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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.
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.
The Law Society's response to the CPS consultation.
The Law Society's response to the Sentencing Council’s consultation on guidelines for sentencing offences of manslaughter.
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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