Law in Practice

Brexit: A new relationship

Evanna Fruithof, Alexandria Carr and Gordon Nardell QC set out possible models for the UK’s relationship with the EU post-Brexit Following the vote to leave on 23 June, the... read more

Hostile environment

As the nation grapples with the impact of Brexit on migration, Ronan Toal briefs readers on the major revisions already introduced by the Immigration Act 2016 Back in 2002... read more

Is London still ahead of the game?

Khawar Qureshi QC provides an overview of recent trends and issues relating to the arbitral process Arbitration as a means of dispute resolution has been utilised for more... read more


Recent news analysis of the Panama Papers, and high-profile-personality stakes in offshore funds, have turned up the heat in the tax avoid v evade debate. Kevin Prosser QC sheds light on... read more

The digital drive

Catherine Baksi considers whether lawyers, judges, courts and clients are ready for a digital revolution, the drivers for change, and impact on access to justice Bulging... read more

Changing the effect

Litigators beware – open conduct in litigation could change the effect of a Part 36 offer, warns Alan Tunkel Can an offer made under Part 36 of the Civil Procedure Rules be... read more

Adviser to the top of government

Anthony Inglese CB meets the government’s most senior legal official, Treasury Solicitor Jonathan Jones, for an insight into his role and the application of law in the political context... read more

No deal

Laura Hoyano provides a refresher on the barrister’s rule of independence in response to the Home Secretary’s proffered ‘deal’ to human rights lawyers Home Secretary... read more

Shakespeare and the legal world

Marking the Bard’s anniversary year, Quentin Skinner examines Shakespeare’s links with the law and use of dramatic techniques through the lens of the classical theory of forensic... read more

Moving on

What’s restorative justice got to do with barristers? Mary Cowe explores its relevance to the Bar, benefits for offender and victim and impact on recidivism The Restorative... read more