Practice Area

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

SRA consults on immigration services

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has launched a public consultation on its rules governing where solicitors are allowed to work while offerin

12 Mar 2020

Solicitor fined £1,600 over “offensive” email

A solicitor has been fined £1,600 by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) after forwarding a “highly derogatory and grossly offensive

10 Mar 2020

COVID-19 emergency laws to trigger virtual courts

Emergency legislation which would facilitate the acceleration of virtual courts in some cases could be brought forward as the coronavirus situation wo

09 Mar 2020

Publication of 'Sheikh' rulings of international public interest

A final attempt by the ruler of Dubai to block the court’s publication of judgments relating to proceedings concerning two of his children

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

Moore Blatch and Barlow Robbins tie up

Blatch and Barlow Robbins have today (5 March) announced they will merge to form Moore Barlow as of 1 May.

05 Mar 2020

Sir James Munby praises Cafcass data sharing strategy

Former president of the family division Sir James Munby has praised a Cafcass initiative, releasing data to researchers, as an ‘astonishing brea

05 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