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Our resident deputy district judge columnist discusses diversity in the judiciary, her thoughts on the reform of divorce law in the light of the government's consultation, and why she would like to see specialist family courts
Our anonymous Deputy District Judge columnist ponders the changes sweeping through the courts system, both good and bad, and their impact on the judiciary, litigants and access to justice.
We caught up with Vicky Preece, winner of last year's Solicitor Advocate of the Year award, to find out how her success has impacted on her working life and practice.
Andrew Morris puts an important piece of legislation for advocates under the microscope: a special custodial sentence for certain offenders of particular concern, introduced by the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015.
Joy Merriam shares her views on the challenges facing solicitor advocates in crime and child care.
Our resident deputy district judge columnist discusses the annual appraisal.
Adam Tear, Howe+Co, discusses his personal highlights of the year, the challenges facing solicitor advocates, his advice for solicitor advocates, and more.
Raj Chada talks about the challenges faced by solicitor advocates, his professional highlights of the year so far, and what he'll be working on in the months ahead.
Vicky Preece discusses the collaborative approach and provides some insight into working with child clients and being instructed by them.
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