Fears Hong Kong protests could turn violent amid calls to 'escalate action'

Hong Kong is bracing for fresh rallies on Friday, which many fear could turn violent, as protesters gave city authorities until Thursday to...

Society's global call to arms over gender equality

Unconscious bias, gender stereotypes, unequal pay and a lack of flexible working - these are some of the common challenges faced by women...

How to make salad dressing in prison: the hit survival guide written by an...

When Carl Cattermole was released from prison, after serving a year of a two-and-a-half-year sentence for criminal damage, he was “confused and angry,...

Legal aid cuts harming discrimination victims, says equality watchdog

Victims of discrimination are being denied the chance to challenge unlawful behaviour because legal aid cuts mean they cannot get representation in court,...

The Guardian view on Morsi’s death in Egypt: shocking because foreseen | Editorial

Real-life events can bear a remarkable symbolic power. The advent of Egypt’s first and only democratically elected president in 2012 was one of...

Freshfields partner urges SRA to drop conduct case over ‘contaminated’ evidence

A magic circle partner facing charges over his conduct towards a junior colleague today urged the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal to throw out proceedings. Ryan...

Landmarks in law: the case that shone a spotlight on domestic violence

Forty years ago, a jury found Kiranjit Ahluwalia guilty of murdering her husband. Her subsequent appeal changed the way that the concept of...

Solicitor suspended after asking secretaries to backdate files

A solicitor who instructed his secretaries to doctor dozens of documents has been suspended from practice after prosecutors dropped charges of dishonesty.  Dean Russell...

Take it or leave it: CBA’s ultimatum on fee deal

Criminal barristers will vote on the government’s interim proposals for defence and prosecution fees from tomorrow. A heads of chambers meeting is also scheduled...

GALLERY: London Legal Walk 2019

As usual, the weather smiled on the thousands of T-shirted lawyers (and their dogs) who turned out for the London Legal Walk. The...