Oi, Gove, Shake It Off! It’s time for the legal profession to channel Taylor Swift
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Oi, Gove, Shake It Off! It’s time for the legal profession to channel Taylor Swift

Supermarkets aren’t obliged to dispense free produce from their back doors, why should lawyers? It’s taken a short while for the recently installed justice secretary to get to grips with the challenges he will face in office, but oh, how he has come out fighting. Laying down the law like only a Lord Chancellor can, … Continue reading

Third Sector: Tensions that can result in the early exit of a chief executive
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Third Sector: Tensions that can result in the early exit of a chief executive

I recently provided some insight into the relationships between charities and their chief executives for Third Sector magazine.   The article followed the recent parting of ways of Tessa Ross from the National Theatre. The article, also featuring the comments from ACEVO’s Jenny Berry, can be read in full here.           Continue reading

Yahoo faces U.S. privacy class action
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Yahoo faces U.S. privacy class action

U.S. tech company Yahoo Inc is to face a class-action lawsuit in America.  It is accused of illegally intercepting emails sent to Yahoo Mail accounts from non-Yahoo Mail users and using the content to focus advertising and boost revenue. Yahoo is accused of copying and analysing non-Yahoo Mail users emails, including attachments, in order to create “targeted advertising” for an estimated … Continue reading

EU migrants can be refused benefits, in some circumstances
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EU migrants can be refused benefits, in some circumstances

An opinion coming from one of Europe’s most senior lawyers may impact on the UK election and throw into question what rights European migrants have in their host countries. Following hot on the heels of last year’s European Court of Justice decision in Dano -v- Jobcenter Leipzig, the latest opinion of the Advocate General has suggested that if a … Continue reading