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Disabled lawyers bullied and disadvantaged

The legal profession has a long way to go to address poor behaviour, said a report that revealed many disabled lawyers experience bullying, pain and fatigue in the workplace. 

RTA small claims portal website goes live

The Motor Insurers Bureau (MIB) has unveiled the online portal for small injury personal injury claims ahead of the service’s launch on 6 April 2020.

Expanding the pot

Divorce lawyers could increase the value of a matrimonial pot by challenging an ‘unfair’ credit agreement, says David Bowden

The assumption of a duty of care

A public authority can assume responsibility towards someone by inference from its conduct towards them, as Laurence Toczek explains following the Supreme Court’s re-evaluation of the Caparo test

Rise in calls about bullying to LawCare

A disproportionate number of women contacted legal mental health charity LawCare in 2019.

Pathways to success

A clear understanding of the apprenticeship scheme is a key driver for its success, as Michelle Tunney explains

A profession under pressure

Nicola Laver weighs up the pros and cons of our connected world