‘Widen Domestic Abuse Bill powers’ says Law Society

The Law Society has called for the Domestic Abuse Bill to go even further in its protections as the proposed legislation makes it...

Home Office under pressure to reveal JR response

The Home Office is coming under growing pressure to reveal its submission to the Independent Review of Administrative Law after rejecting the Gazette’s...

In focus: 21 for ‘21

What lawyers need to look out for over the next 12 months. READ SOURCE

Firm abandons traditional home for ‘agile’ alliance

A traditional law firm is vacating its office accommodation to merge with one of a growing number of so-called ‘agile’ practices. Employment and...

Windrush review: public service honour for author

The author of last year’s hard-hitting independent review of the Windrush immigration scandal heads the list of solicitors recognised in the 2021 New...

Non-fatal strangulation set to become criminal offence in UK

The government is set to make non-fatal strangulation a specific criminal offence, with perpetrators facing up to seven years in prison after a...

Covid has undermined UK's chronically under-funded justice system

The pandemic has intensified the problems in England and Wales’ chronically under-funded justice system. Over the past decade the Ministry of Justice has...

Covid leading to four-year waits for England and Wales court trials

Defendants, victims including teenagers, and witnesses are having to wait up to four years from the time of an alleged offence to the...

New law cracks down on shell companies to combat corruption

For years as a federal prosecutor in New York Daniel R. Alonso led teams that had to search through a maze of...

Kevin Lane publishes book in hope of overturning murder conviction

A man serving a life sentence for a controversial hitman murder committed nearly 30 years ago has taken the unusual step of publishing...

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