Practice Notes: Education

Legal aid funding reform threat to solicitors' charity

The government's proposals for alternative sources of funding for legal aid could result in hundreds of destitute lawyers being deprived of support, the le

15 Dec 2010

Brick by brick

Mark Warwick and Paul De La Piquerie reminisce about some of 2010's juiciest commercial propert

13 Dec 2010

CPS chief to give evidence to new assisted suicide commission

Keir Starmer QC is one of a dozen high-profile figures due to give evidence to a new commission set up to consider change to assisted suicid

01 Dec 2010

The third degree

It may be early days for the third-party funding industry, but it has already generated plenty of hype and provoked extensive debate. Jon Robins questions

22 Nov 2010

LSC stops funding epilepsy drug group action

The LSC has decided to cease funding a group action by epileptic mothers who claim that taking the drug Epilim while pregnant caused birth defects in thei

09 Nov 2010

Institute not liable for abuse of boys

The Institute of Brothers of the Christian Schools, also known as the De La Salle Institute, was not vicariously liable for the abuse of boys at a school i

01 Nov 2010

Councils launch judicial reviews over school building projects

Nottingham City Council, Luton Borough Council and Waltham Forest in London have launched judicial reviews against education secretary Michael Gove’s decis

06 Oct 2010

Update: residential property

Janet Armstrong-Fox discusses preventing a sub-sale, the increase in the annual rent threshold for assured shorthold tenancies, a change to Land Registry p

04 Oct 2010

Update: local government

Peter Hill reviews the coalition's draft structural reform plan, localism bill and drive towards transparency, public procurement regulation breaches, and

04 Oct 2010

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