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Life at the Bar - Desperate Wives

So what happened to Sharon, the young woman I was there to represent?

The women all exchanged glances but before anyone could speak the door of the family court opened, the usher appeared and Sharon’s case was called on. 598 more words


Perpetual Trustees Victoria Ltd v Burns - Low Doc Loan Mortgage Unenforceable

On the eve of retirement from the Bench, Justice EM Heenan has delivered a judgment with potential to cause serious concern for lenders, and their intermediaries, who engaged in ‘Low Doc’ lending or unconscionable lending. 799 more words

Civil Litigation

Keep Off the Grass

In the robing room at Bolton Crown Court there is a sign that announces the prohibition of smoking. Transgressors will be reported to the “senior judiciary”, or so it tells us. 627 more words