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Bach calls for human right to legal aid

22 September 2017By 16 comments

Former justice minister’s report argues individuals are no longer guaranteed reasonable legal assistance as a result of legal aid cuts.




  • Data page – September 2017

  • Criminal justice: How best to stop economic crime

  • GDPR: Don't panic on data protection

  • Residential property: Don't write off leasehold just yet

  • Competition: Anti-competitive damages

  • Seeing the wood for the trees

  • Aviva slapped down over its need for speed

  • A popular cease and desist? Stranger Things have happened

  • How clever are your robots?

  • Whitehall fudge

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BOOK REVIEW: Tackling elder abuse

11 September 2017By Jane Bennett

Financial Abuse of Older Clients: Law, Practice and Prevention

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BOOK REVIEW: Being Simon Haines

11 September 2017By Tony Roe

First steps for young professionals - and solicitor become author.


BOOK REVIEW: Reverting to types

4 September 2017By Nicholas Goodman

The Ten Types of Human: a new understanding of who we are and who we can be, Dexter Dias

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