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Sir Cliff Richard

Rock and Rolls

23 April 2018

Sir Cliff Richard appeared at the Rolls Building in London last week to give evidence in a landmark privacy case that is testing the boundaries of media freedom.


Co-op Legal acquires probate oufit as profits stall

6 April 2018By

Pioneering consumer brand adds Simplify Probate to legal offer after integrating with Funeralcare service.

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Dead justice! French lawyers plan national action

4 April 2018By

Profession announces national demonstration against reforms.

Apprentices event

Smoothing the path

26 March 2018

The Law Society marked National Apprenticeship Week this month.


Russia crackdown

19 March 2018

The government has hinted at passing a British version of the Magnitsky Act, a US law that freezes assets and imposes travel bans on Russians suspected of human rights violations, following the nerve agent poisonings in Salisbury.

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The Law Society Excellence Awards 2018 - Nominations open

13 March 2018

The Law Society Excellence Awards are back for 2018 and are going to be the biggest and best yet. They showcase excellence demonstrated by outstanding firms and individuals across the legal profession in England and Wales.

Dulwich Hamlet football ground

Firm in trade mark row with embattled football club

7 March 2018By

Football club posts photograph of letter announcing registration of its name.

Birmingham Civil Justice Centre

'This is the future': HMCTS unveils £8m Birmingham transformation

1 March 2018By

Combined civil, family and tribunal justice centre will house 59 courtrooms and chambers, 60 judges and 223 members of staff.

Charlie Mullins

Supreme Court told of 'material error' in Pimlico Plumbers ruling

20 February 2018By Max Walters in Westminster

Landmark case on scope of employment rights in 'gig economy' will have far-reaching repercussions.

Asma jahangir funeral

Pakistan's 'fearless' rights champion dies at 66

19 February 2018By

Campaigning lawyer Asma Jahangir was the first woman president of the Supreme Court Bar Association.

Lauri Love extradition appeal

Lauri Love wins extradition appeal in landmark forum bar test

12 February 2018By

Lord Burnett and Mr Justice Ouseley say Crown Prosecution Service 'must now bend its endeavours' to prosecution in England.

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Noel Edmonds secures 'seven-figure' funding for HBOS claim

5 February 2018By

Litigation can begin after presenter announces deal which includes ATE insurance.


Judges visit Iraq

29 January 2018

Delegation of judges went to Baghdad.

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