Law Society blog - courts
Here are all the posts tagged with "courts".
21 June 2018
My advice is borne of experience – I went through the application process three times before I was successful.
20 June 2018
In Parliament, the EU Withdrawal Bill returns to the House of Lords after the amendments were voted on in the Commons last week. The EU Justice Sub-Committee will also hear evidence on Brexit and citizen’s rights, and the Courts and Tribunals Bill is scheduled to have its second reading.
04 August 2017
Speed, ease and efficiency are laudable objectives for the court system in England and Wales, but current proposals for a flexible operating hours pilot raise far more concerns than solutions. When the plan to pilot extended court opening hours was first announced in May, the Law Society warned HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) that the scheme could heap more pressure on an already fragile system.
24 April 2017
Last Tuesday, the prime minister announced that she will be asking Parliament to vote for a general election on 8 June. On Wednesday, the House of Commons surpassed the two thirds majority needed to approve the motion by 522 to 13.
27 March 2017
This week the Prisons and Courts Bill will return to the House of Commons to undertake Committee Stage and our Head of Justice will be giving evidence to the Committee on Tuesday.
05 January 2017
In the first in a series on the key issues concerning solicitors in 2017, Robert Bourns looks at threats to access to justice.
21 November 2016
Alexandra Cardenas looks at the Autumn statement and Justice Select Committee's annual report.
16 September 2016
Alexandra Cardenas discusses new proposals to reform the courts system and the government's plan for the renegotiation of a deal with the EU.
20 May 2016
Alexandra Cardenas considers reactions to the Queen's Speech, and outlines the main points of interest to the legal profession.
16 October 2015
Richard Messingham anticipates a highly active legislative period between now and Christmas now that parliament has returned, and provides an overview of the activity around the Immigration Bill.