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    It must happen by Christmas said the client

    Tony Roe Solicitors “It must happen by Christmas”. How many clients tell their solicitors this? Such clients might want to conclude a corporate transaction, complete a property purchase or finish their divorce settlement. They may not have mentioned this when they instructed us, but did you ask them?

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    Joe Egan Access to justice is a fundamental principle of democratic societies, which shapes much our work. Whether it is our work supporting pro bono initiatives, or our campaigning on legal aid deserts, we work tirelessly to ensure the justice system is accessible to all.

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    Ahmed Aydeed I'm detained, but I'm not a criminal. I'm detained and no one can tell me when I'll be released. How do you respond to hearing such truths? This is the truth that many solicitors hear every day.

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