Martin Callan

Taxing Times: HMRC set to fine firms £3,000 for "assisting in preparation of incorrect SDLT returns"

Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (“HMRC”) has announced that it intends to start imposing the maximum penalty of £3,000 in respect of online and paper SDLT returns under section 96 of the Finance Act…more
| Professional Malpractice, Real Estate - Residential, Taxation, Law Practice Products & Services, Real Estate - Commercial

Morality, society and criminal justice: looting the social psyche

The relationship between the rise of juvenile crime and other contemporary changes, such as the onset of industrialisation and rapid urbanisation, the reform of many aspects of the criminal justice system or the broader rise of…more
| Civil Rights, Criminal Law

Rejecting rights and responsibility as the basis of the rule of law

Rejecting rights and responsibility as the basis of the rule of law With an ever-increasingly complex democracy which not only delivers more and more “layers” of representation to consumers already bombarded with…more
| Administrative Law, Civil Rights, Conflict of Laws, Immigration Law, Law Practice Products & Services

Association of London Welsh Lawyers Launches

Association of London Welsh Lawyers Launches…more
| Administrative Law, Agriculture, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law

Jackson Reforms: A reform too far?

The Jackson Reforms, proposed by Lord Justice Jackson appear to be nothing short of a direct assault on “access to justice” and the “gateway to justice”…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Law Firm Marketing

Ethics and Law and Legal Ethivs

A short note about legal ethics that focuses on the lawyer's role in society and how that role and the underlying ethical base of the profession have changed…more
| Professional Malpractice, Law Practice Products & Services
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