Technical legal practice

Litigation firms ‘expected’ to have links with costs lawyers

A Senior Courts Costs Office decision has emphasised that firms should employ costs lawyers or risk paying a heavy financial price

13 Apr 2021 | Costs

Warning signs: a delicate balance

There is a balance to be struck between mitigating the risk of injury and avoiding oversized warning signs in public spaces, as Joshua Hughes explains

29 Mar 2021 | Personal injury

Striking the balance with technology

Neil Lloyd tells how a new offering works with firms to facilitate a healthier relationship between staff and technology

29 Mar 2021 | CILEx

Consultation: Judges to be deterred from political decisions

The MoJ is consulting on proposals to strike a balance between citizens’ rights and effective governance

The cladding blame game

Alec Samuels considers who could potentially be held responsible in law for problem cladding

22 Mar 2021 | Conveyancing

Cycling to court

Cycling UK has applied for judicial review against the decision to remove a cycle lane opened during covid-19. Its solicitors, Leigh Day, said the decision

11 Mar 2021 | Judicial review

Criminalising trespass

A new criminal offence of intentional residence on land without consent (trespassing) has been announced. Under the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bi

11 Mar 2021 | Crime

Eviction ban

The ban on the enforcement of evictions has been extended to 31 May 2021. However, the Law Society warned that as tapering off measures start on 1 June, le

11 Mar 2021 | Landlord & Tenant

The cladding conundrum

Government moves to deal with the fallout from dangerous cladding leaves solicitors, in Sarah Dwight's view, unable to properly advise clients

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