Practice Management: Legal services

Inheritance research finds over half of Brits shy away from ‘taboo’ topic

Only 14 per cent of respondents planned to instruct a probate solicitor

22 Apr 2021

Expect an increase in business insolvencies

A lawyer has warned of an uptick in commercial insolvencies following survey results from the Bank of England showing an increase in small company defaults

15 Apr 2021

Overcoming the challenges of virtual mediations

Susannah Foden shares her top tips for a successful virtual mediation

15 Apr 2021

Law firms bounce back and lockdown leads to increase in productivity, report shows

91 per cent of South East firms surveyed have seen a recovery in income and a return to profit since the end of the first lockdown

05 Apr 2021

An unjust justice system: The government needs to get real

Editor's note: Can substandard justice – whatever that looks like in practice – be justice at all?

01 Apr 2021

‘Justice depends on government’: Peers publish damning report

The quality of justice is increasingly at risk and it’s the government’s fault, peers have concluded in a comprehensive report

30 Mar 2021

Civil justice backlog: Peers call for urgent measures

Government must act urgently to address the case backlog in the family and civil courts, peers said in a new report

30 Mar 2021

Considerably more legal aid funding needed, say peers

MoJ must invest much more to legal aid 'to meet the reality of need', say peers

30 Mar 2021

Chinese sanctions on British lawyers soundly condemned

China has imposed sanctions on Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, Sir Geoffrey Nice QC and Essex Court Chambers in a ‘tit for tat’, after the UK imple

29 Mar 2021

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