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The Government Legal Department (GLD) has asked for any documentation to be sent to the agency by e-mail rather than post, to avoid handling of materials.
19 hours ago • Law Society Gazette

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Housing solicitors highlighted inconsistent approaches taken by county courts across the country.
21 hours ago • Law Society Gazette

Owner of Edinburgh Woollen Mill had accused international firm over advice on criminal charge.
20 hours ago • Law Society Gazette

A priority network of 158 buildings will remain open for essential face-to-face hearings.
22 hours ago • Law Society Gazette

Bar Council will raise the £50,000 profit cap with the Treasury and the Ministry of Justice.
23 hours ago • Law Society Gazette

Market reacts to coronavirus uncertainty.
23 hours ago • Law Society Gazette

Law Society says government guidance provides much-needed clarity but further issues remain.
23 hours ago • Law Society Gazette

Civil Procedure Rule Committee poised to amend rules, but lawyers say they need action now.
1 day ago • Law Society Gazette

Number of outstanding Crown court cases now stands at 37,434.
1 day ago • Law Society Gazette

Timothy Ackrel had been ‘under the thumb’ of beneficiaries who enjoyed a luxurious lifestyle from his services.
1 day ago • Law Society Gazette

Government spokesperson says buyers should delay moving home where possible.
2 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Knights takes swift action to reduce costs as it enters a period of uncertainty.
2 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Solicitors Regulation Authority says it is relaxing assessment requirements for all parts of the LPC.
2 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Solicitors Regulation Authority says it is relaxing assessment requirements for all parts of the LPC.
2 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Law firm reassures the market it remains a resilient and well-balanced business.
3 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Law firm reassures the market it remains a resilient and well-balanced business.
3 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Law Society and Ministry of Justice discuss probate legislation to address current distancing issues.
3 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Vijay Parekh will be prevented from working for any regulated firm.
3 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Lewis Isaacs is to formally retire after 50 years with Cambridge-headquartered Hewitsons.
3 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Coronavirus, Brexit, and the climate emergency.
3 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Law Society and Ministry of Justice discuss probate legislation to address current distancing issues.
3 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Justice secretary praises ‘heroic efforts’ of lawyers and court staff keeping trials and hearings going.
3 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Legal Aid Agency relaxes requirements in updated Covid-19 guidance.
3 days ago • Law Society Gazette

National firm announces a gender pay gap of 10.3%, down from 12.8% last year.
3 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Viewings set to dry up after estate agencies told they are not essential businesses under new lockdown rules.
3 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Pact agreed drawn as reports emerge of lawyers exploiting current crisis to gain an advantage.
3 days ago • Law Society Gazette

National Police Chiefs’ Council’s strategic overview and guidance for forces concerning custody function during pandemic is essential reading.
4 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Judge pushes ahead with multi-party litigation despite coronavirus lockdown.
4 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Competition and Markets Authority recommends an SRA-style regulator and long-awaited introduction of ABS.
4 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Regulator says it will take into account the current circumstances when investigating complaints.
4 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Cabinet Office guidance states that children under 18 can travel between both parents’ homes.
4 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Postponing LPC exams would have ‘serious implications’ for trainees, JLD claims.
4 days ago • Law Society Gazette

High Court judge says solicitors should warn clients not to expect excessive confidentiality orders.
4 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Cases and judgment hand-downs will continue via a web-based video conferencing system until further notice.
4 days ago • Law Society Gazette

One duty solicitor describes the situation on the ground as chaotic, disjointed and confused.
4 days ago • Law Society Gazette

MedCo relaxes ban after weekend discussions with the Ministry of Justice.
5 days ago • Law Society Gazette

London practice will not be attending police station, prisons or court to protect staff and clients.
5 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Consumer panel says there is a danger the general public will only be swayed by price comparisons.
5 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Lack of training data may hinder development of artificial intelligence in law.
5 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Lord chief justice's statement follows barrage of calls for trials to be stopped amid coronavirus crisis.
5 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Remote working becomes commonplace overnight, and firms use platforms such as Skype and WhatsApp to stay in touch.
5 days ago • Law Society Gazette

In the face of an unprecedented pandemic, the civil courts are dispensing with face-to-face formalities as hearings move online. But is the technology robust..
5 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Electronic billing.
5 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Latest in local government.
5 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Conveyancing is in need of an overhaul – but will vested interests thwart effective reforms? Marialuisa Taddia reports.
5 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Treasury says £5m allocated in budget will fund trial of specialist courts allowing criminal and family matters to be considered together.
5 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Remote working becomes commonplace overnight, and firms use platforms such as Skype and WhatsApp to stay in touch.
5 days ago • Law Society Gazette

In the face of an unprecedented pandemic, the civil courts are dispensing with face-to-face formalities as hearings move online. But is the technology robust..
5 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Duty solicitors and solicitors acting in connection with execution of wills on restricted list.
6 days ago • Law Society Gazette

First-tier and upper tribunals sitting with no additional safety measures according to immigration bar.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

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