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Update: divorce

Austin Chessell looks at FAQ on the new mediation information assessment meeting

09 May 2011

Speakeasy

Weaning people off litigation is a great idea, but would a little more warning have hurt? Lindsay Halliwell offers a cautious welcome to the new rules making it compulsory for divorcing couples t

28 Feb 2011

Jackson review 'could breach European law', QC says

Removing the rights of the victims of serious accidents to sue for negligence could trigger legal challenges under the European Convention, a leading public law silk ha

14 Feb 2011

Treading carefully

Children should only be taken into care for the right reasons, argues Finol

01 Feb 2011

New mind

Charities must embrace a new way of thinking to survive, say Romaine Thompson and Gayl

01 Feb 2011

The state we're in

The property market won't pick up until the debris of the financial crisis is cleared and lenders regain confidence, so what does the future hold for conveyancers? Brian Chrysta

13 Dec 2010

Will in favour of charity invalid, appeal judges confirm

The RSPCA has lost its appeal against a decision invalidating a will in favour of the animal charity because the testator had been coerced int

01 Dec 2010

Who you gonna call?

The green paper post-mortem paints a bleak picture of what civil legal aid provision will look like if the MoJ gets its way. For firms intent on continuing to provide legal aid services, the propose

22 Nov 2010

Planning ahead

Craig Howell Williams QC explains when mediation can be the solution to plannin

22 Nov 2010