Blogs & opinions
- with the author: Peter Nicholson
For its positive, dynamic vibe of today, the Society has much to thank Lorna Jack for
The future of remote civil court hearings will need the same spirit of collegiality that enabled the collective delivery of the process – and some fresh thinking
After featuring in the election campaign the future of the not proven verdict is in doubt – but are there alternatives to simple abolition?
Truth and power: democracy in the UK is not in a very healthy state at present. What will happen after the May elections?
As we restart the economy after the pandemic, the disadvantaged must not be left behind
Something has gone very wrong in the prosecution service, given the settlement of the claims for malicious prosecution, and a full inquiry is needed to restore confidence
Thoughts on pulling through a gloomy January; the legal aid package and talks; and the impact of the Brexit deal
Employers should help people find their own best balance between home and office working; Government must recognise the urgency of the crisis in legal aid
As legal aid lawyers hang on for a Government decision on funding, New Generation Lawyers deserves support in campaigning for their future
Sadly, it is necessary to speak out loudly and clearly for the profession and the rule of law and against a Government that poses a threat to both
The legal profession has increasingly to defend itself, and its neediest clients, from authorities who have little appreciation of its role