PI and conveyancing still just 50% of normal, firm warns shareholders

The challenge facing certain sectors was brought into focus today as a leading player reported work volumes are still only half those enjoyed...

Veterans prepare action against MoD over Iraq allegations

Military personnel investigated for alleged crimes against Iraqi civilians could sue the Ministry of Defence, it has emerged. North west firm Hilary Meredith Solicitors...

‘Out of control’ firm collapsed with £1.1m debts and £12k assets

An immigration solicitor whose foundering firm kept legal aid money intended for paying disbursements has been fined by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. Lawrence Lupin...

Treat junior staff well – clients are watching, GC warns

The head of Vodafone’s legal team has warned firms against laying off junior lawyers and support staff in the wake of the pandemic,...

Cash-rich conveyancer snaps up south east law firm

A conveyancing specialist with plans for rapid expansion has confirmed the acquisition of south east law firm Cavendish Legal Group. Stockport-based O’Neill Patient LLP...

Top health expert calls for face masks in court

A professor of primary care health sciences at the University of Oxford has strongly recommended that face coverings be worn in court -...

Health expert advocates face masks in court

A professor of primary care health sciences at the University of Oxford has strongly recommended that face coverings be worn in court -...

Family court judges given power to intervene in domestic abuse cases

Judges will be empowered to intervene in cases of domestic abuse to prevent the complainant from being re-victimised by aggressive lines of questioning,...

Glenn Brasse obituary

Stoke Newington, north London, 1946: a secretive Austrian artist checks into a Jewish-owned lodging house. Suspicion mounts. A religious court is assembled to...

Jury trials are crucial to our justice system | Letter

Michael Heath is wrong (Letters, 19 June). A significant jury trial backlog developed because of years of cuts to court sitting days. The...