Help is at hand for students struggling with mental health
The hard work of studying law, often broken only by socialising with coursemates, can leave people vulnerable, so universities have developed programmes to ease the burden
Pioneering women raised the bar, but the fight for equality is not over
From being banned from the legal profession completely to being locked out of the lavatories, progress in the twentieth century was slow
Should lawyers fear GDPR?
The EU’s new data rules come into force in a matter of months, but only a quarter of firms say they are ready. Catherine Baksi finds out whether the profession is heading for a crisis of compliance or if it’s just a cyberstorm in a tea cup
Taking silk: is it worth the £20,000 price tag?
Legislation lags far behind society on transgender rights
Gender recognition is too medicalised and legal categories too rigid for a wide range of identities, lawyers warn
The battle over transgender rights in the legal profession
Leading law firms are struggling to provide safe environments for transitioning employees, with new rules over pronouns and the overriding advice not to make assumptions
Why barristers have been slow to check out Tesco law
A preference for working solo has deterred many from joining the alternative business structures revolution, writes Catherine Baksi, kicking off our fortnight of coverage of the Annual Bar conference
Will May woo Trudeau for a post-Brexit trade deal?
The prime minister made her best pitch to her Canadian counterpart last week. Local lawyers assess the chances of success
Clinical negligence costs are under the microscope
Lawyers, insurers and – not least – victims all want clarity on the settlement discount rate and fixed costs proposals
Barristers and agents hope to kick off new era for sports law
A radical new model of partnership is a landmark for the Bar’s alternative business structures
I didn’t get justice, says father who lost term-time holiday battle
Jon Platt has no regrets over fighting his case in the Supreme Court and blames legal aid cuts for ‘complete inequality of arms’ in exclusive interview