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English and Welsh law is a significant UK export that is increasingly being used in emerging markets, including Russia, Law Society president Lucy Scott-Moncrieff will tell an audience of leading UK and international businesses and lawyers today.
The Civil Justice Council Costs Committee is conducting a comprehensive, evidence-based review of the guideline hourly rates (GHR) and has invited the Law Society to appoint two solicitors to the committee.
Tribunal Judge (First Tier Health, Education and Social Care Chamber) Meleri Tudur provides some tips on how to successfully manage unrepresented parties.
Professor Dame Hazel Genn, Dean of the Faculty of Laws at University College London (UCL), provides an overview of UCL's two-day course aimed at increasing understanding of what it means to be a judge
The Law Society has endorsed the House of Lords Select Committee report which raises serious concerns about the proposed EU criminal justice opt-out.
The Law Society has told the Transport Select Committee’s inquiry that hearing only one side of the argument on whiplash claims will penalise genuine accident victims.
The Court of Appeal has ruled that solicitors who help their clients by funding the cost of disbursements should not be liable for costs if a case fails.
On 27 March the Law Society published its draft model conditional fee agreement (CFA), to be used to assist members of the profession in their work for clients on matters funded (or considered to be funded) on such a basis.
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