Gary Hickinbottom, sole solicitor at the Court of Appeal, began his judicial career as a parking adjudicator. He talks about a ‘colossal’ workload and his mission to achieve a more diverse bench.
Damage to career prospects is discouraging applications to the judiciary, but the recruitment problem also extends to social class and race.
Inward investment, booming capital markets and major infrastructure projects are fuelling competition among law firms for Polish instructions.
Law Society research on the most useful information solicitors can give consumers threw up some interesting results.
Business is booming for international tax lawyers as multinationals and the ultra-rich look to navigate their way through a fast-changing and increasingly complicated global tax environment.
For men and women working in law, ‘casual’ dress offers limited change.
Political brinkmanship drives decisions on sanctions and puts allies at loggerheads. Eduardo Reyes looks at the advisory and enforcement efforts that trail in the geopolitical wake.
In the shadow of Silicon Valley’s scandals, tech innovators are faced with developing moral principles to govern their software alongside algorithms that run our lives.
Gazette reporter John Hyde spent a day in Swindon Combined Court, read his account.
Gazette reporter Max Walters spent a day in Manchester Crown Court and CJC, read his account.
Gazette reporter Monidipa Fouzder spent a day in Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court, read her account.
Robert Kelly of Stewart Title looks at ways in which developers can deal with potential rights of light claims.
In an increasingly automated world, Alastair Hazell of Hampden & Co describes how private banking can offer the benefits of a more personal service to both legal professionals and their clients.
Despite the end of the traditional renewal date timing still matters, says Lockton’s Brian Boehmer.
New bill could resolve expensive problem, says Stewart Title’s Robert Kelly