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Ministry of Justice – Goldberg

Election kills probate 'stealth tax'

21 April 2017By

Controversial proposals will not have time to pass through parliament, Ministry of Justice confirms.

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Election could time-out probate fee 'tax'

20 April 2017By

Proposals for fees of up to £20,000 could hit the wall if parliamentary vote is needed.


High Court baby ruling highlights legal aid confusion

13 April 2017By

Government says legal aid is available subject to means and merits test.

Sir James Munby

'A farrago of delusional nonsense.' So that's a no then?

13 April 2017By

There are some cases so finely balanced on the finer nuances of law that a judgment could genuinely swing either way.

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Testamentary freedom – Ilott v The Blue Cross and others

27 March 2017By Lesley King

Judgment finally lays to rest this extraordinarily long-running litigation saga.

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​Justice is not a feminist issue

10 April 2017By Howard Shelley

Prison does not work for anyone, woman or man. The criminal justice system needs to be rethought for everyone


10 April 2017By Robert Bourns

As president, I know from member feedback that practice notes are among the most highly valued things the Law Society does. We harness the expertise of the best in the profession through our committees of volunteers and we share this knowledge with everyone to support good practice.

​Online divorce

10 April 2017By Tony Roe

At the beginning of March, I was invited to the Ministry of Justice for a workshop explaining more about the online divorce project from HMCTS. I joined representatives from the Law Society, Resolution and the bar.

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MICHAEL ADADEVOH of 14 Oxleys Road, Waltham Abbey EN9 3PL deceased. Anyone knowing of Will, contact Frederick Rine Solicitors at Suite 58, The Enterprise Centre, Cranborne Road, Potters Bar EN6 3DQ.

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