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A decision to delay a government pilot trialling extended court opening hour has been welcomed today by the Law Society.
The Law Society has responded to the Sentencing Council’s consultation on draft guidelines for offences involving child cruelty.
Joe Egan, president of the Law Society, has expressed concern over the controversial scheme.
The Law Society recently responded to the Sentencing Council's consultation on draft guidelines for sentencing intimidatory offences and cases involving domestic abuse.
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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.
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