Big Picture

  • Deliveroo

    Deliveroo's bumpy ride

    22 May 2017

    Employee rights to be clarified

  • Macron

    Macron flies liberal flag

    15 May 2017

    Emmanuel Macron, who as economy minister was responsible for partially liberalising France’s legal services sector, will take office as president of the Fifth Republic today.

  • Hangman

    Black museum: exhibiting justice

    1 May 2017

    An execution rope, straitjacket and cat o’ nine tails are among the exhibits at the National Justice Museum in Nottingham, the opening of which was formally announced last week.

  • Tesco

    News focus: Five years on, did ABS really change anything?

    24 April 2017

    Five years ago last month three legal businesses, including the Co-op, heralded a new era in the provision of consumer-friendly legal services. But how much has really changed?

  • Indian school

    India: child victims turn to law

    24 April 2017

    The law is being used in India to enable victims of child prostitution to become lawyers.

  • May

    Signing off

    3 April 2017

    Prime minister Theresa May signs a letter to European Council president Donald Tusk announcing, in accordance with article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union, the UK’s intention to withdraw from the EU. The government also published its proposals for a Great Repeal Bill, which would repeal the European Communities ...

  • David bright

    ‘Devastated and destroyed’: McKenzie friend victims speak out on TV

    13 February 2017

    Former clients appear on Victoria Derbyshire show this morning as Law Society calls for curbs.

  • Lc visits sleaford

    Liz Truss drops in

    28 November 2016

    Lord chancellor Liz Truss (second right in picture) had the chance to get a briefing on frontline legal services when she visited longestablished Lincolnshire and East Midlands firm Chattertons earlier this month.

  • Inns of Court war memorial 11 November 2016

    Two-minute silence

    11 November 2016

    A trumpeter sounds the last post at the Inns of Court war memorial at 11am today.

  • Demonstrators for and against the invoking of EU treaty article 50 outside the RCJ on first day of legal challenge. October 2016.

    High Court hears Brexit legal challenge

    13 October 2016

    Challenge surrounding triggering of Article 50 without vote in parliament.