The MoJ has announced new measures including eight new Nightingale courts to deal with the significant criminal case backlog
Lawyers can now find out which Nightingale courts are operational through a newly launched interactive map from the Law Society
The Law Society calls for a “consistent approach” in giving credit on sentencing for guilty pleas
The leaders of the solicitors’ and barristers’ professions have stated they will not support "any steps to remove the right to jury trials
There should be no restriction on jury trials, the Law Society warned, and proposals to extend court sitting hours requires "extreme caution&rdqu
Hundreds of children will be convicted as adults because of severe delays in the criminal justice system, a charity has warned
Government must urgently address firms’ cashflow problems as the first wave of criminal law firm closures hits, warns the Law Society
High street lawyers are hit “hard and fast” by covid-19 with residential conveyancing suffering disproportionately, a significant report h
Immediate action is required to save the criminal justice system, the Law Society has warned, as figures reveal a 10% drop in legal aid firms since 2019
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