Spain was unhappy that all future unitary patents must be submitted only in languages allowed by the Court of Justice of the European Union.
What does a ‘typical’ solicitor earn? Less than politicians with an axe to grind would have you believe.
Two distinguished legal commentators call for a royal commission on the penal system. That’s unlikely to happen.
How do you keep the lifeblood of our profession engaged when you are constantly asking them to challenge the way they have done things for many years?
Next week's event aims to ensure talented students are not thwarted by 'elitist' recruitment practices.
Safeguards apply when the security services intercept information protected by privilege, but are they adequate?
A shift in policy on the rescue of persons in distress at sea raises urgent questions of international law.
Clients are facing an advice vacuum – they need any help they can get.
Now is the time to solve the intractable resourcing issues at the EU General Court.
A new consultation is seeking views on how to - finally - reform the archaic Offences against the Person Act 1861.
Lawyers often view advances as a threat to some imagined creative utopia. But they should embrace IT to survive.
Government has chosen vested interests over access to justice with its decision on hybrid DBAs.
LSE professor Conor Gearty debunks our proud assertion that judges are infinitely wise and resolutely apolitical.
The issues surrounding the future of the UK constitution are too big to be decided by political cliques.
A diverse judiciary dispenses better justice and it’s time we took radical steps to create one.
Does the battle against terrorism mean that we should accept some interception of lawyer-client messages?
The imbalance of ethnic minority partners needs to be addressed. But how?
PI lawyers are blamed for kids turning to drugs and crime. That is ridiculous and the ‘heroism bill’ is unnecessary.