Legal services

Justice backlog: MPs have little confidence in MoJ

The MoJ has lost its way – that’s the underlying message from a damning report from MPs

Charity law reform ahead

Most of the Law Commission’s 43 recommendations for charity law reform have been accepted by government

23 Mar 2021 | Charities

Employment claims backlog is ‘just the start’

Claimants in the employment tribunal are now facing up to 46 weeks for their hearings during lockdown, it has been revealed. 

15 Mar 2021 | Employment

New costs chair

Former government minister David Heath is the newly appointed chair of the Costs Lawyer Standards Board (CLSB). Heath is also a former director on the SRA

15 Mar 2021 | Costs

A ‘dynamic and inspirational leader’: HSF elects first female chair

HSF has appointed Rebecca Maslen-Stannage as its first female senior partner and chair 
 

Covid in court

Confirmed cases of covid-19 across 95 court locations were found between 26 January and 19 February 2021, involving 82 court staff, 16 judges, 13 jurors an

11 Mar 2021 | Legal services

SME bank disputes

The Independent Business Banking Resolution Service (BBRS) has nowopened for business. The BBRS is a dispute resolution service set up to resolve complaint

11 Mar 2021 | Commercial

Law firm performance

City law firms are “in good shape” but regional firms had a challenging year during 2020, research shows. Crowe’s annual benchmarking sur

Remote Court of Protection

Evidence from medics in the Court of Protection (CoP) is “better”, CoP vice president Mr Justice Hayden had said. Commenting in a webinar, The

11 Mar 2021 | Legal services

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