Opinion

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    Hill to climb at CPS

    6 August 2018

    Max Hill QC brings immense experience to one of the most unenviable jobs in law.

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    Full disclosure

    30 July 2018

    I am conscious that the profession will be asking what steps the Law Society Criminal Law Committee has taken in relation to the current unused material debacle.

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    How to blunt knife crime

    30 July 2018

    The latest ONS Crime in England and Wales bulletin shows an alarming increase in knife crime.

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    Inquest injustice

    30 July 2018

    It is positive that the government is reviewing the availability of legal aid to ensure bereaved families can fully participate in their loved one’s inquest.

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    PI reform a done deal

    30 July 2018

    While some might see the MoJ response to the justice select committee on PI reform as a stay of execution, it only served to highlight the government’s single-minded approach.

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    ‘Safe keeping’ unsound

    23 July 2018

    As a long-retired solicitor I was approached recently by an old friend and client. He wanted to know what the words ‘safe keeping’ meant. I was intrigued and he explained.

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    Entry leveller

    23 July 2018

    I only passed three O-levels when I took them at 16 (in 1965).

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    Levy breaks

    23 July 2018

    The SRA has announced that the Compensation Fund levy for firms will be increased.

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    Under pressure

    23 July 2018

    When I enter my offices I see doors marked ‘COLP’, ‘COFA’, ‘MLRO’ and the recently added ‘DPO’.

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    Fairness and injured people

    9 July 2018

    The basis for PI reform is completely without merit, yet the government has been intransigent.