Comment and opinion

Jonathan Goldsmith

More than Grexit

6 July 2015By

Greece has dominated the headlines but other issues - mass surveillance, regulation - abound across Europe.

Joshua Rozenberg

No choice but to act now

6 July 2015By Joshua Rozenberg

Michael Gove must prove his commitment to the rule of law, or justice will be relevant to fewer people.

Slater and Gordon HQ Chancery Lane on say of Quindell acquisition

Taking stock of Slater

6 July 2015

The quoted firm’s market travails highlight one downside of flotation.

Michael Cross

Easter Rising still unsettles

6 July 2015By

Events in Ireland in 1916 pose contemporary questions for the rule of law.

Kilmainham Gaol

1916: martyrs, justice and memory

3 July 2015By

Commemorating the events of 1916 may be traumatic for some.

Rachel rothwell

A portal for clin neg?

3 July 2015By

Fixed fees in clinical negligence would need to be within a tight process.

Elly Proudlock

Corporate criminal liability

2 July 2015By Elly Proudlock

Should the corporate bribery offence be extended to other acts of financial crime?


Savings on clin neg claims come at a greater cost

30 June 2015By

The government has moved quickly to sway opinion on NHS costs. The fightback must begin immediately.

Jonathan Goldsmith

Playing politics over Europe

29 June 2015By

‘Better regulation’ may be a clever political ploy, but is it good for Europe?

London City

Unjust obligations on lawyers

29 June 2015

How could singular City skillsets meet the demands of poorer people?

Samantha Broadley

Cases worth fighting for

29 June 2015By Samantha Broadley

Legal aid cuts have made worthy causes financially worthless for lawyers.

Jonathan Goldsmith

Taxi drivers now, lawyers next

26 June 2015By

How might the controversy surrounding digital taxi service Uber impact on regulation of lawyers?

Rachel rothwell

Litigation is not so special after all

23 June 2015By

As budgeting beds in, the next logical step will be legal project management.


Can wealthy lawyers really plug the justice gap?

23 June 2015By

Our first glimpse of the new lord chancellor was encouraging, but there are limits to the potential of pro bono.

Joanna Goodman

Legal knowledge advantage

22 June 2015By Joanna Goodman

Legal knowledge management is evolving rapidly but it’s still about platforms, processes and people.

Sheryl sandberg

Setting a bench mark

22 June 2015

Solicitors have the opportunity to shadow judges and observe their skills.

Ford jim

Securing LGBT rights

22 June 2015By Jim Ford

Lawyers are helping the Human Dignity Trust obtain access to justice for LGBT people worldwide.

Jonathan Goldsmith

Lawyers facing up to Grexit

19 June 2015By

If Greece goes bust, what will happen to client money?

Chloe Smith

More competition from the bar

17 June 2015By

Bar urged to stop worrying about upsetting solicitors and embrace public access.

Michael Cross

Get Carta: an octocentenary weekend

15 June 2015By

Interpretations of Magna Carta varied extraordinarily over the weekend commemorations. A fine testament to its value.  

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