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Female majority in Supreme Court for the first time

In a gender equality milestone, two male and three female justices will hear a case next month. For the first time in legal history, a Supreme Court case will be sat by a female majority. Three of the five judges hearing the case of Re D on 3 October will...

Law student fails to sue classmates over defamatory forum comments

An Open University (OU) first-year law student has run up a costs bill of £8,000 after attempting to sue six other students for alleged defamation. The student, Samantha Exley, joined the OU’s online forum in 2017. Exley claimed she was “a practising...

How to teach your children the ABCs of law

L is for Law is a new picture book aimed at demystifying legal concepts for kids. L is for Law is a colourful introduction to the language of law for children of 0 - 5 years old. Author Veronica Goodman, features a legal term for each letter of the...

A day in the life of a lawyer

Lawyers are some of the most hardworking people out there. They put in many more hours of work compared to those in other professions. In fact, what you might see on TV, like lawyers relaxing, chatting and enjoying lunch with clients, is not realistic. The...

ILSPA: The key steps in securing a legal secretary role

We’ve collaborated with the Institute of Legal Secretaries and PA’s to bring you a special blog today. ILSPA has kindly provided us with an outline of the key steps to securing a role as a legal secretary. Legal secretaries, that is, quality legal...

Nelson Chambers engaged with PEM

Nelson Chambers are delighted to be engaged with PEM, Cambridge’s largest independent firm of accountants, to appoint a Director to lead a new legal arm to augment their private client expertise. With ‘Authenticity, Reliability and Empathy’ at the core of...

Plumber wins workers’ rights battle

A plumber has recently succeeded in winning a legal battle for working rights in a Supreme Court ruling, which is expected to have huge ramifications for freelance workers. Gary Smith had worked for Pimlico Plumbers for 6 years. The court ruled that...

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