A Practical Guide to Digital and Social Media Law for Lawyers


Author: Sherree Westell
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781911035541
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Page: 222
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This book focuses on the practical aspects of dealing with digital and social media legal issues and contracts for businesses on a day-to-day basis. We recommend it particularly for: general and in house legal professionals who need to deal with issues related to their organisations' digital and social media activities without incurring external fees unless really necessary; commercial, corporate and general practitioners whose clients may have requirements for advice in this area from time to time; junior lawyers with limited experience of practising in digital and social media. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Sherree is a consultant solicitor at Woodroffes with well over 20 years experience of advising and acting for clients on all aspects of technology, digital and social media law as well as general commercial and corporate aspects of her clients' businesses. Before joining her current long-established Belgravia law firm, Sherree spent many years at large City and national firms, over 10 of which as a partner.

Model Rules of Professional Conduct


Author: ABA Center for Professional Conduct
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781604425178
Category: Law
Page: 209
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The Model Rules of Professional Conduct offers timely information on lawyer ethics. The black-letter Rules of Professional Conduct are followed by numbered Comments that explain each Rule's purpose and provide suggestions for its practical application. The Rules help lawyers identify proper conduct in a variety of given situations, review those instances where discretionary action is possible, and define the nature of the lawyer's relationship with clients, colleagues, and the courts.

The No Nonsense Solicitors' Practice

A Guide to Running Your Firm
Author: Bettina Brueggemann
Publisher: Law Brief Publishing Limited
ISBN: 9781911035251
Category: Law offices
Page: 96
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A no-nonsense, practical guide on how and how not to run a law firm, examining why so many solicitors struggle in business, and how you can avoid the common mistakes and attitudes that lead to lack of growth or failure. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Bettina worked at the European Patent Office before qualifying as a solicitor in 1987. Specialising in litigation and employment she worked for a large multi office law firm becoming a partner in 1989. Her first role as partner was to set up a human resources department for the firm which she continued to head for over 25 years. In 2002 she was appointed managing partner with responsibility for all aspects of the business, a role she successfully carried out for 13 years. Over the 30 years in private practice Bettina has helped her many clients develop the strategy for their business as well as advising on how best to deal with day to day issues. Drawing on her knowledge and first-hand experience of running a business including best financial management, staff communication and management, successful marketing campaigns and developing and implementing business development; her strength lies in her ability to offer clear and constructive help and support.

A Practical Guide to Alternative Dispute Resolution in Personal Injury Claims

Getting the Most Out of Adr Post-Jackson
Author: Peter Causton,Nichola Evans,James Arrowsmith
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781911035091
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Page: N.A
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Following the Court Reforms and Briggs LJ's Review, ADR is likely to be increasingly used in personal injury claims. This book explores the various ADR options available and provides practical guidance to assist practitioners to use ADR to maximum effect in their cases today, and to prepare their practices for increased emphasis on ADR as the preferred means of dispute resolution in the future. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Peter Causton is a dispute resolution specialist solicitor and Civil and Commercial mediator and has set up ProMediate (UK) Limited which is a certified ADR body pursuant to the ADR Regulations 2015 and is a board member of the Civil Mediation Council. Peter is Chief Assessor of the Law Society's Civil and Commercial Mediation Accreditation Scheme. Nichola Evans has an insurance litigation background and also deals with high value public sector and commercial disputes. She has an interest in alternative dispute resolution and civil litigation procedures and is a member of the CIARB. James Arrowsmith is a partner in Browne Jacobson's Commercial Insurance department and specialises in personal injury and liability insurance insurance litigation. ADR is a core part of his work and that of his team. His interest in this area has resulted in membership of the FOIL ADR group and a place as FOIL representative on the rules committee of an arbitration provider.

Employers' Liability Claims

A Practical Guide Post-Jackson
Author: Andrew McKie
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780957553088
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Page: 250
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Since 2013, employers' liability claims have seen dramatic changes, including the introduction of the Low Value Portal, The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013, and fixed costs for claims that exit the Low Value Portal. This book looks at all aspects of the claims process for low value personal injury employers' liability claims, from inception of the claim through to trial. It provides a clear but comprehensive guide to this area of practice that can be utilised by practitioners on a day-to-day basis, in claimant and defendant practice. The book has a focus on running an employers' liability claim in an efficient way post-Jackson, spotting the winners and vetting the losing claims early on.

Rta Personal Injury Claims

A Practical Guide Post-Jackson
Author: Andrew Mckie
Publisher: Law Brief Publishing
ISBN: 9780957553071
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Page: 162
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A clear but comprehensive guide to road traffic accident personal injury claims. Covers issues in relation to RTA claims dealing with such issues as the portal, fixed costs, liability, indemnity, vicarious liability, causation, litigation tactics, investigating quantum, vehicle related damages and head of special damages, commonly found in RTA cases and in particular focuses on the day-to-day issues in practice, one encounters with such cases. Andrew Mckie, Barrister at Clerksroom Manchester, is a specialist in claimant and defendant personal injury, with a particular interest in cases involving alleged fraud, credit hire, highways, occupiers and defective premises cases. He was previously Head of Litigation and In-House Solicitor Advocate at a claimant personal injury firm with over 50 staff.

Difficult Conversations

How to Discuss what Matters Most
Author: Douglas Stone,Sheila Heen,Bruce Patton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143118447
Category: Psychology
Page: 315
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The authors cover difficult situations in both personal and professional life.

A Practical Guide to Claims Arising from Accidents Abroad and Travel Claims


Author: ANDREW. MCKIE,Ian Skeate
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781911035022
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Page: N.A
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This book looks at all aspects of the claims process for accidents abroad and travel claims, from cradle to grave. Covers all aspects of accidents abroad including claims under the 1992 Package Travel Regulations, accidents on ships, accidents on planes, accidents on tour operator excursions, quantum and causation in travel claims, and costs

Occupiers, Highways and Defective Premises Claims

A Practical Guide Post-Jackson
Author: ANDREW. MCKIE
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781911035374
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Page: 214
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A practical guide to running highways, occupiers and defective premises claims in an economical and efficient way, post-Jackson and in fixed costs. This book covers issues in relation to Occupiers Liability cases (1957 and 1984), Highways cases (1980), Defective Premises (1972) and nuisance, and in particular focuses on the day-to-day issues in practice that one encounters with such cases. Includes spotting the 'winners' and 'losers' quickly and efficiently, practical tips for investigation, litigation tactics, as well as a summary of the law, the important cases in relation to highways, occupiers, nuisance and defective premises claims, the public liability low value portals and how to run these claims efficiently in fixed recoverable costs. The book has been fully updated for 2018 to include: - Further fixed costs in PL/OL claims in April 2018. Likely changes to the PL/OL fixed costs regimes from the 2017 Jackson report. Costs recovery on OL/PL cases following Chapman v Tameside - An award of Fixed Costs where a claim was discontinued after late disclosure. Broadhurst v Tan - Award of costs beyond fixed recoverable costs. Sharpe v Leeds City Council - Fixed costs on PAD applications. Bird v Acorn - Disposal hearing - which costs apply? Obtaining exceptional costs - a guide in PL claims. An update on the leading case in Occupiers Liability claims. An update on the leading cases in Highways Act claims. An update on the leading cases in Defective Premises claims. Further tips for running cases post Jackson. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Andrew Mckie, Barrister at Clerksroom Manchester, is a specialist in claimant and defendant personal injury, with a particular interest in cases involving alleged fraud, credit hire, highways, occupiers and defective premises cases. He was previously Head of Litigation and In-House Solicitor Advocate at a claimant personal injury firm with over 50 staff.

Arguments and Tactics for Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Claims


Author: Dorian Williams
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781911035244
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Page: N.A
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As the name implies, this book is intended to be a practical guide for those lawyers and non-lawyers who require a guide to pursuing (or defending) a claim for damages for personal injuries or clinical negligence. The key to success in all cases is preparation, so this involves knowing or researching the substantive law, knowing the procedure (the Civil Procedure Rules) and how to present cases on paper and orally before a court. The book covers these areas and provides helpful tips and tactics to improve chances of success. Worked examples include drafting interim applications and the evidence necessary, drafting skeleton arguments, making an opening and closing argument and how to appeal if things go wrong. Guidance is given on developing an advocacy style so as to persuade and influence the judge. The book will be useful for those embarking on their legal careers but will also be beneficial for more experienced practitioners who require a condensed summation in this specialist area. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Dorian Williams has practised as a solicitor in private practice for over 22 years, acting almost exclusively for claimants in personal injury and clinical negligence claims. Initially he worked for clients referred from a major Trades Union, specialising in industrial disease and employers' liability claims. For the last 17 years, Dorian has received a broad spread of instructions whilst working in a general high street practice, Freeman Johnson. His caseload now mostly comprises clinical negligence cases which he has has been privileged to receive, and thanks all his clients for developing his experience. When Dorian is not at work, he may be found climbing peaks in the Lake District, Peak District, Snowdonia or Majorca.

A Practical Guide to Claims Arising from Fatal Accidents


Author: James Patience
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781911035183
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Page: N.A
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Claims arising out of a Fatal Accident can be complex, high value and fraught with emotion. This book offers the practitioner a clear and comprehensive guide to all of the issues involved with running a claim for damages arising out of a fatal accident. Claims for dependency and other statutory claims for damages are discussed in detail and analysed with reference to the latest case law. Straightforward advice is offered on the merits of many of the common arguments encountered in cases of this kind and the development of these arguments is discussed. The book offers both a clear introduction to the subject for those new to it and a comprehensive guide to all of the latest arguments and case law for the more experienced practitioner. ABOUT THE AUTHOR James Patience is a barrister at Atlantic chambers. He specialises in personal injury, clinical negligence, industrial disease and inquest work. He acts for both Claimants and Defendants and has considerable experience of claims arising out of fatal accidents both in the context of being led and as sole junior. He provides lectures and training to solicitors, barristers and health professionals on many aspects of the law relating to damages arising from torts.

A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Enhancing academic practice
Author: Heather Fry,Steve Ketteridge,Stephanie Marshall
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317650220
Category: Education
Page: 452
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This entirely new edition of a very successful book focuses on developing professional academic skills for supporting and supervising student learning and effective teaching. It is built on the premise that the roles of those who teach in higher education are complex and multi-faceted. A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education is sensitive to the competing demands of teaching, research, scholarship, and academic management. The new edition reflects and responds to the rapidly changing context of higher education and to current understanding of how to best support student learning. Drawing together a large number of expert authors, it continues to feature extensive use of case studies that show how successful teachers have implemented these ideas. It includes key topics such as student engagement and motivation, internationalisation, employability, inclusive strategies for teaching, effective use of technology and issues relating to postgraduate students and student retention. Part 1 explores a number of aspects of the context of UK higher education that affect the education of students, looking at the drivers of institutional behaviours and how to achieve success as a university teacher. Part 2 examines learning, teaching and supervising in higher education and includes chapters on working with diversity, encouraging independent learning and learning gain. Part 3 considers approaches to teaching and learning in different disciplines, covering a full range including arts and humanities, social sciences, experimental sciences through to medicine and dentistry. Written to support the excellence in teaching and learning design required to bring about student learning of the highest quality, this will be essential reading for all new lecturers, particularly anyone taking an accredited course in teaching and learning in higher education, as well as those experienced lecturers who wish to improve their teaching practice. Those working in adult learning and educational development will also find the book to be a particularly useful resource. In addition it will appeal to staff who support learning and teaching in various other roles.

The Law of Driverless Cars

An Introduction
Author: ALEX. GLASSBROOK
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781911035282
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Page: N.A
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This is the first book to consider the likely impact of driverless cars upon the law in Britain - not only upon the laws formed by road traffic accidents but also the changing landscape of data and privacy, roads, crime, employment, insurance and Brexit.

The Mediation Handbook

Research, theory, and practice
Author: Alexia Georgakopoulos
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317300696
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 414
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The Handbook of Mediation gathers leading experts across fields related to peace, justice, human rights, and conflict resolution to explore ways that mediation can be applied to a range of spectrums, including new age settings, relationships, organizations, institutions, communities, environmental conflicts, and intercultural and international conflicts. The text is informed by cogent theory, state-of-the-art research, and best practices to provide the reader with a well-rounded understanding of mediation practice in contemporary times. Based on four signature themes—contexts; skills and competencies; applications; and recommendations—the handbook provides theoretical, applicable, and practical insight into a variety of key approaches to mediation. Authors consider modern conflict on a local and global scale, emphasizing the importance of identifying effective strategies, foundations, and methods to shape the nature of a mediation mindfully and effectively. With a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives, the text complements the development of the reader’s competencies and understanding of mediation in order to contribute to the advancement of the mediation field. With a conversational tone that will welcome readers, this comprehensive book is essential reading for students and professionals wanting to learn a wide range of potential interventions for conflict.

Children, Ethics, and the Law

Professional Issues and Cases
Author: Gerald P. Koocher,Patricia Keith-Spiegel
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780803277762
Category: Law
Page: 230
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Koocher and Keith-Spiegel introduce the reader to a variety of ethical and legal dilemmas that may arise for mental-health professionals working with children, adolescents, and their families. They offer advice on how to analyze problematic situations and arrive at appropriate decisions. A unique feature of the book is the inclusion of more than 130 vignettes drawn from court decisions and actual clinical incidents. Covering such topics as counseling in schools, psychotherapy in private practice, research in university laboratories, and testifying in court, the authors address a broad spectrum of concerns for professionals who attend to the mental health needs of children. Gerald P. Koocher is chief psychologist at Boston’s Children’s Hospital and an associate professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School. He is editor of the journal Ethics and Behavior and coauthor, with John E. O’Malley, of The Damocles Syndrome: Psycho-social Consequences of Surviving Childhood Cancer.

An Introduction to Personal Injury Law


Author: David Boyle
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781911035305
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Page: N.A
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This book is designed to provide the necessary background and information to take the reader from a standing start (whether law student, file handler, or litigant-in-person) to a level of understanding where they can run a claim with a real understanding of the underlying issues, the aims of such litigation and the issues which can arise.

Rta Allegations of Fraud in a Post-Jackson Era

The Handbook
Author: Andrew McKie
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780957553057
Category: Law
Page: 120
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A practical, concise and easy to read handbook dealing with allegations of fraud in personal injury RTA cases. From LVI to alleged staged accidents, this book covers all the main fraud topics including relevant cases, law and practical guidance that can be used by both junior and more senior fee earners in day-to-day practice in this complex and evolving area of law. Andrew Mckie is a Barrister at Clerksroom Manchester specialising in claimant and defendant personal injury, with a particular interest in cases involving alleged fraud and credit hire. He was called to the Bar in 2011 and before that was an Associate Solicitor and Solicitor Advocate. Before qualifying as a barrister, Andrew had over six years of advocacy experience as a Solicitor. He worked for a number of leading firms and dealt with both RTA fraud and credit hire and worked for both claimant and defendant firms. Most recently, he was the Head of Litigation and In-House Solicitor Advocate at a claimant personal injury and credit hire firm.