BSB pilots reverse race mentoring for senior White barristers – Legal Futures

The Bar Standards Board (BSB) has launched a pilot reverse mentoring scheme, in which Bar students and junior barristers from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds mentor senior White barristers.

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Legal Futures, 3rd September 2020


Guidance for litigants in person on remote hearings in the Family Court – Resolution

‘With the advent of the global pandemic hearings in the Family Court are increasingly being held remotely by telephone or on video conferencing software. This guide is designed to help you through the process and includes helpful information on how to prepare for the hearing, how to join a hearing and what to do during the hearing.’

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Resolution, 14th July 2020


Recent Statutory Instruments –

Posted July 10th, 2020 in Uncategorized by tracey

The Companies (Shareholders’ Rights to Voting Confirmations) Regulations 2020

The Taxation of Chargeable Gains (Gilt-edged Securities) Order 2020

The International Tax Enforcement (Disclosable Arrangements) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020

The Merchant Shipping (Safety of Navigation) Regulations 2020


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted June 8th, 2020 in law reports, Uncategorized by tracey

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Coughlan, R (on the application of) v The Minister for the Cabinet Office & Anor [2020] EWCA Civ 723 (05 June 2020)

Sofer v Swissindependent Trustees SA [2020] EWCA Civ 699 (05 June 2020)

Mahmood, R (on the application of) v Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) & Ors [2020] EWCA Civ 717 (05 June 2020)

High Court (Administrative Court)

KN v Sokolov District Court, Czech Republic [2020] EWHC 1462 (Admin) (05 June 2020)

Wozniak v District Court In Gniezno, Poland [2020] EWHC 1459 (Admin) (05 June 2020)

Granger-Taylor, R (on the application of) v High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd & Anor [2020] EWHC 1442 (Admin) (05 June 2020)

Ali Raja & Anor, R (on the application of) v London Borough of Redbridge [2020] EWHC 1456 (Admin) (05 June 2020)

Bamber, R (on the application of) v Crown Prosecution Service [2020] EWHC 1391 (Admin) (05 June 2020)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Discovery (Northampton) Ltd & Ors v Debenhams Retail Ltd & Ors [2020] EWHC 1430 (Ch) (05 June 2020)

Monsolar IQ Ltd v Woden Park Ltd [2020] EWHC 1407 (Ch) (05 June 2020)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Scipion Active Trading Fund v Vallis Group Ltd (Formerly Vallis Commodities Ltd) [2020] EWHC 1451 (Comm) (05 June 2020)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Rihan v Ernst & Young Global Ltd & Ors [2020] EWHC 1380 (QB) (05 June 2020)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

MW High Tech Projects UK Ltd v Balfour Beatty Kilpatrick Ltd [2020] EWHC 1413 (TCC) (05 June 2020)

TRW Pensions Trust Ltd & Anor v Indesit Company Polska SP Z.O.O & Anor [2020] EWHC 1414 (TCC) (5 June 2020)


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted April 16th, 2020 in law reports, Uncategorized by tracey

High Court (Family Division)

I and L (Children), Re [2020] EWHC 893 (Fam) (15 April 2020)


Christmas Break

Posted December 21st, 2018 in Uncategorized by sally

There will be no posts during the Inner Temple Library’s Christmas closure period which starts at 2pm on 21st December. We will resume posting on 7th January 2017.

Happy Christmas and thanks for reading!