South-west Wales firm JCP Solicitors is to merge with specialist practice Glamorgan Law in a move that is set to create the largest law firm with offices solely in Wales. The new UK top-200 firm will have turnover in excess of £10m.
With one year to go until stamp duty land tax is replaced in Wales by the land transaction tax, the devolved government confirmed the appointment of Kathryn Bishop as first chair of the Welsh Revenue Authority. The body will be operational from April 2018.
Lady Justice Macur takes up the post of senior presiding judge with effect from today following the appointment of Lord Justice Fulford as investigatory powers commissioner. Julia Macur was called to the bar in 1979.
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