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May 2023

May 2023

Barristers' chambers secures private equity investment from LDC tech and flexibility an advantage for the "21st century Bar"
October 2023

October 2023

Third of workers experience sexually inappropriate behaviour from colleagues but many are too scared to report it, research shows
November 2023

November 2023

Quarter of people say they work with a sexual predator, study shows

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Bailee in Possession & Credit Hire

It is quite common for a person driving someone else's vehicle to be involved in a road traffic accident. Obvious examples would be driving a rental car, or a spouse driving a ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

The Subsidy Control Regime

This note discusses the UK’s subsidy control regime and how The Barrister Group (“TBG”) may be able to assist public authorities, businesses and other clients in relation to ...
Muhammad Saley
Muhammad Saley

Credit Hire & Illegality

In almost every credit hire case, the defence will plead “ex turpi causa non oritur action”. This translates into English as “no cause of action arises from illegal or flagrantly ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

Barriers to the Bar: A Journey from Solicitor to Barrister

In the world of law, the path to becoming a barrister is often described as a challenging yet rewarding journey. However, for many aspiring legal professionals, the road can ...
The Barrister Group
The Barrister Group

Privy Council Lays Down Principles for Security for Costs

Richard Clayton KC
Richard Clayton KC

What is a Public Body for the Purposes of Judicial Review?

R(Hannah) v Chartered Institute of Taxation [2021] EWHC 1069 (Admin) concerned a decision of Chartered Institute of Taxation to refer the claimant for disciplinary proceedings ...
Richard Clayton KC
Richard Clayton KC

The New Dilemma: Can Artificial Intelligence Replace Professionals in Courts and Write Judgments in Public Law?

When discussing AI’s role in replacing advocates and writing judgments in public law cases, it is important to recognise that this involves speculation about how AI’s future ...
Richard Clayton KC
Richard Clayton KC

Is a taxi driver entitled to more than the pre-accident valuation of the vehicle when written off?

Generally, someone who is involved in a non-fault road traffic accident, whereby their vehicle is written off, is only entitled to the pre-accident valuation of their vehicle, and ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

Neurodiverse Conditions in the Workplace (Webinar)

A topic making headlines in the employment sphere, this webinar address everything employers need to know about neurodiverse conditions in the workplace.
The Barrister Group
The Barrister Group

Understanding Menopause in the Workplace (Webinar)

In our first employment law webinar of the 2024, we're joined by Alice Kinder, President of Birmingham Legal Society, and The Barrister Group's own Employment Law Ambassador, ...
The Barrister Group
The Barrister Group

Unlocking Strategic Advantage: The Role of Chief Legal AI Officers in Today's Business Landscape

In the dynamic realm where technology intersects with the law, the emergence of Chief Legal AI Officers has become instrumental for organisations striving to navigate the ...
Tahir Khan
Tahir Khan

The next potential technological reforms in English Civil litigation: The Vos reforms?

I am inspired to write this article, as the various technological evolution continues to take place, particularly in LawTech, which I believe is the appropriate word to use. This ...
Dr Mehedi Ibne Rahim
Dr Mehedi Ibne Rahim

Freedom of Speech in the Workplace: Considering Higgs v Farmor's School (Webinar)

The issue of freedom of speech in the workplace is one that remains ever topical. In a civilisation more socio-politically informed than ever before, debates continue to arise as ...
The Barrister Group
The Barrister Group

An Update on Majid Ali v HSF Logistics Polska SP Zoo ([2023] EWHC 2159 (KB))

This was a high court case in which judgment was given on the 29th of August 2023. It is a binding court decision. The case has been reported in some circles on social media as ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

Deferral of CIL

The draft Community Infrastructure Levy (Coronavirus) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2020 (“the Coronavirus Regulations”) is a rather clumsy mouthful which is reflective of the ...
Christopher Cant
Christopher Cant

Phased Planning Permissions and the Self-Build Exemption

A turbulent topic in the context of Community Infrastructure levy (“CIL”) continues to be eligibility for the exemption for self build housing. It features regularly in e-mails ...
Christopher Cant
Christopher Cant

Navigating the Complexities of Intellectual Property in the Age of AI

In an era marked by rapid advancements in technology, the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and intellectual property (IP) law has given rise to a myriad of complex ...
Tahir Khan
Tahir Khan

Unravelling AI's Role in Patent Inventorship: The UK Supreme Court Deliberates

Exploring the Legal Complexities of AI as Inventors in Patent Law In a momentous legal saga, the UK Supreme Court recently convened to address a profound question: Can an ...
Tahir Khan
Tahir Khan

Investigating Sexually Inappropriate Behaviour in the Workplace (Webinar)

‘Tis the season of the office Christmas party, but amid the pre-holiday cheer, what happens when the festivities are taken a tad too far?
The Barrister Group
The Barrister Group

Unincorporated Bodies and Assets of Community Value

Successful challenges to nominations of property as an Asset of Community Value (“ACV”) have often been a pyrrhic victory. The defects in the nomination will have been highlighted ...
Christopher Cant
Christopher Cant

Belsner v Cam Legal Services

The result of a new hearing of Belsner v Cam Legal Services on 11 July 2022, which centres on the issue of informed consent to deductions, has implications for thousands of cases ...
Paul Shenton
Paul Shenton

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