Legal Practice for Solicitors and Lawyers: Local government

Cabinet reshuffle: Raab appointed as lord chancellor and justice secretary

Robert Buckland QC has left government after seven years

15 Sep 2021

Ward Hadaway advise on government’s flagship First Homes scheme

The firm will advise on two of the first key developements, based in the North East and Midlands

03 Sep 2021

Council announces £3m barristers' framework tender

The local authority hopes to be able to tender

18 Jul 2021

Judicial review: Law Society opposes reform proposals that make government ‘untouchable’

Law Society survey showed 95 per cent of UK adults believe the government should follow the law like everyone else

04 May 2021

When is a highway not a highway?

Michael Orlik comments on an appeal ruling giving guidance on how to save a planning permission with a problematical condition

20 Jan 2021

Homeless man failed by London council

A homeless man denied accommodation by his local authority has won a judicial review against the London Borough of Islington after it failed to follow due

23 Jun 2020

Patients at risk: revisiting the extent of public bodies’ duties

While establishing that all psychiatric patients, regardless of status, are owed the same duty, the European Court of Human Rights has also minimised the m

04 Jun 2019

Back to the good old days

Brexit is the opportunity to reshape the government and do away with the Ministry of Justice, writes Blai

22 Sep 2017

The fable of the boiling frog

Partners in legal aid firms are feeling the heat but, thanks to the government, can’t get out of the simmering pot, explains Stev

22 Sep 2017

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