Simon Davis, next President of the Law Society, considers the role of solicitors in upholding the rule of law.
Edward Cooke explains what it was like to take on the government and Whitehall juggernaut in a bid to save local court provision in Chichester.
In the landmark case of Serious Fraud Office (SFO) v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC), the Court of Appeal has overturned a controversial High Court decision restricting the application of litigation privilege. Elisabeth Ross considers what this means for practitioners.
Peter Causton summarises the latest ADR recommendations from the Civil Justice Council’s report.
Mediation continues to face challenges in its journey from an alternative to mainstream form of dispute resolution, not least being overshadowed by Brexit. Peter Causton rounds up the latest developments.
Jonathan Haydn-Williams reports back from the Civil Mediation Council’s (CMC) annual conference.
Two pieces of legislation came into force just before Christmas which will transform the personal injury sector and set the ball rolling on sweeping court reforms.
The government is seeking evidence relating to setting the personal injury discount rate. Consultation closes on 30 January 2019.
On 6 December 2018, new transparency rules come into force requiring law firms to publish certain price, service and regulatory information. Sarah Brodie outlines the details.
In October 2018, Alex Hatchman was the first person to win the Law Society’s Excellence in Practice Management Award. We asked her about the changes she’s introduced and challenges she faced.
What action should your firm be taking in a no-deal scenario?
A European court has ruled that a legal expenses insurer’s terms and conditions were incompatible with the Solvency II Directive, and that the claimant had a free choice of lawyer under a contract of legal expense insurance. Kerry Underwood’s response? Don’t take no for an answer from BTE insurers.