5 questions to explain contextualised recruitment and our pilot scheme with Rare

You may have heard recently of 'contextualised recruitment' that firms like Pinsent Masons, Dickson Minto and Morton Fraser are implementing via a company called Rare. It's designed to improve social mobility, but what does it all mean?

A change of scenery and jurisdiction

A qualified lawyer in Australia, Rebekah Leviston talks about moving to the other side of the world and working as a paralegal in Scotland.

Letter: kindness – what effect?

Data should be provided on whether the "kindness courts" really make a difference

Letter: about that 3%

The recent legal aid increase is no rise at all

Letter: challenging factors' rates

Should higher charges close to settlement be challenged as duress?

Uncovering the unacceptable

Our self-styled ethical profession has a problem of bullying and harassment. Can it be treated as a question of fitness to practise?

Failure to hold appeal hearing triggered unfair dismissal

Company could rely on tribunal’s adverse finding on credibility

Men cannot claim enhanced shared parental pay: Appeal Court

Supreme Court appeal likely on indirect discrimination case

Data protection offences: latest cases from ICO

Action against individuals – and HMRC – for improper use

When failure to provide statement of particulars claimable

Claim disallowed as breach cured ahead of proceedings

“Workers” now entitled to itemised pay statements

Guide published to rights from 6 April 2019

Sheriff addresses "confusion" over sanction for counsel

Obtaining sanction for particular work “misconceived”