1. This book provides the first thorough examination of the concept of lawyer roles in knowledge work, offering a detailed comparative exploration and analysis of the globalized legal services industry in terms of individual and corporate professional functions.

  2. This book explores the role of Article 47 of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights - which guarantees the right to effective judicial protection - in consumer cases before the Court of Justice of the European Union, as well as civil courts in Spain and the Netherlands.
  3. Procedural Autonomy Across Europe

    Publication date: January 30, 2020

    This book investigates the concept of procedural autonomy of Member States in the light of EU law. Does procedural autonomy still adequately describe the powers of national lawmakers and courts to design their civil procedural systems or is it misleading?
  4. The Sir Hugh Laddie Lectures

    Publication date: July 1, 2019

    This volume is a compendium of the Sir Hugh Laddie Lectures delivered at University College London (UCL) in the period between 2009 and 2018. This is a public lecture series organised by the Institute of Brand and Innovation Law (IBIL) at UCL Faculty of Laws in honour of IBIL's founder - Professor Sir Hugh Laddie.

  5. This book outlines the conduct of civil litigation in the South Pacific. It focuses on the superior courts of Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. It discusses relevant case law and legislation and suggests possible reforms.

  6. Mediation is becoming an increasingly important tool for resolving civil and commercial disputes. The European Directive 2008/52/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21.5.2008 on certain aspects of mediation in civil and commercial matters prescribes a set of minimum common rules on mediation for all EU Member States with the exception of Denmark.

  7. This book supplies a number of perspectives on the development of enforcement of court judgments and other enforceable documents in Europe. The articles are written by experts from legal academia and professionals involved in enforcement practice. New trends are highlighted.

  8. In a time when an ever growing demand for justice meets economic crisis and shrinking resources, innovative approaches to access to justice are urgently needed. The present volume discusses a variety of such approaches from across Europe (and beyond), all united by their significance in contemporary trends in legal and judicial reform.