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R v Christopher Manning – suspended sentences in the time of COVID-19

11th May, 2020

Hayley Bennett summarises the case of Christopher Manning which recognised the conditions in which courts might consider the current Covid-19 health crisis as a factor which might impact on sentence.

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Tom Gilbart Summarises Inquest Case of Smith

6th May, 2020

Tom Gilbart has provided a brief video summary of the recent case of Smith, R (On the Application Of) v Assistant Coroner for North West Wales [2020] EWHC 781 (Admin).

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9 St John Street Criminal Team Bulletin - Special Edition

5th May, 2020

To help ease the burden of analysing the guidance being sent out by the Crown Courts, the Criminal Team at 9SJS have prepared a bullet point summary of the recent guidance on the listing of cases involving defendants on bail and the listing of cases in Lancashire.

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New Employment Insights Video – Furlough and Maternity Rights

New Employment Insights Video – Furlough and Maternity Rights

4th May, 2020

A bank holiday bonus video is now live! Louise Quigley and Amy Smith have created a short webinar on furlough and maternity. We have consolidated all the furlough maternity queries from the insights inbox into three key questions...

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New Employment Insights Video – Top 5 Tips in Redundancies

New Employment Insights Video – Top 5 Tips in Redundancies

1st May, 2020

Our Employment Insights duo, Jennie Ferrario and Laura Kaye share their top five tips aimed at employers who have commenced (or those considering commencing) a redundancy process and their employees.

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Case Summary: Booth and Others, 2020. Ivey, not Ghosh, is the test for dishonesty

30th April, 2020

In this post, Helen Longworth summarises the decision in Booth and others. This decision is an important statement of the law in relation to dishonesty and resolves the tension between the cases of Ivey and Ghosh.

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Chambers are delighted to announce the arrival of Dr John Sorabji

29th April, 2020

Chambers are delighted to announce Dr John Sorabji has recently joined Chambers having previously worked as a Senior Lawyer advising the Lord Chief Justice, Master of the Rolls and other senior members of the judiciary.

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9 St John Street Criminal Team Bulletin

28th April, 2020

The Criminal Team at 9 St John Street appreciate the difficulties that all our clients, friends and colleagues face during this difficult period.

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Richard Price offers his reflections on his recent experiences of mediating via Zoom

27th April, 2020

Richard Price, head of Nine St John Street's Mediation Group, offers his reflections on his recent experiences of mediating via Zoom in the following article...

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9 St John Street Barristers play active part in Circuit Taskforce

27th April, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lock down, the Northern Circuit established the Circuit Task Force to assist members of the Circuit during the crisis.

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