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UK passes three-person embryo law

25th February 2015

The UK has become the first country to pass a law allowing the creation of three-person embryos. The procedure comes as an attempt to prevent the passing on of genetic diseases through the use of a donor embryo in…

eBay-style court to come into force

18th February 2015

It has been announced that smaller claims could soon be solved in an online court similar to the online disputes system run by online consumer sales services company eBay. The news comes after a Civil Justice Council…

Ace a competency-based interview

16th February 2015

A competency-based interview may sound intimidating, but in reality most interviews you have sat in your life will have drawn on an element of these type of questions, and while it may seem different, the most…

Outlook tips for lawyers

11th February 2015

Being a lawyer is often a rewarding and fulfilling occupation, but it is also one in which lawyers find that there are never enough hours in the day, particularly at the office. Using Outlook well is one way in which…

Rihanna lawyers leave hefty bill

11th February 2015

Retail chain Topshop is facing a hefty legal bill after pop star Rihanna’s lawyers won a case banning the clothing chain from selling an item of clothing depicting the star’s face. The item in question…

Three-person embryo law voted on

4th February 2015

History was made this week after MPs voted in favour of permitting babies to born of three parents. In a vote of 382 to 128, MPs voted in the House of Commons to pass a law that now permits babies to be made…

Government face legal challenge following regulation change

26th January 2015

The government has recently made a change to the Section 106 regulation, which ensures that all new developments include a percentage of affordable homes for rent. This means that smaller schemes are now not…

William Hill loses company secretary

15th January 2015

One of the UK’s largest bookmakers William Hill has lost its general counsel and company secretary after Thomas Murphy, who previously held the post, moves onto an opportunity with Travel Commerce Platform…