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The National Cyber Security Centre has launched an investigation after Uber failed to disclose a massive data breach that took place a year ago but which the San Francisco-headquartered car-booking company kept secret.
A warning from MPs that the government must learn more about how people invest vital compensation from catastrophic injury before they change how pay outs are calculated has been strongly endorsed by the Law Society.
Concerns over the sustainability of the fragile criminal legal aid sector in England and Wales have forced the Law Society to prepare to launch a High Court challenge against cuts to criminal defence fees.
Cutting state funding for early legal advice has proved a false economy – restoring it through legal aid could save the taxpayer money, the Law Society of England and Wales said today.
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Law Society president Joe Egan, vice president Christina Blacklaws and deputy vice president Simon Davis made a joint statement asserting that everyone has a duty to help end harassment of any kind.
Promising announcements on new housing development and cuts to stamp duty land tax announced in today’s budget will be greeted warmly by solicitors and the public alike, the Law Society of England and Wales said today.
Last week the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union announced that Parliament will get to vote on a final trade deal with the European Union, should the government be successful in negotiating one. He also delivered a speech on the EU negotiations where he highlighted the importance of our legal system and protecting the mobility of professionals.
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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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