Opinion

  • Jackson lj1
    Opinion

    Jackson’s outstanding legacy

    12 March 2018

    Lord Justice Jackson has made a valuable contribution to changing the litigation costs landscape – and it will continue beyond retirement.

  • Laptop
    Opinion

    Now hear this: live is best

    12 March 2018

    Malcolm Fowler is weary of the issues to arise from a ’rush towards video and other remote hearing formats’.

  • Liz Truss
    Opinion

    Who are you to call me a ‘blob’?

    12 March 2018

    J Howard Shelley is offended by Liz Truss’s comments this week directed at the legal profession.

  • European Court of Justice
    Opinion

    Patent poser

    12 March 2018

    Stephen Hornsby responds to Gazette article ‘Ratify the EU patent court, Egan tells minister’.

  • Astana kazakhstan
    Opinion

    New horizons

    12 March 2018

    Boris Kremer remarks on Jackson LJ’s work in Kazakhstan.

  • Letters
    Opinion

    Losing the plot on fees

    5 March 2018

    Developers’ lawyers are getting away with extortionate engrossment fees which are at odds with rules justifying charges to clients.

  • Letters
    Opinion

    Career path for criminal law

    5 March 2018

    Retired criminal lawyer John Greenwood reflects on the position of trainee criminal law solicitors and barristers.

  • Letters
    Opinion

    Public misled

    5 March 2018

    Scott Tuppen warns again using unregulated will-writers.

  • Letters
    Opinion

    Police training

    5 March 2018

    Tony N Guise writes his expereince of the prosecution process following a recent Gazette article.

  • Bookcover
    Opinion

    Building blocks of learning

    26 February 2018

    Joshua Pugsley reviews Russell Hewitson’s Residential Conveyancing Practice: a guide for support staff and paralegals, published by Law Society Publishing.