EU/UK Data Flows – The Brexit Deal Implications

By: Dr Tristan Jenkinson Introduction With a Brexit Trade and Cooperation deal now announced, topics such as fishing, free trade and the level playing field have dominated the headlines. There has been little coverage of the agreements and implications for data flows between the UK and EU. An interim agreement on data has been reached, … Continue reading EU/UK Data Flows – The Brexit Deal Implications

Zodiac Killer – Z340 Cipher Cracked After 50 Years

By: Dr Tristan Jenkinson Introduction It was announced yesterday (11 December 2020) that a group of three code-breakers have successfully decrypted one of the ciphers (known as Z340) written by the Zodiac killer back in 1969. I have a background in mathematics and an interest in puzzles and have spent some time looking at the … Continue reading Zodiac Killer – Z340 Cipher Cracked After 50 Years

The Disclosure Pilot Scheme (PD51U) – A History of Electronic Disclosure (Part Six)

By: Dr Tristan Jenkinson The Disclosure Working Group As discussed at the end of part five of this series, in May 2016 a new working group was set up by Sir Terence Etherton to investigate the perceived excessive costs, scale and complexity of disclosure in England and Wales. The creation of the working group was … Continue reading The Disclosure Pilot Scheme (PD51U) – A History of Electronic Disclosure (Part Six)

The EDQ, PD31B, Jackson Reforms and the Longest Speech in Legal History – A History of Electronic Disclosure (Part Five)

By: Dr Tristan Jenkinson The Need for Change Cases such as Nichia, Digicel and Earles (Discussed in Part Four) fuelled concerns that parties were not sufficiently addressing the requirements of electronic disclosure. Some saw this to be due, in part, to the failure of parties to appreciate and utilise the newly inserted paragraph 2A within … Continue reading The EDQ, PD31B, Jackson Reforms and the Longest Speech in Legal History – A History of Electronic Disclosure (Part Five)

Foundations of a New Direction – A History of Electronic Disclosure (Part Four)

By: Dr Tristan Jenkinson Introduction In this series, I am discussing the history and development of electronic disclosure in the courts of England and Wales. Previous parts have covered the Rules of the Supreme Court, the Woolf Reforms and the specific inclusion of electronic documents in disclosure. Here, in part four, I discuss some of … Continue reading Foundations of a New Direction – A History of Electronic Disclosure (Part Four)

Including the Electronic – A History of Electronic Disclosure (Part Three)

By: Dr Tristan Jenkinson Introduction In this series I am discussing the history and development of electronic disclosure in the courts of England and Wales. In parts one and two I covered the Rules of the Supreme Court (RSC), Peruvian Guano, the Woolf Reforms and the implementation of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR). Here in … Continue reading Including the Electronic – A History of Electronic Disclosure (Part Three)

The Courts Who Cried Woolf – A History of Electronic Disclosure (Part Two)

By: Dr Tristan Jenkinson Introduction In this series I am looking at the history and development of electronic disclosure in the courts of England and Wales. In part one (which you can read here) I discussed the purpose of disclosure, the Rules of the Supreme Court (RSC) and the Peruvian Guano case. In part two, … Continue reading The Courts Who Cried Woolf – A History of Electronic Disclosure (Part Two)

A Time of Discovery – A History of Electronic Disclosure (Part One)

By: Dr Tristan Jenkinson Introduction I was recently reading up on some specifics on the history of disclosure in England and Wales, and thought that it would be interesting to expand on that and put together an article on the history and development of electronic disclosure. I soon discovered that there was far more than … Continue reading A Time of Discovery – A History of Electronic Disclosure (Part One)