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Zoom Seminar on 22 June 2020: “Parental Leave During the Pandemic: preparing to get back to an uncertain workplace”

“Parental Leave During the Pandemic: preparing to get back to an uncertain workplace”   Monday 22 June 2020, 1.30pm via Zoom A seminar for solicitors and barristers hosted by Wendy Showell Nicolas, psychotherapist, regarding the emotional, practical and professional impact of returning to work after a period of parental leave, with discussions about the effect of […]

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Ellie Mitten and Sophie Phillips discuss whether schools and universities are offering ‘reasonable’ alternatives and the meaning of the recent guidance.

An update – are schools and universities offering ‘reasonable’ alternatives and what does the recent guidance mean? Ellie and Sophie recently wrote an article regarding parent/student contracts and liability for paying tuition fees during the Covid-19 pandemic. This supplementary article seeks to address the guidance which has been released in recent weeks, and provides some […]

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Reasonable expectation of privacy for those under police investigation

Reasonable expectation of privacy for those under police investigation This article notes the recent Court of Appeal decision in ZXC v Bloomberg LP [2020] EWCA Civ 611 and the Court’s finding that the starting point is that suspects under investigation, pre-charge, have a reasonable expectation of privacy. The facts: The case concerned an article published […]

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The Pros and Cons of Advocacy in Lockdown

From the day that Lockdown was announced, ‘Remote Hearings’ became the default position.  However, from 11th May, Leeds Crown Court began listing face-to-face bail, PTPH cases and committal for sentences.     

There are now a variety of ways that solicitors and barristers can appear in court, on the North Eastern Circuit, but what are the pros and cons?

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Deputy District Judge Appointments for Simon Clegg and William Lindsay

Park Square Barristers are pleased to announce that the Lord Chief Justice of England and wales, the Right Honourable Lord Burnett of Maldon, has appointed Simon Clegg and William Lindsay to the position of Deputy District Judge on the North Eastern Circuit. Simon and William will commence sitting later this year and both will continue […]

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Kama Melly QC appears in Counsel Magazine

PSQB Deputy Head of Chambers Kama Melly QC has written an article in May’s edition of Counsel Magazine. Kama was invited to share her own experience and give general advice about career development at The Bar.

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