- Legal aid cuts trigger 47 per cent drop in family mediation
Legal aid cuts have triggered a dramatic drop in the number of divorcing couples opting for mediation, according to the latest government figures.
Judicial guidance requires couples contemplating a divorce to consider mediation before...
- 898 law firms are vulnerable, financial health survey finds
A total of 898 law firms are vulnerable and may require refinancing or an injection of new capital, a financial health survey commissioned by costs lawyers Kain Knight has found.
Company Watch studied the accounts of 2,600 limited company...
- Consumer body predicts that ABSs will plug legal aid gap
Alternative business structures will provide access to justice for consumers affected by legal aid cuts, a Legal Services Consumer Panel report states.
The body, which advises the Legal Services Board on consumer issues in the...