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This week MPs and peers return to parliament from a short recess. The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill will go through Committee stage on 14-15 November in the House of Commons. This will be the first of eight days scheduled for committee stage.
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On 27 September the SRA published two consultations as part of its 'Looking to the Future' work. The deadline for responses to both consultations is 20 December 2017.
Courts should have the power to recognise and give legal effect to a deceased person’s final wishes even where the formalities of a valid will are not present, the Law Society of England and Wales said today.
Last week, the Law Society responded to the Ministry of Justice’s call for evidence on personal injury claims arising from package holidays and related matters, arguing that a clampdown on bogus claims must not affect access to justice.
Sir Terence Etherton's working group has put forward proposals to amend the rules surrounding disclosure and to test them within a mandatory pilot scheme in the Business and Property Courts.
As a growing number of free legal advice clinics pop up in GP surgeries and healthcare centres, legal charities and professional bodies behind this year’s National Pro Bono Week are drawing attention to the link between pro bono legal advice and health.
Ahead of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill going through Committee Stage of the House of Commons, the Law Society has briefed MPs on key aspects of the Bill.
The groups included the Confederation of British Industries and Trade Union Congress. The Law Society submitted written evidence to this inquiry last week.
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