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25 Feb 19
In association with 'The Access to Justice Foundation'
26 Feb 19
Focus on finding opportunities, and career progression, in-house or in small firms
Despite the desire for work-life balance, flexible working remains elusive for many solicitors. We spoke to employers large and small to find out how it can operate successfully in today’s world
The author proposes a counter-intuitive method for Scottish judges to achieve the goal of crime reduction, disruption to the cycle of violence and shrinking numbers in our creaking prisons
Although Brexit will significantly hit migration from the EU, the Government’s white paper on the immigration system to apply from 2021 could attract higher migration from non-EU countries
A consultant forensic clinical psychologist outlines the scope of domestic abuse under the 2018 Act, and some of the issues that will arise in putting it into practice
The proceedings against Lord Lester illustrate the author's argument that the law has become contorted in its attempts to apply the civil standard of proof in determining serious allegations