The best of times, the worst of times, writes David Langwallner
Amidst the sound and fury of the general election campaign, Dr Jack Simson Caird takes a step back to assess how the ‘Parliament of two halves’ contributed to the Brexit process
The ‘political’ critique of the Supreme Court exposes a widespread and mistaken Westminster view of how our constitution works
The salient issue in relation to prorogation is whether the Prime Minister’s discretionary power should be limited pursuant to the constitutional principles underlying case law: the case for judicial intervention
What Brexit has taught us so far: with Parliament standing prorogued, the Commons Speaker gives a robust defence of Parliament’s role as a check on executive ‘malpractice’ and pledges all the ‘procedural creativity’ necessary
We’re having a constitutional moment... the Brexit process has exposed a dysfunctional relationship between law and politics in Westminster. Have we learned any lessons?
Should MPs be able to legislate contrary to the wishes of the government of the day? The Cooper Bill has raised fundamental questions over the relationship between law and politics in the United Kingdom
Tax barrister, blogger and campaigner – the tenacious Jolyon Maugham QC has driven the legal debate on Brexit since the referendum result and won’t let the issue go
The fight for the right to decide – a quick guide to the Parliamentary showdown over the Brexit deal and what it bodes for the future
As the Prime Minister’s Brexit dealings are awaited, Anthony Inglese meets UK judge to Europe’s top court, Christopher Vajda, who reflects on his journey to the ECJ and six years of judging EU-style
Philip N Bristow explains how to unlock your aged debt to fund your tax in one easy step
With the property market witnessing significant changes since the beginning of the pandemic, Fleet Street Wealth’s Managing Director Julian Morgan considers the future of the home, the second home and the office
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The family law system is in crisis and a failure to recognise it as such demeans the Herculean efforts of all involved, writes Celestine Greenwood, an exhausted family practitioner
Should we cap numbers coming to the Bar? Or help them make data driven decisions? asks IshanKolhatkar
Time to look afresh at the imposter syndrome narrative? Why pathologizing normal anxieties can be unhelpful to barristers and future generations. By Kate Brunner QC and Sarah Regan
Shifting the taboo, two silks talk about the menopause, its impact on women at the Bar and the need for a profession-wide rethink. By Lyndsey de Mestre QC and Brie Stevens-Hoare QC
In a profession which can be attached to, and defined by, archaic stereotypes, how to be yourself, explore new areas and own your own time? Here are Lennart Poulsen's 'lessons learnt'...