecommunications by sally

‘With the new contact tracing app due to be rolled out in the rest of the UK after the Isle of Wight trial in May, Rosalind English discusses privacy concerns with Professor Lilian Edwards of Newcastle University, whose Bill seeks to address some of these concerns.’

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Law Pod UK, 26th May 2020

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EP 112: Government’s reliance on AI in times of plague – Robert Spano – Law Pod UK

‘Robert Spano, who recently commenced his tenure as President of the European Court of Human Rights in the difficult circumstances of lockdown and remote working, discusses with Rosalind English the challenges we face with government’s reliance on automated decision making. This is a question rendered particularly sharp with the pandemic and the conditions under which the restrictions will be lifted.’

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Law Pod UK, 22nd May 2020

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Protecting domestic violence victims in lockdown – The Guardian

‘Kate, a call handler for a domestic violence charity, discusses the challenges of trying to deal with the rising number of calls during lockdown. Guardian reporter Helen Pidd has been reporting on the domestic violence cases being heard at Manchester magistrates court over the past few weeks.’

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The Guardian, 6th May 2020

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EP 109: Medical Law Updates with Rajkiran Barhey – Law Pod UK

Posted April 28th, 2020 in medical treatment, news, podcasts by sally

‘In Episode 109, Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Kiran Barhey about the most recent edition of the Quarterly Medical Law Review, a new resource for practitioners looking to stay up to date in medical law.’

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Law Pod UK, 28th April 2020

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EP 107: Climate Change and Lock Down – Thomas Muinzer & David Hart QC – Law Pod UK

‘Energy expert Thomas Muinzer and David Hart QC discuss the Climate Change Act, the extent to which the UK has reached its own goals for carbon emission reduction, and two recent challenges in the courts to projects involving GHG emissions. This is even more topical, given the recent decision to go ahead HS2, despite the current lockdown.’

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Law Pod UK, 17th April 2020

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Costs: the 2019 trends – Hardwicke Chambers

Posted February 6th, 2020 in costs, news, podcasts by sally

‘Costs specialists PJ Kirby QC and Robin Dunne look back at some important cases of 2019 and consider what issues will arise in the world of costs in 2020.’

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Hardwicke Chambers, 29th January 2020

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Environmental Law Podcast – January 2020 – Six Pump Court

Posted February 6th, 2020 in environmental protection, news, podcasts by sally

‘The first environmental law news podcast of 2020 presented by Christopher Badger and Mark Davies in association with LexisPSL, is now available.’

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Six Pump Court, 28th January 2020

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John Mehrzad and Lydia Banerjee Discuss 2020 Sports Law issues to look out for – Littleton Chambers

Posted February 4th, 2020 in news, podcasts, sport by sally

‘Sports Law disputes in 2020 from Littleton Chambers.’

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Littleton Chambers, 31st January 2020

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Ep 101: Should medical claims be done differently? – Law Pod UK

Posted January 21st, 2020 in hospitals, negligence, news, podcasts by sally

‘Medical negligence experts James Badenoch QC (now retired) and David Hart QC of 1 Crown Office Row discuss some of the solutions proposed to the vast expense to the NHS of damages claims in negligence and whether any of these propositions – such as a tariff system run by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board – is feasible.’

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Law Pod UK, 20th January 2020

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Solicitor-client costs: negligence, documents and coverage – 4 New Square

Posted January 9th, 2020 in costs, indemnities, insurance, negligence, news, podcasts, solicitors by sally

‘With solicitor-client cost disputes on the rise, Paul Parker and Tom Asquith consider in this podcast how these are having an impact within the sphere of professional indemnity insurance, in particular advice on funding; applications for delivery of files; and coverage.’

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4 New Square, 31st December 2019

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Ep 98: AI: Opportunity or Threat? – Law Pod UK

Posted November 19th, 2019 in artificial intelligence, legal profession, legal services, news, podcasts by sally

‘There should be a distinction between AI and algorithms being tools for lawyers as opposed to lawyers and laws being the tools for the use of AI. The huge emancipatory opportunities offered by technology could be lost if we don’t get on top of it and allow it to overtake us, as we subject ourselves to all its processes. Rosalind English talks to Emily Foges, CEO of Luminance, an Artificial Intelligence programme for the legal profession, about the practical applications of algorithms to the law. How can we avail ourselves of the codes before the codes manage us?’

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Law Pod UK, 18th November 2019

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AI – a tool for the law, or its digital master? – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted November 19th, 2019 in artificial intelligence, contracts, electronic commerce, news, podcasts by sally

‘In the latest Henry Brooke Lecture (12th November, hosted by BAILII and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer), Supreme Court Justice Lord Sales warned that the growing role of algorithms and artificial intelligence in decision making poses significant legal problems.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 18th November 2019

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A Summary Of Recent Corporate Insolvency Cases – Hardwicke Chambers

‘Phillip Patterson provides a summary of recent corporate insolvency cases covering:

– Fraudulent trading;
– Misfeasance, transactions defrauding creditors and the duties of directors; and
– The out of court appointment of administrators.’

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Hardwicke Chambers, 9th October 2019

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First 100 Years podcast – An Evening in Conversation with Dame Janet Smith DBE and Dame Caroline Swift DBE – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted September 27th, 2019 in diversity, equality, gender, judges, judiciary, legal profession, podcasts, sex discrimination, women by tracey

‘Dame Janet Smith and Dame Caroline Swift can be heard in a First 100 Years podcast talking about their life on the Northern Circuit, their friendship and their distinguished judicial careers.’


Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 27th September 2019

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Pupillage advice: where to get it – Counsel

Posted September 25th, 2019 in barristers, news, podcasts, pupillage by michael

‘I’ve not met anyone who found the pupillage application process easy. Even the most brilliant candidates agonise over their applications and worry about how best to prepare for that curveball interview question. So, how do you maximise the chances of success? Even before that, how do you pick the right area of law?’

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Counsel, September 2019

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Ep 75: The Prevent Guidance in Universities – Marina Wheeler QC – Law Pod UK

Posted April 3rd, 2019 in freedom of expression, human rights, news, podcasts, terrorism, universities by sally

‘Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Marina Wheeler QC about the recent Court of Appeal decision in Butt v Secretary of State for the Home Department and the operation of the Prevent Guidance generally.’

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Law Pod UK, 1st April 2019

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Ep 72: Fleet Street Law Legend – Frances Gibb – Law Pod UK

Posted March 12th, 2019 in legal profession, media, news, podcasts by sally

‘Frances Gibb has retired after nearly forty years as legal journalist and editor, covering everything from Lord Irvine’s pricey wallpaper to the release of the Guildford Four. She talks to Rosalind English about the challenges of reporting on a profession highly sensitive to slips and slights.’

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Law Pod UK, 11th March 2019

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Ep. 66: Upholding Public Confidence – Owain Thomas QC – Law Pod UK

Posted February 18th, 2019 in appeals, disciplinary procedures, news, podcasts by sally

‘Taken from our recent seminar, ‘Erasure, Remediation and Rights of Appeal in Disciplinary Proceedings’, Owain Thomas QC gives a talk entitled – Upholding public confidence argument: is it undermining remediation?’

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Law Pod UK, 15th February 2019

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Environmental Law Podcast – Six Pump Court

Posted February 8th, 2019 in environmental protection, news, podcasts by sally

‘The latest monthly environmental law news podcast presented by Mark Davies in association with LexisPSL, is now available.’

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Six Pump Court, 15th January 2019

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Ep. 64: Informed Consent – how much direction do patients actually want? – Law Pod UK

Posted February 8th, 2019 in consent, doctors, medical treatment, news, podcasts by sally

‘Rosalind English talks to John Whitting QC of 1 Crown Office Row about Montgomery, informed consent and his response to our earlier episode “Doctor Knows Best”.’

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Law Pod UK, 4th February 2019

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