Technical legal practice

Live-streaming family cases doesn't go far enough

Family proceedings in the Court of Appeal will be live-streamed online from this summer with the aim of boosting transparency in the justice system, t

16 Mar 2020

The GDPR marathon

Two years on from the GDPR’s implementation, Suzanne Dibble considers best practice for law firms

06 Mar 2020

The incompetent expert

The Bar is a good sounding board for solicitors searching for the best expert, says Nick Barraclough

06 Mar 2020

CMA warns of risk to leasehold buyers' solicitors' duties

Residential solicitors have been warned by the competition watchdog that they risk compromising their professional duty when acting for leasehold buye

02 Mar 2020

Developers face CMA action over consumer law breaches

Enforcement action against residential developers for serious leasehold mis-selling is to be launched by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

28 Feb 2020

Whiplash reforms stall until end of the summer

The lord chancellor and secretary of state for justice Robert Buckland has today (27 February) confirmed that roll out of the government’s whipl

27 Feb 2020

Legal professional privilege revisited

Legal advice privilege in documents or communications can inadvertently be lost, warns Andrew Pavlovic

27 Feb 2020

By the hour

The courts are starting to recognise that the guideline hourly rates need updating, says Francis Kendall

25 Feb 2020

MIB liable for accidents on private land

The Motor Insurance Bureau (MIB) is liable for accidents on private land involving uninsured vehicles, the Supreme Court held.

21 Feb 2020