Courts, Tribunals & Judiciary

Professional conduct and proportionality: a fine balance

Susan Humble considers the challenge faced by disciplinary boards in balancing the interests of a diverse public against those of the profession&rsquo

07 May 2021 | CILEx

Lawyer resilience, pot plants and genetics

Dr Bob Murray enlightens firm leaders on how they can boost lawyers’ resilience after covid-19

Expert evidence and remote hearings

Expert evidence must be utilised carefully, particularly during remote hearings, as Richard Boyle and James Yapp explain

06 May 2021 | Clinical negligence

The calamity of complex laws

A mandate to simplify the court rules has been followed by increasing complexities excluding ordinary people from accessing justice, says Charles Harris QC

Judicial review: Law Society opposes reform proposals that make government ‘untouchable’

Law Society survey showed 95 per cent of UK adults believe the government should follow the law like everyone else

Domestic Abuse Bill: a missed opportunity to help victims access legal aid

Instances of domestic abuse have increased exponentially during lockdown

Small claims disparity ‘can’t be justified’

PI lawyers criticises the unfairness of the small claims disparity

28 Apr 2021 | CILEx

Decoding the relationship between formal and informal justice

Tony Guise wonders how likely it is that Sir Geoffrey Vos' ambitious plans will come to fruition

28 Apr 2021 | ADR & Mediation

Military ‘longstop’ is deeply flawed, says expert lawyer

A specialist military lawyer has attacked MPs’ rejection of peers’ longstop amendment to the Overseas Operations Bill

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