None of the developments of the last millennium work without certainty of contract, property law, and clear redress to back any partnership, loan or enterprise.
The iniquity exception to privilege can prove useful in a variety of litigation contexts.
Disputes related to this are often the main bar to divorcing couples resolving financial disagreements. Recent comprehensive guidance aims to help.
Criminal defence specialists are hurting and career prospects are bleak. But many retain the appetite to fight for a viable future.
Flexibility in how professional standards are met should be the cornerstone of training.
Starting work on some of Leveson’s recommendations for the courts must be a priority.
The way government has set about removing the law’s ‘height advantage’ is depressing.
When a partner misbehaves, everyone around them can be tarnished.
As the legal revolution progresses, the danger is that the weakest and most abused clients will be pushed to the margins.
We must take great care when arguing that lawyers are ‘special’.
Legislating emotional abuse will prove difficult.
The impression left by this protracted circus is that lawyers are there to protect the powerful and wealthy.
This handbook on embryonic new powers in the court is in a league of its own.