Useful Resources

UK

Directories – UK

  • Just Ask - first port of call for legal information and advice, with directory of agencies and solicitors.
  • LawLinks: Legal Information on the Internet - a selected list of web sites compiled by Sarah Carter, University of Kent at Canterbury.
  • Mentoring Pros - rainmaker training system for lawyers
    “Making Rain” is a unique web-based training system which
    helps attorneys and other professionals get new clients and
    develop new business relationships.
  • Solicitors-online.com - searchable listing of solicitors and firms regulated by the Law Society records.

 

Directories – International

  • La Toile des Toiles: Multilingual International Directory (English – Spanish – French) that includes directories, search engines, and a lot more…
  • Pericles ABLE Project - American Business & Legal Education Project.

International Law

Educational Services

Do You Know?

In what circumstances is a company "vicariously" liable? What does this mean and what are the criteria for its application?

What do the words "Subject to Contract" mean and why do English solicitors sometimes put these words at the top of a letter?

What are "Without Prejudice" negotiations and why are negotiations conducted on this basis?

If an English solicitor is talking about the "domicile" of his client, John Smith, is he referring to Mr. Smith's flat?

Under English Law, is there a requirement to negotiate "in good faith"? What does this mean?

Why isn't a "penalty clause" always enforceable under English Law?

There is a Common Law duty to "mitigate" your loss. To whom would this apply and why?

"Damages" and "Damage". What's the difference?

An agent is sometimes said to have "apparent" or "ostensible" authority. What does this mean?

What is "advocacy" ?