3 September 2018
Since the early 1970s the number of people getting married has steadily fallen while the number of cohabiting couples has increased. In 2016 there were 3.3m cohabiting couples.
I have previously identified the unqualified necessity for the independence of action and decision-making of the Parole Board to remain intact in the wake of the furore over the John Worboys case.
We welcome the High Court’s ruling striking down the lord chancellor’s scheme to cut criminal legal aid for some of the most complicated and difficult Crown court cases.
6 August 2018
Andrew was a resolute, resourceful, committed and highly respected defender of solicitors facing disciplinary action.
I am compelled to write in respect of the state of the courts.
Max Hill QC brings immense experience to one of the most unenviable jobs in law.
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.
The latest ONS Crime in England and Wales bulletin shows an alarming increase in knife crime.
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.
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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