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New Chair of the Board of Trustees
Guy Beringer CBE, KC (Hon) has been appointed as Chair of the BAILII Board of Trustees.

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.

NEW United Kingdom Judiciary Speeches Database
BAILII has added a new database of judicial speeches (2003-present). The collection includes all of BAILII's annual Sir Henry Brooke Lectures as well as speeches originally published on judiciary.uk.

Dubai International Financial Centre judgments on BAILII
BAILII has added the judgments of the Dubai International Financial Centre courts from 2009 onwards. Judgments from the Qatar International Court and the Abu Dhabi Global Market courts already appear on BAILII.

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