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Fighting Cuts Is Not Enough: A Message To Mr. Gove

Date: 19 May 2015

Posted by: Sir Geoffrey Bindman QC (Hon)

The report by a JUSTICE working party, “Delivering Justice in an Age of Austerity”, published on 23 April, brought together a varied group of lawyers, including myself, under the chairmanship...Read more


Helping families look to the future

Date: 14 May 2015

Posted by: Elizabeth Cape Cowens

The election results are in and the headlines in the legal world are unenthusiastic.  The last 5 years have meant a lot of changes for lawyers under the coalition government,...Read more


7 May 2015

To Die – or not to Die. Who decides?

1. The Supreme Court handed down judgment on 14th June 2014 on ...Read more

24 April 2015

Deception using a face veil in court; is this just scaremongering?

As a solicitor with an undergraduate degree in Psychology I am hugely...Read more

23 March 2015

MPs back Bail Reform

When Paul Gambaccini was told no further action would be taken against...Read more

11 February 2015

“Compensation Culture” - behind the Daily Mail headlines

We’ve all read the Daily Mail headlines about so called “crazy” personal...Read more

29 January 2015

When Judges Disagree

When two senior judges cross swords over a fundamental constitutional  question we...Read more

23 January 2015

Pressure sores; yet another healthcare postcode lottery

Pressure sores are open wounds that form as a result of prolonged...Read more

22 January 2015

Unfair and unlawful: Courts deliver judgements on the Detained Fast Track Procedure

This article looks at the Detained Fast Track (DFT) Procedure and tracks...Read more

21 January 2015

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