‘Bring me home’: Ayia Napa teenager asks Boris Johnson to help

A British teenager found guilty of lying about being gang-raped in Cyprus has pleaded with Boris Johnson to “bring me home”. The teenager, who...

Michael Howard’s way out of line on the judiciary | Letters

Michael Howard claimed on the Today programme that the judges of the supreme court distorted the law and exceeded their powers when they...

Barrister mentor suspended for drunken assault in taxi

A male criminal barrister has been suspended for six months for engaging in unwanted conduct of a sexual nature with his female mentee. Sam...

SRA shut down Kent phoenix firm on Christmas Eve

The Solicitors Regulation Authority stepped in on Christmas Eve to shut down a Kent-based firm, it revealed today. The regulator said its decision-making...

Claims portal testing under way as April deadline looms

Designers of the new claims portal for litigants in person have sounded a positive note after the first wave of testing. The Motor Insurers...

Probate offices at risk of imminent closure

Nearly all probate sub-registries could shut down by the end of March as part of a government modernisation project, the Gazette understands. HM Courts...

New Year honours: MBE for Midlands Law Society executive

A leading figure of the Leicestershire Law Society has been named in the 2020 New Year Honours list, joining two government lawyers and...

‘Hard strike’: 70,000 French lawyers urged to walk out for a week

France’s 70,000 practising lawyers are set to join the national wave of protest over pensions with a week-long ‘hard strike’ from next Monday....

Tribunal to hear case of sacked ethical vegan

A legal hearing is due to get under way in Norwich on Thursday to determine whether veganism is a “philosophical or religious belief”...

Calls for tourism boycott add to pressure to reopen Cyprus trial

Pressure is mounting on Cypriot authorities to reopen the case of a British teenager found guilty of lying about being gang-raped, amid rising...