Courts & Judiciary

The bold return of the common law

The Supreme Court ruling in the Unison case is a call to arms to other judges concerned about government bypassing the parliamentary process

Letting property across the border

District Judge Marshall Phillips discusses an important change in the law which affects private landlords of properties in Wales

Judicial diversity is stalling

The steps taken to date to increase the number of female and BAME judges are having little effect. Is it time for more radical and forceful action, asks Sundeep Bhatia

Lord Justice Fulford: ‘Ill-informed’ lawyers ‘misunderstand’ flexible court pilot

Letter from senior judge sets out to ‘demystify’ pilot scheme, but ends up angering practitioners

Ashley wins court case over £15m pub deal

No evidence to suggest Sports Direct owner concludes deals outside of senior management meetings, says judge

Paralegal loses sex discrimination claim after failing to attend hearings

Conduct represents ‘at best, a fundamental misunderstanding and at worst a serious lack of respect for the tribunal process,’ says judge

Lady Hale to become Supreme Court president

New president to be joined by second ever woman on UK’s highest Court