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Clinical negligence victims will be the main casualties in government plans to save the NHS money if adequate time is not taken to get the process of fixing costs right, the Law Society has warned.
The state must protect vulnerable people from being deprived of their liberty without proper legal safeguards, the Law Society of England and Wales said following a stinging ruling in the Court of Protection.
Human Rights Committee member Glyn Maddocks reflects on his pioneering work with the Centre for Criminal Appeals, and his long fight to overturn miscarriages of justice.
This practice note provides guidance to members of the Law Society's Mental Capacity (Welfare) accreditation scheme in carrying out their duties.
What are the future ramifications of the Repeal Bill? How should Henry VIII clauses be used? We ask two experts from Middlesex University for their thoughts.
Christina Blacklaws responds to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council's universal periodic review of the UK.
Law Society president Joe Egan responded to David Lammy's review of the treatment of BAME individuals in the criminal justice system.
Human Rights Committee member Alastair Logan reflects on his distinguished career as a solicitor, defending "the Guildford Four" and fighting for access to justice
Human Rights Committee member Nick Howard examines the human rights situation in Wales from his perspective as lawyer for the Welsh Government.
An independent judiciary is fundamental to democracy and the rule of law.
This webinar on 31 May at 12.30 to 1.30pm will explore the significance of Wright v Troy Lucas and the implications for clients of commercial McKenzie friends.
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