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A deponent recently swore an affidavit before me. Their address was not included in the document. The deponent has returned and rectified this. Can an affidavit be amended once it has been sworn?
Ministers need to give court reforms time to bed in before they consider extending fixed recoverable legal costs in civil litigation cases.
The government is consulting on extending FRC in civil cases in England and Wales.
I am a trainee solicitor in the employment law department. A potential client needs advice on a settlement agreement. Can I advise and sign the agreement?
The UK's departure from the EU has been postponed to 31 October 2019. Our advice summarises what this means for UK solicitors.
I act for a client in a contentious matter. The client has made no payment on account despite several requests to do so. Our terms of business state that when requested a client must make a payment on account of costs. Can I terminate the retainer?
Although it remains unclear when and how the UK will withdraw from the EU, we continue to advise our members to prepare for all eventualities.
Civil litigation costs should be fixed at a reasonable rate for the legal work done, the Law Society of England and Wales has said.
Carol Storer reports on the Law Society's Future of Law lecture delivered by Lucy Frazer QC MP on 26 February 2019.
I act for the claimant in a litigation matter in which he needs to swear an affidavit. Is a solicitor colleague in another department able to administer the oath?
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