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The Law Society has responded to HM Treasury's consultation on the process for monetary penalties for breaches of financial sanctions.
The Law Society's response to the Sentencing Council’s consultation about its draft guideline for sentencing for breach offences.
The Law Society has responded to the Sentencing Council's consultation.
Six solicitor advocates were included in today's Queen's Counsel appointments
The Law Society has responded to the Law Commission's consultation on reforming misconduct in public office.
Senior criminal barristers look set to enjoy a New Year pay hike at the expense of more junior colleagues.
Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond delivered his 'first and last' Autumn Statement yesterday, which will be replaced by a Spring Statement from 2018.
Alexandra Cardenas looks at the Autumn statement and Justice Select Committee's annual report.
Calling the mobile phone of a client who is in prison is a criminal offence. However, I am concerned about clients in prison calling me using unlawfully possessed mobile telephones. What should I do if a client contacts me in this way?
The speech given by Richard Atkinson to the Police National Federation 21 September
Our accreditation covers all types of criminal law work and supports practitioners to qualify to apply for inclusion on local duty solicitor rotas.
This training teaches how to advance a client’s case well whilst ensuring witnesses are not subjected to undue stress.
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