Commentary and opinion

Joshua Rozenberg

Cliff Richard and the right to report

21 May 2018By Joshua Rozenberg

In all the coverage of Sir Cliff Richard’s invasion-of-privacy claim there’s very little reporting of the BBC’s legal arguments.

Paul Rogerson

Dreamvar nightmare?

21 May 2018By

Last week’s long-awaited decision did not deliver the clarity solicitors will have been hoping for.

Damon Culbert

Legal aid cuts hurt vulnerable immigrants

17 May 2018By Damon Culbert

More public funding would ensure a fairer system for those fleeing persecution and seeking to stay in the UK.

Jonathan Goldsmith

Animal law: the next frontier

15 May 2018By

Two contrasting cases in the US raise questions about non-human rights.

Max Walters 2018

Slaughter squirms in Commons hot seat

14 May 2018By

MPs gave magic circle firm’s HR director a hard time over gender pay gap reporting.

John Hyde

Justice committee gives claimant lawyers hope, but not much

14 May 2018By

MPs say that reforms are a risk to injured victims, and insurers are predictably furious.

Rachel Rothwell

Working on a budget

14 May 2018By

Ask any litigator what is their least favourite aspect of the Jackson reforms and the chances are they will say budgeting.

Paul Rogerson

Evolving with you

14 May 2018By

Today we relaunch the print edition of the Gazette.

Tony roe

Mind your language

10 May 2018By Tony Roe

Why can’t the media and programme-makers get family law right?

Michael Cross byline

Courts transformation: history won't necessarily repeat itself

9 May 2018By

NAO report rings familiar alarm bells about why IT-based reform programmes go awry.

Jonathan Goldsmith

Let us rule out arbitration for post-Brexit UK-EU disputes

8 May 2018By

What are the options for a future UK-EU dispute settlement mechanism?

Jamie potter

Yet another competitive procurement

7 May 2018By Jamie Potter, Molly Cox

Can the Legal Aid Agency get it right this time and what to do if it does not.

Joshua Rozenberg

Courts on camera

7 May 2018By Joshua Rozenberg

Lord Burnett is emerging as a reforming chief justice, as plans to extend broadcasting demonstrate.

Sajid Javid

Consult the experts

7 May 2018

Sajid Javid would be greatly assisted if people had proper legal advice.

Fisher cut

Reining in big tech

7 May 2018By

We need real legislative innovation to police social networks.

Georgina Squire

Are the courts embracing technology?

4 May 2018By Georgina Squire

Judicial Ways of Working: 2022. What are the main challenges?

John Hyde byline

Why sack the only people propping up our justice system?

3 May 2018By

Court staff are papering over the cracks: now we’re set to hand them a P45.

Adrian seelhoff crop

Immigration JRs: paramount duty is to the court

1 May 2018By Adrian Seelhoff

Professional ethics put us in a difficult position, but further guidelines would not be helpful.

Jonathan Goldsmith

More Brexit cases before the CJEU

1 May 2018By

Cases before the CJEU appear to fall into two categories: those which go to the heart of Brexit, and those in which Brexit is more incidental.

Check list

Focus on fundamentals

30 April 2018

Solicitors face daily reminders that they must not forget their core duties.

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