This week’s roundup of legal news and commentary includes Hong Kong Bench and Bar ethics, covid court safety, police data loss, monumental folly from the Ministry of Housing, and human rights under review.

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Photo by Arron Choi on Unsplash

Legal Professions

Hong Kong: ethical considerations for Bench and Bar


Welcome back to a new legal term and a roundup of what’s been going on over the vacation period, including a Brexit deal, alleged election steal, a virus out of control, a look back at the legal year and some recent legal publications.

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They think it’s all Dover — it is now! (photo via Piqsels)

Brexit

A deal was done


By Paul Magrath

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London festive decorations: image by Kate Bevan @Kate Bevan via Twitter

Coronavirus

Vaccine approved


This week’s roundup of legal news and commentary includes constitutional and human rights reform, hate crime and misconduct in public office. (Whom can we possibly mean?)

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Fishing for a deal with Europe: image from Shutterstock.

Brexit


This week’s roundup of legal news and commentary includes a fresh round of coronavirus regulations, more funding for justice (but perhaps not enough), presidential pardons, rape myths, professional misconduct, and racist police raids.

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Turkey talk: photo by Mikkel Bergmann on Unsplash

UK Politics

Spending review


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Photo taken near Richmond Park, London, by Max Schofield

Politics

Standards in public life


This week’s roundup of legal news and commentary includes a last attempt to construct a trade link with Brussels, what has and hasn’t been happening in our courts, and a new law that won’t change anything.

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The Atomium in Brussels: Photo by Raul Escorihuela on Unsplash

Brexit

Deal or no deal?


This week’s roundup of legal news and commentary includes an American election, an English lockdown, and what’s been happening to courts, judges, litigants and lawyers in the meantime.

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Politics

Election fever goes viral


This week’s roundup of legal news and commentary includes a further lockdown, yet more confusing regulations, courtly compliance or its lack, Brexit, equality or its lack, and someone now in the Depps of disgrace. But first, a moment of calm…

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Coronavirus

Lockdown (No 2)

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