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Legal aid cuts hit even our most prominent

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On Thursday April 10th, 2014 Nigel Evans, MP was cleared by the Crown Court in Preston on nine charges of sexual assault and no doubt, he emerged a very happy man but clearly, once he had overcome the sense of relief, he looked at his legal bill and

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Social Media and the Law – Guest Post from Cartwright King

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In the digital world posting messages on social media platforms such as twitter and Facebook, even if they are private and not publicly visible, could land you in more than just your peers’ bad books.

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Payment of rent in administration

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Most retailers operate from leases rather than freehold property.  This enables working capital to be released and invested in the business.

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Lessons learnt from the University Business Challenge

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In today’s world, extra-curriculum activities are becoming ever more crucial. The importance to distinguish ourselves from the legions of possible candidates is paramount to our success.

The construction workers' union UCATT was formed in 1971

The Shrewsbury 24 and secrecy in courts

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For decades, street corners and cafés in our cities and towns were full of casual day-labourers waiting for builders to ask them to work. After a full day’s work, they were paid a cash lump sum.

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Nottingham Law School Wins The Worshipful Company Of Arbitrators UK Mediation Skills Competition 2014!

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About The Competition
The aim of commercial mediation is to reach a settlement between two businesses where the contractual relationship has broken down but they are trying to avoid court.

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England Rugby Selection Policy May Breach EU Law

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Fly-half Toby Flood has been dropped from the England rugby union elite squad ahead of this year’s Six-Nations tournament.

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Benefits of a placement – Emma Baker, Cartwright King

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The initial decision to study law came when faced with choosing my A-level options. I was confronted with a whole range of new possibilities and decided to take a broad range of subjects to keep my options open.

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Tips to launch your legal career

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I attended the Lincoln’s Inn Law tutors forum recently and there was plenty of discussion about what students can do to launch a legal career in a competitive job market. Here are the main pieces of advice I took away from the session.

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Can we really defend refusing prisoners the right to vote?

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In a ruling from 2004, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that it was unlawful for the UK to impose a blanket ban on prisoners to vote in general elections.

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