Shackleton on the Law and Practice of Meetings (15th Edition) Published

Shackleton on the Law and Practice of Meetings (15th Edition) Published


CategoryNews Author John Pugh-Smith, James Burton, Tom Tabori, Jonathan Darby, Gethin Thomas, Nicholas Higgs Date

Shackleton on the Law and Practice of Meetings (15th Edition), edited by John Pugh-Smith and Madeleine Cordes has been published by Sweet & Maxwell. Tom Tabori is Assistant Editor of the new edition, with contributors including James Burton, Jonathan Darby, Gethin Thomas and Nicholas Higgs. The book is a leading resource on the law and practice of company, charity and public sector meetings, providing a complete statement of the law with detailed practical guidance.

Features:

  • Discusses the legal implications of public and private meetings
  • Addresses the practical issues to be aware of when organising and managing meetings
  • Deals with specific forms of meeting such as board, committee, shareholder and public sector meetings
  • Explains different types of resolution and how these are passed in the context of meetings
  • Provides a guide as how to maintain good order and ensure fairness at meetings
  • Directs the reader to the appropriate statutory requirements under the Companies Act 2006 and other relevant legislation
  • Covers meetings of the various forms of charitable organisations
  • Considers the principles of natural justice and public sector equality duty and their outworkings in the context of information access and attendance at real and on-line meetings accessible by the general public
  • Provides ‘worked’ practice examples and checklists for company meetings
  • Looks at the powers, duties and roles of directors in the context of meetings
  • Provides guidance on the conduct of all tiers of local government meetings
  • Explains how to access information

What’s New:

  • Accessibility requirements to meetings of public sector bodies including the application of The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 and the draft Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill 2020
  • Remote meetings arising from, the effects of the Coronavirus (CV-19) Pandemic and their outworkings through the Coronavirus Act 2020 and the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020

You can purchase the hard copy and e-book on Sweet & Maxwell’s website here.


Related Barristers


Legal updates


Subscribe to our newsletters, updates and seminars.

Subscribe

Call +44 (0)20 7832 1111 for more information

Barrister portfolio

Close

Click the + icon next to any barrister to add their profile to this portfolio.

Barrister Call CV Email