Crypto Currency and its legal regulatory implications
The rise of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies in the past six months has seen exponential growth for a number of such cryptocurrencies. As well as Bitcoin – Ripple, IOTA and Ethereum have all seen their value shoot up. This is due to a number of reasons: potential partnerships with
Why can Direct Access be better?
Commercial barristers traditionally were ‘briefed’ by solicitors to represent clients in the courts – and also to advise solicitors ‘behind the scenes’ on what they should do to develop their client’s case. Time has moved on, however, and commercial barristers can and do now carry out all the legal functions
The Development of Business and Property Courts
The new Business and Property Courts created in October 2017 aim to cut costs and time for lawyers by setting up specialist courts in various regions of the UK. This will enable cases to be heard outside London thereby reducing waiting times. The new courts have three main objectives: