Ticket to Ride

We are seeing an increasing use of “ticketing” of judges in Chancery Private Law and Court of Protection. Often only one Judge looks at the applications and then makes a decision on who they select for the ticket based upon one side of A4 and no interview or feedback....

GDPR – Court bundles

You heard it here first – we will probably be receiving guidance about handing bundles back to Counsel following hearings. Following our making this point to the Judicial Office it appears that handing back Court bundles amounts to a possible breach of...

Judge Reinstated

Officials apologise to judge over temporary suspension A prominent black judge has won an embarrassing apology from disciplinary authorities for his temporary suspension after he publicly criticised the election commissioner. The Judicial Conduct Investigations Office...

Specialist divorce courts

Times reports: A specialist court to deal with financial disputes on divorce is to be rolled out across England and Wales out after a successful pilot in three regions, Sir James Munby (pictured) has announced. Sir James, who is stepping down as the most senior family...