Solicitors

LSB research sparks consultation on lawyer competency checks

A survey found expectations around ongoing competency checks were significantly different to the reality

19 Jul 2021 | Associates

Former England footballer transfers to firm's board

Mark Wright has joined divorce specialists Fair Result

18 Jul 2021 | Associates

HMCTS opens new Salford service centre

The Salford service centre will be home to HMCTS' Digital Hub

18 Jul 2021 | Associates

Plans to extend bereavement benefit to cohabiting parents

If approved, the changes will apply retrospectively and backdated lump sum payments 

18 Jul 2021 | Associates

Report recommends compulsory ADR

Mandated ADR was described as 'another use

18 Jul 2021 | ADR & Mediation

CILEX CPQ: applications open and scholarships available

CILEX hopes the scholarships will 'make the UK legal sector... more representative and better serve society'

18 Jul 2021 | Associates

Judicial diversity low and stagnant: professional bodies call for urgent action

Those from BAME groups, women and non-barristers remain underepresented in the judiciary

16 Jul 2021 | Associates

Criminal courts: tackling a backlog blaze

Tony Wyatt shares his view on the decline of the criminal justice system and the MoJ’s efforts to clear the backlog

16 Jul 2021 | Associates

Law Society: covid-19 restrictions may need to remain in courts

Society president, I. Stephanie Boyce, has called for long-term investment to bolster the 'threadbare' justice system and beat covid

14 Jul 2021 | Associates

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