May 17, 2022

Queen’s speech includes a victims bill

Industry News by Jacob Murray

The Queen’s annual speech in Parliament included provision for a victims bill which is designed to improve the experience and rights of victims in the criminal justice system.  Farah Nazeer […]

May 10, 2022

Football WAG case reaches High Court

Industry News by Jacob Murray

The libel case between Rebekah Vardy and Coleen Rooney begins today at the High Court. Mrs Vardy has accused Mrs Rooney of posting false allegations online that she was passing […]

March 1, 2022

New Form D81 Published

Industry News by Jacob Murray

A new D81 form was published last month as part of reforms to financial provision within England and Wales which includes a numerical formula to guide couples on likely financial […]

February 25, 2022

Deprivation of children’s liberty has increased by 46% over the last three years

Industry News by Jacob Murray

Research published by Nuffield Family Justice Observatory has indicated the ‘last resort’ measure used by the High Court to deprive children of their liberty in unregulated settings such as caravans […]

February 24, 2022

Reforms to Housing for victims of abuse

Industry News by Jacob Murray

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities has announced increased funding to local authorities to provide safe spaces for victims of domestic abuse. A total of £125 million in […]

February 10, 2022

Local Authority to monitor those not in mainstream education

Industry News by Jacob Murray

The Department for Education announced that it would be taking steps to legislate to introduce a registration requirement for children educated outside of school.  This proposal followed the Children Not […]

February 3, 2022

Child Maintenance Service must be improved

Industry News by Jacob Murray

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Single Parent Families have been discussing how the Child Maintenance service(CMS) can be improved for single parent families. It has been revealed that since […]

February 1, 2022

HP wins civil fraud case

Industry News by Jacob Murray

Hewlett-Packard has won a 6 year civil fraud case against Mike Lynch. A High Court Judge ruled that he duped the US company into paying £8.2 bullion for his software […]

January 14, 2022

New guidance on Mercy Killings

Industry News by Jacob Murray

The CPS has launched a public consultation updated legal guidance on homicide offences, which sets out public interest factors prosecutors should take into account when dealing with suspects in deaths […]

January 12, 2022

High Court rules Government’s PPE contracts unlawful

Industry News by Jacob Murray

The government’s use of a so-called ‘VIP lane’ to award contracts for personal protection equipment (PPE) at the height of the first wave of the pandemic was unlawful, the High […]