Private client

Domicile and wills interpretation

Matthew Duncan considers the court's approach to interpretation in the case of a foreign domiciled person who died leaving a worldwide estate

‘Justice depends on government’: Peers publish damning report

The quality of justice is increasingly at risk and it’s the government’s fault, peers have concluded in a comprehensive report

Civil justice backlog: Peers call for urgent measures

Government must act urgently to address the case backlog in the family and civil courts, peers said in a new report

30 Mar 2021 | ADR & Mediation

Considerably more legal aid funding needed, say peers

MoJ must invest much more to legal aid 'to meet the reality of need', say peers

New asylum system must 'treat people fairly'

The proposed two-tier system will mean fewer asylum seekers may qualify, the Law Society warned

26 Mar 2021 | Legal services

Funding family cases: finance firm launches free guide for family lawyers 

Finance firm launches free guide for family lawyers on funding conversations with clients 

12 Mar 2021 | ADR & Mediation

Remote Court of Protection

Evidence from medics in the Court of Protection (CoP) is “better”, CoP vice president Mr Justice Hayden had said. Commenting in a webinar, The

11 Mar 2021 | Legal services

Repetition of a disturbing theme

What did a psychiatrist’s expert report and Ravel’s Boléro have in common? Denzil Lush recalls a difficult case involving capacity

04 Mar 2021 | Private client

Whiplash portal causes concern over access to justice and compensation 

Claimants may be entitled to less compensation than previously
 

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