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Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) Judgments on BAILII
BAILII now includes judgments from the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC). The new database enhances BAILII's existing collection of international commercial judgments from Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts, the Cayman Islands, and Qatar.

Sir Henry Brooke Lecture Transcript
The transcript, presentation slides and video of Access to Justice: Rethinking the Framework, the Sir Henry Brooke Lecture given by Sir Ross Cranston KC on 12 October 2023, is now available on BAILII.

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BAILII and The National Archives
BAILII continues to assist The National Archives in developing their new service for judgments from England and Wales. Alongside other charitable endeavours, BAILII will continue to provide free access to a wide range of legal materials, including judgments from England and Wales as well as other jurisdictions - Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and European courts, and the Commonwealth.

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