About this blog

Accessible legal tips, know-how and news for anyone with a complaint or legal issue from Stephen Gold, author of The Return of Breaking Law, the book

About me

Stephen Gold has many years’ experience both as a recently retired civil and family judge and, before that, as a practising solicitor.

In numerous national and regional broadcasts and in articles, Stephen has brought the law to the general public and lawyers alike with a unique mix of practicality, straight language and humour. Among the programmes contributed to have been the Jimmy Young ProgrammeThe One ShowPanoramaTop GearPebble Mill at OneThe Home Service and Radio 5’s Drivetime.

One of the pioneers of live legal advice phone-ins he has helped many hundreds over the airwaves on LBC and BBC Radio Solent as well as Richard and Judy.

While a judge, he was an accredited media spokesman for the judiciary and is a long standing columnist for the leading legal weekly New Law Journal. His columns have also appeared in
House Beautiful and The Independent.