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Shadow justice secretary calls for independent review of court fees

27 July 2017By 3 comments

Richard Burgon says government ’cannot be trusted’ to carry out review itself.


How to succession

How to: Prepare for the succession

24 July 2017By

In smaller practices, succession planning is often left until retirement comes into view. That is a mistake.


Pre-action disclosure: Not worth the candle?

24 July 2017By Richard Clegg

It will be a rare case where an application for pre-action disclosure is worth the effort



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Roundtable: Out in the open

LGBT lawyers believe that the profession has yet to deliver on full equality.

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Arthur Simpson-Kent

Partner of murdered former Eastenders actress appeals life sentence

10 July 2017

Arthur Simpson-Kent, the partner of former EastEnders actress Sian Blake, appeals his whole life sentence for murdering her and their two children after learning she was going to leave him and take them with her. Watch the broadcast, in association with Sky News.

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Freedom of expression

25 July 2017

Supreme Court dismissed the appellant’s appeal against the decision not to grant an interim injunction to restrain publication of any information that might identify him in circumstances where he had been arrested but never charged in relation to the sexual abuse of children.

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