Courts, Tribunals & Judiciary

Mesothelioma: Secondary asbestos exposure

Lorna Webster explores the potential redress available to victims of secondary asbestos exposure 

Compulsory ADR: What’s it all about?

Tony Guise explores how ADR is utilised in civil justice and its potential compulsory use

22 Mar 2021 | ADR & Mediation

Law Society calls for clear roadmap to courts' recovery 

Lord Chief Justice says return to in person appearances "possible and desirable" while Law Society remains concerned for court users' safety

Democracy rules

UK citizens do not expect the rule of law to take a back seat during a national emergency, the leaders of the three branches of the profession said. Resear

Judges to retire at 75 to reflect social change and support courts in crisis

Mandatory retirement age of judges, magistrates and coroners to increase from 70 to 75

2021 Budget does little to quench thirst of ‘legal aid deserts’

£450m provided to support justice system in England and Wales

Budget: No ‘sharp teeth’ on tax, but avoidance schemes will feel the bite 

Anticipated tax increases failed to materialise, though new steps on tax avoidance were unveiled

Public law working group calls for urgent legal aid review

The president's final public law working group (PLWG) report is out and calls for an urgent review of legal aid for parents
 

02 Mar 2021 | Children

Whiplash portal causes concern over access to justice and compensation 

Claimants may be entitled to less compensation than previously
 

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