Technical legal practice

Answering a broken system

Non-court options to resolve family issues must be considered to avoid cases being left behind, says Linda Lamb 

08 Jul 2020

Wealth management company launches niche firm

Wealth management company, Wills & Trusts, launches niche law firm specialising in estate management

07 Jul 2020

Costs comeback

Kerry Underwood considers how the costs landscape appears set to change in the coming months

06 Jul 2020

MoJ consultation on extending judicial power to depart from EU law

Only the most senior British courts should be given powers to depart from retained EU case law from 31 December, says a government consultation 

06 Jul 2020

Supreme Court ruling will ‘encourage divorce tourism’

A dissenting Supreme Court judge has criticised a ruling for giving wives “untrammelled licence” to go forum-shopping

02 Jul 2020

Calls for ADR to beat impending ‘tsunami’ of civil claims

A backlog of civil cases, ineffective IT and covid-19-related claims will trigger a “tsunami” of litigation in the civil justice system, a report warns

01 Jul 2020

A disease exacerbated

Maria Coster discusses the impact of the lockdown on victims of domestic abuse and the help available

01 Jul 2020

‘Culture of disbelief’ towards BAME domestic violence victims in fear of the law

Multiple barriers including racism face black and minority ethnic (BAME) women raising domestic abuse, research into the family courts revealed

30 Jun 2020

Brussels firm to open in London to fill a post-Brexit gap

A leading Brussels law firm is to open a London office in September to “fill a gap” following Brexit

29 Jun 2020