Sweet & Maxwell Podcasts

Summer Series 2007

  1. David Llewelyn - IP Law
  2. Gwyneth Pitt - Employment Law
  3. Carl Stychin & Linda Mulcahy - Legal Methods
  4. Maureen Spencer - Human Rights
  5. Elizabeth Giussani - Constitutional and Administrative Law
  6. Rebecca Probert - Family Law
  7. John Sprack - Employment Law
  8. Duncan Bloy & Sara Hadwin - Media Law
  9. David Pope & Daniel Hill - Mooting & Advocacy
  10. Penny Darbyshire - The English Legal System
#1 David Llewelyn
David Llewelyn, Partner, White & Case, London; Professor, King's College London; Director, IP Academy Singapore and co-author of Intellectual Property: Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks and Allied Rights. The 6th edition of this popular title is now available.
In this podcast, David outlines the growing economic value of IP assets and how legislation is adapting to the speed of change in this important area.
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#2 Gwyneth Pitt
Gwyneth Pitt, Professor of Law, Kingston University and author of Employment Law. The 6th edition of this essential text is now available.
Gwyneth Pitt discusses her enthusiasm for employment law and offers advice for those considering a career in this area. Gwyneth also highlights the latest developments and the impact these will have on both employees and employers.
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#3 Carl Stychin & Linda Mulcahy
Carl Stychin, Professor of Law and Social Theory, University of Reading & Linda Mulcahy, Anniversary Professor, Birkbeck College, University of London are co-authors of Legal Methods & Systems: Text and Materials. The third edition of this comprehensive text is now available.
In this podcast, Carl and Linda discuss how they work together and their unique and all-encompassing approach.
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#4 Maureen Spencer
Maureen Spencer, Principal Lecturer in Law, Middlesex University and co-author of Nutcase: Constitutional and Administrative Law and a Nutcase and Nutshell on Human Rights. All three of these essential revision aids are currently available.
Maureen discusses the recent and sometimes controversial developments in this area and how these have affected subsequent editions of the Nutshell and Nutcase.
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#5 Elizabeth Giussani
Elizabeth Giussani, Senior Lecturer in Constitutional and Administrative Law, BBP Law School. Elizabeth's new textbook on Constitutional and Administrative Law will be published in early 2008.
Liz discusses the motivation for writing her new title. This podcast also covers recent updates to this area of law.
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#6 Rebecca Probert
Rebecca Probert, Lecturer in Law, University of Warwick. Rebecca is the author of Cretney's Family Law - Textbook Series, Nutcase: Family Law and is also a co-author of Principles of Family Law. All these titles are currently available.
Rebecca shares her passion for family law and discusses the impact of recent legislation and likely developments in the future.
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#7 John Sprack
John Sprack is a Chairman of Employment Tribunals. He was previously in practice as a barrister, specialising in employment and criminal law and between 1989 and 2000 he taught employment law at the Inns of Court School. He now delivers professional development courses for practising solicitors and barristers. He has written a number of books on the subject including his latest title Employment Law and Practice, which is currently available from Sweet and Maxwell.
John outlines his aims for writing about Employment Law and covers some recent updates.
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#8 Duncan Bloy & Sara Hadwin
Duncan Bloy and Sara Hadwin are from the School of Journalism, Cardiff University and are co-authors of a new title, "Law and the Media" which publishes in September this year.
In their podcast Duncan and Sara debate contempt of court and other challenges faced by both lawyers and journalists in this field.
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#9 David Pope & Daniel Hill
David Pope, Barrister and Director of Advocacy at city firm Denton Wilde Sapte & Daniel Hill, Solicitor and Head of Practice for Dispute Resolution at the College of Law, London are co-authors of Mooting and Advocacy Skills which is now available.
In this podcast, David and Daniel discuss and offer tips on effective mooting and advocacy.
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#10 Penny Darbyshire
Penny Darbyshire is a reader in law at Kingston University. She is the author of Darbyshire on the English Legal System.
In this podcast Penny gives us an update on developments within the English Legal System.
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