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Social Media’s tyranny on your Freedom of Speech

On Tuesday 17th November 2020, tech giant Facebook was disgraced by Senator Josh Hawley during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Mark Zuckerberg and his Facebook employees have been, technically speaking, found guilty of invading the privacy of its users and even those who do not have Facebook. Secondly, the extent of communication on the issue

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Hudson McKenzie listed in UK Investment Support Directory

We are delighted to be listed in the UK Investment Support Directory which has been launched yesterday. The Directory is a smart, new digital tool which promotes private sector expertise in the UK to investors across the globe. To coincide with this launch, the Minister for Investment, Graham Stuart stated- Minister for Investment, Graham Stuart

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‘Controversial’ Copyright law approved by EU

The European Parliament has recently approved a new Copyright law that has the power to change the internet for all those susceptible to it.

The future of LawTech; can Artificial Intelligence increase justice?

With A.I. on the rise within the legal sector, could the merging of different sectors through algorithms increase the application of justice worldwide?

Fashionable immigration? How creative industries are becoming political.

Fashion Label ‘Moschino’ recently turned to politics for its latest creative inspiration, in which immigration played a major factor in its ad campaign.

The Internet as a Human Right?

How far are an individual’s Human Rights affected in regards to the legal understanding of the internet?

Brexit – The latest update

This is an update following the end of discussions of the fourth round of negotiations between the UK and EU in Brussels last week.

How does social media impact the law?

In 2014, the House of Lords Select Committee released a publication regarding social media and criminal offences. The publication specifically focused upon how far criminal offences overlap, when committed in either ‘offline’ reality or virtually ‘online’.

Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out!

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has recently ruled in an employment dispute that an employee’s derogatory comments on social media was not protected disclosure, and could be used as a basis for dismissal as long as the reason was one that fell within s.98 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (Act). Background of the case In

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Is there a new career tip for women: An unattractive profile picture?

The recent heated discussion in the legal profession, or even the nation, is still on the controversial LinkedIn photo comment made by a Partner in a law firm, Alexander Carter-Silk at Barrister Charlotte Proudman. This action is prima facie another incident where sexism occurs too casually, yet it has more to tell about the current

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Rahul Batra listed in Leader List 2015 by Citywealth Magazine as top UK Lawyer

Hudson McKenzie are delighted to announce that our Managing Partner, Rahul Batra has been included in the list of top UK lawyers published by Citywealth Magazine. Click here to view full listing. The Citywealth Leaders List is the indispensible best of the best online directory of wealth management professionals worldwide. This online resource provides a

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Hudson McKenzie recognised as a Legal 500 firm

The Legal 500 UK 2013 list has been published today and we are delighted to have been recognised for exceptional legal services we provide to our clients. We have been noted by the publication for our services offered in the area of Immigration Law as one of the best immigration lawyers in the UK. The Legal 500 is the leading legal research

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Beware of a legal bargain

The Legal Ombudsman has warned that using cut-rate legal advisers sometimes leaves people unable to pursue complaints when things go wrong. The 2007 Legal Services Act came into force on 25th May 2011. The most significant consequence of the Legal Services Act has been allowing legal services to be delivered outside of the traditional law

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Hudson McKenzie launches new website and expands to offer other legal services

Hudson McKenzie is proud to announce the launch of its new website on 23 August 2013. This launch comes in conjunction with the firm adding other legal services. The firm has added to its legal capabilities in a move to embrace the changing legal landscape, providing its clients a more complete legal service, thereby positioning

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