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Parents breach court order after 'advice' from McKenzie friend

9 October 2018By ,

Case reported as judicial working group still silent on proposals to regulate growing industry.

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Legal bloggers allowed to cover private family proceedings

2 October 2018By

Ministry of Justice begins nine-month pilot giving certain lawyers reporting rights.

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Straight couples will be allowed to enter civil partnerships, PM confirms

2 October 2018By Gazette newsdesk

Announcement follows Supreme Court ruling that existing discrimination is unlawful.

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'Honest mistake': dishonesty ruled out over wills gifts to solicitor

26 September 2018By

Important tests of the Ivey and Wingate approaches in prosecution of Hampshire lawyer.

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Safeguarding – legislation and regulation

3 September 2018By David Smellie

Child protection.

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Owens fallout: a damp squib or turning point?

8 August 2018By Andrew Watson

Owens put divorce law reform high up on the agenda – now it’s time for the government to act.

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Business property relief

6 August 2018By Professor Lesley King

Wills and probate

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Files and hands

23 July 2018

24 July 2018

This week’s starred law reports include a landmark ‘meal ticket’ divorce ruling in Mills v Mills, statutory powers of the local authority in a child family case, baggage search by customs and a company administration.

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Our fate in lay hands

15 October 2018By AG Gibson

Solicitor members of SDT jealously guard reputation of the profession.


The truth about referral fees

15 October 2018By Neil Clayton

NHS Resolution has the opportunity to make representations over all costs budgets.


Simple answer to complex costs

15 October 2018By Boris Kremer

As J Howard Shelley observes, costs are absurdly complex.

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