Obiter

  • Ison Harrison
    News

    Ee by gum! What an advert

    19 February 2018

    Ison Harrison has released a new ad which Obiter says is like a John Lewis Christmas effort put through a Yorkshire filter.

  • SRA
    News

    BAME boost? Just do the maths

    19 February 2018

    Latest SRA data from its biennial diversity survey was published last week along with a stern injunction from chief executive Paul Philip that there is ‘much more to do to achieve a truly diverse profession’.

  • Blandy & Blandy LLP
    News

    285-year-old firm is no stick-in-the-mud

    19 February 2018

    Reading firm Blandy & Blandy LLP first took lease of 1 Friar Street at a rent of £4 a year in 1798.

  • James Morton
    News

    Evidence? Then spill the beans

    19 February 2018

    The quarrel over non-disclosure, particularly in rape cases, rumbles on. I see that austerity is now being blamed for the failure of the police and Crown Prosecution Service to realise that, in some cases, complainants are not being wholly frank. I also see a suggestion that bobbies are to be ...

  • Sir Brian Leveson
    News

    Digital disarray

    12 February 2018

    Court of Appeal judge Sir Brian Leveson endured a frustrating couple of days at the hands of technology last week.

  • Neil and niall
    News

    Dynamic duo

    12 February 2018

    Armed with only an acoustic guitar and a cello, a pair of former Ashurst trainees have been making a noise in the City.

  • Middle Temple
    News

    It’s like this, yer ’onour

    12 February 2018

    We all know it is now a requirement for politicians to drop their aitches if they want to appeal to the masses.

  • Memory lane
    News

    Memory lane

    12 February 2018

    The Law Society Gazette, 14 February 2008

  • Lady Hale
    News

    President Hale marks the wrong countdown

    6 February 2018

    Premature four-minute warning in insurer-claimant case.

  • Legal Ombudsman
    News

    Physician, heal thyself

    5 February 2018

    Solicitors live in fear of a knock at the door from the heavies of the Legal Ombudsman. But what happens if the complaints-handler itself fails to satisfy?