Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year to you all. See you in 2014.
“It is too soon to say.” Attributed to the former Chinese Premier, Chou en Lai (or Zhou Enlai), this response was, probably erroneously, thought to have referred to the effect of the 1789 French Revolution! These days, it appears to be more widely accepted that the words referred to the street protests in France and… Read More »
I have recently finished reading “Tomorrow’s Lawyers” by Richard Susskind. If you are interested in the practice of law in the future, I urge you to read this book. As a commentator on the law and lawyers, Richard Susskind is thought provoking and fascinating with eloquent views on the future of the profession of law and tomorrow’s… Read More »
Cooperation has been defined as the process whereby two or more people or organisations work together for their mutual benefit as opposed to working against one another for their own gain. The mules in the picture above are joined together by a rope but they work out that a measure of cooperation is required if… Read More »
Millnet sees a wide variety of cases during a year and deals with literally hundreds of lawyers. Of course, every case is different but occasionally a case really stands out as worthy of comment either by its subject matter or the problems disclosed. Confidentiality forbids identification of the case and the naming of names, but we were instructed recently… Read More »
I would love to be a fly on the wall the next time Sir Rupert Jackson is asked for his reaction to the latest consideration of his reforms by the Court of Appeal in Andrew Mitchell MP v News Group Newspapers Limited  EWCA Civ 1537. Last week the Court of Appeal dismissed Mr Mitchell’s… Read More »