2019-11-19T16:26:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo1 comments
Caroline Goodwin QC labels the 700-day increase ‘derisory’.
2019-11-19T16:05:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo
Judges rule that ‘courts are not the venue for arguments which have failed to convince parliament’.
2019-11-19T15:47:00+00:00By John Hyde1 comments
Judges urge solicitors to be clear about costs proposals to avoid disputes ending up in court.
Firms and lawyers go the extra mile - in Wellies.
2019-11-19T11:38:00+00:00By Paul Rogerson45 comments
Martin Mears, Society president in 1995, said the Supreme Court could be brought to heel by a ‘one-paragraph act of parliament’.
2019-11-19T11:14:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo3 comments
A spokesperson for the National People’s Congress referred to China’s ‘serious concern’ and ‘strong dissatisfaction’.
2019-11-19T10:27:00+00:00By John Hyde2 comments
High Court rules claim over allegedly negligent employment tribunal advice should not proceed.
2019-11-19T10:03:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder3 comments
Biggest players grab record share of the market amid slowdown.
2019-11-19T09:04:00+00:00By John Hyde
Muhammad Huran lived in council accommodation for years when he had already purchased another property.
2019-11-18T15:31:00+00:00By Victoria Ramsey22 comments
High Court declares action brought by 'ABC' against Google totally without merit after two years of proceedings.
2019-11-18T15:20:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder9 comments
Law Centres Network says it is still picking up the pieces from Lambeth demise.
2019-11-18T15:01:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo1 comments
Chief Master Marsh criticises ‘wild allegations’ and unfocused evidence.
2019-11-18T12:27:00+00:00By Michael Cross2 comments
Taskforce publishes legal statement on status of cryptoassets and smart contracts.
By Michael Cross
2019-11-18T11:45:00+00:00By John Hyde
Newly listed company will report its interim half-year results next month but provided a trading update today.
18 November 2019By Monidipa Fouzder3 comments
Proposals to assure standards of solicitor advocacy have been met with disbelief from practitioners who claim the regulator’s approach ‘throws the baby out with the bathwater’.
18 November 2019By John Hyde18 comments
Appeal will examine a ruling allowing the airline to compensate passengers directly for flight delays.
18 November 2019By Jemma Slingo5 comments
Swansea and Cardiff law schools say a separate Welsh justice system will not deter English students.
18 November 2019By Gazette reporter7 comments
Chancery Lane says next month’s general election is a ‘pivotal moment’ for the future of the UK’s justice systems.
By Simon Davis
18 November 20191 comments
Geoffrey Robertson QC in his toughest challenge yet: saving the London district of Bloomsbury from a zombie invasion.
18 November 2019
Obiter suspects one of the Legal Aid Agency’s document authors is a fan of US animated sitcom The Simpsons.
18 November 2019By James Morton
Out with the murderers and robbers, in with the miscreant famous.
2019-11-15T16:37:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder
Mr Justice Chamberlain explains why he declined to make a representation order in Wimbledon tickets case.
2019-11-15T16:16:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder1 comments
High Court action pursued over failure to submit evidence.
2019-11-15T12:31:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo6 comments
Rod Fletcher, who led the corporate, crime and investigations practice for Herbert Smith Freehills in London, has died at 62.
2019-11-15T12:29:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder15 comments
Howard Riddle CBE says innocent people will suffer if remuneration does not rise.
2019-11-15T10:27:00+00:00By John Hyde14 comments
Court makes clear it will impose financial penalties where parties do not accept reasonable offers.
2019-11-15T10:04:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo2 comments
Prosecutions, which have been falling since 2016, are down 2% compared with last year.
2019-11-14T16:07:00+00:00By Michael Cross24 comments
Update says 'delivery partner' has agreed to turn off Google tracking technology 'at the moment'.
2019-11-14T12:44:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder6 comments
Legal Aid Practitioners Group wants to get to the bottom of disconnect between lawyers and civil servants.
2019-11-14T11:13:00+00:00By Eduardo Reyes17 comments
Reactions from lawyers, political leaders and campaigners.
By Melanie Newman
2019-11-14T10:57:00+00:00By John Hyde5 comments
Couple had never issued proceedings for substantive relief but will face committal proceedings nonetheless.
2019-11-13T15:09:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo4 comments
Proposals on criminal defence fees were meant to be published last month, but have been pushed back to next year, according to the CBA.
2019-11-13T13:45:00+00:00By Melanie Newman23 comments
Pressure to meet 60% conviction target led to cases being dropped by CPS.
By Eduardo Reyes
2019-11-13T12:23:00+00:00By Michael Cross3 comments
New body would enforce the principles of 'equity and mercy' Lord Sales tells lawyers.
BPP responds to concerns about well-being with pop-up meditation studios.
2019-11-13T11:47:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder20 comments
Supreme Court says regulations can be disapplied if not doing so breaches human rights legislation.
2019-11-13T06:57:00+00:00By John Hyde
Judge had suggested counsel appearing before him was the organ grinder's monkey.
2019-11-12T16:47:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo
Lee Sowden was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment at Leicester Crown Court last year.
2019-11-12T16:12:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo3 comments
The LSB will send the SRA a list of key issues that need to be addressed before it makes its second application.
2019-11-12T15:48:00+00:00By John Hyde12 comments
Family lawyer says Dunn parents are being intimidated to drop claim.
2019-11-12T12:02:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder23 comments
Criminal defence practitioners question regulator's involvement.
2019-11-12T11:55:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo7 comments
International firm DLA Piper is ‘increasingly subject to conflict issues’, according to Fortuna Law’s founder.
2019-11-12T11:46:00+00:00By Michael Cross
Rohingya action is the first to be brought by a country over issues in another continent that do not directly concern it.
2019-11-12T07:02:00+00:00By John Hyde24 comments
David Oliver received details that were illegally obtained and sold them on to claims management companies.
2019-11-11T15:58:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder4 comments
Latest recruits include lawyers from City firm Macfarlanes and DLA Piper.
2019-11-11T15:42:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo9 comments
A senior partner at Kingsley Napley says diversity is an ‘urgent issue’ for City law firms.
2019-11-11T14:43:00+00:00By John Hyde11 comments
Trial proceeded on issue of dishonesty after application from insurer of supposedly at-fault driver.
Criminal bar chief was supposed to meet chief executive Susan Acland-Hood today.
2019-11-11T11:50:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo24 comments
The Junior Lawyers Division claims access to justice is at risk if the Solicitors Qualifying Exam is not translated into Welsh.
2019-11-11T11:05:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder19 comments
Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants wants to find better ways to help people regularise their status.
2019-11-11T09:45:00+00:00By John Hyde29 comments
Personal injury firm submitted its business model was not to ask clients to seek fee remission.
2019-11-11T08:50:00+00:00By Michael Cross16 comments
Amendment to 1998 act to create a presumption against prosecution for historical offences.
11 November 20191 comments
A stroll down Gazette memory lane.
11 November 2019By John Hyde
HMCTS is spending heavily to promote its £1bn courts modernisation programme but two parliamentary committees remain distinctly unimpressed by progress to date.
Finding the SRA badge on magic circle firms’ websites involves a certain amount of clicking and scrolling.
11 November 2019
Beautifully drafted press releases are of limited use to lawyers who have to dodge falling plasterboard in court.
The MoJ will mark International Men’s Day with events and activities.
11 November 2019By Michael Cross6 comments
Whitehall focus groups suggest barriers to the justice system are ‘often not thought to be a bad thing’.
2019-11-08T16:58:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo5 comments
Businesses submitted a record number of suspicious activity reports this year, with the number of money laundering reports growing by over 50%.
2019-11-08T16:48:00+00:00By John Hyde
Tribunal fines directors of FairPlane a total of £55,000 after finding they allowed a conflict of interest.
2019-11-08T16:33:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo11 comments
Former lord chief justice says costs are still not controlled to the extent he would like.
Does your mum know you're out on your own?
2019-11-08T13:13:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder3 comments
Mr Justice Chamberlain seeks to clear up legal aid confusion in Wimbledon tickets case.
2019-11-08T09:20:00+00:00By John Hyde40 comments
Insurer says too many solicitors are getting round the referral fee ban due in part to a lack of transparency.
2019-11-08T00:01:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder1 comments
Firm says the acquisition is a natural step after it became a strategic legal partner in the summer.
2019-11-08T00:01:00+00:00By John Hyde9 comments
Civil Procedure Rule Committee yet to see proposals for new protocol, let alone agree to them.
2019-11-07T13:48:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo17 comments
More than 9,000 claimants are seeking damages from the supermarket after their personal details were leaked online.
2019-11-07T10:41:00+00:00By Gazette reporter
Migration was a dominant theme of this year’s awards, presented at a ceremony in London last night.
Lawyers alarmed by 9pm county court listing.
2019-11-07T09:54:00+00:00By John Hyde15 comments
Details revealed about dividends expected from fallout of Roberts Jackson.
2019-11-07T09:20:00+00:00By John Hyde
Court of Appeal rejects claimant's appeal to secure an extra £800,000 for loss of future earnings.
2019-11-07T06:44:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder4 comments
Lord chancellor says interim announcements due to be made this month will not happen.
2019-11-06T15:21:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo11 comments
Lord Pannick QC argues that the grocery giant was not vicariously liable for the breach, in which 100,000 staff had their data posted online.
2019-11-06T14:53:00+00:00By John Hyde7 comments
Yorkshire firm Minster Law also targets new markets in the legal expenses insurance sector.
2019-11-06T11:54:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder6 comments
Evidence collected by practitioners highlights the devastating impact on suspects released under investigation.
2019-11-06T11:16:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo
Fee earner struck off and two others fined over breaches to SRA accounts rules.
2019-11-06T09:55:00+00:00By Michael Cross1 comments
Discussions will begin as soon as a new UK government is in place, first minister says.
By Paul Rogerson
2019-11-06T09:13:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder4 comments
Legal Aid Agency invited to explain who has the power to make determinations in civil contempt cases.
2019-11-06T08:21:00+00:00By John Hyde16 comments
Hearing caseload expected to fall despite rise in sexual misconduct prosecutions.
2019-11-05T15:52:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo9 comments
Band Hatton Button has acquired Richardson & Davies Solicitors to drive ‘ambitious growth’ plan.
2019-11-05T15:37:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder
Two law centres among nine recipients of Therium Access grants.
2019-11-05T15:32:00+00:00By John Hyde1 comments
Lord Chief Justice positive about efforts to support judges dealing with traumatic cases.
2019-11-05T11:56:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo
Profit available to be divided among Linklaters partners is up almost 20% compared to last year.
2019-11-05T11:53:00+00:00By Jemma Slingo9 comments
The Judicial Conduct Investigations Office received 1,672 complaints this year, down 22% compared with 2018.
2019-11-05T11:48:00+00:00By John Hyde3 comments
Public Accounts Committee unhappy with lack of assessment and understanding of changes made so far.
2019-11-05T10:02:00+00:00By John Hyde5 comments
Law Society tells rule-makers to reconsider plans to enable offers to be taken into account when determining costs at end of family proceedings.
2019-11-05T09:41:00+00:00By Monidipa Fouzder4 comments
Human rights solicitor questioned appearance of Amazon Web Services Inc on legal help form.
2019-11-05T09:35:00+00:00By John Hyde
SRA takes action after finding conduct of administrative assistant was dishonest.
2019-11-04T14:56:00+00:00By Michael Cross7 comments
Database will be 'a rich resource for government agencies in carrying out their vital roles in the promotion and protection of human rights'.
2019-11-04T14:08:00+00:00By John Hyde3 comments
Knights completes deal for fifth acquisition in 18 months.
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