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Westminster update: Judicial Review Bill passes Commons

One thing you must do Read our in-depth response and analysis to each of the Independent Criminal Legal Aid Review’s recommendations, including the need for an immediate 15% increase in legal aid rates. What do you want to know 1. The Judicial Review Bill is passed by the Commons The Judicial Review and Tribunals Bill […]

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Former New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Jaynee LaVecchia Joins Leading Law Firm

Retired New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Jaynee LaVecchia will join Newark-based law firm McCarter & English, the firm announced Monday. LaVecchia, 68, left the court in late 2021 after serving nearly 22 years — longer than any female state Supreme Court justice. She announced last March that she would retire at the start of her […]

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Scathing reviews of non-client law firms are not defamatory – 7th Circuit

Law firms Related documents (Reuters) – Good news for critics of lawyers and law firms: Thanks to a ruling by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday, you can post scathing reviews on Facebook, Google and Yelp and ratings one star for law firms in Illinois, Indiana, or Wisconsin, even if you’ve never […]

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Swilling Family Law Firm, LLC welcomes family law attorney Elizabeth Findley to its legal team

Roswell, Georgia – January 29, 2022 – Swilling Family Law Firm, LLC is thrilled to announce the newest addition to its legal team with the hiring of family law attorney Elizabeth Findley. The hiring aligns with the company’s customer-centric approach. Elizbeth Findley brings extensive experience in clients’ family issues, such as complex business divorces and […]

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BEIS, HMT and HMRC Consultation on Business Redomiciliation – Law Society Response

Proposals The government is seeking views on proposals to introduce a redomiciliation scheme in the UK, including: the benefits of allowing businesses to relocate the level of demand that exists, including the types of businesses and sectors appropriate checks and entry criteria the merits of setting up an outgoing redomiciliation scheme the possible tax implications […]

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The London Lawyer: law firm culture is money culture

Anyone who has been to London this week will know that the city is busy again. It’s not surprising; a poll of some of London’s most prominent associates found they were overwhelmingly in favor of a return to the office. For many of them, what is at stake is nothing less than “law firm culture” […]

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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Law Firm Pomerantz Investigating Claims on Behalf of Discovery, Inc. Investors – DISCA; DISC | national news

NEW YORK, January 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Pomerantz LLP is investigating the claims on behalf of investors in Discovery, Inc. (“Discovery” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: DISCA) ((NASDAQ: DISCK). Such investors are encouraged to contact Robert S. Willoughby at [email protected] or 888-476-6529, ext. 7980. The investigation focuses on whether Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (“Goldman Sachs”) and/or […]

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Beal Law Firm Divorce Attorney Achieves Another Goal | State

SOUTHLAKE, TXJan. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Bryan Ballewa senior associate attorney at Beal Law Firm, PLLC, is now certified in family law by the Texas Legal specialist advice. This designation means Ballew is recognized by the State Bar of Texas as an expert in family law. Family law includes divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, […]

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Beal Law Firm Divorce Attorney Achieves Another Goal | Texas News

SOUTHLAKE, TXJan. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Bryan Ballewa senior associate attorney at Beal Law Firm, PLLC, is now certified in family law by the Texas Legal specialist advice. This designation means Ballew is recognized by the State Bar of Texas as an expert in family law. Family law includes divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, […]

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Beal Law Firm Divorce Attorney Achieves Another Goal |

SOUTHLAKE, TXJan. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Bryan Ballewa senior associate attorney with Beal Law Firm, PLLC, is now certified in family law by the Texas Legal specialist advice. This designation means Ballew is recognized by the State Bar of Texas as an expert in family law. Family law includes divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, […]

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The Mental Capacity Act: Small Payments Program – Law Society Response

Proposals The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is seeking views on proposed changes to the Mental Capacity Act. These changes would facilitate access to small funds belonging to a person who lacks mental capacity and who does not have: continuing power of attorney or Protective court order The proposal will only affect funds of £2,500 or […]

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Diversity Access Program Review | The bar

We believe DAS is unique in its ability to address multiple drawbacks. He has a truly transformative impact on the people he helps. While other programs may offer mentorship, work experience, or partial scholarships, no other national program offers the full DAS support package. A summary of our findings Data collected over a five-year period […]

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How to Mitigate Your Business’ Money Laundering Risk

In my last blog, I wrote about how to conduct your enterprise-wide anti-money laundering (AML) risk assessment under Regulation 18(1) of the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Payer Information) Regulations 2017. In this follow-up blog, we’ll explore how to mitigate the AML risk your assessment has highlighted. Remember the purpose of the […]

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Automakers should be liable for driverless offenses, Law Commission says

Manufacturers of self-driving vehicles should face penalties if their system causes a crash, and not the passenger inside, UK legal bodies have recommended. The Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission have published a joint report making recommendations for the safe and responsible introduction of autonomous vehicles. He suggests the creation […]

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Temporary Senior Solicitor, £43,500 a year – Law Society of Scotland

Temporary Senior Solicitor, £43,500 per year An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Professional Practice Team for a Senior Solicitor – Temporary (initial contract 12 months, possibly extending to 18 months), £43,500 per annum. The team: Our professional practice team provides high quality advice and guidance to members on professional conduct, ethics and the Society’s […]

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Self-driving car users should be immune to traffic offences, Law Commission says

Self-driving car users should be granted immunity from a wide range of traffic offences, UK law commissions have said. The Law Commission for England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission have suggested drivers should not be prosecuted for a range of traffic offences, such as dangerous driving and going through red lights. They argue […]

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Legally disabled? Two years later

About Research The research captures and explores the experiences of people with disabilities in the legal profession with the aim of uncovering: what are the barriers to getting a job and advancing in your career and how these may influence the choices people make within the profession what factors were successful in overcoming or mitigating […]

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Global Elite Law Firm Brand Index 2022: Identifying the Path to Success and Client Satisfaction

What can make a law firm’s brand change so significantly in 12 months? Law firms are like big ships that are slow to turn. Most companies lay out a five-year strategy and don’t cut and change every few months – and if they do, that’s probably a sign of a company that is not effective […]

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Uniform Laws Commission proposes ‘reasonable’ uniform privacy law for state-by-state passage as federal privacy bills languish – Privacy

As data breaches become more common, the heightened public focus on privacy has led to a flurry of state-level activity on the issue. With a federal privacy bill languishing in Congress, states have taken the lead. California, Colorado and Virginia have all passed comprehensive privacy laws in the past three years. This year alone, twenty-one […]

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Law firm heads for banner year with appointment of new CEO

X Sign up for free to get the latest news straight to your inbox Register North West law firm Napthens today announced the appointment of new CEO Alexandra Hatchman to lead the firm for a record year. Alex, who will join next month, brings a wealth of experience across a range of industries including retail […]

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Data Matters Privacy Blog Uniform Law Commission proposes ‘reasonable’ uniform personal data protection law for state-by-state adoption as federal privacy bills languish

Introduction As data breaches become more common, the heightened public focus on privacy has led to a flurry of state-level activity on the issue. With a federal privacy bill languishing in Congress, states have taken the lead. California, Colorado and Virginia have all passed comprehensive privacy laws in the past three years. In 2021, twenty-one […]

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Report on criminal legal aid – key recommendations

Compensation for the following should increase overall in line with the increases recommended elsewhere: calls prison law Very High Cost Criminal Cases (VHCCS) experts’ fees Remuneration for advice and assistance should be restructured with lower, higher and atypical fees for: Work of the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) prison law Regulations relating to interim fixed […]

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Uniform Laws Commission proposes ‘reasonable’ uniform personal data protection law for state-by-state passage as federal privacy bills languish

introduction As data breaches become more common, the heightened public focus on privacy has led to a flurry of state-level activity on the issue. With a federal privacy bill languishing in Congress, states have taken the lead. California, Colorado and Virginia have all passed comprehensive privacy laws in the past three years. In 2021, twenty-one […]

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Silicon Valley Business Law Firm, Structure Law Group, LLP, Continues to Expand Its Corporate Law Practice with the Addition of Corporate Counsel, Jared M. Amory | News

SAN JOSE, CA., January 24, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Structure Law Group, LLP is proud to welcome the newest member of its San Jose business law team, Jared M. Amory. “We are delighted to add Jared and his strong and diverse skillset to the SLG team. Our transactional practice has grown significantly over the past few […]

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The legal sector has mobilized to fight against the exodus of young lawyers, according to the president of the Bar

SINGAPORE — Amid a spike in departures from the legal profession, the industry has been rattled to help stem the exodus, the Law Society’s new president has said. “We have started a national conversation about our profession and we are listening to what everyone has to say,” Mr. Adrian Tan said in an interview with […]

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Law Society reports achievement gap between white students and ethnic minority students

Sunday, January 23, 2022 11:14 a.m. The head of the Law Society has raised concerns about the “achievement gap” between white students and ethnic minority students, in the exams students must pass to become a lawyer. According to figures released by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, 66% of white students passed the Solicitor Qualifying Examination (SQE1), […]

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Richmond lawyer Hong Guo suspended for 1 month by the Law Society

Guo argued that the bar’s disciplinary process is biased against Asian female lawyers Richmond real estate and immigration attorney Hong Guo has again been found guilty of professional misconduct. The Law Society of BC says Guo is suspended for one month, effective Feb. 1, after a disciplinary panel found she committed professional misconduct by failing […]

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Sustainability Disclosure Requirements and Investment Labels – Law Society’s Response

Proposals The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Discussion Paper (DP21/4) invites comments on potential design approaches: sustainable investment labels consumer disclosures for investment products client and consumer – and product – level disclosures by FCA-regulated asset managers and owners Our point of view What should be the approach? The main objective of the FCA document is […]

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Scottish Law Commission – Discussion Paper on Hereditary Titles: Default and Post-Default

“A veritable maze” is how Professors Gretton and Reid described the standard warranty enforcement provisions. It is for this reason that the Scottish Law Commission’s (SLC) work document on Securities Law Reform is a very welcome publication. The law relating to hereditary securities must be clear and easy to understand. Unfortunately, in many areas the […]

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Law Firm Riddle & Brantley Helps People Find Their Missing Dogs

This North Carolina company is on a mission to reunite pet owners with their beloved canine friends. North Carolina law firm Riddle & Brantley is on a mission to help reunite dog owners with their furry friends. North Carolinas are encouraged to submit their missing dog’s information to the company’s website. Then, at no cost […]

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Three opportunities to adapt to the post-pandemic world

Stephanie Boyce had been asked to share her thoughts on the future of the legal profession post-pandemic and focused on challenges and opportunities, including: law technology climate change, and the transition to remote justice The virtual roundtable was moderated by Jason Chan, SC, Vice President of the Law Society of Singapore. Speaking alongside Stephanie Boyce […]

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Scottish Law Commission to review mandatory landlord associations for buildings

The Scottish Law Commission has received a referral from the Scottish Government regarding the establishment of mandatory landlord associations in rental properties. The project will examine the establishment, formation and operation of mandatory landlord associations in Scottish buildings, and the rights and responsibilities to be imposed on them. The reference asks the commission to: “review […]

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Law Society: Irreparable damage to justice system threatens without immediate action on legal aid

According to a letter from the President of the Law Society of Scotland to the Scottish Government, the Scottish Government’s historic and continuing neglect of the Scottish legal aid system will result in people who cannot afford advice legal will be denied access to justice. Despite former Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf’s pledge of support in […]

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Doing business legally in England and Wales

Short-term business visitors to the UK Visitors can come to the UK for certain business activities, including: attend meetings, conferences, seminars and interviews give a single or short series of lectures and speeches, provided that these are not organized as commercial events and do not bring any profit to the organizer negotiate and sign agreements […]

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Law Firm Seeks Arrest of Indian Army Chief for IIOJ&K War Crimes

LONDON: A London-based law firm filed a request with British police on Tuesday seeking the arrest of the Indian army chief and a senior Indian government official for their alleged roles in war crimes in the Cashmere contested. Law firm Stoke White said it had submitted extensive evidence to the Metropolitan Police’s War Crimes Unit […]

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UK law firm exposes India’s war crimes in IIOJK

ISLAMABAD: Indian Army Chief of Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane and Home Minister Amit Anil Chandra Shah were red-faced on Wednesday after a UK-based law firm Uni filed an appeal against their arrest with the Metropolitan Police in London for allegedly committing war crimes in the illegally Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). The appeal […]

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The Bar renews its partnership with Amiqus

The Law Society of Scotland has renewed its strategic partnership with Amiqus as researchers at the tech company develop an “inheritance calculator”. The renewed partnership with the Law Society of Scotland will allow Leith-based technology company Amiqus to continue to help Scottish lawyers meet anti-money laundering compliance requirements through the use of their technology, while […]

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How much to spend on law firm marketing

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 A 2020 study found that 65% of law firms spend the majority of their marketing budget on online marketing. What this stat doesn’t answer, however, is how much they spend on marketing overall and how that money is allocated to different digital platforms. In short, the reason is that the marketing […]

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Law Commission finds English law supports smart contracts

Businesses can take comfort that smart contract technology can create legally binding agreements, but should be aware of remaining areas of uncertainty Towards the end of 2021, the Law Commission published a report titled “Smart Legal Contracts: Advice to Government”. He concluded that the law of England and Wales can facilitate and support smart legal […]

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Law Commission advice on legal smart contracts: Can the laws of England and Wales cope with this emerging technology?

As the Law Commission said, smart legal contracts are set to revolutionize the way business is conducted. In light of this potential paradigm shift, the Law Commission has been asked to consider whether the existing legal framework in England and Wales can support the use of smart legal contracts and whether there are any uncertainties […]

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The Law Society Releases Second Edition of Blockchain: Legal and Regulatory Advice

The Law Society has released the second edition of its Blockchain Report in conjunction with the Tech London Advocates (TLA) Blockchain Legal and Regulatory Group. It’s a useful guide for attorneys who want to learn more about DLT and crypto, as well as potential legal issues that need to be resolved. Part 1 of the […]

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Law Society Responds to Probate Fee Increase

Last month, the Department of Justice (MOJ) announced that following consultation on probate fees, all users of the probate service will be required to pay an increased one-time flat fee from the 26and January. Current charges are £155 for business users and £215 for non-business users. From January 26, these will change to a one-time […]

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Northam pardons Virginia Sen. Joe Morrissey for relationship with minor law firm receptionist | United States and world

VIrginia Governor Ralph Northam granted an eleventh-hour pardon to Sen. Joe Morrissey, who was convicted in 2014 of a misdemeanor count relating to a relationship with a 17-year-old receptionist at his law firm who became more late his wife. Morrissey, who like Northam is a Democrat, said he learned of the simple grace on Thursday […]

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Northam pardons Virginia Sen. Joe Morrissey for relationship with minor law firm receptionist | News

VIrginia Governor Ralph Northam granted an eleventh-hour pardon to Sen. Joe Morrissey, who was convicted in 2014 of a misdemeanor count relating to a relationship with a 17-year-old receptionist at his law firm who became more late his wife. Morrissey, who like Northam is a Democrat, said he learned of the simple grace on Thursday […]

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Northam pardons Virginia Sen. Joe Morrissey over relationship with minor law firm receptionist

VIrginia Governor Ralph Northam granted an eleventh-hour pardon to Sen. Joe Morrissey, who was convicted in 2014 of a misdemeanor count relating to a relationship with a 17-year-old receptionist at his law firm who became more late his wife. Morrissey, who like Northam is a Democrat, said he learned of the simple grace on Thursday […]

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Access to diversity program: helping candidates integrate the company

Law Society President I. Stephanie Boyce knows something about the struggle that comes with entering the legal profession. Returning to the UK as a teenager after several years in the US, she wanted to be a lawyer but had no contacts in the profession to make it easier for her. “As President, I focus on […]

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The move marks a new chapter in the history of the local law firm

EVERY week, we spotlight a business with the aim of being the voice of businesses big and small! This week we focus on the Gamlins Act. The leading law firm moved into a prestigious new 10,500 square foot headquarters at Morfa Hall in Rhyl in December 2021. This followed the firm’s directors’ decision to purchase […]

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Virtual law firm Fisher Broyles gets real

(Reuters) – January may be cold and gray, but as a long-time journalist/legal geek, I look forward to it every year. That’s because that’s when we start to find out how law firms fared financially in the previous year. Fisher Broyles gave me an exclusive look at its 2021 numbers, and I can see why […]

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Law firm employee denied bonus offered, court rules | News

A departing law firm employee had no contractual right to receive his bonus despite it having been previously offered to him, an employment tribunal has ruled. Labor Judge Evans concluded that Imran Butt, a former financial partner of national company Simpson Millar, did not owe around £3,666 in two bonuses offered to staff last year. […]

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HHP Law Firm advised CK Hutchison Holdings Limited on the merger of PT Indosat Tbk and PT Hutchison 3 Indonesia to form Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison Tbk | Writing

HHP Law Firm (“HHP”) acted as Indonesian legal counsel to CK Hutchison Holdings Limited (“CKHH Group”) and PT Hutchison 3 Indonesia (“H3I”) in their landmark $6 billion merger ( est.) with PT Indosat Tbk, Indonesia’s telecommunications business Ooredoo QPSC The transaction closed on January 4, 2022, after receiving all required shareholder and regulatory approvals. HHP […]

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Could AI replace the Bar? | Characteristic

The Cambridge Union Society recently had a debate on the subject, This House Believes AI Will Bring More Harm Than Good. The debate consisted of speeches for and against the motion, which were delivered by a machine, known as the Project Debater. Before the debate began, the machine’s assistant, a human from IBM Research, explained […]

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Summary of advice from the Commission on the Law of Government on smart legal contracts

SMART CONTRACTS The Law Commission Advice to government (November 2021) builds on the findings of the Legal statement on crypto-assets and smart contracts (November 2019) published by the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce. In summary, the current UK legal framework already facilitates and supports the use of smart legal contracts (defined as “legally binding contracts in which […]

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Pitt’s spending on anti-union law firm approaches $ 3 million

As Pitt approached a historic election that saw the faculty votes overwhelmingly in favor of unionization, the University administration continued to pay large sums of money to an “anti-union” law firm, with the total amount now approaching $ 3 million, according to the University’s financial disclosure reports . Pitt’s college council office paid Philadelphia-based Ballard […]

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SA Law Society appoints new president

The Law Society of South Australia has appointed a new president who will focus on guiding the profession through the COVID-19 pandemic in 2022, in addition to redirecting South Australia-based legal work to law firms and organizations of State. New President Justin Stewart-Rattray will bring more than 28 years of experience to this role, including […]

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Sask. Court of Appeal overturns bar suspension for Tony Merchant

The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal overturned a Law Society of Saskatchewan ruling that would have temporarily suspended a prominent lawyer. In October 2020, the bar granted Tony Merchant an eight-month suspension after sending a letter pressuring a residential school survivor to use her settlement money to pay unrelated legal bills. The suspension has now been […]

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North Yorkshire lawyer joins Thirsk law firm

A well-known North Yorkshire lawyer has joined the Private Client Department in the Thirsk office of the leading North and East Yorkshire law firm, Harrowells. Mark Jones, who lives near Thirsk, has over 30 years of experience working as private clients in Yorkshire, having spent 25 years as a partner in two of the oldest […]

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Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP, a Leading Securities Fraud Law Firm, Announces Investigation of First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) on Behalf of Investors

LOS ANGELES–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”), a leading national shareholder rights law firm, today announced that it has opened an investigation on behalf of First Solar, Inc. (“ First Solar ”or the“ Company ”) (NASDAQ: FSLR) regarding the Company’s possible violations of federal securities laws. If you have suffered a loss […]

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Remote testimony of wills extended by two years

News that the government has extended remote control of wills for two years has now been greeted with caution by chief lawyers. Under the Wills Act 1837, the signature of two witnesses is required in the physical presence of the person making the will (the testator). In July 2020, the UK government took steps to […]

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Greenwich lawyer to chair Cummings & Lockwood law firm

Laura Weintraub Beck has been appointed President and CEO of the law firm Cummings & Lockwood. Beck, who is based in the firm’s Greenwich office, is the first woman to chair the law firm. Beck succeeds Jonathan B. Mills, who chaired the firm for 19 years and will continue to serve as an advisor. Beck […]

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NI Law Society Creates Climate Justice and Legal Technology Groups

Pictured: Brigid Napier, President of the Law Society of Northern Ireland The Law Society of Northern Ireland has announced the creation of two new special interest groups focusing on climate justice and legal technologies. Brigid Napier, President of the Law Society, said, “As we approach the Law Society’s centenary, it is important to look ahead […]

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Blockchain: Legal and Regulatory Advice (Second Edition)

Over the past 18 months, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has accelerated the use and evolution of distributed ledger technology (DLT) such as blockchain. Switch to report What are DLTs and Blockchain? Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) DLT is an umbrella term for technologies that seek to store, synchronize, and maintain digital records across a network of […]

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Blockchain: legal and regulatory guidance (second edition)

Over the past 18 months, the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has accelerated the use and evolution of distributed ledger (DLT) technology such as blockchain. Go to report What are DLTs and blockchain? Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) DLT is an umbrella term for technologies that seek to store, synchronize, and maintain digital recordings over a network of […]

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US law firm Clark Hill partners with Eames Solicitors in next phase of expansion in Ireland | News and Events

US law firm Clark Hill has announced a merger with Irish law firm Eames Solicitors. Eames Solicitors is well known throughout Ireland for its commercial litigation, regulatory advice and investigations, defamation/reputation litigation, mergers and acquisitions, telecommunications and work with private clients. Four lawyers will join Clark Hill’s Dublin office following the merger, including Aidan Eames, […]

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Leading law firm rewards success with switch to employee share ownership

(Left to right): Richard Timperley d’Ison Harrison (left back), Jonathan Wearing, Dominic Mackenzie (center back), Richard Coulthard (left front), Sarah Laughey (center front), Jenny Bland (right front) Gareth Naylor and James Thompson (right-back). ohOne of Yorkshire’s leading law firms became wholly owned by its employees after the three shareholder directors agreed to sell the company […]

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Cultivating law firm culture: will law firms finally define themselves in 2022?

Lawyers love to talk about the firm’s culture, how it sets them apart from the competition and makes them special and different from others. But short of reciting talking points, few have been able to define what their culture really is. And now it becomes even more difficult. Facing guidelines to work from home for […]

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The Bar to investigate the reasons why more lawyers, especially young people, are leaving the profession

SINGAPORE – The legal profession saw record numbers leave its ranks last year, and a concerned bar wants to know why young lawyers in particular are stepping down, new chairman Adrian Tan said on Monday (January 10th). In his inaugural address at the annual ceremony to mark the opening of the legal year, he added […]

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How To Buy A Law Firm | Characteristic

After focusing on financial management and emergency restructuring amid the pandemic, law firms are once again looking to expand — and they’re buying up smaller competitors to do so. The most popular way to facilitate such an arrangement is through a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) or an Asset Purchase Agreement (APA). While at first glance […]

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A new year, a new digital Gazette

January marks an important milestone for the Bar Gazette with the publication of our first fully digital edition of the weekly. Now you can access even more expert analysis on all the latest legal news anywhere, anytime, and on any device. Read the latest edition of Gazette magazine This week’s edition includes: Counter the trend? […]

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Senior partner quits after four decades at law firm

After a 43-year career at Sills & Betteridge, prominent barrister Stephen Wilson retired as the firm’s senior partner on December 31, 2021. Her position was taken over by Karen Bower-Brown, the first woman to become senior partner in the firm’s 260-year history. solidify. Lincoln-born Stephen joined Sills & Betteridge as a trainee clerk in February […]

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Law firm appoints first female senior partner in 260-year history

X Sign up for free to receive the latest news straight to your inbox Register An East Midlands law firm has appointed the first female senior partner in its 260-year history. The move comes after Stephen Wilson retired as the firm’s senior lawyer on December 31. Her post was taken over by Karen Bower-Brown. Bower-Brown, […]

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Leading UK law firm fined record for breaking money laundering rules | Law

Mishcon de Reya, one of the UK’s most prestigious law firms, has been fined a record amount for committing “serious breaches” of money laundering rules. The London-based company agreed to pay a fine of £232,500, plus an additional £50,000 for costs of the investigation, which was carried out by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). In […]

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Focus on the news: Yorkshire law firm bucks the trend and diversifies | News

Wherever you’re reading this, chances are it’s not at your desk in the office. As staff once again consider working from home, it’s easy to read the final rites for the office building – especially those on the high streets where so many other shops appear to be closing. But Yorkshire firm Ison Harrison appears […]

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Three Lawyers Leave Watertown’s Largest Law Firm | Business

WATERTOWN — There are major changes to the work of one of Jefferson County’s oldest and largest law firms. Attorney James A. Burrows has confirmed that he, Peter L. Walton and Megan S. Kendall left the law firm of Watertown, Conboy, McKay, Bachman and Kendall LLP, as of December 31 and opened their own law […]

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California’s Best Special Education Law Firm Manager

Click on the magazine cover to read the article Newport Beach, Calif., U.S., Jan. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – James D. Peters III, executive director of the world’s largest special education law firm, has partnered with two attorneys to deliver a representation to children with special needs whose education has been affected by the covid […]

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James D. Peters III, executive director of California’s best special education law firm, advises parents that time is running out. You risk losing the compensatory education your child is entitled to, due to Covid Call Now

https://www.lawyer-monthly.com/issues/2021/04/12/ Click on the magazine cover to read the article Newport Beach, Calif., U.S., Jan. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – James D. Peters III, executive director of the world’s largest special education law firm, has partnered with two attorneys to deliver a representation to children with special needs whose education has been affected by the […]

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Law Society of British Columbia steps up trust account audits to monitor money laundering

Breadcrumb Links News Local news “We have taken this very seriously and have tried to make sure the word is well known when it comes to the obligations regarding client identification and the rule of cash transactions and the proper administration of trust accounts. – Don, CEO of the BC Law Society Avison. Author of […]