It is possible that the London-based UPC could have a future in Britain after Brexit - if roles are formalised now.
Taylor Review has the potential to set the best practice guidelines for employment law for years to come.
Women Returners and AWS London are helping solicitors back into the workplace after a career break.
More could be done to improve the plight of those injured through medical negligence.
In the second instalment of a regular Gazette feature, Peter Wright cites the NHS and Royal Navy in arguing that your old IT system might not be as safe as you think.
Landmark agreement to cut emissions is likely to survive the withdrawal of the US.
Demands for a new corporate offence of failing to prevent human rights abuses are becoming mainstream.
SFO failings need to be resolved, regardless of the fate of Conservative intention to merge with NCA.
Roger Sahota assesses a radical overhaul of the anti-money laundering and confiscation regime.
Civil society organisations were caught on the hop by the snap election. What must they do?
Poor conduct and outmoded ways of working are causing a mental health crisis among solicitors
The acquittal of Kato Harris in July 2016 attracted considerable attention. His case has been in the news again following the recent order for costs against the Crown Prosecution Service after it declined to provide an account of how the decision to charge Harris came to be made.
The conduct of private prosecutors – and their motivations – are under scrutiny
Using legislation from 1996 to determine whether someone is employed, self-employed or a worker is unsatisfactory.
Legal duties have moved to centre stage in a fight over freedom of speech in higher education establishments.
Are students and their parents aware that schools are monitoring online activities even when at home?
Motor Insurers Bureau updates agreement for accidents involving untraced drivers, including ‘hit and runs’ and motorcyclists losing control due to diesel spills.
I was apprehensive about settlement conferences for public law cases, but a pilot scheme in Devon has made me rethink.
Law Commission report on Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty.
The ongoing expansion of corporate criminal liability carries new risks for legal advisers.
Law firms have multiple challenges, not only legal and regulatory, but also commercial.
The Jehovah’s Witnesses organisation is facing an international abuse scandal on a scale akin to the Catholic Church.
The EU has stepped in to ‘kick-start’ a meaningful discussion on the legislative direction of artificial intelligence.
There is an increasing potential for allegations of wrongdoing to feature in commercial litigation and arbitration.
The Court of Protection has exhibited a robust approach to the exercise of its costs jurisdiction.
What happens when two professional bodies receive a virtually identical complaint about a member concerning a breach of their rules, code or principles?
The emerging revelations about sex abuse in football suggest mistakes were made. How can we ensure they are not repeated?
I look at a package of further measures released by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Richard Allen considers what solicitors need to do if the proposed fixed-costs regime materialises.
With the Court of Appeal no longer hearing challenges to local family courts, the court system is at breaking point.
The complex task of advising children and families could soon become virtually impossible.
There is much to be welcomed in the SRA’s second consultation on reforms to the qualification process.
Your regulator has set out a fuller picture of how the solicitors of the future might qualify.
Latest Hutton Committee bill of costs can be an effective tool in resolution of disputes.
No amount of time is ever wasted in trying to reach an amicable settlement.
For many firms it is imperative that they invest in inter-generational excellence and train young lawyers to focus on what lies ahead.
Profound changes to the way justice is done are welcome – but transforming the system raises urgent questions.
Solicitors will play a key role as Wales moves closer to the operation of devolved taxes.
Advice for firms that are unsuccessful in the MoJ’s latest procurement for its controversial contracts.
Working as an arbitrator at the Rio Olympics was the highlight of my career.
Plans designed to offer a solution to the housing crisis are being frustrated by legislative anomalies and an over-zealous approach.
A new movement aims to highlight the problems still faced by these groups and to end discrimination against them.
A recent decision in Hong Kong may have powerful repercussions for the concept of LPP.