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18 January 2018

David Gauke MP arrives at the Royal Courts of Justice to be sworn in as lord chancellor this morning.


Privacy and disclosure

15 January 2018By Melanie Carter, Claire Whittle

Two recent cases at the Court of Appeal considered the application of article 8 to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.


SDT: David Andrew Wilson, Natalie Jane Crompton

15 January 2018

The SDT ordered Wilson to pay costs of £9,714 and Crompton to pay costs of £4,800.


SDT: Stephen John Acres

15 January 2018

The SDT ordered that Acres should be struck off the roll and ordered him to pay costs of £70,000.

Laura Devine

Future status of EU citizens and families

15 January 2018By Laura Devine

On 8 December 2017 the European Commission and UK government issued a Joint Report on the progress of article 50 talks to date. A week later the stage was set to proceed.

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David Gauke

Less is More for the MoJ

15 January 2018

This critical cabinet post has been downgraded.

City of London

Mutual differences

8 January 2018

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

Cube building 3

Beauty contest cancelled

4 December 2017

Bar regulator has handed over a welcome Christmas present.

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Monidipa Fouzder

Help prisoners abroad - from your desk

19 January 2018By

Welfare-based charity is mulling ways to support the Foreign & Commonwealth Office's list of English-speaking lawyers.

John Hyde byline

Keen cooks up a half-baked plan for PI reforms

16 January 2018By

Minister’s skeleton argument leaves more questions than answers.

Jonathan Goldsmith

Pre-Brexit notices - lawyers beware

16 January 2018By

What effect do three recent notices in a series from the European Commission have on lawyers?

Jo Edwards

Dispelling the D-Day myth

15 January 2018By Jo Edwards

Media hype around Divorce Day does not reflect well on solicitors.

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