22 October 2018
Authorities are working to reduce recoverable costs, not actual costs, and this is only making litigation less cost-effective.
Tackling the ’So what do you do?’ question at a party doesn’t have to be tricky.
15 October 2018
Solicitor members of SDT jealously guard reputation of the profession.
As J Howard Shelley observes, costs are absurdly complex.
NHS Resolution has the opportunity to make representations over all costs budgets.
Profession needs to be aware that ability trumps background.
1 October 2018
Time to simplify absurdity of costs arrangements.
Encourage those who come to the bar as a second career.
Savings from Civil Liability Bill won’t be passed on by insurers any time soon.
17 September 2018
I am currently confronted by what appears to be an intractable problem regarding the creation of a trustee bank account.
Why should an umarried couple be awarded all of the benefits and protection that comes with being married?
The Court of Appeal’s judgment in SFO v ENRC has been strongly welcomed by our major corporate clients.
What has played out in recent weeks in the ’Roxy v Ryan punch that wasn’t’ bears a resemblance to what our courts face on a daily basis when criminal allegations are made.
3 September 2018
We welcome the High Court’s ruling striking down the lord chancellor’s scheme to cut criminal legal aid for some of the most complicated and difficult Crown court cases.
Since the early 1970s the number of people getting married has steadily fallen while the number of cohabiting couples has increased. In 2016 there were 3.3m cohabiting couples.
I have previously identified the unqualified necessity for the independence of action and decision-making of the Parole Board to remain intact in the wake of the furore over the John Worboys case.
6 August 2018
Max Hill QC brings immense experience to one of the most unenviable jobs in law.
I am compelled to write in respect of the state of the courts.
Andrew was a resolute, resourceful, committed and highly respected defender of solicitors facing disciplinary action.
30 July 2018
It is positive that the government is reviewing the availability of legal aid to ensure bereaved families can fully participate in their loved one’s inquest.
Copyright © 2021 The Law Society
Site powered by Webvision Cloud