Tag: Government

Government launches taskforce against ‘crooked’ immigration lawyers

Announcement draws criticism from profession

Aug 8 2023 11:45am

Government launches new post-GCSE law course

Two-year programme features industry placement and is equivalent to three A-Levels

Jun 15 2023 11:39am

Why law students shouldn’t be discouraged by anti-lawyer rhetoric

Top solicitors and barristers provide words of encouragement for aspiring lawyers

Jun 17 2022 1:13pm

5 times the Johnson government complained about ‘lefty lawyers’

Lawyer-bashing long a staple of No.10 rhetoric

Jun 15 2022 1:13pm

Secrets and lies: The UK’s troubled regime of freedom of information

Second-year LSE law student Nhan Pham-Thanh explores the chequered history of freedom of information in the UK, currently stalled under Boris Johnson’s government

Jun 14 2022 10:54am

Justice minister quits over Boris Johnson’s ‘partygate’ fine

Commercial barrister Lord Wolfson slams 'repeated rule-breaking, and breaches of the criminal law, in Downing Street’

Apr 14 2022 7:34am

Cabinet reshuffle: ex-magic circle rookie Raab appointed Justice Sec

Replaces barrister Robert Buckland

Sep 15 2021 4:32pm

Genocide and torture to be cut from controversial new bill aimed at limiting prosecution of overseas soldiers

Johnny Mercer MP quits over government’s failure to include protections for troops who fought in Northern Ireland

Apr 22 2021 11:06am

Ministers don’t understand why they can’t just break the law, civil servants claim

Officials say certain politicians just don't get that the rule of law is a thing

Apr 22 2021 9:42am

‘This has to stop’: Legal aid lawyers report receiving online threats after vilification by politicians and press

Legal aid firm Duncan Lewis says it's getting 'threatening messages' after hostile coverage

Oct 8 2020 12:26pm

Court of Appeal judges pause Heathrow expansion on climate change grounds

Government must now formally reconsider third runway, this time factoring in the Paris climate agreement

Feb 27 2020 12:38pm

Linklaters pens report on Brexit, tells government the process could be ‘overwhelming’

Adopt a principles-based approach to mammoth task

Jun 27 2017 11:27am

IT illiteracy and government: how legislators never understood computers

Andras Kirkman-Kovacs, runner-up in the BARBRI International Cyber Crime Blogging Prize Competition, says the government has its work cut out

May 31 2017 12:02pm

Why are Brits so unsure of their right to challenge government in the courts?

We don’t know our public law in the same way Americans seem to

Feb 14 2017 10:00am