Tag Archives: Useful links

LOOKING AT LITIGATION FROM THE LITIGANT’S VIEWPOINT 2: THE STRESS OF LITIGATION: GUIDANCE AND LINKS

The earlier post on looking at litigation from the litigant’s viewpoint led to some interesting comments, on the blog itself; on LinkedIn and on twitter.   It was particularly interesting to hear from lawyers who had been involved in litigation on a personal basis. This is not an issue generally considered in legal education or, […]

BREXIT: THE LEGAL CONSEQUENCES: USEFUL LINKS

The vote to leave the EU has legal consequences across a wide range of practice areas. Here I aim to provide links to useful posts and articles that discuss those issues. This post is updated regularly. THE INDIVIDUAL SECTIONS There are sections below which have links to key areas Litigation Article 50 and legal issues […]

THINGS LAWYERS DO TO ANNOY JUDGES: EDITED HIGHLIGHTS

Regular readers of this blog will be familiar with the judgment of Mr Justice Joseph W. Quinn in the case of  The Hearing Clinic (Niagara Falls) -v- Ontario Ltd, 2014 ONAC 5831  where he was more than blunt in his assessment of witness evidence.  He is equally blunt in his assessment of lawyers in a […]

“FUNDAMENTAL DISHONESTY” A ROUND UP OF CASES & COMMENTARY

The earlier post on the procedural aspects of “fundamental” dishonesty led to the most visitors to the blog in a weekend ever.  Here we look at posts, articles, comments and cases in relation to the concept of fundamental dishonesty. REPORTED CASES ON FUNDAMENTAL DISHONESTY The cases to date have been at first instance. We are […]

NEW GUIDE TO CHANCERY PROCEDURE: “COMMON LAWYERS” DON’T SWITCH OFF

HM Courts and Tribunal Service has provided a new Chancery Guide. It is available at http://www.chba.org.uk/for-members/library/practice-directions-court-notices/chancery-guide-updated-october-2013 It is worthwhile reading for non-Chancery lawyers.  The book contains invaluable advice about disclosure, preparing for hearings, statements of case and witness statements. It is difficult to see why the guidance it gives should be confined to those who practice […]