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Selected expert commentary from weekly magazines New Law Journal and Criminal Law and Justice Weekly, along with regular articles from Butterworths’ Journal of International Banking and Financial Law.

CL&JW: Ditch the Deal

It has been a draining few weeks for the Criminal Bar. For many months before, both barristers and solicitors stood side by side, in a unity I have never known, to fight the savage cuts... read more

JIBFL: Contracting out of expense claims in administration and liquidation

This article considers the legal efficacy of “no expense claim” clauses limiting liability in insolvency office-holders’ contracts and the associated risks for the counterparty.... read more

NLJ: The shadow of the gun

Marc Weller reports on the legality of events in Crimea. Crimea has voted overwhelmingly in favour of incorporation into Russia. President Vladimir Putin and the Duma, the... read more

NLJ: Nothin’ goin’ on but the rent

Commercial rent arrears recovery: John Sharples asks are you ready? Commercial rent arrears recovery (CRAR) has had a long gestation. The outline of the scheme is set out... read more

JIBFL: The rising risks and roles of financial collateral

In this article David Murphy reviews the principal risks that collateralisation brings both to the parties involved and to the financial system as a whole. Collateral has a... read more

CL&J: Waiting 49 years

In November 2012, Lord Sumption observed that “The judiciary is recruited from a pool of highly educated and experienced legal practitioners. This pool is itself dominated by white males”.... read more

CL&J: Get In Get On

Many employers bemoan the employability gap between education and work. Sarah Thwaites talks about one initiative to help bridge the gap in the legal sector. With youth... read more

NLJ: The Battle of Ireby Fell

Andrew Bruce discusses the recent decision in Walker & Scott v Burton & Bamford relating to rectification of the Land Register. Ireby (population 60) is a tiny... read more

NLJ: Time to toe the line

Jeremy Ford reports on the seminal decision in Mitchell v News Group Newspapers. In the 18th implementation lecture, Lord Dyson emphasised that justice goes beyond... read more