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What do a 13th century elm coffer, the Audit Commission Act 1998 and debt relief orders have in common?

What do a 13th century elm coffer, the Audit Commission Act 1998 and debt relief orders have in common?

They can all be found in the February part of The Public and Third Sector Law Reports.

Some of you may be familiar with the bags of brightly coloured sweets containing liquorice and coconut that were popular in my childhood. Each sweet was different but delicious in its own individual way. This month’s PTSR contains a similarly varied assortment of public and ecclesiastical law cases for specialist lawyers to savour and (metaphorically) chew on. Three of them are particularly …

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Law Reports Not Meant To Be “Funny”

Law Reports Not Meant To Be “Funny”

NOT THE TIMES LAW REPORT

In re A Law Reporter

Royal Courts of Justice Rm 716 Before: Mr Editor Sutherland Date: sometime in 1982

It is not the task of a law report to make fun of the law, or of those (such as judges) put in office to administer it.

The Editor of the Times Law Report, Mr Iain Sutherland, so stated in 1982 when admonishing a young barrister who had recently joined the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting …

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BabyBarista – Pupillage and How to Survive It…

BabyBarista – Pupillage and How to Survive It…

It’s that time of year again, when the Target Jobs Pupillage Fair is looming. With this in mind BabyBarista has offered some vital tips for pupils who will be taking the leap from College to Chambers.

It seems that there is an array of tips to keep pupils on top form and in their pupil masters’ favour; from shiny shoes to the all important “stash of chocolate biscuits”. For more helpful hints head over to BabyBarista

And …

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