Legal services

Forfeiture and motor manslaughter

Mark Pawlowski examines the Forfeiture Act in the context of a death caused by careless driving

15 Jul 2020

East Leeds Law

Marilyn Stowe enjoys her first big win and makes a special client proud

15 Jul 2020

Lack of transparency in legal fees on divorce, report says

Solicitors’ fees are becoming less transparent, according to a survey which revealed young people are increasingly borrowing money to fund divorces

13 Jul 2020

Valuable opportunities

Covid-19 is impacting on valuations and potential opportunities in private client, says Matthew Duncan

08 Jul 2020

Answering a broken system

Non-court options to resolve family issues must be considered to avoid cases being left behind, says Linda Lamb 

08 Jul 2020

Farewill lands £20m investment

Will-writing start-up raises £20m for expansion and innovation

08 Jul 2020

Law leaders refuse to support ‘any steps to remove the right to jury trials’

The leaders of the solicitors’ and barristers’ professions have stated they will not support "any steps to remove the right to jury trials"

06 Jul 2020

MoJ consultation on extending judicial power to depart from EU law

Only the most senior British courts should be given powers to depart from retained EU case law from 31 December, says a government consultation 

06 Jul 2020

Supreme Court ruling will ‘encourage divorce tourism’

A dissenting Supreme Court judge has criticised a ruling for giving wives “untrammelled licence” to go forum-shopping

02 Jul 2020