An exercise in contract visualisation using AS4000

Visualisation makes contracts easier to understand, especially for non-lawyer, day-to-day users. Despite its benefits, the practice doesn’t appear to be widespread. In order to explore some of the reasons that lawyers might be reluctant to prepare visuals, I undertook a contract visualisation exercise on a commonly used construction contract, AS4000. In this post I present [...]

Seeing the criminal justice system as infrastructure

The damning insights into the parlous state of the UK's criminal justice system by the Secret Barrister are caused in part by a public and political class with little regard for the essential public good that the criminal justice system delivers. With that in mind, re-branding of the criminal justice system as 'essential public infrastructure' [...]