Practice Area

2021 Budget does little to quench thirst of ‘legal aid deserts’

£450m provided to support justice system in England Wales

04 Mar 2021 | Courts & Judiciary

New SDLT holiday deadline sweetened with tapered return to normal rules

House buyers sighed in relief at further extension to the stamp duty land tax holiday to the end of June 

04 Mar 2021 | Conveyancing

Repetition of a disturbing theme

What did a psychiatrist’s expert report and Ravel’s Boléro have in common? Denzil Lush recalls a difficult case involving capacity

Public law working group calls for urgent legal aid review

The president's final public law working group (PLWG) report is out and calls for an urgent review of legal aid for parents
 

02 Mar 2021 | Children

Operation change: Maintaining the standards expected

Adapting to the post-covid new world requires maintaining appropriate oversight and conformity with regulatory and ethical duties, says Tracey Calvert

Collateral attack

Susanna Heley considers the interplay between court judgments and solicitors’ disciplinary proceedings

Whiplash portal causes concern over access to justice and compensation 

Claimants may be entitled to less compensation than previously
 

01 Mar 2021 | Courts & Judiciary

Civil judicial co-operation after Brexit

Lauren Cormack sets out the new realities of recognition and enforcement of EU judgments in the UK

The psychological impact of major trauma injuries

Lawyers should adopt the right mindset, taking a holistic approach to rehabilitation needs in the case of psychological injury, says Claire Roantree

01 Mar 2021 | Personal injury

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