Official reports on the ‘super-exam’ pilot raise far more questions than they answer, says the Association of Law Teachers. The SRA must disclose more information to assess whether the new SQE will be fit for purpose.
The need for a defence lawyer to make an opening statement has been questioned, with some arguing its dangers.
Divorce is never easy but with a farm involved, even the judiciary admit, finances can be ‘notoriously difficult to resolve’.
The potential nuisance, personal injury and health risks associated with the incineration of waste.
SRA report highlights shortcomings in firms’ anti-money laundering measures.
Logos are powerful icons of identity so the SRA digital badge is a missed opportunity.
Such public and political attacks show worrying disregard for the rule of law.
Post-judgment freezing orders are becoming increasingly popular, and with good reason.
Individuals’ level of hearing loss will impact on their ability to participate in legal proceedings, whether criminal, family or civil.
Arbitrators and counsel must be sensitive to the perception of bias in a market known to be characteristically 'warm and friendly'.
Many have called for a new failure to prevent fraud offence, but its potential effectiveness is up for debate.
The 10-year storage limit for frozen eggs is outdated, discriminatory and needs to change.
The legal sector is rife with oppression, exploitation and inequality. Could private equity, and other financial investment vehicles, form part of the solution?
Some of the key changes and how they are working out in practice.
Bereaved are not litigants pursuing multi-million pound cases through the courts.
2009 research showed that as a profession we are more likely to suffer from mental ill-health.
Decision to strip citizenship from Ms Begum is likely to be wrong in domestic and international law.
IRA pub bombings continue to raise questions about multi-death investigations.