Courts, Tribunals & Judiciary

The calamity of complex laws

A mandate to simplify the court rules has been followed by increasing complexities excluding ordinary people from accessing justice, says Charles Harris QC

Judicial review: Law Society opposes reform proposals that make government ‘untouchable’

Law Society survey showed 95 per cent of UK adults believe the government should follow the law like everyone else

Domestic Abuse Bill: a missed opportunity to help victims access legal aid

Instances of domestic abuse have increased exponentially during lockdown

Small claims disparity ‘can’t be justified’

PI lawyers criticises the unfairness of the small claims disparity

28 Apr 2021 | CILEx

Decoding the relationship between formal and informal justice

Tony Guise wonders how likely it is that Sir Geoffrey Vos' ambitious plans will come to fruition

28 Apr 2021 | ADR & Mediation

Military ‘longstop’ is deeply flawed, says expert lawyer

A specialist military lawyer has attacked MPs’ rejection of peers’ longstop amendment to the Overseas Operations Bill

Heirs denied land worth over £1m as court rules in favour of council

The sale of a school on gifted land did not end an educational charitable trust

Law Society welcomes removal of cap on judicial sitting days

The Law Society has welcomed news that there will be no cap on judicial sitting days for 2021-2022. President I. Stephanie Boyce said the previous cap cont

Team diversity: avoiding an echo chamber

Jane Colston considers the importance of being part of a diverse team who challenge your thinking

26 Apr 2021 | CILEx

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