Published by the Youth Justice Legal Centre this is a guide to who will benefit from an intermediary, what intermediaries do and how to get one for your client.
Transforming Our Courts and Tribunals System and related consultations: Message from the Lord Chief Justice and Senior President of Tribunals
This morning, together with the Lord Chancellor, we published our joint vision for the future: “Transforming Our Courts and Tribunals System”. This document sets out a strategic narrative for reform which has the full support of the senior judiciary and the Government.
For the first time, the scope of our ambition, the drivers for reform, the principles underpinning our proposals and a description of the changes which are already underway across the jurisdictions, have been summarised in one accessible place. We encourage all of you to read it.
The increased cost and complexity of litigation coupled with the shrinking of legal aid means that access to justice is 'very much at risk', the president of the Supreme Court has said.
Global firm DLA Piper has elected its Madrid-based corporate partner Juan Picón to take over as senior partner and global co-chairman at the start of May.
The public spending watchdog is investigating the effectiveness of government efforts to reduce regulatory burdens imposed on businesses.
South-west firm Stephens Scown LLP is to operate under a John Lewis-style shared-ownership model, which will see receptionists receiving the same bonus as fee-earners, it revealed today.
A partner at global firm DLA Piper has been referred to the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal after alleged sexist email exchanges with the Premier League chief executive were leaked to the press last year.
The man who discovered Adam Johnson's football talent when he was just 12 years old has said in an interview that he is "shocked" and "disappointed" what has happened to the player.
The former legal director of Stobart Barristers - who once described traditional legal aid firms as 'wounded animals waiting to die' - has snapped up a high-profile criminal defence practice, the Gazette can reveal.