Judicial diversity?

The Gazette reports that: The judiciary would be more diverse today if judges were selected with the ‘old tap on the shoulder’ system, Labour’s David Lammy has told MPs, expressing  frustration at the lack of progress that has been made since his...

Diversity

At least half of the judiciary should be women, Britain’s most senior judge has said. Speaking at an event in the supreme court to mark the centenary of women’s entry into the legal profession, Brenda Hale, president of the supreme court and the first woman to take on...

AGM 28 March 4 KBW 6pm or dial in

NOTICE OF AND AGENDA FOR AGM TO BE HELD AT 6.00PM ON 28 MARCH 2019 AT THE CHAMBERS OF LAWRENCE POWER, 4 KINGS BENCH WALK LONDON EC4Y 7DL   Notice is hereby given of the intention of the Association of Fee Paid Judges to hold its AGM at 6.00pm on Thursday 28 March...

PENSIONS update

Ministry of Justice statement in fee-paid judicial litigation: March 2019 MOJ has provided a second update to the Employment Tribunal in relation to the O’Brien/Miller & Others litigation, following the judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union on 7...

Mckenzie Friends?

Following a case when a McKenzie friend was successfully sued for negligence, should they be banned? Ministers should ban the “unscrupulous” practice of allowing unqualified advisors to help claimants going to court without lawyers, a leading barrister-MP...