UK Law Blogs Review 1 – October

I thought I would occupy and amuse myself at the Salvation Army hostel in Perth where I am staying after a bout of unpleasant recurrent malaria by doing a review of recent posts from some of UK Law blogs.  I’ll try and cover all the better known blogs.  I may do this in several posts over the course of the weekend.

First up is my friend Jerry Hayes – barrister and ex MP –  who always amuses on his excellent blog.  This is typical of the ‘genre’.  He is always well worth reading.

ANOTHER NAIL IN GRAYLING’S COFFIN. THE SOLICITORS BIDDING PROCESS WAS A SHAMBLES AND WILL BE JUDICIALLY REVIEWED

Carl Gardner on his Head of Legal blog writes: Fraud unravels all: the Supreme Court divorce judgments in Sharland and Gohil

The Supreme Court has today given two judgments (Sharland v Sharland, and Gohil v Gohil) about re-opening divorce settlements on the grounds of fraud. Sharland lays down a new test in cases involving fraud, which should mean more settlements are reopened in future…..

 

David Allen Green writes: Michael Gove “picks a fight” over the MoJ’s Saudi contract bid: the background

The overnight news was dramatic: the Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary, Michael Gove, has “picked a fight” in Cabinet.

And the subject of this political spat?

It would appear that it is the commercial bid by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to assist the prison service of Saudi Arabia, something I have been blogging about here and at the FT since January…….

John Bolch on Family Lore: Human Rights Explained In A Beautiful Two Minute Animation

John Flood on RATs: The Law of Legal Services

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I am doing a full coverage in short blog posts rather than one long post. Back with more later. 

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