Law Pod UK

Law Pod UK

Law Pod UK covers developments across all aspects of civil and public law in the United Kingdom. It is brought to you by the barristers at 1 Crown Office Row, and is presented by Rosalind English and Emma-Louise Fenelon.... Show More

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October 7, 2019 20 min

The most senior family judge in England and Wales has ruled that a transgender man who gave birth with the help of fertility cannot be registered as his child's father.  This is first case of its kind, and Rosalind English discusses the decision with Charlotte Gilmartin, who points out that the ruling endorses a tension between legal parentage and social/psychological parentage in transgender cases.

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September 27, 2019 23 min

Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Jo Moore and Jon Metzer from 1 Crown Office Row about the UK Supreme Court decision in R (Miller) v The Prime Minister and Cherry & Ors v Advocate General for Scotland.  

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September 25, 2019 12 min

In this episode Catherine Barnard discusses the Supreme Court Judgment on the "unlawful" prorogation of Parliament. 

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September 23, 2019 22 min

Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Isabel McArdle about some of the ways in which taxation and human rights overlap. 

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September 10, 2019 16 min

In this episode Catherine Barnard, looks at Boris Johnson’s government’s prospects of securing a new deal with the EU. Can they pull off a new deal with the EU or will his “do or die” mantra lead to a no-deal Brexit at the end of October 2019?

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As a bonus summer episode we bring you the questions and answers from  the Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association annual summer law conference in response to Jonathan Sumption’s Reith Lectures.  The panel features: Lord Dyson, Sir Stephen Laws, Lord Falconer, Professor Meg Russell, Professor Vernon Bogdanor and is Chaired by Mrs Justine Thornton.

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August 1, 2019 27 min

To celebrate reaching 200,000 listens we have a selection of our popular 2019 episodes. A summer summary for listeners before we return in the autumn.

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In Episode 89, Lord Sumption responds to a panel hosted by the Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association, in conversation with Lord Justice Singh.

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In Episode 88, an esteemed panel of speakers respond to former UK Supreme Court Justice Jonathan Sumption’s Reith Lectures, as part of the Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association annual summer law conference. The panel features: Lord Dyson, Sir Stephen Laws, Lord Falconer, Professor Meg Russell, Professor Vernon Bogdanor and is Chaired by Mrs Justine Thornton.

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Rosalind English talks to Catriona Murdoch about a new app designed to help professionals in the investigation of international crimes. The BIS app ensures that relevant information is collected in ways that it will be reliable evidence in court.

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Here Professor Barnard examines whether either candidate could sign up to a tariff free no-deal, the so called GATT 24 option, and what the timings for Brexit look like both here and in the EU. 

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Rosalind English talks to Alasdair Henderson about the Welsh government U-turn on the M4 relief road. Alasdair acted for some of the objectors in the inquiry and regards it as "probably one of the biggest environmental success stores in terms of challenging a major infrastructure project on environmental grounds.

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In this episode, Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Jo Moore from 1COR and Laura Bruce from the Sutton Trust about widening participation at the Bar. 

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In this episode we are bringing the second of two highlights from the recent one crown office row’s seminar – Scope of Duty and Causation: Chester v Afshar revisited. Dominic Ruck Keene dicusses the effects of the case.

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In this episode we are bringing the first of two highlights from the recent 1COR seminar – Scope of Duty and Causation: Chester v Afshar revisited. We hear from Jonathan Metzer as he gives his interpretation of the case.

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May 29, 2019 12 min

What lessons are to be drawn from the results of the European elections? In the latest edition of her Brexit podcast, 2903 CB, Catherine Barnard discusses the implications for the Conservative leadership contest, the withdrawal agreement and a no deal exit if that is to happen.

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Professor Christine Bell, Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC, Professor Ronan McCrea and Lord Kerr recently spoke at an HRLA event on the legal and human rights implications of Brexit on Northern Ireland.

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Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Christopher Mellor about causation in inquests and the findings in R(Chidlow) v HMS Coroner for Blackpool and Fylde [2019] EWHC 581 (Admin) #1COR #LawpodUK #InquestLaw #ChristopherMellor  #EmmaLouiseFenelon #Chidlow

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Rosalind English discusses the new copyright proposals with music lawyer Andrew Lewis #1COR #LawpodUK #RosalindEnglish #AndrewLewis #copyright #youtube

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In this episode Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Rajkiran Barhey about two recent High Court decisions on anonymity.​ #1COR #LawpodUK #EmmaLouiseFenelon #RajkiranBarhey #Anonymity

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