Tribunals & Courts

Budget: No ‘sharp teeth’ on tax, but avoidance schemes will feel the bite 

Anticipated tax increases failed to materialise, though new steps on tax avoidance were unveiled

04 Mar 2021 | Courts & Judiciary

2021 Budget does little to quench thirst of ‘legal aid deserts’

£450m provided to support justice system in England and Wales

04 Mar 2021 | Courts & Judiciary

Whiplash portal causes concern over access to justice and compensation 

Claimants may be entitled to less compensation than previously
 

01 Mar 2021 | Courts & Judiciary

Video remand hearings reinstated by police

The police are to reinstate the use of VRM after government funding, the Law Society has confirmed

24 Feb 2021 | Courts & Judiciary

Inside the in-tray of Sir Geoffrey Vos

Tony Guise takes an imaginary peek inside the in-tray of the Master of the Rolls

19 Feb 2021 | Courts & Judiciary

HMCTS staff strike is on the cards

HMCTS members at 12 court buildings balloted by union over safety concerns, and outbreak at Bradford is confirmed

16 Feb 2021 | Courts & Judiciary

The courts: Give lawyers a safe working environment, says Law Society

The Law Society has stressed that safety must be prioritised, after Lord Chief Justice Lord Burnett said the courts and tribunals must continue to function

07 Jan 2021 | Courts & Judiciary

An extra £500m for the courts doesn’t go far enough

A £413m government investment into the family courts and tribunals, boost court capacity and support victims of crime, has been announced by the chan

27 Nov 2020 | Crime

Family solutions group calls for child-centred approach away from the courts

A report makes sweeping recommendations including the creation of a support framework for children and young people whose parents separate

12 Nov 2020 | Children

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