The Next Legal Drama: Rutnam v Patel

Priti Patel is at the centre of attention again and is facing legal action after her former permanent secretary, Sir Philip Rutnam, lodged an employment tribunal claim for constructive dismissal and whistleblowing. Najia Robbani discusses the legal implications.

JAC – a change to the application process.

The way in which candidates apply for judicial posts in 2020 is changing. The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) has announced that it will be running a single Combined Qualifying Test (CQT) in June 2020. Read more here.

Policing by Consent

The UK is widely recognised as the home of the first modern police force and the concept of Policing by Consent dates back to 1820. Chamali Fernando discusses the implications of trying to police a UK-wide lockdown.

Unequal impact: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the impact on people with protected characteristics

The Women and Equalities Committee has launched an inquiry and wants to hear about the different and disproportionate impact that the Coronavirus is having on people with protected characteristics under the Equality Act. HAVE YOUR SAY NOW