Tag: Ministry of Justice

Justice Sec Raab accused of ‘hurling tomatoes’ across meeting room in explosive ‘tirade’

Spokesperson says allegations are 'complete nonsense'

Nov 14 2022 11:23am

Striking criminal barristers to vote on government legal aid offer

£54 million pay package follows 'constructive talks'

Sep 29 2022 3:34pm

Criminal barristers go on strike – how did we get here?

Indefinite, uninterrupted strike starts today

Sep 5 2022 1:40pm

Ex-magic circle heavyweight takes up ministerial role at MoJ

Barrister Sir Christopher Bellamy QC appointed parliamentary under secretary of state in the Ministry of Justice

Jun 7 2022 2:05pm

Justice minister hits back at Charlotte Proudman’s criticism of court procedure for rape victims

MoJ's David Wolfson rebuts Goldsmith barrister's tweet asserting rape victims 'sit alone, isolated, unable to see what is happening in court'

Apr 8 2022 10:23am

Not enough! Criminal bar responds to government’s £135 million legal aid pledge

Lord Chancellor accepts recommendation of independent review -- but bar chief warns move won't stop colleagues quitting

Mar 15 2022 10:06am

Will working as a magistrate become the next CV must-have for wannabe lawyers?

Government targets 'younger people' as part of new recruitment drive

Jan 24 2022 12:36pm

This pic of the MoJ’s Xmas tree hasn’t gone down well with criminal lawyers

'Utterly detached from the reality', wrote one barrister on Twitter, as crumbling courts and case backlogs continue to blight justice system

Dec 6 2021 12:18pm
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Fund legal aid training contracts and pupillages, MPs and peers urge government

Cross-party group call on SRA to include social welfare modules in new SQE

Oct 20 2021 12:49pm

Love Island: Ex-Lord Chancellor throws support behind former MoJ colleague

David Gauke said he might tune in to follow progress of Sharon Gaffka

Jul 1 2021 2:02pm

Netflix’s Top Boy uses sold off crown court to film legal scenes — as criminal case backlog hits 457,518

Blackfriars Crown Court flogged for a reported £65 million in 2019

Jan 21 2021 11:37am

Meet the experts who will consider reforming judicial review

Oxford law grad Jordan Briggs profiles the independent panel tasked with looking at potential reform

Aug 4 2020 1:20pm

Over half of courts to close in battle against coronavirus

A network of 157 priority courts will remain open to ensure justice system continues to operate effectively, MoJ says

Mar 27 2020 2:14pm

COVID-19: The toll on criminal justice

An already crumbling system finds itself in limbo

Mar 25 2020 10:10am

COVID-19: MoJ lists which lawyers are ‘key workers’

Their children can attend school or nursery from today

Mar 23 2020 11:53am

Junior crime barristers accuse government of ‘divide and rule’ tactics over pay deal

Open letter urges criminal lawyers to remain united

Jun 28 2019 8:52am

Criminal barristers negotiate improved pay deal — days after voting for national walkout

CBA says it will be recommending its members accept 'interim measures'

Jun 12 2019 2:32pm

Ministry of Justice commits £2 million to legal tech

As barristers ballot on strike action enters final hour

Jun 4 2019 4:05pm