Technical legal practice

Great expectations

How have firms managed the needs and expectations of clients during the pandemic? Nicola Laver reports

24 Jun 2020

Young offenders face ‘travesty of justice’ because of backlog

Hundreds of children will be convicted as adults because of severe delays in the criminal justice system, a charity has warned

24 Jun 2020

Homeless man failed by London council

A homeless man denied accommodation by his local authority has won a judicial review against the London Borough of Islington after it failed to follow due process

23 Jun 2020

MPs back no-fault divorce law

No-fault divorce looks set to become law next year after the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill passed in the House of Commons 

17 Jun 2020

Passing the buck

Alec Samuels considers employers’ liability for the negligence or wrongdoing of employees and independent contractors

11 Jun 2020

A NICE guide

A ruling lays bare the problem of inconsistent NICE guidelines and the illogicality they can create, as Jock Mackenzie explains

08 Jun 2020

Dispute resolution at a distance

Remote hearing capabilities are accelerating to meet the pandemic challenges, says Ricky Cella

08 Jun 2020

Abolition of no-fault evictions

Landlords will be more selective in choosing tenants and the supply of rental property may fall as a result of proposed reforms, says Laura Southgate

08 Jun 2020

Sorting out the aftermath

Alec Samuels examines the law on the break-up of cohabitation and civil partnership
 

04 Jun 2020