Baker McKenzie boss 'micro-managed' investigation, tribunal told

A former Baker McKenzie boss who admitted acting inappropriately when he was alone with a junior associate in a hotel room has denied...

Clifford Chance sets gender and ethnicity targets

Magic circle firm Clifford Chance has imposed gender and ethnicity targets for the next five years, in order to accelerate the ‘all-too-gradual pace...

Solicitor struck off for overcharging by thousands on probate matters

The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal has struck off a solicitor who was found to have 'deliberately and excessively’ overcharged clients. Keith Smart, who was born...

The Guardian view on failures to protect children: the buck stops where? | Editorial

Parents are not the only ones responsible for their children. Our social responsibility is at its greatest when parents are unable to protect...

Ditch percentages in ‘flawed’ gender pay gap reports, say stats experts

Firms reporting gender pay gap data should present their findings in the form of a ‘pound/pence’ comparison rather than as a percentage, the...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a hero to women. A future without her is a...

You can find her face on enamel pins, tote bags, posters, and greetings cards. She stares at you from T-shirts, from stickers, from...

Release prisoners or face jail pandemic, says chief

Prisoners should be released in order to prevent UK jails being overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic, the head of the Prison Governors Association...

Priti Patel may order new review of police handling of Carl Beech

The home secretary is to risk angering police by ordering a fresh, third inquiry into Scotland Yard’s disastrous investigation into a fictitious establishment...

Head of Human Rights Watch denied entry to Hong Kong

The global head of Human Rights Watch says he has been denied entry to Hong Kong, where he was scheduled to launch the...

Grayling probation changes led to 'expensive merry-go-round', says report

Offenders have been locked in an “expensive merry-go-round” by a key plank of Chris Grayling’s disastrous probation overhaul, which has failed to reduce...