Legal aid reforms threaten the rule of law and democracy, says the lord chief justice. But he has thought of some solutions.
The senior judiciary’s demolition of proposals to reform court fees is a classic of its type.
Campaigners against justice cuts should claim Margaret Thatcher’s guru as an ally.
The lord chancellor’s criminal legal aid reforms will destroy access to justice. He must think again.
The Law Society will continue to reach out to members in criminal legal aid as it strives to safeguard their best interests.
LASPO was supposed to end the compensation culture – if anything it’s made it worse.
Plan to turn the registry into a ‘service delivery company’ deserves greater scrutiny.
Outsourcing to the private sector is not necessarily the solution to public sector problems.
Why are so many criminal advocates still applying to become QCs?
Obtaining access to a simple database is a steep uphill ride.
What level will the new exemption for costs budgeting in the Commercial Court be set at?
Mediation is no panacea in family law, but clients must be properly advised on dispute resolution.
The identity politics ‘industry’ can be shrill and irritating, but surely the SRA is right to find out how the profession is comprised.
The sensible approach to mistakes in wills is at odds with the harsh line on procedural errors.