This takes place in Bayonne on 25th and 26th February in co-operation with the University of Pau and the Adour Region.
Lord Osborne in the recent trial of William Begg (the “limbs in the loch” trial) ruled that contempt of Court could not be applied to materials on websites as the legal rules on this were framed with books, newspapers and magazines in mind.
One of the most common causes for complaints against solicitors is something as basic and avoidable as poor communication. It should be remembered that failure to reply to correspondence from the Law Society per se can be professional misconduct.
(Court of Appeal, published December 21st 2001) In this case it was held that the supply of services by a non-profit making organisation having as its aims “ supporting the proper administration of justice and the early resolution of disputes” was exempt from VAT on the basis that these aims...