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The new electronic bill of costs is set to be implemented from 1 October, after it went before the Civil Procedure Rule Committee earlier this year
Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond delivered his 'first and last' Autumn Statement yesterday, which will be replaced by a Spring Statement from 2018.
We have launched a consultation about our new guidance on legal professional privilege.
On 9 June, the Law Society invited Lord Justice Briggs to talk about his proposals for the civil courts. We summarise the main talking points from his speech.
News that ministers will continue to work with legal professional bodies over LPP has been welcomed by the Law Society.
The Ministry of Justice seeks responses from civil and criminal practitioners to a pre-consultation questionnaire on remuneration for contempt proceedings.
We have published a survey to learn more about how members record their time and discover which members are already using J-codes to time record
The Law Society has again called for explicit statutory protection for legal professional privilege in its evidence to the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill Joint Committee.
The recent High Court judgment in Ben Hoare Bell Solicitors and ors v The Lord Chancellor held that the regulations for payment of solicitors' costs for judicial review permission applications were unlawful.
Claimant solicitors dealing with RTA whiplash claims will have to instruct medical experts to provide a report through the MedCo portal.
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