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The Law Society's guidance has been sought on the application to local authority Children Act meetings of Outcome 11.01 and Indicative Behaviour 11.4 in the Solicitors Regulation Authority Code of Conduct 2011.
This practice note is for criminal solicitors taking instructions and advising at police stations and at Magistrates' Courts where the virtual first hearing system is in use.
The Law Society is recruiting for both lead facilitators and facilitators for the Advocacy and the Vulnerable training programme.
The Queen's Counsel Selection Panel invites applications from advocates who believe they meet the competency requirements.
This practice note provides information on advising a client on plea in the absence of full disclosure.
North-west solicitor Edward Nally has been appointed as the new solicitor member on the QC Selection Panel, following an open competition.
This practice note is intended to help you avoid the risk of inadvertently committing or procuring the commission of a criminal offence.
Issues arise when you are considering either withdrawing from representing a defendant, or taking on a transferred case, close to or in the course of the trial. This practice note provides advice on managing the process.
The Law Society is strongly opposed to a suggestion that instructing an in-house advocate represents a conflict of interest.
Clients should be able to choose which lawyer they want to represent them in court, the Law Society said today.
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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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