With claims relating to asbestos-related illnesses likely to increase over the next few years, medical experts must be very careful when dealing with difficult areas such as pleural plaques and lung cancer, says Christopher Moore
New HIP regulations, combined with important changes in local authority and personal search charges, are set to make this a seismic spring of change, says Andrew Lloyd
Jane Coker reviews the latest cases on family reunion, right to family life, the UN's refugee convention, students, and the recognition of Muslim divorces
The ideas behind the SRA's consultation on mandatory re-accreditation for solicitors advocates are under-developed, discriminatory and based on worthless evidence, says Tim Lawson-Cruttenden
Why are the mentally ill so very unreasonable?
Special conditions inconsistent with the general terms of a lease are unlikely to be upheld by the court if not expressly set out, says Laura Pope
Faced with inconsistent drafting, the courts will look at the language used in various part of a contract to save it from rescission, but this will not always be possible. James Naylor reports
Gregory Jones and Sarah Sackman review the latest planning cases involving commencement of development, and changes brought in by the Planning Act 2008