Joseph McCann guilty of horrific rapes after being let out of jail by mistake

A man who has been convicted of a horrific series of rapes and kidnaps against women and children was free to commit his...

Tory candidate defends low pay for people with learning disabilities

A Conservative parliamentary candidate has defended the principle of people with learning disabilities being paid less than the minimum wage because “they don’t...

'New breed' firm rescued after rapid expansion backfired

A firm that positioned itself as one of a new breed of legal services provider has been bought out of administration after attempts...

MJ Hudson prepares for Christmas float

Law firm-cum-asset management consultancy MJ Hudson is looking to float on the junior market of the London stock exchange this month, following in...

Berkshire couple win race discrimination case over adoption

A couple have been awarded nearly £120,000 in damages after a judge ruled they were discriminated against by not being allowed to adopt...

University of Law teams with quiz app to prepare students for SQE

The University of Law has teamed up with an online learning platform which specialises in quizzes to prepare students for the Solicitors Qualifying...

Legal aid practitioners test replacement billing system

Practitioners have begun testing a replacement for the Legal Aid Agency's controversial online billing system, the Gazette has learned. The agency revealed earlier this...

Firm made to refund £1,700 deducted from employee for training costs

A law firm acted unlawfully when it deducted training costs from an employee’s wages when she was sacked, an employment tribunal has ruled. S...

Once again, our legal system has failed the victims of Hillsborough | David Conn

For the families of the 96 people killed at Hillsborough, the acquittal last week of David Duckenfield, on charges of gross negligence manslaughter,...

Has WhatsApp become a potential career assassin? | Afua Hirsch

We need to talk about WhatsApp. When the little green speech bubble first showed up in my life, I greeted it with awe...