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Promising announcements on new housing development and cuts to stamp duty land tax announced in today’s budget will be greeted warmly by solicitors and the public alike, the Law Society of England and Wales said today.
Clarity on where people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire can access impartial legal advice was today offered by the Law Society.
The Law Society signposts North Kensington Law Centre's role providing free, impartial advice to Grenfell residents.
Law Society president Robert Bourns comments on the government's white paper.
Those who lack mental capacity must have access to independent representation in court hearings about their personal liberty, the Court of Protection rules.
The Law Society has published a practical guide on the law on deprivation of liberty for lawyers and health and social care professionals.
There is a 'depressing' lack of awareness about the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) according to the Law Society of England and Wales.
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