24 June 2019
Enforcement agencies are bombarded by thousands of worthless suspicious activity reports. But advisers hoping the Law Commission would suggest sweeping changes have been disappointed
17 June 2019
Eight defendants were recently acquitted after the prosecution’s expert witness was discredited. Was this a one-off or does it point to a wider problem of experts lacking the necessary credentials?
10 June 2019
A Harm Assessment Risk Tool used by the police to cut reoffending rates is at the heart of an increasingly heated debate surrounding the role of algorithms in the criminal justice system.
3 June 2019
The SRA is offering lawtech innovators £250,000 to help improve access to legal advice. But is technology the solution to this problem and has the regulator truly understood the issues involved?
An International Bar Association survey has laid bare the scale of harassment and bullying in the law. Senior legal sector figures hope the report will be a wake-up call.
8 April 2019
HM Land Registry has published a mammoth set of data on requests for further information. Are firms with a high requisition rate ready to learn lessons from the exercise?
11 March 2019
New Law Society research confirms that tackling unconscious bias, fair pay and promoting widespread flexible working are key elements needed to achieve gender equality in the legal profession.
21 January 2019
The government is reviewing criminal legal aid fees but does it fully grasp the predicament of embattled practitioners? And how does it stop juniors fleeing an impoverished sector for City riches?
Edited highlights from lawgazette.co.uk over the holiday period
10 December 2018
International Forum on Online Courts slays myth of ‘idealised version’ of the justice system but not everyone agrees that ‘unique quality of digital’ can improve both fairness and efficiency
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