Commons committee slams legal aid tests

Sign in or register to continue reading.

Gain access to the latest news from The Lawyer.com, our jobs board, career insight and much more.

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here 

Latest Briefings

Bulgarian pension funds: New opportunities for banks to enter into repo transactions and derivatives

By Tsvetan Krumov The amendments provide new business opportunities to banks to enter into repo transactions and derivatives with Bulgarian pension funds. There are various types of private social security funds under Bulgarian law depending on the social security risks they cover. However, as the regime for derivatives and repo transactions is identical for all […]

Amsterdam District Court: Museum Map Foundation must provide data to tax authorities on museum visits

By Anke Holtland Yesterday, the Amsterdam District Court ruled in summary proceedings that the Museum Map Foundation must provide data to the tax authorities on museum visits by one specific museum card holder. What was going on? The Tax and Customs Administration demanded the information about museum visits from one specific museum card holder for the period 2014 to […]

Rules and weightings for 4th Dutch Offshore Wind tender (HKZ III&IV)

By Roland de Vlam, Redmar Damsma With the tender for the Hollandse Kust Zuid III & IV offshore wind sites in Q1 2019 rapidly approaching, potential contesters and other interested parties are awaiting the publication of the definitive version of the Ministerial Regulation holding the rules and weightings related to the tender procedure and criteria […]

Recommended

The Lawyer Inquiry: Peter Bennett

Peter Bennett was born in London on 23 July 1953. He is practice manager at 36 Bedford Row, the chambers of James Hunt QC. What was your first job? Paper boy. What was your first-ever salary? £3,200. What would you have done if you hadn’t become a lawyer? Management of law firms – which is […]

Pay up and pipe down or you're out

NEW legislation being heralded as the way to evict noisy and nuisance neighbours on council estates quickly may have its biggest impact on those failing to pay their rent. The 1996 Housing Act means new tenants have to sign 12-month probationary, or introductory tenancies. This allows councils to go to court and evict tenants without […]

Clause would have blocked Bridgewater Three appeal

The Bridgewater Three may not have been freed after 18 years in prison, if a provision ‘sneaked’ into the 1996 Criminal Procedures and Investigation Act had existed when they were convicted. Clause 5.8 of the Code of Practice, which was formulated by the Home Secretary Michael Howard in December last year, was introduced without a […]

Real life is reviewed in court

The recent High Court battle by widow Diane Blood for the right to be artificially inseminated with the sperm of her late husband was odd even by the standards of Leigh Day & Co, a firm with a reputation for a case book that has many mentions of probing new fields. However, while the subject […]

Home Office recognises EU loophole

CAMERON Markby Hewitt immigration specialist Julia Onslow-Cole has forced the Home Office to concede that there is a legal loophole which allows employers within the EU to hire foreign workers without work permits. Onslow-Cole exploited the loophole to help her UK banking client hire an Indian software specialist working leg- ally in Germany without having […]

In-House & Private Practice Legal Jobs

Stay up-to-date with the latest opportunities on The Lawyer Careers. Each month, more than 8,000 legal roles are added to our site - we'll bring you the best opportunities out there.

Get Started

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here