Commercial

Divide and conquer

Forget divorce tourism – what about the impact of a divorce staycation? Scott Cochrane and Alex Carruthers consider the Hadrian's Wall effect on splits north and south of th

28 Mar 2011

Getting a grip

The Court of Appeal decision on disclosure has certainly changed the game. But should it be viewed as a hedging of legal professional privilege or a welcome curb on expert shopping? Penelope Heighto

07 Mar 2011

Update: commercial property

Magnus Hassett considers how practitioners should respond to the new energy efficiency scheme and Elizabeth Small gets to grips with sub-sale relie

07 Mar 2011

Brick by brick

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

13 Dec 2010

Minor threat

One simple amendment to recent mental health legislation could transform the quality of patients’ lives, but we must club together if we are to persuade the policitians, writes Laur

01 Nov 2010

Supreme Court hears expenses appeal

An appeal by former Labour MPs Jim Devine, David Chaytor and Elliot Morley, charged with theft by false accounting in the wake of the expenses scandal, opened at the Supreme Court yesterday an

19 Oct 2010

In-house lawyers not covered by professional privilege

Internal communications by in-house lawyers are not protected by professional legal privilege, the European Court of Justice has confirmed

14 Sep 2010

Assisted suicide charges prompt fresh demands for legislation

The CPS is awaiting police files on two people arrested over a disabled man’

03 Sep 2010

Update: commercial property

Paired-down perpetuities law is a welcome step, but the courts have left us wanting in the Good Harvest decision, say Eugene McMahon and Jonathan Ros

09 Aug 2010