Last week, to my surprise, the Solicitors’ Journal thought it worth devoting quite a lot of space to a profile of me.
A discussion in the Twittersphere about aspects of Mr Jeremy Wright’s recent appearance in the Brexit litigation as leading counsel for the Crown led to a request that I should post a piece about the office of Attorney General.
In his second annual report (for 2014-5) the Chief Coroner said that although about 230,000 deaths are reported to coroners across England and Wales each year, most of them are signed off by coroners as a death from natural causes, and only about 25,000 cases proceeded to an investigation and inquest, with juries being …
I have just completed a review of the statistics published by the Legal Aid Agency for the first three years of the new scheme.
It is now just over ten years since I delivered a lecture in London to the Environmental Law Foundation,
By Sir Henry Brooke Between May and July 2016 I was involved in the task of sorting out and reordering the large quantity of valuable information which came to Lord Bach’s Access to Justice Commission in response to its Call for Written Evidence.
For this instalment of the history of legal aid I have again drawn heavily from the writing of Steve Hynes, the Director of the Legal Action Group, on this occasion mainly from Austerity Justice (Legal Action Group, 2012).
In the light of the current debates about the future of the Human Rights Act and the ability (or otherwise) of the common law to fill any perceived gaps if that Act were repealed, I thought it might be of interest if I published a talk I gave at a seminar in Moscow 22 years …
I wrote this article for an Exeter University law journal at the end of 1991 over the Christmas break.
I am now in the process of responding to the Consultation Paper issued by David Lammy MP