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Inns to retain 'essential role' in bar training

23 March 2018By

Bar regulator backtracks on proprosals to limit role played by the four Inns of Court.

Paul Philip

SRA proposes to limit compensation fund and slash minimum PII cover

23 March 2018By

Law Society condemns further ‘demolition’ of client protections as ‘utterly misguided’.

All Regulation and compliance

Rolls Building

Judge pleads with counsel for end to 17-year 'orgy of litigation'

28 February 2018By

Court also rejects appeal which amounted to giving litigant ‘another bite at the cherry’.


Evicted? New housing court which could sideline solicitors

23 February 2018By

Government is looking at court and tribunal users' experiences, including how long it takes for cases to complete.

All Property

Alasdair Thomson

PI firms face search engine ‘arms race’

12 March 2018By

Personal injury firms are being drawn into an increasingly expensive arms race to reach the top of internet search engines, the Gazette has learned. Marketing experts say the cost per click for key search terms has rocketed in recent months as lawyers jostle for top ranking in a crowded but ...

Court of Appeal

Claimant wins costs protection after CoA decides when rules apply

27 February 2018By

Unsuccessful litigant faced adverse costs orders for parties added to claim after 2013.

All Personal injury



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