Sunday, October 20, 2019
  25 June 2019: Sally Penni, founder of Women in the Law UK, has been named a finalist in the Woman of Influence category at The English Women’s Awards – North. According to the organisers this category rewards an influential...
Panel members confirmed to steer call for evidence on how the family courts protect children and parents in cases of domestic abuse and other serious offences. From: Ministry of Justice On 21 May 2019 the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) announced a...
New report supports Ministry of Justice’s emphasis on community alternatives and use of technology to boost rehabilitation of female offenders. Published 18 June 2019 From: Ministry of Justice over half of women in prison have children under the age of...
Buoyed by record turnover over the last financial year, Exchange Chambers is “actively exploring opportunities in London” after reporting strong performance from all practice areas at its Annual General Meeting. With 170 plus barristers across the North, Exchange Chambers is...
Robert Buckland QC spoke at the Modernising Criminal Justice Conference in his first keynote speech as the Minister of State for Justice. Published 11 June 2019 From: Ministry of Justice and Robert Buckland QC MP Delivered on: 11 June 2019 (Transcript of...
The introduction of fixed recoverable costs (FRC) for low-value personal injury cases has restricted smaller law firms from offering their services to the public and this will be made worse by plans to extend FRC, the Chartered Institute of Legal...
Access to justice charities celebrates Volunteers Week!     Barristers volunteering through Advocate (the new name for the Bar Pro Bono Unit) in 2018 gave over 10,000 hours of legal help, equating to just shy of £2.25 million in fees (if they had charged).  In...
The Bar Standards Board (BSB) is today calling for evidence to help it scope a planned review of the BSB Handbook - the document which includes the Code of Conduct for barristers and the rules with which they must...
  Following today’s announcement by the Lord Chancellor that the government is to take immediate action to address issues with the judicial pensions scheme, Miles Celic, Chief Executive Officer, TheCityUK said: “The UK’s legal system, and English Law in particular, is globally renowned...
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