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Pay-for-delay rulings under appeal

5 December 2016By Miranda Cole

Appeals have potentially significant ramifications for the upcoming Competition Appeal Tribunal hearings in the GSK paroxetine case.

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Arbitration: service of notice

28 November 2016By Masood Ahmed

The issue of whether the correct party has been served in arbitration becomes complicated in an agent-principal scenario.

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Crass methodologies for hard Brexit

21 November 2016By Laura Devine

It is deeply worrying that the UK appears to be renewing, perhaps with greater vigour, its commitment to reduce net migration through crass methodologies.

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Local government and land disposals

14 November 2016By Nicholas Dobson

West Berkshire Council found itself under section 123 fire from Faraday Development Ltd.

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Fighting modern slavery is good for business – Law Society

9 December 2016By

Chancery Lane publishes guidance on requirements under Modern Slavery Act and examples of good practice.

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Consumer watchdog names new chair

8 December 2016By

Former local government ombudsman to take over at Legal Services Consumer Panel.

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Conveyancing productivity up 55% in three years

8 December 2016By

Study by search company shows conveyancers completing one transaction every 2.4 working days.

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Conveyancers urged to publicise fraud email alert scheme

7 December 2016By

Free Land Registry service sends e-alerts of all activity relating to up to 10 properties.

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Government to announce decision on discount rate for PI damages

7 December 2016By

Confirmation comes after lawyers started a legal challenge to force action.

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PI reform opponents ask for more time

2 December 2016By

A2J group wants an extra five weeks to to respond to proposals that will 'sweep away rights that have been part of British life for centuries'.

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