Big Picture

  • Chancery Lane networking event

    International friendly

    14 July 2014

    Networking at a Chancery Lane event before the Law Society’s international marketplace conference.

  • US Bill of Rights

    View to a bill

    7 July 2014

    Original texts of the US Bill of Rights and Declaration of Independence will be on display in the UK next year as part of exhibition to commemorate anniversary of Magna Carta.

  • French lawyers

    Les misérables

    16 June 2014

    Lawyers across France went on strike last week, calling for a doubling of the country’s legal aid budget.

  • Whitby

    Supreme Court ‘village green’ ruling

    9 June 2014

    Scarborough Borough Council has allowed its informal use for playing football and walking dogs for more than 20 years

  • Lawyers protesting in Caracas

    Venezuela ‘respect’ plea from lawyers

    2 June 2014

    Lawyers protested after police blocked them from lobbying the country’s attorney-general, Luisa Ortega, over what they say are unconstitutional measures introduced by the president.

  • Pakistan protest

    Pakistan lawyers charged over ‘blasphemy’

    19 May 2014

    The arrests came a week after the murder of Rashid Rehman, who was acting for a university lecturer accused of blasphemy, which carries the death penalty in Pakistan.

  • Liverpool

    Lawyers set for mammoth festival

    14 April 2014

    The International Festival for Business will run for six weeks in Liverpool in June and July.

  • Barry Edwards

    Green light for access

    7 April 2014

    The mayor of Islington opens Green Roots, a social enterprise company set up by Islington Law Centre.

  • Supreme Court

    Court in the glare of publicity

    31 March 2014

    The Supreme Court building in Parliament Square is set to become a public entertainment venue – for one night, at least.

  • Reed Smith arts programme

    Art in action boosts charity

    24 March 2014

    Reed Smith teams up with Create to run arts programmes for women in Tower Hamlets.