Podcast Inside Track: Nicholas Green QC – Chairman of the Bar on the future of the legal profession – Charon QC

Posted May 17th, 2010 in barristers, legal profession, legal services, podcasts by sally

“Nicholas Green QC outlines his vision for the future of the Bar, his optimism that it will continue to develop and grow and his belief in the need for it to become more commercial, while holding on to the highest professional standards. He discusses the impact of the Legal Services Act, including the ability of barristers to go into partnership with solicitors, the issue of direct access to the Bar plus the increasing flexibility of career routes into the profession.”

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Charon QC, 17th May 2010

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

Guardian Daily: Assisted suicide and the law – The Guardian

Posted January 29th, 2010 in assisted suicide, euthanasia, murder, podcasts by sally

“Earlier this month, Frances Inglis was jailed for nine years for murder after injecting her brain-damaged son Thomas, 22, with a lethal dose of heroin. Just days later, Kay Gilderdale pleaded guilty to assisting suicide but was acquitted of murdering her daughter Lynn, 31, an ME sufferer whom she’d given morphine. Legal affairs correspondent Afua Hirsch explains the difference between these two cases.”

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The Guardian, 29th January 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Lawcast164: The legal basis for the Iraq War and Lord Goldsmith’s opinion with Carl Gardner – Charon QC

Posted January 28th, 2010 in illegality, Iraq, podcasts, war by sally

“Today I am talking to Carl Gardner, a former government lawyer in Tony Blair’s administration and author of the Head of Legal blog, about the legality of the War in Iraq.”

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Charon QC, 27th January 2010

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

Law Society Gazette Podcast: Robert Heslett, President of The Law Society – Charon QC

Posted December 14th, 2009 in human rights, internet, podcasts, rule of law, solicitors by sally

“Today I am talking To Robert Heslett. We cover a wide range of topics from the rule of law, the opportunities and threats to the solicitors profession, human rights and Twitter and other forms of social media and how they could be of benefit to lawyers.”

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Charon QC, 14th December 2009

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

College of Law Inside Track Podcast: Keir Starmer QC, Director of Public Prosecutions – Charon QC

Posted November 23rd, 2009 in assisted suicide, barristers, Crown Prosecution Service, podcasts by sally

“I talk to Keir Starmer QC the Director of Public Prosecutions about the role of the DPP, the recently issued guidelines on assisted suicide, the future of the Public Prosecution Service, the relationship with the independent Bar and opportunities for students and qualified lawyers in the service.”

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Charon QC, 23rd November 2009

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

College of Law Inside Track Podcast: Simon Myerson QC- Life at the Bar and advice on gaining pupillage – Charon QC

Posted October 26th, 2009 in barristers, podcasts, pupillage by sally

“I talk to Simon Myerson QC. He considers the OLPAS form, the pupillage process, how best to prepare for pupillage interviews and the likely legal landscape for those who wish to join the Bar. He is generally optimist about the future and his advice is that it is a good career, if you are good. Simon Myerson’s blog Pupillage and How to get it is essential reading for prospective barristers.”

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Charon QC, 26th October 2009

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

Lawcast 156: Mark Stephens on Superinjunctions in the wake of Trafigura and The Guardian Gag – Charon QC

Posted October 19th, 2009 in injunctions, media, podcasts by sally

“Today I am talking to Mark Stephens, partner at Finers Stephens Innocent about the use of superinjunctions in the wake of the Guardian Gag story earlier in the week.”

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Charon QC, 17th October 2009

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

Lawcast 155: The Guardian Gag affair with Carl Gardner – Charon QC

Posted October 14th, 2009 in freedom of expression, injunctions, internet, media, parliament, podcasts by sally

“Today I am talking to Carl Gardner, ex government lawyer, a barrister and author of The Head of Legal blog. We look at whether the Bill of Rights has, in fact, been infringed by the gag, the use of injunctions generally and specifically in this instance, the use of parliamentary privilege and whether the judges are going too far in granting injunctions which can, effectively, be destroyed in their effect by many thousands of angry people on twitter and in the blogosphere.”

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Charon QC, 13th October 2009

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

College of Law Podcast: Jenny Rowe, CEO of Supreme Court – Charon QC

Posted September 28th, 2009 in podcasts, Supreme Court by sally

“Today, as part of my series of podcasts for The College of Law Inside Track I talk to Jenny Rowe, the CEO of the new Supreme Court.”

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Charon QC, 28th September 2009

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

College of Law Podcast 2: Richard Susskind OBE on the Future of The Profession – Charon QC

Posted September 21st, 2009 in legal profession, podcasts by sally

“Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter will shape the way that lawyers work in the future, Professor Richard Susskind predicts. He says that the legal industry will be transformed over the coming years by the need to embrace ways of improving efficiency such as new technology and outsourcing. He predicts that while the new legal landscape will reduce some of the conventional areas of legal work it will open up a range of new, exciting roles for young lawyers entering the profession.”

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Charon QC, 21st September 2009

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

Lawcast 152: Lord Falconer on assisted dying and the new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom – Charon QC

Posted July 28th, 2009 in assisted suicide, podcasts, Supreme Court by sally

“Today I am talking to Lord Falconer, a former Lord Chancellor, about two important and interesting themes – assisted dying and his amendment to the Suicide Act defeated in the Lords recently and secondly his thoughts on the reasoning behind establishing a new Supreme Court and the direction it may, in time, take.”

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Charon QC, 28th July 2009

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

Charon Reports: Cheating or taking professional advice? – Charon QC

Posted March 26th, 2009 in legal education, podcasts by sally

“Today I talked to John Foster, spokesman for Oxbridge Training Contracts about the legality of his service, his view of the ethics and exactly what Oxbridge Training Contracts is actually offering to students who wish to use their services. We also talk about the provision of model answers, tailored to specific questions put by the student client, and the problems that could arise if a student submits these model answers as their own work for coursework assessment.”

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Charon QC, 24th March 2009

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

Lawcast 120: Paul Marsh, President of The Law Society on the future of the profession after recession – Insite Law Magazine

Posted March 12th, 2009 in Law Society, podcasts, solicitors by sally

“Today I am talking to Paul Marsh, the President of The Law Society of England & Wales.

We live in difficult and interesting times.I talk to Paul Marsh about a range of topics including his thoughts on the recession, how the law society is helping solicitors during these difficult days, the recent rise of nearly 10 per cent in fees for the Legal Practice Course by three London providers – BPP, the College of Law and Kaplan.and his thoughts on the future of the profession after the recession.”

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Insite Law Magazine, 12th March 2009

Source: www.insitelawmagazine.com

Lawcast 119: Access to Justice denied? Legal Aid… or the lack of it – Charon QC

Posted March 12th, 2009 in legal aid, podcasts by sally

“Today I am talking to Steve Hynes the director of the Legal Action Group. The purpose of The Legal Action group, a national, independent charity, is to promote equal access to justice for all members of society who are socially, economically or otherwise disadvantaged. To this end, it seeks to improve law and practice, the administration of justice and legal services.”

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Charon QC, 12th March 2009

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

Podcast 77: Usefully Employed on Employment Law – Charon QC

Posted August 11th, 2008 in barristers, employment, podcasts by sally

“Today I am talking to a solicitor turned barrister who writes the very useful employment law blog Usefully Employed. His ‘About’ section explains all – but I shall ask him why he changed from a reasonably stable part of the profession to the more precarious side – at least in terms of weekly cashflow.”

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Charon QC, 10th August 2008

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

Podcast 76: Wood Report on BVC – City Law School response – Charon QC

Posted July 26th, 2008 in barristers, legal education, podcasts by sally

“Today I am talking to Stuart Sime, Barrister and Director of the BVC at The City Law School (Inns of Court School of Law) about his view of The Wood Report.

We discuss the content of the proposed Bar Professional Training Course and the way The City Law School approaches the training of bar students.”

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Charon QC, 23rd July 2008

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

Podcast 75: Carl Gardner on the Mosley judgment, privacy and exemplary damages – Charon QC

Posted July 26th, 2008 in damages, defamation, podcasts, privacy by sally

“Today I am talking to Carl Gardner, barrister and author of the Head of Legal blog, about the judgment of Mr Justice Eady in Mosley. We examine the developing law on privacy, exemplary damages and question whether the decision was in fact a ‘landmark’ decision in some aspect, including, as a side effect, the law on consent generally after R v Brown.”

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Charon QC, 26th July 2008

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

Podcast 72: The Wood Report on the changes to the BVC – College of Law response – Charon QC

Posted July 23rd, 2008 in barristers, legal education, podcasts by sally

“Today I am talking to Richard de Friend, director of the Bloomsbury centre of The College of Law. Richard has had a long and distinguished career in legal education as pro Vice Chancellor of Kent University and, in recent years, with the College of Law.”

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Charon QC, 23rd July 2008

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

Podcast 71: Wood Report – The proposed changes to the BVC – Charon QC

Posted July 23rd, 2008 in barristers, legal education, podcasts by sally

“Today I am talking to Jon McLeod, Chairman, Public Affairs – Weber Shandwick who acted for the Bar Standards Board in the recent report of the Working Group in relation to Review of The Bar Vocational Course. Jon McLeod went into public affairs in 1994, having spent six years in financial and legal journalism. His specialisms include: Parliamentary and lobbying campaigns, coalition building, national media relations, litigation and legal communications, and strategic counsel.”

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Charon QC, 23rd July 2008

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

Related link: Wood Report on the BVC (PDF)

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

Podcast 70: Stephen Mason, barrister, on Digital Evidence – Charon QC

Posted July 22nd, 2008 in evidence, podcasts by sally

“Today I am talking to barrister and author Stephen Mason. Stephen is an expert in the field of electronic and digital evidence. The author of several books on digital evidence and electronic signatures, his website is a useful resource for lawyers and students alike.”

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Charon QC, 18th July 2008

Source: www.charonqc.wordpress.com

Related link: Chambers of Stephen Mason

“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.