Law

Improving access to justice: a senior judge said public venues should open up to hold court proceedings

Should court proceedings take place in pubs?

By Emily Hawkins

Courts should sit in pubs and other public venues to make the legal process more accessible, the country’s top family division judge suggested as he left his post.

Legal knowledge: Jonathan Greatorex wants TripAdvisor to take down untrue reviews

How to remove malicious TripAdvisor reviews

By James Beeson

It’s every licensee’s worst nightmare. A wholly untrue and malicious review, posted on the internet on a website that refuses to take it down.

Unlawful occupation: Advice for pubs over squatters. (Image: Google Maps)

What can publicans do if squatters come calling?

By Fred A'Court

What can a pub do if travellers or squatters simply turn up and camp outside the premises? Any unlawful occupation can be distressing and stressful, but under common law the land owner has a right to evict people to regain possession.