"Good Practice" Retains Legal Aid Contract for McCormicks Harrogate law firm McCormicks Solicitors has retained its contract with the Legal Aid Agency for a further three years following a detailed audit under the Specialist Quality Mark scheme. All solicitors in private practice dealing with publicly-funded work have to be assessed by an external auditor, a…View Full Article
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To Name and Shame? A new form invites applicants to name the third party involved if the petitioner is seeking divorce on the grounds of adultery. Our Head of Family Law, Stephen Hopwood, has concerns. The newly-designed on-line form to apply for a divorce in England and Wales asks for the name "of the person…View Full Article
End of Tribunal Fees? A Supreme Court ruling on fees for Employment Tribunals has overturned a four-year system. Employment Law specialist Sara Morgan looks at the implications. July 26 this year was a momentous day and not just for employment lawyers. It was the day the Supreme Court gave its judgment in the long-running challenge…View Full Article
Hate Crime Partner Geoff Rogers looks at the impact of the Crown Prosecution Service’s new guidelines on on-line hate crimes. In August the Crown Prosecution Service published new guidelines (coinciding with a social media campaign) as to how it intends to prosecute hate crime in England and Wales. These guidelines cover all areas of hate…View Full Article
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