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JIBFL: Restoring Aristotle’s equilibrium: indirect enrichment in the Supreme Court

In two recent important cases on restitution, Commissioners for HM Revenue and Customs v Investment Trust Companies (In Liquidation) [2017] UKSC 29 (ITC) followed by Lowick Rose LLP v... read more

JIBFL: The competing interests between bank and borrower when a bank in resolution sells debt

Hodge Malek QC & James Potts examine a recent Court of Appeal decision on the ability of (in this case) the special liquidator of a bank to market the bank’s good loans for sale as part of a... read more

NLJ: Political poison

Geoffrey Bindman QC reflects on the trial of Socrates & the power of politics to defeat human rights Politicians who disparage human rights sometimes give the... read more

Westminster Watch

Campaign in poetry; govern in prose? As Parliament is mothballed, Mark Hatcher examines the main parties’ pledges on justice and the reality behind the rhetoric For the... read more

Constitutional snap?

Do we need a strong and stable government – or just a strong and stable Parliament? Professor Jeff King analyses the constitutional problems generated by the Prime Minister’s decision to... read more

Will justice win or lose?

The Secret Barrister has to dig deep to find the few scraps marked ‘justice’ but unearths four things we can learn from the parties’ pledges General election manifesto... read more

Election law challenges

Election fraud is kept in check by strict rules of conduct but rare cases exist, as Richard Price OBE QC explains Candidates at parliamentary and local elections must ensure they... read more

Value of justice

Luke Robins-Grace weighs up what justice should be worth at election time Justice is not a commodity but as the saying goes: you get what you pay for, and most people would... read more

Whip-lash away?

As the general election pauses the planned whiplash reforms, Robert Weir QC examines the winners and losers, implications for personal injury litigation and disproportionate impact on the... read more

Fair share

All members should feel that chambers is doing their best for them. But how can you check work is being allocated fairly, and how can clerks demonstrate the fact of fairness? Rachel... read more

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