178: How to get Pupillage
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2d ago
Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Shahram Sharghy and Jo Moore about how to become a barrister. The episode considers the kind of research that is essential to do in advance, navigating the pupillage gateway, preparing for interviews and dealing with rejection. Helpful resources include: pupillageandhowtogetit.com and "The Path to Pupillage" by Georgina Wolfe. You can start, edit and submit a pupillage application this year via the Bar Council's pupillagegateway.com until 23:59 on Wednesday 8 February 2023. If you interested in applying to 1 Crown Office Row visit: 1cor.com/london/careers/pupil ..read more
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177: Disaster Avoidance For Experts with Margaret Bowron KC
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by Law Pod UK
3w ago
In this episode, Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Margaret Bowron KC about how to avoid disastrous expert evidence. This episode is an update to the popular 2019 episode with Neil Sheldon KC available here. Margaret and Emma discuss mistakes in expert reports, the standard to be applied to expert reports, actual and potential conflicts of interest(s), the importance of staying within one's area of expertise, and the danger where lawyers get involved in joint experts' discussions. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow ..read more
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176: Significant Cases of 2022
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by Law Pod UK
1M ago
Rosalind English, Lucy McCann and Jon Metzer discuss a selection of significant legal cases from the UK over the past year. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter ..read more
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175: Essential Inquest Law Update
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by Law Pod UK
1M ago
Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to Rory Badenoch and Rajkiran Barhey about the developments in inquest law that practitioners will need to know about. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter ..read more
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174: Permacrisis in Public Law? With Sir Jonathan Jones KCB KC
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by Law Pod UK
1M ago
Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks with Jonathan Jones about recent developments in UK public law and the Constitution. The discussion covers recent political turbulence, the Union, the Northern Ireland Protocol, Judicial Review reforms,  Human Rights Act reforms and standards and ethics in public life. Sir Jonathan Guy Jones KCB KC is a British lawyer, appointed in March 2014 and serving until his resignation on 8 September 2020 as HM Procurator General, Treasury Solicitor and Head of the Government Legal Service, and so the Permanent Secretary of the Government Legal Department. He is now a Se ..read more
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173: Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation, with Greg Callus
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by Law Pod UK
2M ago
Is legislation against SLAPPs really necessary in the UK? Rosalind English delves into this question with help from Greg Callus. Greg Callus joined 5RB as a barrister in 2015. He specialises primarily in defamation, data protection, freedom of information, privacy, confidentiality, and contempt of court. Under the cab rank rule, he acts for both claimants and defendants, and frequently appears at hearings concerning the open justice principle (anonymity, reporting restrictions & access to court documents) both for and against the media. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Sup ..read more
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172: Advocacy in the Appellate Courts with Philip Havers KC
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by Law Pod UK
2M ago
In her Law Pod UK debut, Lucy McCann talks with Philip Havers KC about his experiences appearing in appellate courts. Containing practical tips for those making their first appearances in appellate courts, this episode recounts both victories and hard lessons that will be of interest to practitioners and students alike. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter ..read more
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171: What type of property is crypto? With Rob Kellar KC
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by Law Pod UK
3M ago
What type of legal property is cryptocurrency? How might the law deal with NFTs? Do any of these new assets require lawyers? Dive into the future with Rosalind English and Robert Kellar KC, as they consider the UK Law Commission's Digital Assets consultation paper. Law Pod UK is published by 1 Crown Office Row. Supporting articles are published on the UK Human Rights Blog. Follow and interact with the podcast team on Twitter ..read more
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170: Justice from the Chaos of Conflict, with Aonghus Kelly
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3M ago
Jim Duffy is joined by Aonghus Kelly as he travels to Kyiv to assist Ukraine in building mechanisms to ensure a future reckoning for the war crimes of today ..read more
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169: Government control over the flow of information: Lord Sumption on the Online Safety Bill.
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by Law Pod UK
4M ago
"Government control over the flow of information": Lord Sumption speaks out against the threat to freedom of speech posed by the Online Safety Bill. With the conclusion of the inquest into the death of the teenager Molly Russell, attention has turned again to the Online Safety Bill, currently making its way through the House of Commons. The Bill’s concept of “legal but harmful” user-generated content is controversial, and has attracted criticism from high places, not least of all from former Supreme Court judge Jonathan Sumption. Lord Sumption joins Rosalind English in this episode to discuss ..read more
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