Technical legal practice

A ‘no deal’ Brexit and IP protection

Karen Holden and Christine Zembrzuski run through the critical actions businesses need to take to protect their IP post Brexit

Divorcing couples opt for fixed fees

Nearly two-thirds of couples divorcing or dissolving a civil partnership now pay fixed fees – but final legal fees for many were higher than expected, a new report has shown.

On the farm

Farming divorces typically involve complex business ownership structures and require special care, as Laura Martin explains

Court of Appeal: family judges must justify adjournments

Judges in family cases should not adjourn final decisions simply to “press the pause button” the Court of Appeal has warned.

CIPD calls for changes to immigration proposals

Employers are not ready for the introduction of new immigration restrictions according to research by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Law Society outlines multiple barriers hindering lawtech

Widespread confusion, variation and fragmentation are all barriers to improving access to justice through innovation and technology, according to a Law Society report.

Provocation and coercive control: the Challen case

In the week that Sally Challen told her own story for the first time, Jessica Maguire explores the perception of coercive control in the current justice system