Corporate personality: Doctrine vs Justice

This blog post is a condensed version of an article that is available online at the website of the Journal of the Law Society of Scotland, where it is noted that it is hard to discern when a UK court is likely to allow piercing of the so-called “corporate veil”,…

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Gillen: Realistic Reform or Missed Opportunity?

In this post, David Lorimer (PhD candidate) analyses a new Northern Irish report into reforming the law on serious sexual offences. Lorimer argues what is law for the accused should be law for the complainer.

The latest Gillen Report to the Criminal Justice Board on reform of the law on serious…

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The balance of trust

Should Gavin Williamson, former defence secretary, be prosecuted under the Official Secrets Act for leaking confidential information from the National Security Council? Or was he wrongly found guilty of leaking by a ‘kangaroo court’, as he has claimed?

This story – reported by the BBC here – brings together a range of important legal…

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