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SLATER HEELIS BECOMES FIRST LAW FIRM IN THE UK TO BE ACCREDITED BY THE LGBT FOUNDATION

Manchester-based law firm Slater Heelis has received official accreditation from the National LGBT Charitable Foundation, in recognition of its commitment to diversity and inclusion and its work supporting LGBTQ+ communities. This makes Slater Heelis the first law firm in the UK to achieve accreditation. The distinction recognizes Slater Heelis’ work in promoting LGBTQ+ inclusion both […]

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Parr Richey Law Firm Announces New Partners | Local News

Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP, a full-service law firm with offices in Indianapolis, Lebanon and Chicago, introduces three new partners. For more than a century, Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse has built a tradition of legal excellence by providing comprehensive legal advice to clients in Indiana and across the United States. Joining the firm […]

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Westminster update: Law Society warns MPs of ‘implosion’ of criminal legal aid system

One thing you must do As Rishi Sunak and Jeremy Hunt launch their first fall statement, read our President Lubna Shuja’s article outlining our top priorities for the new government. What do you want to know 1. Criminal legal aid: Law Society warns MPs against ‘imploding’ system Our Chief Justice, Richard Miller, testified before the […]

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Law Firm Celebrates International Men’s Day | The Guardian Nigeria News

To mark International Men’s Day, a leading Lagos-based law firm, Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe (DOA), has provided financial support to Team360, a local football club based in Surulere. The funds, according to the company, would help the young boys of Team360 achieve their dreams of playing professional football, both for Nigeria and internationally. The company, […]

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Chicago Family Law Firm Offering $1,000 Each Year Through NextLevel Scholarship

NextLevel Law Announces Fall 2022 Scholarship Winner CHICAGO (PRWEB) November 16, 2022 NextLevel Law, PC is pleased to announce the first-ever recipient of the NextLevel Student Scholarship. Kiara Williams received $1,000 to use for educational expenses. A talented law student at Howard University, Kiara looks forward to a career as a human rights lawyer. […]

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Business Plan 2022-2023 | The bar

As we head towards our 200th anniversary, we want to celebrate our heritage, but we also look forward to being an organization that attracts and retains diverse and talented people. Our members respect the rule of law and our justice system, two key principles that underpin the values ​​of our society. We know that our […]

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Disability History Month turns to wellness and health

We encourage the profession to use our Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) framework and other materials to ensure colleagues with disabilities feel supported in the workplace as Disability History Month begins . Our President Lubna Shuja said, “Throughout November and December, we will be sharing stories of legal professionals with disabilities to help inform actions the […]

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Law Society’s Access to Innovation Project Approves Willful as First Participant

TORONTO, November 15, 2022 /CNW/ – The Access to Innovation (A2I) Project Advisory Board has approved Willful, an online estate planning platform, as its first entrant. Willful, which has been approved for a two-year operational phase, is helping Ontario residents create a will and power of attorney documents through an online platform. By participating in […]

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Become a partner | The bar

Consider a partnership There are over 27,000 partners in private practice in England and Wales, made up of employees and partners. The linear career that leads to partnership isn’t for everyone, with some leaning towards alternatives such as portfolio careers and consultancy work. However, there are those for whom becoming a partner remains a lifelong […]

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SRA’s Detailed Approach to Financial Sanctions – Law Society’s Response

Proposals The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) was first consulted on changes to its financial sanctions regime in November 2021. The SRA has now set out its final position on financial sanctions (PDF) and is consulting on detailed plans to implement the rulings. From July 2022, the SRA’s internal fine powers have been increased from £2,000 […]

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Two more law firm mergers as industry consolidates | New

Two more law firm mergers have been announced, as the total number of firms continues to decline. Thames Valley firms IBB Law LLP and Owen White Solicitors will join forces from January 1 to create a business with 36 partners, 110 lawyers and an annual turnover of £24 million. The combined company said its ambition […]

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Victoria lawyer faces Bar sanctions

Despite ceasing to be a member in 2020, Aengus Fogarty faces sanctions from the Bar The Law Society of BC has ruled that a Victoria lawyer committed professional misconduct by filing false information in an affidavit at a society hearing and then failing to provide complete information to the Law Society when she asked for […]

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Liverpool Law Society reveals winners

Last update November 11, 2022 Around 400 members of Liverpool’s legal profession gathered at the Rum Warehouse for the Liverpool Law Society’s annual dinner and awards. Tony McDonough Reports Winners of the Liverpool Law Society Awards 2022 The Liverpool Law Society has announced the winners of its annual awards at a black-tie dinner at the […]

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An all-female law firm celebrates its 10th anniversary

Having an all female team within the Dunedin Marks & Worth Lawyers & IP Specialists law firm was never intentional, it was all about finding the right candidates for the job. Editor Sally Rae chats with the two business partners, Sally Peart and Stephanie Pettigrew, as they celebrate a company milestone. Over the past decade, […]

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The Carrick-on-Suir-based lawyer is the Law Society’s new president

Maura Derivan, a lawyer based in Carrick-on-Suir, has become the sixth woman to hold the position of President of the Law Society. The Bar announced today (Friday, November 11) the appointment of Ms. Derivan as President for the year 2022/2023. Ms Derivan is Managing Partner of Derivan Sexton & Company based in New Street, Carrick-on-Suir. […]

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Top 10 Ways to Market Your Law Firm – Newz Hook | Disability News

There are several ways to market your law firm. The most effective approach depends on the type of law you practice, your target audience and your budget. Here are the 10 most effective marketing strategies for law firms: 1. Develop a strong online presence. In today’s digital world, it is essential for law firms to […]

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Canadian Bar Allows Publicly Listed DWF to Bypass Ban on Buying Company

Vancouver: letter of no action The DWF-listed practice has bought a law firm in Vancouver, Canada, for £28million, a deal cleared only by its local bar association with terms ensuring local lawyers retain control. The Law Society of British Columbia (LSBC) has issued a letter pledging not to take any regulatory action regarding the arrangement […]

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“Within the Limits”: Current Animal Rights Issues

“Within Bounds” was the theme of the 2022 NSW Young Lawyers Animal Law Conference, organized by the NSW Young Lawyers Animal Law Sub-Committee. The conference was held on Saturday, September 10, 2022. Passionate law students, lawyers and passionate animal advocates gathered at UNSW’s Colombo Theater to discuss how the current legislative framework can be used […]

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Law Commission Releases Study Paper on Legal Framework for Emergencies

Friday, November 11, 2022, 11:07 a.m.Press release: Law Commission Now may be the best time to review Aotearoa New Zealand’s legal framework for emergencies, concludes a study paper written for Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission by Janet McLean KC, Professor of Public Law at the University of Auckland, and published on […]

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Angered and galvanized: Government blunder spurs lawyers to action

On November 8, owners of criminal legal aid firms met to discuss steps they can take while awaiting the government’s final response to the independent review of criminal legal aid later this this month. Law Society President Lubna Shuja said: “An escalation in actions by law firm owners is almost inevitable, given the government’s baffling […]

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The Lovely Law Firm Injury Lawyers Gives 200 Thanksgiving Meals to Myrtle Beach

Injury Lawyers The Lovely Law Firm justin charming Free Thanksgiving meal Lovely Law Firm Injury Lawyers has partnered with Associated Charities to provide a meal for 200 less fortunate families this Thanksgiving. I’ve wanted to provide Thanksgiving meals for years and I’m thrilled to make it a reality. It’s our purpose, to make a difference […]

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JV Dell, PC Announces Name Change to Dell Law Firm, PC | New

Greensboro, Georgia – JV Dell, PC, a general practice law firm specializing in real estate, business and corporate law, estate planning and probate law, recently announced its name change and changed its name in Dell Law Firm, PC The progress and growth of the law firm prompted the redirection of its marketing efforts. “After 12 […]

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Immigration law firm appoints new directors

Niche Nottingham immigration law firm Paragon Law has promoted two senior executives to director. James Firman, who joined the company more than 15 years ago, has been promoted to director of operations. Firman first joined Paragon as a general administration apprentice and has since held various positions in finance, general operations, IT and human resources. […]

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Leading law firm in Leamington announces scholarship winners

Member post A leading law firm in Leamington has announced the winners of a scholarship – the Wright Hassall Law Award, to celebrate its 175th anniversary. Wright Hassall’s unique award offered disadvantaged young people – who might otherwise struggle to afford a college education – the opportunity to study for their undergraduate law degree. Candidates […]

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Law Society of Zimbabwe clears lawyer of corruption

A Harare SENIOR lawyer charged with unprofessional conduct for allegedly negotiating the purchase of real estate from a defendant without consulting his client has been cleared by the Law Society of Zimbabwe (LSZ). Agmos Moyo of Kantor and Immerman, represented South African company Umbrella Holding and Goldstone against local businessman Rodney Dangarembizi who allegedly defrauded […]

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Lead defense attorney’s actions referred to Bar in Taranaki meth trafficking case

For more on the missing 10-year-old child involved in a boating tragedy, New Zealand answers the call from COP27 and the ongoing midterm elections in the latest headlines of the New Zealand Herald. Video / NZ Herald A judge has criticized the conduct of an experienced defense attorney who failed to send a qualified attorney […]

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NSW Law Society fails to protect public from predator Grubisa

Although experts say her claims are false, Dominique Grubisa still hosts several webinars every week to tell people how she can instantly quarantine their assets. Reporting by David Donovan. Self-proclaimed real estate maven Dominique Grubisa uses fear to sell her wares, sending emails predicting doom. A recent email directed “Warning: danger ahead” provide that: “For […]

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Center re-establishes Law Commission and appoints former Chief Justice of Karnataka HC Rituraj Awasthi as Chairman

The Union government on Monday reinstated the Law Commission and appointed former Karnataka High Court Chief Justice Rituraj Awasthi as its chairman. Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju made the announcement on Twitter and listed the names of the members of the Commission – Justice (Retired) KT Sankaran, Professor Anand Paliwal, Professor DP Verma, Professor (Dr) […]

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Bristol lawyer left paralyzed by car crash wins Bristol Law Society award

A lawyer who was paralyzed from the neck down following a car accident has been recognized at the Bristol Law Society Awards. Eight years after the crash, Rob Camm’s extraordinary determination and mental resilience enabled him to qualify as a barrister in April this year. And now, just six months later, Rob, a partner at […]

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Dorothy Atake joins her husband’s law firm

A take A socialite, Dorothy Atake has found a niche in her husband’s law firm, Eyimofe Atake & Co, a law firm specializing in maritime, oil and gas, arbitration and commercial litigation. She is a partner in the law firm.SAN Dorothy, who is also a lawyer but has yet to achieve Nigeria’s Leading Lawyer status […]

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Briefcases: the law firm announces new hires

Modrall Sperling has announced three new recruits: Abby Bannon-Schneebeck was hired by Modrall Sperling as an associate attorney. Bannon-Schneebeck focuses on employment matters, personal injury claims, product liability cases and commercial litigation. Originally from New Mexico, she received her bachelor’s degree from Trinity University, where she graduated magna cum laude. While attending law school at […]

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Law firm launches animal rescue campaign

UTICA — Law firm William Mattar has launched its annual Rescue a Shelter Animal campaign, which aims to raise awareness and support for area shelters and the animals they serve. The campaign runs throughout November, highlighting the importance of rescuing an animal from a local animal shelter or rescue organization or supporting them through donations […]

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The Bristol Press – FRIDAY FICKS: A law firm limo driver

FRIDAY MOVIES Dressed in my young lawyer’s uniform (black pinstripe suit, overly starched white shirt, regimental striped tie and overly shiny wingtips), I rolled my Black Crown Vic out the front door and walked out. jumped. In full Jagger bluster, I walked in and checked into the landline counter at the Westchester County, NY airport. […]

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New Britain Herald – FRIDAY FICKS: Law firm limo driver

FRIDAY MOVIES Dressed in my young lawyer’s uniform (black pinstripe suit, overly starched white shirt, regimental striped tie and overly shiny wingtips), I rolled my Black Crown Vic out the front door and walked out. jumped. In full Jagger bluster, I walked in and checked into the landline counter at the Westchester County, NY airport. […]

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Award-winning Principal of Practice joins North Wales law firm

Steve Bradley, from Wilmslow, is the new director of operations at Mackenzie Jones Solicitors, which has offices in St Asaph, Chester and Menai Bridge. With plans for growth in the new year, the company has been recruiting staff and securing clients across a wide range of industries over the past few months. Father-of-two Steve – […]

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Nelson Hardiman Rated 2023 Tier 1 Healthcare Law Firm by US News & World Report

The 2023 edition of US News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” recognizes the nation’s most prestigious firms, identified for their professional excellence as evidenced by consistently positive feedback from clients and peers. LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) November 03, 2022 U.S. News & World Report has announced that it has awarded Nelson Hardiman LLP a […]

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Structure Law Group, LLP Launches Business Law Firm in Austin, Texas

The opening of the Austin office is the reward of the years we have spent developing a sophisticated practice and a loyal clientele. We look forward to becoming an integral part of the Austin business law community. AUSTIN, TX (PRWEB) November 03, 2022 Structure Law Group, LLP is a Silicon Valley-based business law firm […]

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Law firm Ekker, Kuster, McCall and Epstein and Brouse McDowell, based in western Pennsylvania, announce their intention to unite

AKRON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#cabinet–Brouse McDowell (Brouse) and Ekker, Kuster, McCall and Epstein (EKME) today announced that EKME attorneys will join Brouse McDowell effective January 1, 2023. The combined firm will operate as Brouse McDowell LPA and add eight attorneys, including partners Russell Adkins, Richard Epstein, Wade Fisher, Ronald McCall and Brett Stedman, attorney Sarah Kellogg, and […]

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How I Started My Own Law Firm: “Hire help before you can afford it… Train and delegate, then let them do their job!” says Felipe Alexandre of AG Immigration Group

How I Started My Own Law Firm: “Hire help before you can ‘afford it’… Train and delegate, then let them do their job!” says Felipe Alexandre of AG Immigration Group | Law.com Page printed from: https://www.law.com/2022/11/02/how-i-started-my-own-law-firm-hire-help-before-you-can-afford-it-train-and-delegate- and-so-let-them-do-their-work-says-felipe-alexandre-from-ag-immigration-group/ X Thank you for sharing! Your article has been successfully shared with the contacts you provided. (Credit: Shutterstock.com) […]

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Essex law firm receives praise for expertise

The law firm Thompson Smith and Puxon (TSP) was delighted to be ranked across seven practice areas in the Legal 500 2023 results, with 18 of its lawyers highlighted for their outstanding contribution to their respective practices. Directors Mary Anne Fedeyko, Fiona Ashworth and Jolyon Berry are listed as A-listers while Kerry Addison, Robert Ashworth […]

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Norton Rose Fulbright Virtual Inclusion Conference 2022 | Marshall Islands | Global law firm

6:30 a.m. – 7:20 a.m. PT7:30 a.m. to 8:20 a.m. Mountain Time9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. ET (50 mins) Micro-inequities – mitigating seemingly small actions to have a big impact on organizational culture Micro-inequities may have a micro name, but they have far-reaching consequences for belonging, engagement, and well-being. To address the impact of systemic […]

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A Yorkshire law firm hired by a US-based supermarket chain

Retail law firm Gordons has been nominated by Whole Foods Market, the US-based supermarket chain specializing in organic and natural products. The firm was originally engaged to advise on the Grocery Stores Sourcing Code of Practice (GSCOP) and now provides a range of legal services for Whole Foods Market’s UK business. Gordons acts for seven […]

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We Can Do Better Than Women’s Quotas, Says Former Bar President | New

A leading campaigner in the legal sector said it was possible to find a more nuanced way to ensure women’s representation at the top of companies without necessarily setting quotas. Christina Blacklaws, former president of the Law Society, suggested that firms take the approach of matching their proportion of female partners with the same proportion […]

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Handbook for local groups of junior lawyers

If you’re considering starting a local junior lawyers group in your area, this guide will give you some ideas for moving it forward. There are around 50 local groups in England and Wales. Local groups offer members the opportunity to come together and share common ideas, concerns and experiences. There may already be a Junior […]

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Law firm hired by an American supermarket chain

Retail law firm Gordons has been nominated by Whole Foods Market, the US-based supermarket chain specializing in organic and natural products. The firm was originally engaged to advise on the Grocery Stores Sourcing Code of Practice (GSCOP) and now provides a range of legal services for Whole Foods Market’s UK business. Gordons acts for seven […]

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If critical infrastructure in the United States is destroyed, is your law firm prepared?

Ed. Remark: This is the last in the series of articles, Cybersecurity: advice from the trenches, by our friends at Sensei Enterprises, a boutique provider of IT, cybersecurity and digital forensics services. Can America’s Critical Infrastructure Really Be Destroyed?This is the preliminary question. At one time, and not too long ago, we weren’t too worried […]

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Wellness: With access to justice, the Law Society should follow suit | Darryl Singer

” style=”margin: 5px 15px 0 0px; border: 1px solid #999; width: 150px;”/> Darryl Singer Every year around this time, we attend the Law Society of Ontario’s Access to Justice Week. In my opinion, like the Bell Let’s Talk campaign, it’s a lot of talk and very little concrete change on the part of the organization. […]

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Westminster Weekly Update: Rishi Sunak becomes UK Prime Minister

One thing you must do Read President Lubna Shuja’s blog post on the Law Society’s priorities for the new Prime Minister. What do you want to know 1. Rishi Sunak becomes British Prime Minister On Tuesday, Rishi Sunak entered Downing Street as Britain’s youngest modern-day prime minister and the first of Asian descent. Sunak became […]

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Hyde HR Law, a leading labor and employment law firm in Toronto, provides legal assistance in labor law suits

Hyde HR Law is a client-focused labor and employment law firm that provides the best employment lawyers in Toronto. With the help of highly experienced labor attorneys, employees mistreated by their employers can be sure of getting adequate compensation for their claims. Hyde HR Law is a reliable employment and labor law firm in Toronto. […]

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Women Lawyers Network Committee Members

The Women Solicitors Network (WSN) committee works to promote inclusion in the legal profession and celebrate the achievements of women lawyers. Details of the committee members are listed below. Learn more about the Women Solicitors Network and contact us President: Heidi Sandy Heidi is Chair of the Women Solicitors Network Committee and an attorney at […]

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Wilson joins a Lebanese law firm |

Taylor, Chadd, Minnette, Schneider & Clutter, PC recently announced that Keenan D. Wilson has joined the firm in the law practice. Wilson grew up in Pittsboro and graduated from Tri-West High School. He did his undergraduate education at Wabash College and Ball State University, where he earned a journalism degree in 2009. After working in […]

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Law firm Rosenfeld secures mental health client’s release from incarceration; Client’s felony conviction reduced to misdemeanor

California Mental Health Attorney Ken Rosenfeld It was quite an ordeal for our client. With mental health issues, he was left atrophied in prison for a year, is now without a felony conviction and is totally free. No probation, no jail. Now he is with his family. SACRAMENTO, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2022 Rosenfeld […]

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Exhausted by the life of a law firm? How to Tap into the Gig Economy for Lawyers.

In the past two and a half years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the legal profession has seen major changes in the workforce: lawyers leaving Biglaw, lawyers increasingly wanting to stay remotely or in a hybrid work environment, and lawyers receive less scrutiny for career shortcomings. There has also been a trend of […]

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Beal Law Firm adds another family law expert to the team

Texas family law specialist R. Scott Rewak is now with the Beal Law Firm as a senior associate attorney. Scott Rewak Scott Rewak SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Oct. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Beal Law Firm has added another Texas family law expert to the team. Scott Rewak has joined the firm as a senior associate […]

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Attorney Ryan Duty Joins Senior Justice Law Firm; Opens an office in Pittsburgh

Attorney Ryan Duty opens the Pittsburgh office of Senior Justice Law Firm. Ryan Duty, a Pennsylvania and West Virginia nursing home neglect attorney, joined the Senior Justice Law Firm and opened the firm’s Pittsburgh office. Ryan adds significant experience to the firm’s presence in Pittsburgh and West Virginia. He has some of the most important […]

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Law Society: Rule Changes to Strengthen Complaints Process and Modernize Account Rules

The Law Society of Scotland’s Regulatory Committee is set to push ahead with changes to Solicitors’ Rules of Practice which aim to further strengthen industry standards by strengthening the legal complaints process and modernizing its accounting rules. The changes were considered at the Law Society’s special general meeting, held online last night. The Regulatory Committee […]

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SRA consumer protection in negligence after six years – Law Society response

Proposals The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is holding a new consultation on the future of the Solicitors Indemnity Fund (SIF) and cover after six years (PSYROC). The consultation seeks views on the SRA’s decision to: maintain consumer protection for negligence after six years as an SRA regulatory arrangement offering the same level of coverage as […]

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Law Firm Lovely Provides Halloween Safety Tips for a Safe Trick-or-Treat in Myrtle Beach

Injury Lawyers The Lovely Law Firm justin charming Amy Lawrence Halloween is right around the corner and The Lovely Law Firm Injury Lawyers wants to make sure families are aware of current safety tips for Halloween in Myrtle Beach! We want to do our best to keep the community of Myrtle Beach safe. Our safety […]

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The Law Society of Ontario needs a modernization initiative | Joseph Chiummiento

” style=”margin: 5px 15px 0 0px; border: 1px solid #999; width: 150px;”/> Joseph Chiummiento It’s budget season at the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) and the last budget for this assembly before the bencher elections in the spring. Many councilors will no doubt be toying with their constituents and special interest groups when commenting on […]

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Justice must be on the agenda of the new Prime Minister

The justice system must be a key priority for new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, the Law Society of England and Wales has said as the new administration enters No 10. “Our justice system is beset by backlogs and plagued by delays, causing anger and anguish to all who use our courts. Our crumbling judicial estate […]

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Westminster update: Prime Minister Liz Truss resigns

One thing you must do We, together with Lawyers for Lawyers, have called on the Iranian government to end the arbitrary arrests, detention and ill-treatment of lawyers, who play a vital role in upholding the rule of law and protecting human rights. humans. Read our statement on Iran What do you want to know 1. […]

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Inside the Trail: Fulfilling a Training Contract at a Global Law Firm

Ahead of Wednesday’s virtual student event with Ashurst, Careers at Legal Cheek interviews trainee lawyer and panelist Asha Owen-Adams legal cheek is hosting a virtual student event this Wednesday in partnership with global law firm Ashurst. To give attendees an idea of ​​what to expect at the event, we sat down with panelist and current […]

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Inactive Law Commission, UCC fate in limbo – The New Indian Express

Express press service NEW DELHI: With the three-year term of the 22nd Law Commission set to expire in four months, the fate of important legislation such as the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) hangs in limbo. Significantly, the 22nd Law Commission, which was notified by the Ministry of Law and Justice on February 21, 2020, is […]

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Family-owned Wigan law firm sees staff move up the ranks

Newly appointed Jack Chapman joins the firm as a solicitor after recently completing his law degree and legal practice course at Nottingham School of Law. Jack has experience in care proceedings, private litigation involving children and the protection of victims of domestic violence. Also joining the firm is Jamila Fatima, who is a newly qualified […]

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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Law firm Pomerantz reminds shareholders of losses on their investment in … | New

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Palantir Technologies Inc. (“Palantir” or the “Company”) (NYSE: PLTR) and certain of its officers. The class action, filed in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado and registered as 22-cv-02384, is on […]

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Cunningham Award Winning Law Firm – Farmville

A Cunningham Award winning law firm Posted at 7:39 a.m. on Friday, October 21, 2022 Charlotte County law firm Elder, Watkins & Friedman was honored last week, as the group received an award from the Virginia Legal Aid Society. On Thursday, October 6, the group received the Joel C. Cunningham Sr. Award for improving access […]

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EXCLUSIVE Man protests law firm fees with sign around his neck

Under siege, Express Solicitors will later send a partner to conduct talks. Stop the Oil threw soup, Animal Rebellion poured milk, and now a former Express Solicitors client has donned a sign accusing the managing partner of taking an unwarranted part of his settlement. Personal injury firm staff watched in dismay as the man arrived […]

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Spotlight on the Bar: CQS arrives on a new platform | Characteristic

Law firms engaged in conveyancing are now more vulnerable than ever to fraud and money laundering, it has emerged. This is due to a combination of factors. Covid-19, shutdowns and other unprecedented business disruptions have seen many lawyers reassess their life choices and leave the profession, with the result that there are now fewer qualified […]

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How Your Business Can Survive The Great Resignation

Naturally, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has given people a lot to think about and forced many of them to experience things that otherwise might not have been considered or faced for a long time. Employees oppose a return to full-time office life. After experiencing burnout and a high workload, as the boundaries between work and personal […]

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New York’s largest law firm confirms sponsorship of conference with BDS panel despite unease over ‘extremism’

Illustrative: Pro-Palestinian activists protest the unloading of an Israeli ship at the Port of Oakland, June 4, 2021. Photo: Facebook/Arab Resource & Organizing Center. One of the world’s ten largest law firms has confirmed it is sponsoring a conference this weekend promoting the so-called ‘Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions’ (BDS) campaign targeting Israel, despite concern as […]

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Law firm backtracks after being listed as sponsor of Israel ‘Apartheid’ event at University of Chicago

Cobb Hall at the University of Chicago. Photo: Dion J.Pierre. A New York-based law firm denies sponsoring a University of Chicago Law School event at which two panelists accused Israel of being an apartheid state. Despite the denial, an advertisement for the event, titled “Apartheid: International Law in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” and held on October […]

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UK Law Commission expects ‘substantial impact’ of Digital Assets Act review

The Law Commission of England and Wales hopes to make the UK a leading jurisdiction to tackle legal disputes involving emerging technologies such as cryptocurrencies, digital assets and electronic documentation. The project, entitled “Digital assets: which law, which court?” was announced on October 18 with the aim of examining international legal challenges involving cryptocurrencies and […]

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UK Law Commission to Review International Crypto Laws

Cryptocurrency The Law Commission of England and Wales has launched a government-commissioned review which aims to clarify how private international law rules may apply to emerging technologies, such as digital assets and business documents electronics. The Commission’s new law reform project – Digital assets: which law, which court? – examine private international law challenges in […]

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The Beatles historian partnered with a top law firm ahead of its expansion

AN award-winning law firm partnered with a leading law firm before continuing to expand. Steve Bradley, from Wilmslow, is the new director of operations at Mackenzie Jones Solicitors, which has offices in St Asaph, Chester and Menai Bridge. With plans for growth in the new year, the company has been recruiting staff and securing clients […]

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Lawyer like the Savior, President Johnson says at BYU bar

Legal professionals can have many titles – barristers, barristers, solicitors, and in some parts of the world barristers or barristers. “What distinguishes you among your professional colleagues is that you are first, before any designation related to your legal training, children of the covenant and disciples of Jesus Christ”, declared the general president of Relief […]

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Intellectual Property Law Firm HLK Moves to Sustainable Offices

Bristol-based intellectual property law firm Haseltine Lake Kempner (HLK) has moved its Bristol team to a next-generation sustainable office space – One Portwall Square. Built by developer Nord and contractor Skanska with a top design team, One Portwall Square sets a new standard for the Bristol office market by focusing on tenant amenities and well-being […]

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Maine law firm celebrates 30 years

2022 marks the 30th year that the law firm of Hopkinson and Abbondanza has served the Maine community. Beginning as a partnership, Jim Hopkinson and Rick Abbondanza decided early on to focus on specific legal areas tailored to each client’s needs. H&A has become one of Maine’s largest and best-known law firms specializing in estate […]

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Rapid Growth at Los Angeles Business Law Firm Structure Law Group, LLP Continues with Hiring of Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Jessica Nwasike, Esq. “Jessica comes to SLG with a client-focused mindset and legal skills that enable her to provide out-of-the-box solutions to a wide variety of clients. We are delighted to have Jessica join us and know that she is a valuable asset to the firm.” LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) October 18, 2022 Ms. Nwasike’s […]

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The legal profession celebrates World Menopause Day

World Menopause Day helps raise awareness about menopause and the support available to improve health and well-being. The first woman became a barrister in 1922 and today women make up 53% of the profession in England and Wales. A survey conducted by IPSOS Mori for the British Menopause Society found that more than a third […]

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Iranian lawyers must be released immediately

The Law Society of England and Wales, together with Lawyers for Lawyers, calls on the Iranian government to end the arbitrary arrests, detention and ill-treatment of lawyers, who play a vital role in upholding the rule of law and the protection of human rights. Nationwide protests in Iran began on September 16, when 22-year-old Mahsa […]

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Israeli ‘apartheid’ event sponsored by law firm that exonerated Morningstar of anti-Israel bias

(October 16, 2022 / JNS) While under investigation in 20 states for anti-Israel bias, Chicago-based investment firm Morningstar repeatedly pointed to an independent report purporting to absolve it of such behavior . But White & Case, the law firm that wrote the report, was listed this week as a sponsor of a program at the […]

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Former WSJ reporter claims law firm used hackers to sabotage his career

Former Wall Street Journal reporter Jay Solomon poses for a photo outside an apartment building in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S., September 28, 2022. (REUTERS/Raphael Satter) WASHINGTON — A former Wall Street Journal reporter is accusing a major US law firm of using mercenary hackers to oust him from his job and ruin his reputation. In a […]

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City law firm helps clients fight poverty at cost of living clinic

Kalon Tsang, a City of London pensions solicitor, was helping a mother-of-two complete a complicated form for disability benefits as she entertained her six-month-old toddler with a toy. The woman, who lives in Catford, south London and is on maternity leave from her job as a caregiver, had come to seek help at St Luke’s […]

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Serkland Law Firm welcomes Ana Neir – InForum

Ana Neir recently joined the Serkland law firm in Fargo as an associate attorney, focusing on civil litigation. Ana earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a minor in Management from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities in 2010. In 2020, she graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Law and […]

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Leaving Private Practice for Golden Arches

A little over a year ago, I was faced with a conundrum: am I continuing to earn my stripes in private practice or am I moving to an in-house life? Just celebrated my two year post-qualification birthday, an incredible opportunity to join the McDonald’s legal team has presented itself. Now, let’s not beat around the […]

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Global Vantage: Law Commission Review of Arbitration Act 1996 – Should the Act be Reformed?

In our Global Vantage article in February, we reported that the Law Commission had announced that it would be conducting a review of the Arbitration Act 1996. The Law Commission has now released its consultation paper on its review , which provides its draft legislative reform proposals to amend and update the law. This article […]

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Is Jones Day the most diabolical law firm on the planet?

David Enrich insists he’s not here to get Jones Day with his new book, Servants of the Damned. But who is he fooling? “I wouldn’t use the word ‘bad’ to describe a large organization like Jones Day,” he told me when I asked him if he argued that the 2,400-lawyer firm was the most reprehensible […]

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Dana Denis-Smith | The bar

In 2020, she was recognized for her work as an advocate for women’s rights and a champion for gender equality with the Special Contribution Award at the Women in Law Awards. In 2019, she received the Outstanding Achievement in Legal Services award from the Legal 500, and in 2018 she was voted Legal Personality of […]

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Anderson Lloyd Partner Frazer Barton New President of the Bar

Anderson Lloyd’s partner, Frazer Barton, assumed the role of President of the Law Society following his unanimous approval by the Council of the Law Society. His election follows the resignation of the role of Jacques Lethbridge. He is a Dunedin-based partner, has served as Vice-Chairman (South Island) of the Law Society’s Board since April 2020 […]

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Norton Rose Fulbright Virtual Inclusion Conference 2022 | Canada | Global law firm

6:30 a.m. – 7:20 a.m. PT7:30 a.m. to 8:20 a.m. Mountain Time9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. ET (50 mins) Micro-inequities – mitigating seemingly small actions to have a big impact on organizational culture Micro-inequities may have a micro name, but they have far-reaching consequences for belonging, engagement, and well-being. To address the impact of systemic […]