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New short form model leases for use by solicitors to help streamline commercial property negotiations were today released by the Law Society of England and Wales.
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The Law Society has produced two standard short office leases suitable for either the whole or part of a building.
In 2017 the country has been struck by a series of tragedies. A number of terrorist attacks were followed by the terrible fire at Grenfell Tower. The whole country was united in sympathy for those affected by these events, and wanted to do something to help. The legal community was no different.
We’re all familiar with the saying ‘men are from Mars and women are from Venus’, less well known is that, not so long ago, women weren’t actually considered people at all!
News that the government is to review the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO) was today welcomed by the Law Society of England and Wales.
This week parliament continues to hold evidence sessions on the impact of Brexit and the EU (Withdrawal) Bill, including the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU giving evidence to the EU Lords Committee on the impact of a no deal. Oral Justice Questions and Exiting the EU Questions will also take place on Tuesday and Thursday respectively.
Today, company directors need to understand that the law requires them to ensure that their company is required to police itself for good corporate governance. The days have long gone when directors could say that their singular role in life was to maximise company profits, without considering the wider implications of its actions.
Twelve law firms and seven solicitors were recognised as being among England and Wales’s best at the Law Society’s prestigious Excellence Awards.
We are seeking members' views on a discussion paper about the standard of proof applied by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal.
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