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Hale: Supreme Court's job is to interpret the law, not legislate

2 hours 47 min ago

UK's highest court will shortly hear two eagerly awaited decisions on divorce and civil partnerships.

HP a trade mark says EU in latest 'distinctiveness' debate

3 hours 25 min ago

Polish company claimed ‘HP’ was too descriptive and lacked distinctive character.

A&O to announce new tech collaborators

4 hours 33 min ago

Magic circle firm will reveal next cohort for its ‘Fuse’ innovaton space.

National firm upbeat despite accounts revealing £3m annual loss

4 hours 36 min ago

Lyons Davidson says plans to combat challenges in the market are starting to pay off.

Compensation culture? Stats reveal claims numbers in freefall

7 hours 47 min ago

Figures released as government prepares for first big test of the Civil Liability Bill.

Munby takes action on 'defective' divorces

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 17:14

Judges told communications should be expressed in appropriately sympathetic and apologetic language.

Court of Appeal 'first' as Chinese arbitration award upheld

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:32

Ruling is a sign that the UK is still a desirable destination for dispute resolution, law firm claims.

Judges' salary structure should reward leadership - review body

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:46

Senior Salaries Review Body, which advises the lord chancellor, says there is no case for radical change.

Pay to be 'aligned with performance' as City firm floats

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:12

Dispute resolution specialist Rosenblatt to become the fourth practice to float shares in its own right. 

Pay to be 'aligned with firm performance' as City firm floats

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:12

Dispute resolution specialist Rosenblatt to become the fourth practice to float shares in its own right. 

Goodbye Sue, Grabbit & Runne? Defamation cases at new low

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:49

Courts in England and Wales heard 49 cases last year, with celebrities making more use of privacy actions. 

Clients 'lack confidence' to complain about their lawyer

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:33

Legal watchdog also wary of 'fragmentation' of the market leading to greater confusion about protection.

Magic circle's mixed bag on gender

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 01:01

Magic circle firms have continued to address gender imbalance in their annual promotion rounds.

News focus: Siege mentality at APIL conference

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 01:01

APIL’s conference did little to dispel the perception of a personal injury sector perpetually in crisis, and the Civil Liability Bill will pile more pressure on beleaguered practitioners.

Siege mentality

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 01:01

APIL’s conference did little to dispel the perception of a personal injury sector perpetually in crisis, and the Civil Liability Bill will pile more pressure on beleaguered practitioners.

Lawyer ‘advisers’ set to supplant judges

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 01:01

In amendments published as part of new rules concerning holiday sickness claims the new category of legal adviser may be delegated up to 22 powers.

Jobs to go as Keen sticks to reform script

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 01:01

PI lawyers heard in Birmingham last week that there will be no let-up in reforms.

Magic circle mixed bag on gender

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 01:01

Magic circle firms have continued to address gender imbalance in their annual promotion rounds.

Capture ruling opens way to costs recovery

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 01:01

Ahead of a potential costs windfall, PI firms will comb their records this week for cases where insurers have settled claims direct.

GDPR warning over boilerplate policy

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 01:01

The Law Society has published a checklist for firms in the latest instalment of advice on compliance with GDPR.

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