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DAC Beachcroft looks to cut real estate jobs

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 16:36
A total of 10 roles are at risk in Leeds and London, firm reveals.

Hogan Lovells opens document review hub in Arizona

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 16:14
Firm teams up with legal services company to create review centre which uses AI to scour documents.

Domestic violence centre offers to take on family court mailbox

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 15:27
Central facility informing police of forced marriage and female genital mutilation protection orders was abandoned.

Part 36 offers excluding interest are not valid, rules Court of Appeal

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 15:02
Lawyers finally given clarity on what constitutes a valid Part 36 offer to settle.

Concern for health of jailed Saudi lawyer

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 14:56
Walid Abu Al-Khair transferred to hospital after a month on hunger strike.

Bar complaints reach highest level in five years

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 11:47
'Significant number' of complaints from litigants in person - but 91% fall at first hurdle.

Mishcon shuts up shop in New York

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 11:09
The work of the firm’s only international outpost is ‘no longer consistent’ with the London practice.

Teachers challenge government over pensions following judges' win

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 10:39
Leigh Day, which successfully represented over 200 judges, is issuing claims on behalf of hundreds of teachers.

MoJ finally opens refund scheme for court fees

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 09:50
Some people may have paid too much for services between April 2014 and March 2018.

Weightmans entitled to fire worker over internet browsing, tribunal rules

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 09:14
Former facilities assistant had brought claim for unfair dismissal against national firm.

QC selection company sitting on £1.4m cash pile as fees roll in

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 17:00
Queen’s Counsel Appointments charges lawyers £2,160 to apply for silk and an extra £3,000 + VAT if their application is successful.

Four City solicitors to take silk in 2020

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 12:02
Just 4% of QC appointments go to solicitors this year, as 110 barristers and four solicitors make the grade.

Statutory legacy for partners raised to £270,000

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 11:34
Overdue update increases the amount spouses and civil partners are entitled to if their partner dies without a will.

Regulatory revamp would put small firms at risk, warns Society

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 11:21
Organisation responds to proposals of academic’s independent legal services review.

Are you fit for law? Legal charity offers online wellbeing test

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:01
LawCare works alongside academics to develop resource for measuring professional resilience.

Sentencing on screen: judges' remarks to be broadcast from Crown courts

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 00:01
Crown court filming will allow for greater transparency, lord chancellor says as bar expresses concern about 'spectator sport'.

Landlords urge government to hurry up over housing court

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 17:24
Association says landlords in London with good reason to reclaim possession face a 30-week wait.

Black and Asian drug offenders 'more likely' to be locked up immediately

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 12:47
Sentencing Council research will fuel fears of racial bias in the criminal justice system.

Solicitor who vanished after taking £250k of client money struck off

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 12:04
Nicholas Paul Tsioupras left trainee to ‘pick up the pieces’ after withdrawing over a quarter of a million pounds from the client account.

Ince shares crash as company raises £16m from shareholders

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:24
Money to be spent on expansion plans and reducing debt, group tells stock exchange.

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