2019-12-13T10:33:00+00:00By Sally Harrison QC
On Christmas Eve 1919 Helena Normanton, the first woman to practise as a barrister in England and Wales, joined an Inn of Court.
2019-12-12T11:41:00+00:00By Shabnam Shekarian
Implementation of the Homelessness Reduction Act gave a glimmer of hope - but little real change.
2019-12-11T10:45:00+00:00By Jonathan Goldsmith
Legal services meeting between UK and US negotiators amongst accounts disclosed to public.
2019-12-10T16:22:00+00:00By Nick Bradley
A person should be able to minimise their discomfort and the discomfort of those close to them at the end of their life.
2019-12-10T16:00:00+00:00By Steven Littlewood
The First Division Association's Manifesto for Justice called upon the government to commit to saving a crumbling criminal justice system.
2019-12-09T16:10:00+00:00By Danielle Cohen,
Despite persisting gender inequality in the legal sector, lawyers do not follow the example set by the Ford Dagenham machinists.
9 December 2019By Paul Rogerson
The number of legal professionals soared by 145% in the quarter century from 1993 to 2017.
9 December 2019By Rachel Rothwell
Risk of the winning party receiving lucrative windfall at the paying party’s expense lends a Part 36 offer such weight.
9 December 2019By Mollie Ferguson
Stigma should be challenged all year round.
Diary of a busy practitioner, juggling work and family somewhere in England. This week: feminism.
2019-12-06T10:19:00+00:00By Amy Clowrey,
Aspiring lawyers 'put off' by long working hours and little reward means there will be no readymade criminal defence solicitors to take it forward.
2019-12-05T11:25:00+00:00By Jemima Lovatt
Book celebrates first 100 years of women in law.
2019-12-03T12:05:00+00:00By Jonathan Goldsmith
British lawyers living in the EU have been on a rollercoaster ride since the 2016 referendum.
2019-12-02T16:35:00+00:00By Charlotte Parkinson
Access to the profession and international relationships are two policy items on next year’s agenda.
2 December 2019By Paul Rogerson
Many startups style themselves as ‘disrupters’, but I suspect the new College of Legal Practice is not exaggerating.
2 December 2019By Joshua Rozenberg
What can we expect our justice system to look like if Boris Johnson wins a majority on 12 December?
2019-11-29T12:56:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder
Being more open in the choices we make when we become parents will help to shape a better landscape for the next generation.
2019-11-28T11:08:00+00:00By Eduardo Reyes
It’s called escape. But should everyone with a bit of potential have to, effectively, do a runner?
2019-11-26T13:31:00+00:00By John Hyde
The regulator has trusted solicitors to flourish in the absence of restrictions - now it’s a case of hoping it works.
25 November 2019By Paul Rogerson
Are solicitors in danger of being lumbered with another costly solution in search of a problem?
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