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    No complaints

    27 November 2017

    With regard to the SRA register of disciplinary sanctions, perhaps the regulator would also open a register of all our (very justified) criticisms of its operation.

  • John Hyde byline
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    Sumption's views are interesting - but he shouldn't air them

    23 November 2017

    Whether or not the eminent judge was right is not really the point.

  • Jonathangoldsmithphotonew
    Opinion

    Schrems v Facebook - Round 2

    20 November 2017

    Through litigation against Facebook Max Schrems brought about the end of the Safe Harbor data protection agreement with the US, forcing the EU to negotiate the Privacy Shield. He’s not finished with Facebook yet.

  • Letters
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    A private function

    20 November 2017

    To deny the seriously injured the right to choose private treatment would grossly undermine the most important aim of compensation

  • Letters
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    ​Courts not fit for purpose

    20 November 2017

    System is grinding to a halt.

  • Letters
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    ​Blame game

    20 November 2017

    I suppose it rarely crosses the minds of property or commercial lawyers that they may create enmities sufficient to provoke violence. For criminal lawyers, there is the reassurance that they are on the side of those who might harbour and carry out violent acts.

  • Joshua Rozenberg
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    Spying in bulk

    20 November 2017

    A case that could reset the balance between security and personal privacy was heard in Strasbourg this month.

  • Students sitting exam
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    Super-exam: more to do

    20 November 2017

    Does the work experience requirement of SQE set the bar too low?

  • Amanda hamilton
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    Unqualified success

    20 November 2017

    It is in the profession’s best interests to properly recognise the value of paralegals.

  • Monidipa Fouzder
    Opinion

    A judge should have the final say over a child's fate

    19 November 2017

    Should the worst happen to me, I would rather a judge, than my mum, decide what is in my best interests.