Child protection in family court set to come under fresh scrutiny
Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019

Panel of experts, including senior members of the judiciary, will report back within three months.

Dishonest claimant facing contempt charge as court rails at PI fraud tactics
Posted on Monday May 20, 2019

Former Asons client discontinued case when the game was up, but court insists matter should not end there.

Mind your language! Judge reprimands solicitors for 'imbecilic' jibe
Posted on Monday May 20, 2019

'Language is far removed from the professional courtesy which solicitors are expected to show each other and those they deal with.'

Criminal records disclosure: call for Law Commission review
Posted on Monday May 20, 2019

Professor David Ormerod QC says the time is right for reform but the government is 'busy doing other things'.

Government told to close money laundering loopholes
Posted on Monday May 20, 2019

Joint parliamentary committee demands tougher legislation on trusts to address dirty money in the UK property market.

'Bullying' libel judge's dismissal of claim reversed on appeal
Posted on Monday May 20, 2019

High Court judge 'cast off the mantle of impartiality' and used 'threatening' and 'overbearing' language, CoA ruling finds.  

Brexit: Ireland eases practice rule but uncertainty remains
Posted on Monday May 20, 2019

Solicitors registering to preserve EU practising rights remain in limbo.

Give women ‘high impact assignments’, say male lawyers
Posted on Monday May 20, 2019

Male lawyers support a radical blueprint to achieve gender equality in the legal profession

Big firms worst hit as insurance market hardens
Posted on Monday May 20, 2019

Professional indemnity insurance bills up by more than a third at some firms in latest renewal period. 

County court pilot to transfer some judicial powers lauded
Posted on Monday May 20, 2019

Only 0.5% of the charge orders made under the scheme was reconsidered by a district judge