Columnist

  • Rachel rothwell
    Opinion

    Litigators must tread carefully on shifting sands

    11 February 2019

    Civil litigators will need to be resourceful as developments in 2019 herald fresh uncertainty.

  • Anonymous
    Opinion

    Blog: Mother in Law

    8 February 2019

    Diary of a busy practitioner, juggling work and family somewhere in England. This week: training to be a mediator.

  • Jonathan Goldsmith
    Opinion

    More no-deal Brexit advice – but more still needed

    5 February 2019

    The Law Society and Resolution have issued a note for solicitors engaged in cross-border family work. Now other subject areas must be tackled.

  • Anonymous
    Opinion

    Blog: Mother in Law

    4 February 2019

    Our new blogger on the everyday challenges of juggling family life with a hectic career as a solicitor somewhere in England. This week: Of Amy Winehouse, sprinting to the office and remembering to empathise.

  • Anonymous
    Opinion

    Blog: Mother in Law

    28 January 2019

    Introducing Mother in Law, our new blogger, on the everyday challenges of juggling family life with a hectic career as a solicitor somewhere in England.

  • Morton landscape
    News

    Bench charmer befuddles judge

    28 January 2019

    Back in 1881, Mabel Wilberforce had quite the effect on Mr Justice Field.

  • Joshua rozenberg
    Opinion

    A bad omen for Brexit

    4 December 2017

    Lord Judge warns that the new sanctions bill will confer ‘extravagant’ powers on ministers. Parliament must assert its authority.

  • David greene
    Opinion

    Civil justice – a rocky road

    4 December 2017

    Dispute resolution has been in a state of flux for two decades. We must approach further reform with caution.

  • Joshua Rozenberg
    Opinion

    Spying in bulk

    20 November 2017

    A case that could reset the balance between security and personal privacy was heard in Strasbourg this month.

  • Joshua Rozenberg
    Opinion

    Courts are failing children

    6 November 2017

    Sir James Munby is using his final months as family court president to urge radical reform of justice for under-18s.