Practice Area

Law Society warns new security and investment bill is ‘a sledgehammer to crack a nut’

The Law Society fears that legitimate foreign business will be adversely affected

16 Apr 2021 | International

Lawyers chastised for non-compliance with PDs

During a return to the bench, Sir James Munby has chastised lawyers for ignoring practice directions

16 Apr 2021 | Costs

Expect an increase in business insolvencies

A lawyer has warned of an uptick in commercial insolvencies following survey results from the Bank of England showing an increase in small company defaults

Overcoming the challenges of virtual mediations

Susannah Foden shares her top tips for a successful virtual mediation

15 Apr 2021 | ADR & Mediation

Divorcing with dignity: the collaborative approach to family law

Katie Kilburn explains how an approach known as ‘collaborative law’ can help support families dealing with divorce

15 Apr 2021 | ADR & Mediation

Litigation firms ‘expected’ to have links with costs lawyers

A Senior Courts Costs Office decision has emphasised that firms should employ costs lawyers or risk paying a heavy financial price

13 Apr 2021 | Costs

Dental regulator pays damages after unlawful undercover operation

A ficticious scenario created by investigators breached human rights and data protection law

12 Apr 2021 | Ethics and Compliance

Ethnic minorities ‘marching’ into leadership in law

The number of ethnic minority solicitors is steadily increasing, the so-called 'race report' has revealed

Road map to recovery: ET bodies share 2021 – 2022 vision with ‘realistic optimism’

Heavy reliance to be placed on video and telephone hearings to clear post-pandemic backlog

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