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Stories and information about developments affecting the legal professions, both locally and nationally.

Holiday Sickness Claims - Call For Evidence
October 30, 2017
Holiday Sickness Claims - Call For Evidence

Ministry of Justice publishes call for evidence on apparent increase in package holiday sickness claims

Consultation On Wills Law Reform
October 30, 2017
Consultation On Wills Law Reform

10 November closing date for responses to the Law Commissions consultation on reform of will law

Response To Enforcement Of Suspended Orders Consultation
September 13, 2017
Response To Enforcement Of Suspended Orders Consultation

The Law Society has responded to a consultation by the CPRC

Response To AML Consultation
September 12, 2017
Response To AML Consultation

The Law Society has responded to HM Treasury’s consultation on the anti-money laundering supervisory review

Quoting For Residential Conveyancing
August 24, 2017
Quoting For Residential Conveyancing

Please complete the Law Society's survey about how you quote for residential conveyancing work

Stamp Duty Land Tax Survey
August 23, 2017
Stamp Duty Land Tax Survey

HMRC released figures on 28 July showing the impact of the additional 3% stamp duty land tax
 

Consultation On Sentencing Guidelines: Child Cruelty
August 14, 2017
Consultation On Sentencing Guidelines: Child Cruelty

The Sentencing Council is seeking views on new guidelines for offences of cruelty to a child

SRA 2017-20 Corporate Strategy Consultation
August 11, 2017
SRA 2017-20 Corporate Strategy Consultation

The Solicitors Regulation Authority is consulting on its Corporate Strategy for 2017-20.

Law Society Responds To SRA Consultation On A New Route To Qualification
August 10, 2017
Law Society Responds To SRA Consultation On A New Route To Qualification

The Law Society has responded to the SRA's recent consultation

Unfair Leasehold Practices Consultation
August 9, 2017
Unfair Leasehold Practices Consultation

Government releases consultation on tackling unfair practices in the legal market