Mistakes will happen: English Court of Appeal clarifies the test for rectification for common mistake

The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in the case of FSHC Group Holdings Ltd v GLAS Trust Corporation Ltd1, which concerned whether or not two deeds should be rectified…

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Introducing the High Level Panel of Legal Experts on media freedom: Amal Clooney’s speech

Speaking on the second day of the Global Conference for Media Freedom, Special Envoy Amal Clooney explained the role of the new independent Legal Experts panel. Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen,…

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Fixed fee Private Neutral Evaluation service for civil claims under £25,000.00 launched by No5 Barristers’ Chambers

No5 Barristers’ Chambers is offering a new service for claims up to £25,000 through fixed fee Private Neutral Evaluation. Echoing the FDR appointment in family proceedings, the scheme is being…

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Nigel Booth, Criminal Barrister at St John’s Buildings, comments on the rise in people representing themselves at Court, and the key things people should consider when facing the prospect

In my twenty plus years at the Bar, I have seen many people representing themselves who have little idea what they are doing. Lack of experience is not their fault…

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