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Thursday, 23 May 2013 In an unprecedented show of unity by the legal profession hundreds of barristers and solicitors came together yesterday to oppose the government’s proposed criminal legal aid cuts which they said would ‘destroy the fabric of the criminal justice system’. Over 1,000 attended a London meeting dubbed ‘Justice For Sale’ organised by the C... More news...
In PracticeMonday, 20 May 2013 In a very helpful judgment, Behrens J reviewed the recent decisions on statutory wills and produced a summary of how to make a decision that is in P’s best interests, in the context of a statutory will. The statutory provisions The law is straightforward. Under section 1(5) of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 any decision made for a person, P, ... More In Practice...
In BusinessMonday, 20 May 2013 Partner culls, dropped practice areas, team moves, mergers, firms going bust – the lot of the equity partner is not always a happy one. When firms were making good money, partners could sit back and enjoy the rewards. But the economics have changed across the legal sector, prompting greater partner mobility than ever before. Firms have been force... More In Business...
Thursday, 23 May 2013 International firms Speechly Bircham and Withers today announced that they had dropped merger plans following almost two months of talks. ...
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 Over 500 lawyers attended a mass rally at parliament today to protest over criminal legal aid reforms which ‘strike a dagger through the B...
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