Opinion

  • Land Registry in Croydon
    Opinion

    Land consent conundrum

    4 December 2017

    Registry response to question of neighbouring owner’s consent to restricted land is unhelpful.

  • Toronto
    Opinion

    ​Power in the Union

    27 November 2017

    International organisations are important conduits for the exchange of knowledge – your letters to the editor of the Gazette

  • Letters
    Opinion

    Cocktail of muddle and delay

    27 November 2017

    Having practised in residential conveyancing for most of my working life, I was recently reminded of just how bad things have become.

  • Letters
    Opinion

    Righting wrongs

    27 November 2017

    Your 12 November article on bullying in the courtroom is a timely reminder of certain practices that have absolutely no place in our judicial system. But may I raise just one note of caution.

  • Letters
    Opinion

    It’s a dog’s life

    27 November 2017

    There seems to be an increasing trend to take your pooch to the office. Indeed, one firm boasts as many as three office dogs on its website.

  • Letters
    Opinion

    No complaints

    27 November 2017

    With regard to the SRA register of disciplinary sanctions, perhaps the regulator would also open a register of all our (very justified) criticisms of its operation.

  • Letters
    Opinion

    A private function

    20 November 2017

    To deny the seriously injured the right to choose private treatment would grossly undermine the most important aim of compensation

  • Letters
    Opinion

    ​Courts not fit for purpose

    20 November 2017

    System is grinding to a halt.

  • Letters
    Opinion

    ​Blame game

    20 November 2017

    I suppose it rarely crosses the minds of property or commercial lawyers that they may create enmities sufficient to provoke violence. For criminal lawyers, there is the reassurance that they are on the side of those who might harbour and carry out violent acts.

  • Monidipa Fouzder
    Opinion

    A judge should have the final say over a child's fate

    19 November 2017

    Should the worst happen to me, I would rather a judge, than my mum, decide what is in my best interests.