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Friday, 24 May 2013 The much-delayed final report of the Legal Education & Training Review (LETR) research team was completed on time and could have been published as planned in December 2012, but was stalled when the regulators insisted on a version three times the size of the original, the Gazette can exclusively reveal. Publication date was subsequently moved t... 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, wh... 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...
Friday, 24 May 2013 The UK will decline to take part in a European Commission (EC) initiative to launch a ‘European justice scoreboard’ that aims to improve...
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 govern...
- International firms call off merger
- Hundreds attend legal aid protest rally
- Small business spurning legal services – LSB research
- HMRC proposes crackdown on LLP ‘disguised employment’
- PCT will mean the death of Welsh justice, lawyers warn
- Poor will suffer from court fee changes, MoJ warned
- Overwhelming public backing for legal aid: poll
- Fight PI changes, says MASS chair
- Mass meeting of barristers takes a stand on QASA
- Pannone turns to fixed-price mediation post-Jackson