8 January 2018

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  • Sdtsignnew
    Feature

    SDT: Charles Smith

    8 January 2018

    The SDT ordered that Smith should be suspended from practice for three months.

  • Letters
    Opinion

    ​Spectre of discrimination

    8 January 2018

    Legal aid quango seems to have decided that some sections of the profession, although qualified, cannot undertake work in criminal law

  • Letters
    Opinion

    Land consent problem solved

    8 January 2018

    I had a similar query to R.M. Napier (‘Land consent conundrum’, letters, 4 December) in ascertaining how to approach a covenant restrictive of the user of a property that I was purchasing for a client.I accordingly searched online for ‘release of restrictive covenant HMLR’ and, lo and behold, a Land ...

  • Opinion

    ​Court is no laughing matter

    8 January 2018

    While it is always dangerous to underestimate how seriously a court may view your case, it can be equally risky to make a joke, however well-intentioned.

  • Letters
    Opinion

    ​Right Ho, and much obliged

    8 January 2018

    I have just read the 4 December Obiter. Parodying Wodehouse is notoriously difficult, but this has been written with considerable skill, knowledge of the master (and the subject in question) and with great elegance. And throwing in a P.C. Wren reference is the cherry on the top. Many congratulations to ...

  • Joshua Rozenberg
    Opinion

    Inertia on inquests

    8 January 2018

    Councils appoint coroners but can’t sack them – is it time for a national service?

  • Koreawar
    Opinion

    BOOK REVIEW: Calling the shots

    8 January 2018

    The Internationalists: And Their Plan to Outlaw War

  • City of London
    Opinion

    Mutual differences

    8 January 2018

    Excluding financial services from a trade deal would be a disaster.

  • Christina blacklaws
    Opinion

    Have your say on equality

    8 January 2018

    My women in leadership programme can help bridge our profession’s yawning gender gap.

  • Quazim khan
    Profile

    My legal life: Quazim Khan

    8 January 2018

    Trainee solicitor, Greenwich Housing Rights, London