DWF adds 360 staff through £14.2m outsourcing acquisition

Listed international firm DWF today announced the acquisition of a legal outsourcing business for a deal which could be worth £14.2m. The company told...

CPS considers block bid on persistent tribunal claimant

The Crown Prosecution Service is considering an application to restrict a prolific employment tribunal complainant after his latest failed attempt to bring proceedings...

CPS considers block on persistent tribunal claimant

The Crown Prosecution Service is considering an application to restrict a prolific employment tribunal complainant after his latest failed attempt to bring proceedings...

Landmark case to be held on alleged sexual abuse of Ecuadorian schoolgirl

An international court hearing that involves the alleged sexual abuse of an Ecuadorian schoolgirl between the age of 14 and 16 by her...

White men still dominate judiciary, says Justice report

Progress to improve diversity in the judiciary is too slow and there has been stagnation in the appointment of BAME judges, according to...

Justice lambasts lack of progress on a diverse judiciary

An influential legal thinktank has attacked the lack of progress in the three years since it called for 'targets with teeth' to broaden...

Wales to ban parents smacking their children from 2022

A move to ban parents from smacking children has been approved by the Welsh assembly and is expected to come into force in...

The police aren’t the only ones in need of diversity | Letters

Your report on black police officer numbers (Police admit failures on diversity 21 years after McPherson report, 27 January) caused me a wry...

Dechert partner was complicit in rights breaches, High Court hears

A partner at international firm Dechert was reported to the Solicitors Regulation Authority over alleged human rights abuses in the Middle East, the...

For Prince Andrew and Anne Sacoolas, the law is just an obstacle to navigate...

Be ye never so high, as the old legal saying goes, the law is above you. Unless, perhaps, you’re just high enough. For two...