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On 1 February, an exercise will be launched to select up to seven new members of the Court of Appeal to take up appointment from summer 2018 onwards.
The Law Society has collaborated with the City Law School and the Youth Justice Legal Centre to develop structured training courses tailored for our members who practise in the criminal courts.
Robert Bourns has criticised the long-term negative 'campaign' against solicitor advocates.
The Court of Appeal has granted leave to appeal against the original Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (QASA) decision in the High Court.
The Law Society has prepared guidance for solicitors who are opting to unbundle their delivery of legal services in order to help clients in the wake of the government's drastic legal aid cuts.
After the public spat between the Bar Standards Board and the Solicitors Regulation Authority at the beginning of the month, peace seems to have broken out.
The Law Society has backed a senior judge's concerns over the new Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (QASA). Find out more.
Law Society President John Wotton last night launched a dedicated service for solicitor advocates.
Following recent feedback on aspects of the Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates
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Free CPD event - 1 June 2016
This seminar will examine developments in the law relating to the partial defences to murder of loss of control and diminished responsibility.
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