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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.
The purpose of this practice note is to alert you to the new guidance in relation to the CPRs and its implications for practice.
Last Tuesday, the prime minister announced that she will be asking Parliament to vote for a general election on 8 June. On Wednesday, the House of Commons surpassed the two thirds majority needed to approve the motion by 522 to 13.
The Law Society has responded to the MoJ's call for evidence on corporate liability for economic crime.
The Law Society has responded to the FPRC's draft practice direction 3AA
Speech by Richard Miller, Law Society head of justice, at a London Criminal Courts Solicitors' Association (LCCSA) meeting to discuss MoJ, LGFS and AGFS reform proposals.
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.
This guide explains how the Criminal Finances Act will affect your clients’ businesses.
Our accreditation covers all types of criminal law work and supports practitioners to qualify to apply for inclusion on local duty solicitor rotas.
A practical guide to making a compensation claim for victims of violent crime.
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