Profession

Losing blind justice

David Kirwan ponders whether filming in the criminal courts could lead to the nation’s new ‘X Factor’

Civil discontent

The criminal and family courts have made strides in support for vulnerable parties – are the civil courts finally about to catch up? Rachel Rothwell reports

Legal certainty on retained EU law ‘undermined’

A new approach to European court rulings in the new Withdrawal Agreement Bill undermines legal certainty, Lord Pannick QC has said.

Senior judges ‘distorting’ the law

Parliamentarians should “act to limit judicial power and vindicate parliamentary democracy and the rule of law”, the former leader of the Conservative Party Michael Howard has said. 

UK legal services market ‘second only’ to the US

The UK’s legal services sector is strong and continues to grow in spite of Brexit, according to a detailed report from industry-led body 

Prioritise broken justice system, says Law Society

The Law Society has challenged the UK’s leading political parties to place the rule of law and access to justice at the heart of their government plans.

HMCTS: MPs’ report on courts modernisation unbalanced

HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) has attracted stinging criticism from MPs for triggering a court system in chaos and struggling to explain its vision fo