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Refugee Law Clinic

Website of the Refugee Law Clinic established by the University of London (UoL) to provide pro bono legal advice for refugee clients (referrals only) focusing on asylum claims. The project provides clinical legal education opportunities for volunteer law students from 10 UoL member universities along with volunteers from law firms Macfarlanes and Clifford Chance. Details of project partners and supervising lawyers are also given on the site.

Clinical Legal Education Handbook

The Clinical Legal Education Handbook is a free open access ebook (PDF). The book is edited by Linden Thomas and Nick Johnson and was published by the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) in 2020. The handbook gives guidance on how to establish and run student law clinics, the regulatory framework and research on clinical legal education. There is also a section providing resources and document templates covering policies and procedures, checklists and questionnaires.

Kids Law

A monthly podcast aimed at children aged six and up and their families, hosted by ten-year-old Alma-Constance Denis-Smith and non-practising solicitor Lucinda Acland, in which they interview legal experts to explain in simple terms how certain aspects of the law impact children. The podcast is playable on the website, and available through Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts.

Privy Council Papers

Searchable catalogue of papers relating to appeals from colonial and Commonwealth courts to the UK Privy Council,1972 to 1998. Each record gives dates, party names, the origin of the appeal and other details, and lists the papers produced during the proceedings.

Cloud Legal Project

The Cloud Legal Project (CLP) is an initiative of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London. The project undertakes research in the areas of law and regulation of cloud computing services. The website makes available general information about the project as well as information on areas of current research, research papers and consultation responses. The majority of research papers are made available via links to the SSRN website. A news section gives updates on recent activities of the project.

SCOOP print still matters

SCOOP print still matters is an online tool for identifying UK libraries with print collections of official publications issued by the UK Parliament, UK Government, and the Devolved Assemblies, Parliaments, and Administrations of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Official publications of the Channel Islands and Isle of Man are also covered. The information contained in the website was collected through the Print Still Matters Project in 2012/13, an initiative of the Standing Committee on Official Publications (SCOOP).

Social Welfare Updates

Blog posts and news items on areas of law covered by barristers at Garden Court Chambers. Updates are given on housing, mental health, capacity, adult social care, children, education, Court of Protection, migration and welfare benefits. Most of the updates relate to recent cases providing a digest and commentary on the issues.

National Crime Agency

Website of the National Crime Agency (NCA), an operational crime-fighting agency which investigates serious and organised crime in the UK. The site gives information on the work of the NCA and the type of crimes they investigate including cyber crime, fraud, drug trafficking, money laundering, illegal firearms and child sexual abuse. Statistics, suspicious activity reports and other publications are also available on the site.

Communication & Internet Services Adjudication Scheme

The Communication & Internet Services Adjudication Scheme (CISAS) is a UK dispute resolution provider that looks into complaints about telecommunications and internet companies. The CISAS webpages provide guidance on bringing a complaint, procedural forms, the CISAS Rules, FAQs, a list of the companies covered and information about compensation. Details of the CISAS adjudicators are given under ‘Officials’ and data about the outcomes of complaints cases is found under ‘Reports’. Based in London, CISAS is managed by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution.

Privacy, security and information law

This blog is produced by European law firm Fieldfisher. Established in 2011, it is aimed at those with an interest in privacy, information management and data protection. The blog covers jurisdictions from all around the world, but has a particular focus on European law. Posts can be searched by sector, expertise, and year. Email updates are available.   

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