More articles by Nicola Laver

UK law firms are weathering the storm 

The number of law firms in the UK has barely dropped since last year, confounding the naysayers

12 Feb 2021

£3.5 billion cladding cash pot gives limited comfort

The news of the £3.5 billion cladding bailout has been widely criticised as insufficient for leaseholders

11 Feb 2021

CILEX announces new route to qualification

CILEX has today announced the launch of new route to qualification as a paralegal or lawyer

11 Feb 2021

Under pressure: Mediation pilot is no silver bullet to solve housing case backlog

A housing mediation pilot to ease the case backlog is risky for tenants, lawyers have warned

10 Feb 2021

Beyond entry: Plans to tighten ongoing competency checks

The LSB is proposing a more robust approach to the continuing professional competence of lawyers

10 Feb 2021

Witnesses and victims withdraw from criminal trials in record numbers

Significant increase in failed criminal trials as record numbers of witnesses and victims pull out

09 Feb 2021

£986,000 damages following firm’s professional negligence

An adult son who was disinherited by his mother has won almost £1m in damages for law firm negligence

05 Feb 2021

Tomorrow will be a good day

There are promising signs of a bright future for law firms

04 Feb 2021

Government must protect leaseholders from cladding costs, says Law Society

Leaseholders victims of the hazardous cladding crisis should be financially protected from the costs of remediation, the Law Society has said

03 Feb 2021

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