12 March 2018
Izzy Jaques and Andrew Kidd review two Inheritance Act claim guides.
Lord Justice Jackson has made a valuable contribution to changing the litigation costs landscape – and it will continue beyond retirement.
Malcolm Fowler is weary of the issues to arise from a ’rush towards video and other remote hearing formats’.
J Howard Shelley is offended by Liz Truss’s comments this week directed at the legal profession.
Stephen Hornsby responds to Gazette article ‘Ratify the EU patent court, Egan tells minister’.
Boris Kremer remarks on Jackson LJ’s work in Kazakhstan.
5 March 2018
Developers’ lawyers are getting away with extortionate engrossment fees which are at odds with rules justifying charges to clients.
Retired criminal lawyer John Greenwood reflects on the position of trainee criminal law solicitors and barristers.
Scott Tuppen warns again using unregulated will-writers.
Tony N Guise writes his expereince of the prosecution process following a recent Gazette article.
26 February 2018
Cartoonish language should be avoided when discussing medical negligence if we are to move to a truly transparent learning culture.
Dr Stephen Pacey laments the current state of the justice system.
Qamar Anwar calls for a debate about how personal injury victims are treated and the way in which insurers operate.
Neil Somerfield raises concerns over mandatory gender titles in county courts.
19 February 2018
Sexual harassment must be stopped, but allegations are sometimes made up and ‘naming and shaming’ is not necessarily the solution.
The appointment of yet another lord chancellor is indicative of the low regard in which the present administration holds the role of justice secretary.
In reponse to Kate Neil’s article on banking for lawyers, Angela Jackson finds that ‘the credit controller who knew his customers’ is alive and well.
12 February 2018
With bullying rife at the highest level, the partnership structure needs an overhaul; until then the profession is unfit for purpose
Criminal lawyers will have been horrified by the revelations about non-disclosure of evidence helpful to the defence.
I noticed with interest a Gazette piece on the perils of deploying humour in court. I once represented a somewhat obnoxious client in the local magistrates’ court.
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