Lasting Powers of Attorney in the news – a more detailed explanation – Victoria Butler-Cole (The Transparency Project)

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Lasting Powers of Attorney in the news – a more detailed explanation – Victoria Butler-Cole (The Transparency Project)


This post by Victoria Butler-Cole, with contributions made by Heledd Wyn (Mowbray Woodwards) and Transparency Project contributor Barbara Rich. On 15 August 2017, the BBC ran a story about powers of… Read more »

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Arbitration – Elastic or Arthritic? (Peter Rees QC – Asian Dispute Review)


In this article, Peter Rees QC discusses a number of ways in which arbitration has failed to live up to its promises of, in particular, speed, flexibility and low cost…. Read more »

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When the boat comes in: when making a windfall profit does not count as mitigation – John Denis-Smith (Practical Law Construction Blog)


The Supreme Court handed down its judgment in Globalia Business Travel SAU (formerly Travelplan SAU) v Fulton Shipping Inc of Panama on 28 June 2017. It brings to an end… Read more »

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Ice Age of state aid law? Andrea Biondi (Counsel)


Andrea Biondi addresses some of the thorniest legal issues raised by a post-Brexit state-aid scenario – are the rules, principles and rights set for extinction? In the post-EU referendum age,… Read more »

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Berlioz: challenges to information orders – fair or fantastic? – Timothy Lyons QC (Tax Journal)


Timothy Lyons QC examines a case on exchange of information which deals with issues fundamental to administration of justice. Tax law is increasingly understood as part of public law which… Read more »

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Saima Hanif writes an article on Brexit, Interim Arrangements and the WTO Rules


In this article, published in the May 2017 issue of Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, Saima Hanif considers the possible outcomes in terms of a transitional position… Read more »

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The competing interests between bank and borrower when a bank in resolution sells debt (Hodge Malek QC and James Potts, Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law)


This article, by Hodge Malek QC and James Potts, examines a recent Court of Appeal decision on the ability of (in this case) the special liquidator of a bank to… Read more »

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We are not enemies of the people – Melissa Shipley (Practical Law Dispute Resolution Blog)


2016/17 will be forever associated with elections across the globe and all that has come with them: “fake news”; hacks; leaks; U-turns; polarisation; and polls that have been, time after… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Melissa Shipley Date

Certainty over regular attendance (Tom Tabori, Solicitors Journal)


On 6 April 2017, the Supreme Court handed down its landmark judgment in Isle of Wight Council v Platt [2017] UKSC 28. This appeal arose from the local authority’s prosecution… Read more »

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Political reality vs constitutional aims (Alison Foster QC & Tom Tabori, Solicitors Journal)


Theresa May’s ability to call a snap general election highlights the inbuilt tensions of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, write Alison Foster QC and Tom Tabori. On 18 April, the prime… Read more »

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