Archive for July 12th, 2007

The Sultan, his ex-wife and the £2m ‘stolen’ by an invisible man – The Independent

“It is one of the most extraordinary court dramas of recent times, involving the Sultan of Brunei’s former wife, a fortune teller and a £2m gift to a man who may never have existed. But until yesterday, when three judges at the Court of Appeal ruled against the Sultan of Brunei’s right to anonymity in the case, its bizarre details had not been connected to him.”

Full story

The Independent, 12th July 2007

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Bar to consult on court dress – The Bar Council

“Following today’s announcement by the Lord Chief Justice regarding reforms to what judges wear in court, the Bar Council has announced that it plans to consult its members before the end of July to seek their views on the Lord Chief Justice’s announcement and Court dress generally.”

Press release

Bar Council, 12th July 2007

Source: www.barcouncil.org.uk

Lord Chief Justice announces reforms to court working dress – Judiciary of England and Wales

“Reforms to simplify judicial court working dress in England and Wales were announced today by the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers.”

News release

Judiciary of England and Wales, 12th July 2007

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Court Funds Office – Children’s Fund Accounts – Ministry of Justice

“Administrative errors that led to damages awarded to children not being properly invested are being corrected Justice Minister Bridget Prentice told Parliament today.”

Press release

Ministry of Justice, 12th July 2007

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

A.F. Noonan (Architectural Practice) Ltd v Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic Community Football Club – Times Law Reports

No contempt in publishing hearing in private

A.F. Noonan (Architectural Practice) Ltd v. Bournemouth and Biscombe Athletic Community Football Club Ltd 

Court of Appeal

“It was not a contempt of court to publish information relating to proceedings sitting in private unless that information fell within one of the statutory-specific categories.”

The Times, 11th July 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note: the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online 21 days from the date of publication

Exit signs – The Lawyer

“A staggering amount of lawyers have had enough, but they are sticking around for the money.”

Full story 

The Lawyer, 9th July 2007

Source: www.thelawyer.com

VHCC Best Value Panel Guidance – The Bar Council

“The VHCC Best Value Panel has issued guidance on the new VHCC scheme. The guidance explains the key points of the scheme and details of the tendering process as it affects advocates.”

Guidance 

The Bar Council,  11th July 2007

Source: www.barcouncil.org.uk


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