Proposals for an ‘online court’ were already behind schedule when 90% of hearings switched overnight to remote proceedings. As the coronavirus recovery plan kicks in, Marialuisa Taddia finds out how far the reform programme has come.
As lockdown restrictions ease, the general consensus is that the government’s furlough scheme has only delayed inevitable redundancies. But many working in legal recruitment remain cautiously optimistic, reports Maria Shahid
For many years, partnership advisers have questioned the applicability to LLP members of the general principle in Bridge v Deacons  that onerous restrictive covenants are more likely to be enforceable against partners.