Geoffrey Cox QC MP says he will hold criminal justice chiefs to account if they do not deliver.
Sarah Ann Magson is starting to prove that ‘quiet and steady’ may just win the Apprentice race.
Lawyers warn that all possibilities remain, including another general election.
McMillan Williams says it has embedded multiple new employee relations and welfare measures.
Draft withdrawal agreement also makes provisions for geographical indications and community designs.
Draft EU withdrawal deal promises independent arbitration and recognition of professional qualifications.
Lord Burnett calls for substantial investment to bring court facilities up to scratch.
Law Society says government should follow through on commitments to consult on changes.
Intellectual property minister confident of retaining UK’s place in proposed court.
Pfizer said pharmaceutical companies should be able to protect second medical use patents.
Mari Knowles says it is not fair that Southwark resident should defend herself alone in appeal.
Three Liverpool solicitors make agreed outcome with the regulator after fallout from firm’s closure.
Director of Public Prosecutions Max Hill QC says UK withdrawal from the EU could affect many cases.
Judgment in SRA appeals prompts call for new 'fitness to practise' rules.
Test case will involve dispute over seating at the former Olympic Stadium in east London.
Chief constables say a duty to provide a simultaneous translation service is unreasonable and disproportionate.
Communities secretary James Brokenshire says proposals will ensure tenants and landlords can access justice.
Tax specialist will be City firm’s first woman senior partner.
SRA's successful appeal of tribunal decision will be seen as precedent for sanctioning solicitors with mental health problems.
HMCTS continues to roll out remote justice after success of tax tribunal experiment.
International firms in Russia could be curtailed by new laws awaiting debate, Russia Law Week conference hears.
Maria Miller, chair of the Commons women and equalities committee, says their deployment in sexual harassment cases is only part of the picture.
Lord Lester of Herne Hill reportedly offered complainant a ‘corrupt inducement to have sexual relations’.
Shropshire advocates say their concerns about court changes have fallen on deaf ears.
Lawyers believe issue raised by litigation following cycling accident may have to be determined at a higher level.
Claire Gilham says judges should not face sanctions for trying to correct mistakes in the justice system.
In one case, victim faces deportation after receiving ill-informed advice.
Numbers working in the burgeoning sector grow by 29% in 2018.
Two Liverpool law firms are going head-to-head this Christmas to see who can come up with the finest festive knitwear.
Further deregulation of the market opens the door to a race to bottom on client protection, claims the Law Society. And there is no evidence it will boost access to justice
AI system will be used to spot areas of risk in large collections of supplier contracts.
A plaque in Lincoln’s Inn Fields remembers Lord William Russell, acknowledging a pardon that came a little too late.
Lord chancellor David Gauke was asked to name a woman in the law who inspires him. Can you guess his answer?
Sir Andrew McFarlane says there is a problem with finding experts for family cases.
Panel debates lowering the standard of proof at the SDT.
A series of papers to help solicitors prepare for a ‘no-deal’ Brexit have been published on the Law Society website.
MPs say government response is mostly positive but are worried proposed reforms do not go far enough.
A Sharia court in Dubai has ignored an order from the High Court that an oligarch must hand over a £350m yacht to his ex-wife as part of the UK’s biggest divorce settlement. Lawyers say the development further underlines the difficulty of enforcing UK divorce orders abroad.
The alternative business structure is participating in two HM Courts & Tribunals Service pilots.
Joanne Gordon also occupied premises she was supposed to be renting out for estate beneficiaries.
Law Society says solicitors should refuse a client's instruction if it leads to unlawful discrimination.
Closure comes as plans also unveiled to relocate staff based in Leeds to new office.
Inspectors criticise lack of empathy in letters sent by liaison unit set up to ensure people receive empathetic letters.
'Online is not an alternative to the courts system, it is the courts system,' Richard Susskind tells conference.
Regulator estimates SQE will cost between £3,000 and £4,500 - and confirms start date has been delayed.
SPG Law will seek compensation on behalf of victims of the 2015 Samarco dam collapse.
Paul Philip says seven-week hearing which attracted huge publicity was ‘just another case’.
Justice secretary says there are fewer women in the pipeline of candidates to join the judiciary.
Relaxing the rules to allow solicitors to practise in unregulated businesses must be accompanied by more information, says the Legal Services Consumer Panel.
Non-practising solicitor continued to deny dishonesty after her conviction.
‘Proportionate and progressive’ fee system will be reintroduced, says permsec Heaton.
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government wants more information to be provided up front to ease a homebuying process that takes 'a hell of a long time'.
Lawyers report ‘sense of unfairness’ that smaller companies more likely to face prosecution.
Clear/Cut programme will allow for extensive review that would be ’prohibitively large and costly’ to evaluate with humans.
Concerns about client protection are played down as handbook changes are approved.
Court finds firm on brink of closure did not give reasonable notice about ending its retainer.
Greater Manchester practice admits systems did not work in handful of cases.
Benedikt Sobotka had been wanted for questioning but his prosecution is now discontinued.
Dispute over transitional pension provisions being heard by Lord Justice Longmore, Sir Colin Rimer and Sir Patrick Elias this week.
Firms should also consider collecting data on disability and ethnicity pay gaps, Chancery Lane recommends.
Both sides of the profession concerned at erosion of criminal justice system.
Firms also told they can download ‘digital badge’ which will itself become mandatory.
New system will reduce fee cap by 70% but raise less money for investment in the courts.
Dispute resolution centres are hoping to be regarded as an attractive option for resolving Belt & Road disputes.
Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre markets itself as an attractive forum for dispute resolution.
Letter signed by 1,500 solicitors, barristers and academics will be delivered to Downing Street.
Documents also reveal Simpson Millar will pay no more than £2.6m for defunct EAD Solicitors.
Vice-chair of the Judicial Appointments Commission highlights the challenge of retaining diversity.
Court rejects argument that even if issues were not part of retainer, it ‘should have been obvious’ to lawyers from involvement in negotiations that claimant needed to get advice about his rights.
To mark the centenary of the end of the first world war, we look back on how the profession reacted to the armistice and commemorated the 910 solicitors and clerks who died on active service.
The lord chancellor has acknowledged that advice agencies are helped funded by pro bono cost orders and donations.
Taking a detour from addressing our creaking justice system, the lord chancellor instead turned the spotlight on the topical debate of parliamentary privilege.
A poorly-timed tweet showcases the SRA’s seemingly contradictory stance on the importance of wellbeing.
Judge says defendants could have addressed their concerns about costs by engaging the Part 36 process.
Politicians make impassioned pleas during three-hour Westminster Hall debate.
Appeal court backs judge’s decision not to accede to litigant in person’s request.
National Audit Office report suggests the department would fail to meet a target to reduce its spending by £500m by 2019-20.
Glen Bartlett used his status as a solicitor to convince victim he would not be believed.
Law Society practice note offers guidance for how firms can be compliant.
Submissions close with counsel for former TLT associate urging judges not to strike him off.
Macfarlanes has become the second City heavyweight to publish gender pay gap data for 2018, joining a growing band of firms which have bowed to pressure to include partner earnings.
Chinese law takes precedence in rail station within special administrative region.
Minister will set out plans for new multi-agency national economic crime centre.
Lawyers say announcement of new Chinese court is positive but may not fend off critics just yet.
Bar Council report shows that government expenditure has grown between 2008 and 2018.