Dame Linda Penelope Dobbs, DBE, was the first non-white person to serve as a senior judge of England and Wales, from 2004 to 2013.
With communities across the world trying to adapt to accelerated change, it has never been more important for us to support our clients in all aspects of their personal and professional lives.
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
So said Sir Thomas Bingham in the case of Bolton v Law Society in 1993, noting that "Membership of a profession brings many benefits, but that is part of the price."
Anyone who has gone through the process of making a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) knows that the documents are technical and time consuming to prepare.
The law firms agreed to the following statement and coordinated a joint social media and online push to publicise their commitment at 11am on Friday 12th June.
The case of United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Q  EWCOP 27 concerns Q, a 57 year old with profound and lifelong learning disabilities...
Upon the Court of Protection appointing a deputy, it is common for a case manager to be instructed to work alongside the deputy.
What is an LGBTQ+ ally? The Stonewall definition of an ally is ‘anyone who acts to bring about positive change for people who identify differently to them'.
I am always slightly reticent about ‘opening up' about my experience as a gay man. Not because I don't want to tell my story but because, like many others.
Transparency is something that you need to practice, and often it'll be hardest when it's most needed.
Marks & Clerk
Marks & Clerk Law recently participated in the first ever fully remote hearing in the Court of Appeal. We want to share what worked well (and what didn't) in the hope that others in the legal profession can be better prepared ...
Veganuary? Meatless "meat" balls are all the rage…Dry January? My local pub is offering dry white wine and dry London gin, to help, in a way… New Year, New You?
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
The likes of Karen Seward, Natasha Harrison and Melissa Butler also talk about the main challenges facing female lawyers and the most common mistakes and misconceptions affecting women in law.
Deputies are required to provide the OPG with an report each year detailing how they have managed...
The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) is responsible for supervising deputies and it has an important role in investigating allegations of wrong-doing by both deputies and attorneys.
BCL Solicitors LLP
In the second of a series of videos on the career paths of our associates, Trainee Solicitor Cindy Laing shares her story and how she arrived at her role at BCL.
Walkers (London based) BVI and Cayman law teams have been ranked in the very top tier by both Chambers and Legal 500 (2019/20 editions).
Last month, the SFO published its Annual Report for the year ended 31 March 2019 (the Annual Report), the first since Lisa Osofsky began her tenure as Director in August 2018.
BCL Solicitors LLP
BCL partner, John Binns writes for Lexis Nexis considering the new Code for Private Prosecutors, issued by the Private Prosecutors' Association (PPA)
Clyde & Co
If you are a solo-regulated FCA firm, you will be transitioning into the Senior Managers & Certification Regime on 9 December this year.