1st April 2013
Just a reminder I will be available over Easter, if you have any research questions. LexisLibrary is a very useful tool both for researching coursework assignments and making revision easier.
I am also around during the holidays if you wish to...
1st March 2013
'I've decided that I'd like to spend more time with my family. Just kidding - I was fired today'
1st March 2013
For those of you interested in changes in the judiciary, see the following article by Joshua Rozenberg in The Guardian:
3rd February 2013
I would like to recommend the Student Law sections in 'The Times' newspaper this week and online, if you are a subscriber. You will find useful information on bursaries as well as some depressing figures concerning the number of...
11th January 2013
Conduct rules previously stated that barristers were not allowed to hold clients' money. Nevertheless, a new fund is set to change the way in which city clients can interact with barristers. The Financial Services Authority has approved of a fund known...
8th January 2013
I will be running LexisNexis drop- in certification sessions (basic and advanced) this term for those of you who were unable to take the test last term.
Firms demand that trainees are fully competent in legal research and...
8th December 2012
For those of you who have not yet had a chance to complete the LexisNexis certification test but wish to obtain certification before sending in applications to law firms over the Christmas holidays, please follow the link below:...
23rd November 2012
I will be running LexisNexis certification sessions. The initial sessions will focus on achieving the basic certificate.
Firms demand that trainees are fully competent in legal research and can navigate online legal information...
15th November 2012
In relation to my previous post on the Defamation Bill 2012 currently passing through Parliament it is interesting to consider recent stories involving the law of defamation.
5th November 2012
The Defamation Bill 2012 promises to protect freedom of expression, but fails to offer sufficient protection for individuals. A defamatory statement is one which has a detrimental effect on an individual's reputation and may affect their standing in...
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