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QOCS transitional provisions

23 April 2018By Masood Ahmed

Important questions concerning the interpretation and application of the provisions under the qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) regime (CPR 44.130-44.17) came before the Court of Appeal in Jacob Corstorphine v Liverpool City Council [2018] EWCA Civ 270 (Sir Geoffrey Vos PQBD and Hamblen LJ).

Abdel Hakim Belhaj

Waiving privilege and ‘cherry picking’

16 April 2018

Legal update: professional privilege.

Salisbury poisoning

A changing sanctions regime

9 April 2018By Christopher David

Does the UK need its own version of the Magnitsky Act?

Andrew Newbury, Hall Brown

Financial remedy work

26 March 2018By Andrew Newbury

Legal update: family law

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Paul Philip

Confirmed: Allen & Overy under investigation over Weinstein NDA

25 April 2018By

SRA chief receives rough ride from MPs over failure to request crucial agreement in meeting with magic circle firm.

Enid Rowlands, chair of the SRA Board

Clearing up after dishonest solicitors costing every firm £778 a year

25 April 2018By

SRA’s annual report explains payments from compensation fund and efforts to recoup money.

All Regulation and compliance

Theresa May

News focus: Clicks and mortar

16 April 2018By

Everyone agrees that buying and selling a home ought not to be a labyrinthine process. But what will plans to fix the ‘broken housing market’ mean for conveyancers?

Nicky Morgan

Treasury committee launches economic crime probe

29 March 2018By Gazette newsdesk

London’s property market is becoming a ‘destination of choice’ for corruption and money laundering, an influential committee of MPs said today as it launched an inquiry into economic crime.

All Property

Lord Keen

News focus: Siege mentality at APIL conference

23 April 2018By

APIL’s conference did little to dispel the perception of a personal injury sector perpetually in crisis, and the Civil Liability Bill will pile more pressure on beleaguered practitioners.

Lord Keen of Elie

Jobs to go as Keen sticks to reform script

23 April 2018By

PI lawyers heard in Birmingham last week that there will be no let-up in reforms.

All Personal injury

Aon Risk Solutions

Get ready for GDPR - 25 May

The clock is ticking...



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