Western Europe Case studies
Improving access to medicine
The cost of drugs can prevent many people from accessing healthcare. Work by our legal partners for ...
Defusing the Debt Crisis
Jubilee Scotland is committed to raising awareness of sovereign debt arbitration. Work through A4ID ...
The law: the key to ensuring an effective disaster response?
It is inevitable that disasters do happen. But new work by our legal partners considers how the law ...
Western Europe Blog
Western Europe News
Getting to grips with ending poverty – Yasmin Batliwala writes in The Times Law Brief
Chief Executive Yasmin Batliwala discusses the Sustainable Development Goals and calls on the legal industry to assist in achieving these in The Times...
A4ID is now on Old Street
After a great summer in Canary Wharf, thanks to our warm hosts Clifford Chance, A4ID is moving....
Yasmin Batliwala wins 2014 Public Sector Category Award
Our CEO Yasmin Batliwala received Woman of Achievement 2014 Category Award for Public Sector from the prestigious Women in the City. ...
The Law Society shortlists A4ID for two Excellence Awards
A4ID has been nominated for two Law Society Excellence Awards categories: Excellence in International Legal Services and Excellence in Pro Bono....
Western Europe Events
Western Europe Resources
Brexit Briefing: Finance (March 2017)
This guide explores some of the impacts of Brexit on UK based international development organisations in relation to financing agreements.
Brexit Briefing: Intellectual Property Rights (February 2017)
This guide outlines key considerations for UK based international development organisations in light of Brexit in relation to intellectual property rights.
Brexit Briefing: Tax (February 2017)
This guide outlines key considerations for UK based international development organisations in light of Brexit in relation to tax.
Brexit Briefing: Data Protection (February 2017)
This guide outlines key considerations for UK based international development organisations in light of Brexit in relation to data protection.
Brexit Briefing: Contracts and Choice of Law (February 2017)
This guide outlines key considerations for UK based international development organisations in light of Brexit in relation to contracts and choice of law.
Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting on the London Stock Exchange
This guide provides an overview of the key reporting requirements in connection with environmental, social and governance issues applicable to companies traded on the London Stock Exchange.
WTO Dispute Resolution
This guide describes the process of resolving disputes between states at the World Trade Organisation. The World Trade Organization (“WTO”) deals with the global rules of trade between nations. The WTO is run by its member governments, of which there are currently 158.
Copyright in the UK
This guide addresses UK copyright law as at February 2013. UK law will cover how you can use and protect materials in the UK, even if the materials were created outside the UK.
Freedom of Information
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the “Act”) gives any person access to information held by public authorities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland subject to certain exceptions. Similar legislation exists in Scotland however this is not covered in this guide. No reason need be given for wanting such information.
This guide provides background and summary of the law.
Defamation is a tort (a civil wrong) which arises when defamatory materials relating to an individual is publicly disclosed. This guide addresses the law of defamation in England as at February 2013.
Liability for Volunteers: Insurance
While employees, workers, apprentices and some trainees must be insured, there is no duty to insure volunteers. However in certain circumstances volunteers can be regarded as employees and workers in the eyes of the law. This guide outlines the legal considerations in insuring volunteers and explains how insurance for volunteers can be obtained.
Judicial Review in the UK
This presentation, given at A4ID’s Training for Development Partners event, outlines the law of judicial review (JR) in the UK.
This talk discusses Judicial Review by explanatory definition, the public law obligations of public authorities, limits to JR, remedies available, and practical/procedural considerations for claimants.
This talk was delivered at A4ID’s Training for Development Partners event, held 15-17 March 2011 in London. These training events are designed to provide an introduction to key areas of law for development organisations and their work. Each training seminar is tailored to the NGO context and includes presentations and case studies presented by leading lawyers, many of whom work for A4ID’s Legal Partners. Presentations are prepared for an audience without any prior legal knowledge or training.