Court of Appeal judges sitting at Cardiff Crown Court have dismissed an attempt by Ian Watkins, former singer with the Lostprophets, to reduce his 35-year sentence for child sex offences.
A range of new laws - such as flexible-working provisions, legal aid reforms and the heroism bill - will further boost the emergence of specialist practitioners.
The Court of Appeal’s updated guidance on non-compliance seeks to restore sanity. But only time will tell if it does.
Will plans for a new CPD regime lead to a dilution of professional development for solicitors?
The death of Brian Dalrymple highlights care shortcomings.
With PII, it is in no one’s interest to go shopping as the prices and goods are changed.
Solicitors need to learn that using technology effectively is about simplifying life.
Geoffrey (later Sir Geoffrey) King, was a distinguished solicitor and civil servant. But his time an articled clerk was interrupted by war. Many years later, he told the story.
If the positions have become ceremonial and are not held by senior lawyers, is it time to abolish them?
The legal world could embrace the ‘specific formula’ approach encouraged by a revolutionary dating app.
A bill which creates a problem and offers no solution. What a waste of time.
Lawyers are developing a flair for the art of budgeting.
David Howarth, the author, wants lawyers to be seen as practical professionals involved with design and function.