Examining the criminal test for dishonesty in the wake of Ivey v Genting Casinos [2017]

03 November 2017

Introduction ...
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Kate Parker recently spent a month in Kampala, Johannesburg and Cape Town as part of a legal exchange between 5 Paper Buildings, Peters & Peters and pan-African firm Bowmans Law.

16 October 2017

What began as an informal conversation in the stairwell of Chambers very quickly became a flight to Kampala, Uganda for the first leg of the UK-Africa litigation exchange on behalf of 5 Paper Buildings....
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Towards a better robotics: sex dolls, consent and criminal liability

06 September 2017

The Schools Consent Project is a charity which sends lawyers into schools to teach young people the legal definition of consent and key sexual offences, including 'sexting'...
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31 July 2017

This week 4 years ago I spent the week in a courtroom in Southwark Crown Court. I was a mini-pupil at 5 Paper Buildings, and shadowing Stephen Hopper as he prosecuted an internet shopping fraud. The mini-pupillage had been organised many months earlier, well...
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The Hunter Games: an examination of private entrapment – part 3

30 March 2017

This is the final post in a series of posts which consider whether cases which rely on evidence gathered by vigilante groups should be considered an abuse of process. In this post, I consider, drawing...
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