Digitisation is coming to the civil justice system in England and Wales. The reform has significant risks and benefits. In this exclusive Q&A, I spoke with a solicitor who has been testing the new system of digital appeals in the immigration Tribunal.
Twitter video clips of Johnny Mercer MP questioning Martyn Day of Leigh Day solicitors show that the MP using a Parliamentary Select Committee hearing to attempt to distort the facts on UK military abuse of Iraqi detainees.
Calling all aspiring lawyers and barristers out there! Watch these videos for some of my top tips on coming to the bar, pupillage applications and issues of equality, diversity and discrimination.
Following a discussion sparked by a recent twitter thread about the perils of the ‘float-list’ in UK Tribunals, here is my open letter to Susan Acland-Hood, the @CEOofHMCTS, seeking greater transparency on the listing process.
A barrister sanctioned for broadcasting serious allegations and sending inappropriate private messages on LinkedIn has won a High Court appeal against his sanction, reducing his period of suspension from professional practice.
A High Court dispute between a removal business and its trade body yields some important guidance for both SMEs engaged in online marketing and for independent website operators.
How to write persuasively? How to change your opponent’s views through writing? ‘Edward’ has some interesting answers. He used to defend the Home Office against legal claims. His anonymous feedback on some grounds that I drafted contained some tips on effective written advocacy.
Read this twitter thread with a breakdown of the key points from an interview with trafficking expert, Jamila from ATLEU. Anyone interested in modern slavery and employment claims should find this useful.