On deliberate contempt as professional martyrdom

A personal Statement from 'barrister' and director of plan.b earth (published yesterday) Tim Crosland has caused a stir, because of an apparently deliberate and pre-meditated breaching of a Supreme Court embargo on its decision on Heathrow’s Third Runway (published today). It began like this: Tomorrow, 16 December, the Supreme Court will publish its judgement on … Continue reading On deliberate contempt as professional martyrdom

Personal Lives and Professional Principles: Beckwith, Integrity and the High Court

Does it matter that a regulatory rulebook contains professional principles that are headlines only and have no detailed content? To what extent is it ok for those engaged in professional discipline to be interested in the private lives of professional people? These are the two main substantive questions (although not framed in that way...) in … Continue reading Personal Lives and Professional Principles: Beckwith, Integrity and the High Court