Monthly Archives: September 2012

Olympian achievement

For rather less time, and over shorter distances than the heroic Mo Farah, Millnet’s blog has been running for over three years now. The actual anniversary was lost in the euphoria surrounding the stellar performance of Team GB at the Olympics, followed closely by the team’s spectacular efforts in the Paralympics which followed. Apart from… Read More »

Spare the rod

I have been reflecting recently on why litigants might choose a particular court to hear a dispute. Leaving aside any rule which determines where a dispute must be heard, if litigants had a free choice in the matter, they would choose a court which was conveniently located, where the in court facilities were sufficient, and… Read More »

Ask a man who can

I am not a DIY fan. According to Wikipedia: “The DIY ethic refers to the ethic of self-sufficiency through completing tasks without the aid of a paid expert. Literally meaning “do it yourself,” the DIY ethic promotes the idea that anyone is capable of performing a variety of tasks rather than relying on paid specialists.… Read More »

Size matters

One of the aspects of electronic documents which puzzles litigation lawyers is the amount represented by a megabyte or a terabyte and all gradations between and beyond! I have seen lawyers’ eyes glaze over at the mere mention of a gigabyte.  All they want or need is to be able to visualise what is involved.… Read More »