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Sir Terence Etherton's working group has put forward proposals to amend the rules surrounding disclosure and to test them within a mandatory pilot scheme in the Business and Property Courts.
Joe Egan, president of the Law Society, has expressed concern over the controversial scheme.
The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) is launching a selection exercise for recorders on 1 February.
Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond delivered his 'first and last' Autumn Statement yesterday, which will be replaced by a Spring Statement from 2018.
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.
We are looking for members' views on what features of accreditation are most important and useful.
A practical guide to making a compensation claim for victims of violent crime.
Our accreditation covers all types of criminal law work and supports practitioners to qualify to apply for inclusion on local duty solicitor rotas.
This guide explains how the Criminal Finances Act will affect your clients’ businesses.
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