Closing the Forensic Science Service was an act of ministerial folly which appears set to be compounded by scrapping the archive too
Couples have more and more options over the way they arrange their lives, with marriage (same and opposite sex), civil partnerships (only same sex at present but possibly opposite sex if the current lobby succeeds), and cohabitation and ‘common law marriage’. Each brings different levels of financial obligation and responsibility if the relationship breaks down. They range from marriage, with an equal sharing financial obligation, to cohabitation, with no financial claim arising from ...
The Law Society’s response to the government’s proposals for court closures is an excellent, thorough and detailed piece of work, which reflects great credit on the Society, and those who so assiduously argued the case for each court.
My enquiries have not been able to shed light on a query that is causing great debate within the profession.
Lord Hodge confidently predicts that the diversity imbalance on the bench will soon be redressed. But we’ve heard it all before.