Stage 1 scrutiny begins of measure creating new offence
Letter to minister highlights "tensions and lack of trust"
Court of Session practice note requires repeated discussion of settlement
Practice note sets out manner of taking evidence on commission
Change in leadership at legal firm after 12 years
Two articles on the summary justice digital model
Clear sky over summary courts
Specialist law firm, Ergo Law, one year on
Heads for business
Stuart McWilliams reports
Spousal visas and the income rule
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05 Apr 17
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07 Apr 17
Peter Lockhart, one of the working group that produced the summary procedure report, explains in a Journal interview how the new system is intended to work, and encourages solicitors to offer feedback
Financial benchmarking is the new “cost of time”. This Society article explains how an online financial reporting system will enable you to generate a valuable health check on your practice
In the month of International Women’s Day, Cathy Donald and Emma Reid, who set up their own practice a year ago, describe their experience and what they have learned
A Supreme Court ruling has confirmed that the UK Government can set a minimum income threshold for a UK national whose spouse seeks a visa to live in the UK, while requiring some changes in practice
How has Altis been developing since its initial launch last year? The Society-backed online conveyancing platform is alive and well and looking for new users, as its developers tell the Journal
A recent English commercial case interpreted an exclusion of loss provision contextually rather than by the pattern of authorities. What are the lessons for practitioners?