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Needs of children more important than nuptial agreements
High Court refuses to leave heiress in 'relative luxury' and husband in 'relative...
Marriage is a calculated risk, so why not have a divorce calculator?
Law Commission proposes litigant-friendly divorce reforms
We’re all lawyers. What’s in the name?
CILEx president David Edwards talks to John van der Luit-Drummond about
growing the institute’s numbers amid a...
When should a report be qualified?
SRA directions on common breaches of the Accounts Rules have been sparse at best, so solicitors and reporting...
Four steps to developing your business in 2016
Setting specific objectives and cementing the tactics you need to achieve them is crucial
to improving your marketing...
The 'right to rent' checking regime
The government's new requirements for landlords not only risk increasing bureaucracy and raising rents, but also...
Proportionality and rationality in judicial review
The decisions in Keyu and Youssef raise further questions about the application of Wednesbury unreasonableness as a...
SDLT: Trustees and executors beware
John Bunker reviews the new stamp duty land tax charges on additional properties and advises on the traps to watch out...
Changes ahead for costs budgeting
Steve Davies advises practitioners to be mindful of budgets as the courts are increasingly willing to penalise parties...
Clinical negligence update
Dr Jock Mackenzie rounds up recent case law, including two decisions on whether
a breach of duty took place in...
The need for
District Judge Julie Exton explains the tensions between complying with the 26-week time limit and ensuring hearings in...
Unitary patents 101
Tom Hamer provides the answers to any questions clients might have on the new unitary patent, the Unified Patent Court...
The fine line between disclosure and human rights
Who decides whether a crime committed by an MP is or isn't in the public interest, and how far...
From the archive: February 9, 1952
In 1952, SJ contemplated the change in legal terms brought in by the new reign of...
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