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12 Dec 15
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25 Jan 16
In association with the Equality and Human Rights Commission
The EU Court of Justice has annulled the legal basis on which many major organisations transfer personal data to the USA. What does the decision mean for data controllers, and what happens next?
A civil liberties perspective on the Safe Harbor ruling, and what might follow
In a further career feature on working outside Scotland, the Journal asks seven Scots lawyers in England & Wales how they have fared, and what advice they would give to others considering the move
The first to consider the Civil Evidence (Family Mediation) (Scotland) Act 1995 has caused some surprise in its implications for child abduction and perhaps other cases
The Immigration Bill 2015 continues the UK Government’s crackdown on illegal migrants by
criminalising important aspects of ordinary life, as well as removing rights of in-country appeal
IT now enables legal firms to collate client data strands to provide a better picture of a client’s business and proactively offer further services – and can equally improve the firm’s own processes
Software suppliers see the solicitors’ profession as waking up to the full potential of practice management systems, and demanding the training to help them realise it