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Lord Chief Justice wanted a pay rise for judges – Daily Telegraph

“The country’s most senior judge has demanded a pay rise for senior members of the judiciary, it has emerged.”

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd March 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Court of appeal clears bankers to sue Commerzbank over bonuses – The Guardian

“The court of appeal yesterday cleared the way for more than 100 investment bankers to sue Commerzbank over unpaid bonuses in one of the highest profile cases to emerge from the financial crisis.’

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The Guardian, 8th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Oversupply of lawyers to drive down costs, says Green – Law Society’s Gazette

“The oversupply of qualified lawyers denied entry to the profession has led to a ‘burgeoning body of paralegals’ that will have a profound effect on solicitors and barristers, former bar chairman Nick Green QC said last week.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 23rd February 2011

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Ricky Hatton settles £1.4m wages claim – The Independent

“Ex-boxer Ricky Hatton has settled a £1.4 million claim for unpaid wages from his former trainer. Hatton today reached an undisclosed but ‘mutually acceptable’ deal with Billy Graham on the third day of a hearing at Manchester’s Civil Justice Centre.”

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The Independent, 8th December 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Legal aid lawyers were struggling even before the cuts – The Guardian

“These are dark days for junior legal aid lawyers. Even before the cuts to the legal aid budget were announced last month, they were struggling to get by on salaries that are among the lowest in the public sector (£16,650 for trainee solicitors and £10,000 for trainee barristers, rising to little more than £25,000 after several years in the job). Now they’re bracing themselves for their practices to be decimated as many of their clients lose eligibility for state funding.”

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The Guardian, 3rd December 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Regina v Belton – WLR Daily

Regina v Belton [2010] WLR (D) 283

“The offence of misconduct in public office was not restricted to office holders in receipt of remuneration.”

WLR Daily, 10th November 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

ENE Kos 1 Ltd v Petroleo Brasileiro SA – WLR Daily

ENE Kos 1 Ltd v Petroleo Brasileiro SA [2010] EWCA Civ 772; [2010] WLR (D) 173

“A shipowner who withdrew his vessel from a charterer’s service for non-payment of hire while cargo was on board the vessel and required the charterer to remove the cargo from the vessel, was not entitled to remuneration, in the absence of accident, emergency or necessity, unless expressly or impliedly agreed. The owner could recover expenses incurred in taking care of the cargo in the course of the operation to discharge it. The owner could claim the cost of maintaining a guarantee on a counterclaim for wrongful withdrawal of the vessel as part of the costs awarded to him in the counterclaim.”

WLR Daily, 8th July 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.


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