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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.
Proposals to curtail the ability of 'McKenzie Friends' to recover fees in the wake of a successful court action were today backed by the Law Society.
We have responded to the Judicial Executive Board consultation on reforming the courts' approach to McKenzie friends.
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 responded to the second stage of a root-and-branch review of the structure of the civil courts in England and Wales
The Law Society has responded to the second stage of a root-and-branch review of the structure of the civil courts in England and Wales.
Law Society response to a speech by Lord Justice Jackson calling for the extension of fixed recoverable costs to apply to all claims valued up to £250,000.
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.
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