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Permission to intervene in an appeal concerning the rights of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) to have access to client-lawyer communications is being sought by the Law Society of England and Wales.
The quality of legal representation for anyone accused of wrongdoing in England and Wales will be damaged significantly by new cuts to defence solicitor fees, the Law Society warned today.
A decision to delay a government pilot trialling extended court opening hour has been welcomed today by the Law Society.
A government pilot to extend court opening hours could heap more pressure on fragile criminal legal aid services, the Law Society of England and Wales warned today.
A move by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) to limit the role of legal advisers to witnesses in fraud investigations has prompted the Law Society of England and Wales to publish guidance for solicitors.
Ministry of Justice plans to impose cuts of up to £30 million on criminal defence solicitors have been condemned today by the Law Society.
The Law Society responded to the MoJ’s announcement that it will proceed with piloting a digital process for dealing with certain offences.
The closure of two more courts in London risks putting the justice system out of reach for many people in the capital.
Six solicitor advocates were included in today's Queen's Counsel appointments
This guide explains how the Criminal Finances Act will affect your clients’ businesses.
A practical guide to making a compensation claim for victims of violent crime.
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