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1871 – Alexander Sullivan, barrister and last King’s Serjeant of Ireland, is born in Dublin.

Best known as the leading counsel for the defence in the 1916 treason trial of Roger Casement. Sullivan failed to win the case and Casement was sentenced to death. 1,251 more words

Irish History

Paying the incorrect court fee – Some relief for Claimants

 By Justin Crossley

Wells v Wood and Nottingham County Council CC (Lincoln) 09/12/2016

This is another case in which the court considered a Defendant’s application that a claim was statute barred following the payment of an incorrect court fee on issue. 818 more words

I purchased a house from someone who is a fraudster and is not the true seller after all. What do I do?

You buy a property. You use solicitors or licensed conveyancers for the intended purchase.

The seller of the property also has solicitors or licensed conveyancers for the intended sale. 1,448 more words

David`s Posts

Lawya Art: The Moral Ideal of Humanity is Liberty and nobody pleads guilty to ignorance of that

A new year and I find myself reflecting on recent times.

When you work in the criminal defence field you know the meaning of eternal vigilance. 260 more words


Future loss of earnings (Ogden vs Smith v Manchester approach), loss of congenial employment, material contribution test: A review of the decision in Kennedy v London Ambulance Service NHS Trust [2016] EWHC 3145 (QB)

By Vilma Vodanovic

(Decision of HHJ Peter Cotter QC sitting as a deputy High Court Judge)

This was a case of carbon monoxide poisoning. Liability was admitted; the matter was listed for an assessment of damages hearing. 1,212 more words

Half an Hour with Barrister at 4 New Square Chambers

Lawcommonroom has, during the Christmas period, managed to squeeze in this interview with a leading junior who has been ranked highly as one of the “ 636 more words


Privilege – Closing the Stable Door

 By John M. Collins

  1. Everyone knows that the privilege of communications between client and lawyer is a fundamental principle of English Common Law. But there has been some uncertainty as to what happens if the privilege is waived for the purpose of some litigation.
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