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We have received further guidance on the new probate fees scheme from the MoJ.
Simplification of how solicitors and law firms can be exempted from regulations is welcome but SRA proposals may put consumer protection at risk.
Sir Gary Hickinbottom will be the second solicitor appointed to the Court of Appeal when he is sworn in at the Royal Courts of Justice today.
A simpler set of safeguards is needed to protect the growing number of vulnerable people unable to give informed consent.
This year a record number of solicitor advocates were appointed to Queen's Counsel. Adam Johnson, one of the six appointed, shares his tips for success.
Robust PII is vital to protect clients and the solicitors who act for them.
The MoJ is consulting on proposals which include reducing the cut-off for pages of prosecution evidence under the Litigators Graduated Fee Scheme.
Proposals to change the legal aid payment scheme for advocates in the Crown Court are likely to be a massive disincentive to solicitors.
Wednesday 8 March is International Women's Day, an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women and highlight the challenges that still have to be overcome. Suzanne Gallagher and Shereen Semnani offer seven reasons why the legal profession needs to sit up and take notice.
Reforms to employment tribunals that dilute the role of industry and trade unions in resolving workplace disputes are ill-considered.
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