Competition watchdog asked to investigate probate fee reform

A financial advisory group has asked the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) if it can investigate the planned reform of probate fees as...

Pressure mounts to strip Green of knighthood

Pressure was mounting on Saturday for controversial businessman Sir Philip Green to lose his knighthood following allegations that he had sexually and racially...

'We need the system rebooted': verdicts on the legal aid review

‘Offensive in its ignorance’ “A promise to put £8m back in when £400m has been cut will not even begin to address the hardship...

New justice minister is a supporter of £10k small claims limit

A scourge of personal injury lawyers at Westminster has been appointed as a junior minister at the Ministry of Justice. Chris Philp was confirmed...

Brexit: SNP demands recall of parliament after Scottish court rules prorogation unlawful – live...

Andrea Leadsom, the business secretary, has been doing a round of broadcast interviews this morning. Among other things, she gave a surprisingly candid...

The 39 people who died in the lorry were victims. Why does the law...

What leads someone down the route where they find themselves locked into the back of a lorry, a beating heart in a metal...

Germany charges two Syrians with crimes against humanity

Germany has charged two alleged former Syrian secret service officers with crimes against humanity, federal prosecutors have announced. The two men were arrested in...

Taylor Swift returns to US court after appeal over copyright lawsuit

A copyright lawsuit against Taylor Swift is returning to court in the US, after an appeal overturned an earlier dismissal of the case. Swift...

Lord Hodge named as deputy to Supreme Court president

Two male Scottish lawyers will be at the helm of the Supreme Court in the runup to any confrontation with Boris Johnson's government...

A hit, a writ: why music is the food of plagiarism lawsuits

Have you written a song? A song so memorable that everyone who hears it starts humming it? A song so good it feels...