Local government

Council announces £3m barristers' framework tender

The local authority hopes to be able to tender

18 Jul 2021 | Associates

Judicial review: Law Society opposes reform proposals that make government ‘untouchable’

Law Society survey showed 95 per cent of UK adults believe the government should follow the law like everyone else

When is a highway not a highway?

Michael Orlik comments on an appeal ruling giving guidance on how to save a planning permission with a problematical condition

20 Jan 2021 | Local government

Homeless man failed by London council

A homeless man denied accommodation by his local authority has won a judicial review against the London Borough of Islington after it failed to follow due

23 Jun 2020 | Charities

Patients at risk: revisiting the extent of public bodies’ duties

While establishing that all psychiatric patients, regardless of status, are owed the same duty, the European Court of Human Rights has also minimised the m

04 Jun 2019 | Human rights

Back to the good old days

Brexit is the opportunity to reshape the government and do away with the Ministry of Justice, writes Blai

22 Sep 2017 | Local government

The fable of the boiling frog

Partners in legal aid firms are feeling the heat but, thanks to the government, can’t get out of the simmering pot, explains Stev

22 Sep 2017 | Legal services

GDPR 101

Implementing the new data protection regulation successfully must be a priority for the whole firm, not just the IT department, advises Ale

14 Sep 2017 | Local government

Tackling the conduct of local authority members

Sandwell shows that English local authorities must comply with the core requirements of the Localism Act 2011, explains Tiffan

06 Sep 2017 | Local government

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