Costed plans due to be unveiled by shadow justice secretary Richard Burgon MP at party’s conference in Brighton.
Ruling could see end to district judges slashing costs without giving an explanation.
Former England captain was guest of honour for announcement that Irwin Mitchell is official legal partner of England Rugby.
John Parker Swindell did ‘all he could to restore his reputation’ in the six years after his strike off.
Shaun McNally has his work cut out thanks to Boris Johnson's 'Do or Die' Brexit strategy.
Chair of the Criminal Bar Association: ‘we have never had anything like this or approaching this before’.
Jonathan Leslie Horner ‘massively damaged the reputation of the profession’.
Insurers are pulling out of the market and substantial premium increases have been reported.
The regulator will replace its pro bono prosecution panel in January in an attempt to improve fairness and efficiency.
Firm says it wants to bring accountability and transparency to the success of its diversity efforts.
Freshfields and Linklaters hire Paris partners to consolidate their position in the French market.
Alston & Bird is looking to expand its European practice.
Helen Clifford brought constructive dismissal proceedings against south-east firm McMillan Williams.
Derk Wiersum had been acting for a prosecution witness in a gangland murder trial.
Mediation charity makes a bold comparison to highlight frustration over the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill.
The international firm has increased its trainee starting salary from £45,000 to £48,000.
Court rules judicial conduct watchdog was right to find Supreme Court judge had not breached conduct rules.
Kingsley Napley, which has not acquired a firm for 25 years, will take over employment practice Archon Solicitors from October.
Voluntary regulator tells Andrea Leadsom that public service interpreters have been treated with contempt.
Leigh Day says it has fewer qualified staff of Afro-Caribbean or African heritage than it would like.
Political commentators switch their gaze to the western side of Parliament Square.
Norwich conveyancer had passed off an amended document as a freshly signed one.
A panel of speakers at the Liberal Democrats’ party conference say workers on zero hours contracts face job insecurity and exploitation.
Vidisha Joshi tells Law Society event that she achieved her mandate ahead of schedule.
Mayson review sees merit in assessing legal services for risk to the public interest, with a ‘differentiated’ approach to regulation.
Trustee chief says Suffolk is making good progress but not all advice gaps have been filled.
Tribunal hears Richard Steven Davies took more than double the costs that appeared in estate accounts.
Company launches another joint venture with law firm as it targets revenue from whole claim.
Prime minister accused of 'law-making by executive order' as hearing opens today.
Victims can ask for tougher sentences for 14 additional offences, the Ministry of Justice announces.
Bar regulator says more time is needed to roll out the changes.
Duplication of effort illustrates need for shared solutions to shared problem statements, Chancery Lane says.
Family judge had imposed a suspended prison sentence for breach of procedural rules.
£22m acquisition as part of strategy to diversify beyond legal services.
Law Society of England and Wales welcomes the decision to scrap controversial practising rights proposals.
Readers will be aware of issues surrounding the right to be forgotten, which gives some of those with a blemish in their past the chance to erase it from Google searches.
Getting married is by no means a game but academics at the University of Glasgow have come up with an entertaining way to help lay people understand the legal implications.
A conversation in a legal London hostelry the other night set Obiter thinking about how creative solicitors can get away with winging it (sic) in the new world of self-assessed continuing competence.
Competition watchdogs have bemoaned the dearth of comparison sites in the law. But is there a real appetite for ‘shopping’ among law firms and clients wedded to traditional consumer habits?
Norwich solicitor fails in attempt to have SDT decision overturned.
Igor Krivoshekov resigned following an internal investigation, firm says.
Prime minister says he is committed to tackling the 'horrific' crime after criticism for not carrying over bill.
Augusta managing director says new funding is ‘strong endorsement’ of the industry.
Two-thirds of firms increased PEP in the last financial year.
HMCTS has earmarked 77 unnamed courts and tribunals for closure in the coming years.
Bristol lawyer agrees to remove himself from the roll after admitting problems with running his firm.
Max Hill QC says he understands concerns following publication of latest Violence against Women and Girls report.
Solicitors can work as freelancers or in unauthorised businesses from 25 November following a radical overhaul of regulation.
Law Society says it will campaign against any attempt to reintroduce the 'tax on grief'.
Chairman of Balfour+Manson, Edinburgh and Aberdeen.
Boris Johnson is appealing decision of Scotland's highest court that his advice to the Queen was unlawful.
Magic circle firm wants to focus more on candidates' thought process.
Number 10 briefing in wake of prorogation judgment evoked Mail’s infamous headline - prompting a swift response from the lord chancellor.
Mohammed Younis said he acted out of a promise made to his father.
Latest bellwether report suggests solicitors are too comfortable in their role as problem-solver.
Croydon South MP has been an outspoken critic of the personal injury sector for several years.
Blow for Boris Johnson afer a separate challenge in England and Wales was dismissed.
Law firm director represented Winnie Johnson, mother of Moors Murder victim Keith Bennett.
Didier Reynders takes over brief from Vera Jourova in Ursula von der Leyen commission.
Domestic abuse and divorce legislation both spiked as government enacts prorogation.
Lady Justice Hallett heads towards the House of Lords.
Housing specialist had a case listed for 8am at Brentford County Court today.
Integrated claims services provider Anexo announces 60% jump in half-year profits.
Graduate programme based on SQE will begin next year and give trainees exposure to wider business.
Joint Committee on Human Rights says the court must assess the impact of the sentence on dependants.
Bristol-headquartered firm says it is now in position to deal with personal injury reforms.
Barristers will be able to talk to anonymous 'bot to make contemporaneous records.
Judge makes clear that a case with merits cannot be treated the same as a case which is obviously meritorious.
The lord chancellor spoke to Boris Johnson about the importance of the rule of law.
Midlands practitioner allowed two unchecked people to run immigration arm, with disastrous consequences.
Lady Justice Macur says allocation has been chopped from 97,400 in 2018/19 to 82,300 in 2019/20.
A long-awaited pilot of flexible court hours began last week –and two law centres made clear their feelings on the controversial initiative.
More major corporates are likely to hive off parts of their legal function, according to a solicitor who acted for telecoms giant BT in its legal outsourcing project.
Law Commission confirms electronic signatures are valid and admissible as evidence in proceedings, while backing Law Society warning on lasting powers of attorney.
A string quartet, a beehive, a smoothie bike and a karaoke stall together with numerous food stalls and several bars were among the attractions popping up on London’s main legal thoroughfare last week. Chancery Lane closed to traffic for three lunchtimes in succession as part of the Lunchtime Streets initiative ...
In an apparent bid to connect with youth culture, magic circle firm Linklaters has re-designed the offer letter it sends out to future trainees. Gone are the days when a monochrome typed document was enough – successful recruits will now receive a purple-themed, eco-friendly letter devoid of legalese.
A review copy of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: International Legal and Regulatory Challenges (Bloomsbury Professional) lands on Obiter’s desk with a gratifying thump. At 357 pages from three expert authors, it looks a weighty and timely briefing on the legal questions raised by new encryption techniques.
The last time the Riot Act was officially read in England was in 1919 in Liverpool during the second police strike.
Buy-out by New York investment manager follows Vannin's decision to abandon London Stock Exchange flotation.
SDT strikes off non-practising solicitor after conviction at Leeds Crown Court.
Iain Wagstaff described as an ’exceptional lawyer and a great friend’.
Private equity investor steps in to fund Axiom expansion.
Stephen Davey pretended to represent women in family court cases and told one mother she had won full custody of her children.
Avid fan of TV quiz show who reconstructed the studio in his home hits the jackpot.
UK's highest court expected to hear the case on 17 September.