Tribunals & Courts

Chain reaction

Jeremy Child welcomes much needed clarification of the 'benefit and burden' doctrine but argues some questions are stil

26 Jan 2010

Commission's "cost-cutting" VHCC scheme angers barristers and solicitors

lawyers have reacted angrily to an announcement from the LSC that one option for 'very high cost' criminal cases would be to extend the limits for the standard graduated fee scheme from cases lastin

08 Dec 2009

Aiming high

Those wanting to bring mental health claims must now not only prove that their case is arguable, but also that it has a real chance of success, says Davi

08 Dec 2009

Time for a change

Change should be viewed as a source of opportunity, but only firms that embrace it and handle it correctly will see the benefits, says Diann

08 Dec 2009

Damage limitation

Law firms are often guilty of only considering their reputation when a crisis hits but, given the current climate and the forthcoming Legal Services Act, they should have a contingency plan in plac

17 Nov 2009

Direct line

The jurisdiction of the English courts to deal with claims involving English tourists injured in EU member states has been firmly established, but practitioners must ensure a direct claim against th

27 Oct 2009

Rough with the smooth

Sandra Millikin reflects on 25 years of running a solicitor'

02 Sep 2009

No doubt

Employers should avoid ambiguity in their medical questionnaires to ensure they recruit staff who are able to effectively perform their roles, says Sarah Jan

11 Aug 2009

Update: police and criminal evidence

Kim Bouwer rounds up the latest cases on privacy, police retention of evidence, powers of search and release of information to a thir

07 Jul 2009