Lammy report – Judicial Diversity Targets Rejected

Prosecutions of suspects in London could be deferred or dropped under a pilot programme being considered by the government that is aimed at tackling racial bias in the criminal justice system. In a detailed response to the ground-breaking report by David Lammy on...

Pension Appeal

Sir Rabinder Singh is among 210 judges bringing a claim against the government MARY TURNER FOR THE TIMES Senior judges will lose hundreds of thousands of pounds in pension payments over their lives while paying substantial tax under government reforms, the Employment...

National Business Centre in Salford gets a boost

HMCTS hiring dozens of administrators for Salford claims hub The government has embarked on another legal sector hiring spree – this time for staff to administer court cases, with salaries ranging from £15,750 to £20,756. HM Courts & Tribunals Service is...

Court security under the spotlight

A judge has publicly condemned HM Courts & Tribunals Service and an outsourced security company by lifting the lid on the ‘chronic’ and ‘lamentable’ situation at his court, as the spotlight continues to shine on security across the court estate. Maidstone Combined...