Jennifer van Deursen

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HMCTS operational position: weekly summary update

HMCTS have updated their operational summary for week commencing Monday 10th May 2021. Updated: We encourage all users to access testing available to them. Home tests are now available from all English and Welsh courts and tribunal sites and will be offered to all professional court users, legal professionals, judiciary, contractors, jurors, witness services and […]Read More

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Passwords, Phishing and the Dark Web

Matthew Locker, a Cyber Security Consultant at Apstorm has shared his ideas on how law firms can remain compliant in the modern world. In today’s digital society, passwords have become a necessary evil and are the guardians of some of our most important information, e.g. online retail, banking, email accounts, customer contact databases, social media […]Read More

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Update: Domestic Abuse Bill continues to progress

Update Today (29th April) the Domestic Abuse Bill recieves Royal Assent. ________________________________________________________________________________ Yesterday (27th April), the House of Commons considered the Commons amendments on the Domestic Abuse Bill. The latest information surrounding the Bill is available here.  ___________________________________________________________________________________ Yesterday (26th April), the House of Commons considered the Lords amendments on the Domestic Abuse Bill.  The […]Read More

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LSB set out how regulators can use technology to increase

The Legal Services Board (LSB) has outlined how legal services regulators can actively support technology and innovation that safely increase access to legal services. By working together, regulators can create an environment that ‘de-risks’ innovation and reduces uncertainty for tech providers and consumers. The LSB makes it clear that regulation has an important role in […]Read More

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HNW-specialists announce launch of legal practice

Specialist family law practitioners Julian Ribet, Alistair Myles and Laura Geraghty are delighted to announce the launch of their legal practice; Ribet Myles LLP. Headquartered in the heart of legal London off Chancery Lane, the firm provides discreet, effective legal advice and assistance to families and individuals of high- and ultra-high net worth both across […]Read More

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Cafcass see record number of new cases

Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service, known as Cafcass have recorded their busiest ever month since their records began back in 2003. Cafcass supports over 140,000 children every year in private law and public law cases by understanding their experiences and speaking up for them when the family court makes critical decisions about […]Read More

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Update: Domestic Abuse Bill

This evening (21st April), the House of Lords considered the House of Commons amendments on the Domestic Abuse Bill.  The Bill went to the Commons for consideration of Lords amendments on Thursday 15 April 2021. The Commons disagreed with the Lords amendments and returned the Bill to the Lords with Reasons. The Lords debated the […]Read More

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