Over 12,000 people, most of them lawyers, are expected to turn out on Monday to raise funds for free legal advice services in London and the south east. This year’s London Legal Walk is expected to raise over £750,000 to promote access to justice for the most vulnerable. The 10-kilometre walk (or run) starts in Carey Street behind the Royal Courts of Justice and ends there with a street party. The Law Society’s common room will be jumping to the sounds of jazz band Permission to Appeal.Read More
Woman ‘trapped in loveless marriage’ after judges refuse divorce, unusual ruling by court of appeal in case of 40-year marriage prompts call for parliament to introduce ‘no fault’ divorce.
A woman says she has been left trapped in a “loveless and desperately unhappy” marriage after senior judges refused to allow her to divorce her husband of 40 years on the grounds of unreasonable behaviour.Read More