News and advice for solicitor advocates from the Law Society on civil, family and criminal advocacy issues.
The speech given by Richard Atkinson to the Police National Federation 21 September
In the first of a five-part series on the legal ramifications of Brexit, Catherine Dixon explains why we must retain the European arrest warrant.
We remind defence practitioners of the statutory defence for clients charged with false immigration document offences.
The senior presiding judge has asked that the PTPH form be reviewed an has requested feedback.
The Law Society is being consulted on the terms of the Criminal Legal Aid Contract 2017.
The Ministry of Justice seeks responses from civil and criminal practitioners to a pre-consultation questionnaire on remuneration for contempt proceedings.
The Law Society has responded to the Sentencing Council's consultation on its draft guideline on reduction in sentence for a guilty plea.
We are looking for members' views on what features of accreditation are most important and useful.
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 has raised concerns with the LAA about their crime online portal. The LAA have responded with the following update.
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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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