Tasneem Ghazi In literature and popular culture alike, one is sometimes exposed to the portrayal of lawyers as deceivers and master manipulators. This cliché is notoriously embodied by the Shakespearean quote: ‘The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers’.Today, this sentiment extends beyond a stereotype of lawyers – it is also inextricably… More ‘Kill All the Lawyers’ – Examining Public Distrust of the English Legal System
Andreas Giannakopoulos In Playboy Club London Ltd v Banca Nazionale del Lavoro SpA,the Supreme Court was asked to revisit the principles underlying liability in negligence for pure economic loss. The case raised the question of whether a bank owed a duty of care to an undisclosed principal in supplying a credit reference. The Supreme Court answered… More Playboy Club London Ltd v Banca Nazionale del Lavoro SpA  UKSC 43
Malcolm Wu In 2011, an ambitious Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB) directive was proposed by the European Commission. The directive sought to harmonise the 28 different corporate tax codes of the Member States into one set of corporate tax rules, while retaining the right of Member States to set their own national tax… More Is the EU finally ready for a Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base?
By Tom Gilchrist Introduction Legal problems pertaining to divorce have recently resurfaced into the public spotlight following the case of Owens v Owens  UKSC 41. Mrs Owens married Mr Owens in 1978 and had two children, both of whom were adults when Mrs Owens petitioned for divorce in May 2015. Her petition fell… More Your fault, my fault, our fault, no fault? English fault-based divorce, current proposals and the alternative New Zealand model