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Leading Medical Malpractice Law Firm Announces New Name

BALTIMORE, May 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Schochor & Staton, PA, formerly known as Schochor, Federico and Staton, PA, is proud to announce its new name. “We are delighted with this change and are committed to providing the same level of unparalleled legal representation and exceptional degree of personal attention that our clients have trusted for […]

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Reducing Barriers in Japan | The bar

We brought together more than 30 Japanese and UK law firms for a virtual roundtable on May 23 to renew our focus on improving market access for foreign businesses in Japan. The delegates were accompanied by Trade and Investment Director for Japan and Deputy Trade Commissioner for Northeast Asia, Darren Goff. He presented the British […]

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Who wants to be a duty attorney?

The future of criminal law is bleak, according to most respondents to a new Law Society of England and Wales survey for young lawyers. 81% of those who responded to the survey said criminal law is not an attractive long-term career. “The results of our survey are not surprising given that criminal legal aid lawyers […]

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Solicitors Journal – Law Society challenges SRA’s proposed changes to health and welfare rules

The Law Society said there was no evidence to support the proposed changes The Law Society said proposed changes to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) rules and codes of conduct on ‘welfare and unfair treatment at work’ and ‘health and fitness to practice’ could require lawyers to provide confidential medical information to their employers and […]

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Law firm offering free legal aid to Ukrainian families

Families can apply for Temporary Protected Status, announced by the US Department of Homeland Security in March. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Starting over in a foreign country, having fled your own because of war, is something many of us haven’t and won’t experience. For Ukrainian families, this adjustment is still a work in progress. “Ensuring their […]

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Law Society standards committee pleads to disbar former Russell McVeagh partner James Gardner-Hopkins

Barrister Catriona MacLennan disappointed with Dame Margaret’s findings, says it doesn’t go far enough The Law Society of New Zealand wants a former partner of Russell McVeagh to be found guilty of ‘disgraceful’ sexual misconduct against trainees struck off the Bars and Solicitors Roll. James Gardner-Hopkins was found guilty of six counts of misconduct by […]

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Black Business After Hours Networking Group Welcomes New Law Firm to Downtown Topeka

TOPEKA (KSNT) — Networking group Black Business After Hours featured a minority-owned law firm that recently moved to Topeka, for its networking event in May. “This is the official opening of our office here in Topeka, Kansas,” said Atif Abdel-Khaliq of the Macintosh law firm. “We plan to hire another attorney for our Topeka office. […]

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Lack of evidence for new SRA health and wellness rules

Proposals by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) to change its rules on health and wellbeing at work are not supported by evidence, the Law Society of England and Wales said today. The SRA consultation aims to clarify regulatory requirements for lawyers and firms in the areas of health and fitness to practice and the appropriate […]

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Law Commission recommends new surrogacy law

Friday, May 27, 2022, 12:47 p.m.Press release: Law Commission Surrogacy law outdated and in need of reform, concludes Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission in its report, Te Kōpū Whāngai: He Arotake | Surrogacy Review, presented to Parliament today. The report recognizes the urgent need to change the law to meet the […]

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No Headless Law Commission report

The Commission, constituted for a three-year term, issued no report after the term of the last chairman, Justice BS Chauhan, ended in August 2018. The Commission, constituted for a three-year term, issued no report after the term of the last chairman, Justice BS Chauhan, ended in August 2018. Two years and four months after the […]

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Shake the SLAPPs – it’s time to act

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has heightened concerns about SLAPPs – particularly the impact of claims filed by wealthy individuals and corporations that suppress free speech and report on events. In May 2022, we responded to an urgent government call for evidence on SLAPPs. “Action against SLAPPs is needed to prevent potential abuses of the […]

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Digital Law Alert – May 2022 | Knowledge

In this month’s edition of our digital law alert series, we once again cover a selection of important digital law news alerts across the UK and the rest of the world. ‘Europe. DORA: the why, what and then? In a recent report, our Tech & Sourcing team provides an overview of key provisions of the […]

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Law Society of Alberta sets date for Tyler Shandro conduct hearing

Breadcrumb Links Policy Publication date : May 25, 2022 • 2 hours ago • 2 minute read • 6 comments Justice Minister Tyler Shandro announced in Edmonton on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 that the Government of Alberta will fund the Alberta Crime Stoppers program with $850,000 over the next three years to help with crime […]

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Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of Class Action Lawsuits on Behalf of ABBV, NTRA and CDNA Shareholders

The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP (www.ktmc.com) advises investors that the firm has filed a securities class action lawsuit against ABBVie, Inc. (ABBVie) (NYSE: ABBV) on behalf of all persons and entities who purchased or otherwise acquired ABBVie securities between April 30, 2021 and August 31, 2021 inclusive (the “Class Period”). […]

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SRA Consultation on Occupational Health and Wellbeing Rules – Bar Response

Proposals The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is consulting on proposed changes to its occupational health and welfare rules. The proposals seek to make it clear that regulated workplaces must treat colleagues with dignity and respect, and if this does not happen, the SRA proposals would put in place additional regulatory powers to deal with businesses […]

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Law firm will offer ‘bright future’ to Queen’s students

Law firm Allen & Overy has announced it will offer 45 scholarships over the next three years as part of a new initiative with Queen’s University to help young people reach their full potential by breaking down barriers to education. As a member of the Bright Future collective, he will contribute to the Pathway Opportunity […]

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Good Law Project to Create Law Firm Led by Co-Head of Public Law Team at Bindmans

The nonprofit Good Law Project campaign organization will launch a new independent law firm next month, headed by the current joint head of Bindmans’ public law and human rights team. The law firm, Good Law Practice, will help – alongside the Good Law Project’s panel of paid and pro bono lawyers – to […]

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Nonprofit Legal Activists Create Independent Law Firm

The Good Law Project unveiled the plans on Tuesday, following a number of high-profile cases across the UK. A pioneering legal campaign group that has pushed several high-profile cases against the government has announced it is setting up its own independent law firm. The nonprofit Good Law Project on Tuesday launched a new independent law […]

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Future Lawyers of the Montclair State Pre-Law Society, Advocate for Equality and Change

Recently, Americans witnessed the historic confirmation of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first black woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court. Events like this have allowed the Montclair State University Pre-Law Society Board of Trustees to also make history while pursuing careers that speak of change. The Pre-Law Society aims to attract students interested […]

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Competition Commission bans law firm from contacting complainant

The Namibian Competition Commission (NaCC) has told Dr Weder, Kauta and Hoveka Incorporated (WKH) not to contact a complainant, Jacobs Amupolo Lawyers and Conveyancers. It comes after Jacobs Amupolo Lawyers and Conveyancers filed a complaint with the Competition Commission against WKH and Bank Windhoek. The bank in question and WKH are accused of “unfair” exclusivity […]

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Martin Rogers of US law firm Davis Polk withdraws from Hong Kong national security law forum following criticism

The president for Asia of the American law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell has withdrawn from a Hong Kong forum on national security law following criticism that it was an “event of propaganda”. Partner Martin Rogers said in a LinkedIn post on Saturday that his agreement to participate did not reflect any support for the […]

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First woman of color elected president of the Derby and District Law Society

A Friar Gate lawyer has become the first person of color to be elected president of the Derby and District Law Society. Manesha Ruparel is a partner and works at Alexander & Co Solicitors LLP as a family lawyer. Manesha, 39, whose parents are from East Africa and of Indian descent, has been innovating all […]

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Company Diary: Maine Law Firm Founders Make History

The Maine Historical Society held its largest and most profitable Maine History Maker Award celebration to date as the nonprofit honored Severin Beliveau, 84, and Harold Pachios, 85, co-founders of the law firm Preti Flaherty on May 6 at the University of Southern Maine’s Hannaford. Entrance. “Our work focuses on the profound ways in which […]

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Join the fight to save the criminal justice system

The government has failed defendants, victims and witnesses, warns the Law Society of England and Wales as it steps up its campaign to save the criminal justice system. In a recently published call to action, Law Society President I. Stephanie Boyce rallies the legal community to “join the fight” and respond to the UK government’s […]

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Katten Private Wealth Practice Receives Two Law Firm of the Year Awards

Kathryn von Matthiessen and Bonnie Lynn Chmil also recognized as outstanding personalities NEW YORK, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Katten today announced that the company has received four Wealth of the city Magic Circle Award. The firm’s Private Wealth Practice was named International Law Firm of the Year and Law Firm of the Year UNITED […]

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High Five for the law firm as Harper Macleod announces promotions for partners

Five new partners and 20 promotions within the firm Strengthened in the areas of family law, private clients and energy Seven new accreditations from the Law Society of Scotland Award-winning law firm Harper Macleod has bolstered its partnership team with five new partners, underscoring its commitment to investing in talent and providing client-focused support. The […]

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Governors do not stop law firm from demanding 6.7 million shillings

Economy Governors do not stop law firm from demanding 6.7 million shillings Thursday, May 19, 2022 Chairman of the Board of Governors (COG), Martin Wambora, June 23, 2021. PHOTO | LUCY WANJIRU | NMG By JOSEPH WANGUIMore from this author Summary In a motion filed in court in January, the CoG sought orders staying enforcement […]

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A law firm uses jazz poetry to sell itself

Law firm advertisements are rarely called cutting-edge. Wacky? Perhaps. On top? Definitively. Funny? Occasionally. Sexist? Unfortunately. Cult classics? Yeah. Filled celebrity? Sure. High production value? If we’re lucky. But UK law firm Square One Law has taken this approach and turned to spoken word jazz poetry to pitch its case to potential clients. Antonio Bachini, […]

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Crocamo joins a law firm

Acting Luzerne County Executive Romilda Crocamo said Wednesday she has accepted a position with the law firm Elliott Greenleaf & Dean. Friday is Crocamo’s last day of work for the county government. “I will be working with some of the best attorneys in the state of Pennsylvania,” Crocamo said. “I look forward to resuming the […]

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Action on SLAPPs needed to prevent abuse of justice

Steps are needed to strengthen and clarify the rules around strategic public involvement prosecutions (SLAPPs), the Law Society of England and Wales said in response to a call for evidence from the Department of Justice. “Action against SLAPPs is necessary to prevent potential abuses of the administration of justice,” said Law Society President I. Stephanie […]

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Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of Class Action Lawsuits on Behalf of IBM Shareholders, MYPS and AUPH

The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP (www.ktmc.com) advises investors that the firm has filed a securities class action lawsuit against ABBVie, Inc. (ABBVie) (NYSE: ABBV) on behalf of of all persons and entities who purchased or otherwise acquired ABBVie securities between April 30, 2021 and August 31, 2021 inclusive (the “Class […]

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Enforceability of Non-Compete Agreements with Employees under Turkish Law – Employment Contract

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Employees may have access to important and confidential employer-related information, including company operations, customers and trade secrets. Use of this information without the knowledge of the employer may harm the legitimate interests of the employer. In this respect, […]

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Two internal promotions at Hudgell Solicitors will ensure the law firm ‘achieves its strategic goals’

Huddell Solicitors Managing Director Rachel Di Clemente says she is delighted to announce the promotion of two current staff members to join the firm’s leadership team. Corporate services attorney John Cuss becomes head of corporate services and strategic partnerships, while associate clinical negligence attorney Lauren Dale is promoted to head of risk and compliance. Ms […]

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Walter Shaw of Shaw Law Firm 3, is accepted into AILA, the largest and most prestigious immigration association. in the USA.

Walter Shaw with his law firm, Shaw 3 Law Firm, is now equipped with the necessary resources to better serve the immigration legal community. (ProNewsReport Editorial): – Ontario, Calif., May 17, 2022 (Issuewire.com) – General Counsel Walter Shaw is thrilled and excited to be able to take Shaw Law Firm 3 (S3LF) to the next […]

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Pro bono efforts, awards, law firm recruitment

Happy May! As the weather warms up, we hope you are staying safe, relaxed and healthy. Please read on to find the latest news on law firm hiring and expansion, legal industry recognition, and pro bono and legal aid efforts. Hiring and expanding a law firm Sidley Austin LLP has expanded its emerging companies practice […]

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Who? path to follow? A case study in business management

In and among the plethora of vendor sales pitches and hyperbole, legal teams grappling with their technology are feeling the pressure to innovate. We needed a refresh. This is our experience and what we have learned. In 2020, we successfully carried out an inter-organizational project to review our contract and business management. Our goal was […]

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ROSEN, A LEADING INVESTOR RIGHTS LAW FIRM, Encourages Volta Inc. Investors f/k/a Tortoise Acquisition Corp. II With Losses Over $100,000 to Find Counsel Before Important Deadline in Securities Class Action – VLTA, VLTA-WT, SNPR | Taiwan News

New York, New York – Newsfile Corp. – May 13, 2022 – WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds buyers of Volta Inc. f/k/a Tortoise Acquisition Corp. securities. II (NYSE: VLTA) (NYSE: VLTA.WT) (NYSE: SNPR) between August 2, 2021 and March 28, 2022, inclusive (the “Class Period”), of the substantial May […]

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An expanding law firm strengthened by the arrival of a senior lawyer

A growing Sunshine Coast-based law firm has made another key appointment. Travis Schultz & Partners has hired Stephen Hughes as senior counsel. Mr. Hughes, who has been a Certified Personal Injury Specialist since 1998, brings his experience to make a difference in the lives of people dealing with personal adversity. He said he is determined […]

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Doncaster Law Firm opens new office in Mexborough to provide legal services to the community

HSR LAW Solicitors, who already have an office in the city centre, have expanded their team and opened their fourth office in Mexborough. The office opens with a six-person residential conveyancing team and will offer a full range of legal services from HSR Law’s existing teams. Fabian Braithwaite, Managing Partner at HSR Law, said: “We […]

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Westminster update: Queen’s Speech introduces new legislation

One thing you must do Watch Law Society President Stephanie Boyce address the Prime Minister’s dangerous rhetoric about lawyers, which undermines the rule of law. What do you want to know Queen’s Speech introduces new legislation On Tuesday, May 10, Prince Charles delivered the Queen’s Speech to the House of Lords, outlining the government’s main […]

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Do you have a strong interest in the law? To satisfy your financial responsibilities, you may be forced to take on a debt of more than $150,000

Law practice may be a lucrative and challenging job. Additionally, getting there might be difficult. The American Bar Association limited the number of hours students may work while attending law school until 2014. Law school costs money. According to data from the National Center for Education Statistics, approximately seven out of ten law students had […]

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Why the Law Commission recommended repeal of the Sedition Act in 2018

The Union government told the Supreme Court on Monday it would review and reconsider the Sedition Act. The government, in an affidavit, said Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalizes sedition, is one of the criminal laws it has decided to reconsider. While the government is currently reviewing the law, the Law Commission […]

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Law Commission: No more excessively abusive law

The Supreme Court’s order keeping Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) – the Sedition Act – in abeyance is a significant development. No new charges will be filed under the law and all pending trials, appeals and proceedings will be stayed. The GoI, for its part, must now undertake a careful and careful […]

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Law firm opens new office in Gorey

One of Ireland’s oldest and most prestigious law firms, Augustus Cullen Law, has announced the opening of a new office on Esmonde Street in Gorey this summer. The new office will be headed by Augustus Cullen Law partner Eleanor McKiernan, a highly experienced lawyer who has practiced law in Gorey for over 15 years, specializing […]

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Law firm backs new mentorship program for young Muslims

Shakespeare Martineau is supporting British Muslim charity Mercy Mission UK in launching a new mentoring scheme. Around 100 local Birmingham businesses will take action to help young people across the region, improving their life chances through building confidence and resilience. The program will provide mentorship and work experience placements to young Muslims across the city, […]

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The Law Commission had called for a rethink or repeal of the Sedition Act in 2018

In the consultation paper, the government’s top law advisory committee argued that any irresponsible exercise of the right to free speech and expression cannot be called seditious. Amid calls to scrap the colonial-era Sedition Act, it emerged the Law Commission had called for an overhaul or repeal in 2018, saying any irresponsible exercise of the […]

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Law firm threatens to sue activists who disrupt church services

By Anugrah KumarChristian Post Contributor | Monday 09 May 2022 A person holds up a sign reading ‘Ruth Sent Us’ as pro-choice activists rally outside the U.S. courthouse to defend abortion rights in downtown Los Angeles on May 3, 2022. | Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images A religious freedom law firm says it will […]

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Awards boost a law firm’s global profile

After winning Technology Partner of the Year last year, the Corrs Chambers Westgarth lawyer said the win has raised the law firm’s profile in Australian and global markets. James North, Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications at Corrs Chambers Westgarthand one of the winners of 2021 Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awardsaid the award […]

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Law Society calls for ‘culture change’ to address legal industry’s mental health crisis

Monday 09 May 2022 14:22 The head of the Law Society said law firms have a “collective responsibility” to address the legal sector’s mental health crisis. Law Society President I. Stephanie Boyce has called for a “culture shift” in the legal industry, to prioritize mental health in the workplace. The comments come amid concerns about […]

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NEW Law Society of Scotland Accredited PEAT2 Training Provider – Kinch Robinson

Hands-on, interactive training sessions designed to meet all PEAT2 results, plus a mandatory ethics course Experienced and long-established legal trainers, Kinch Robinson, are delighted to launch their services in Scotland. Kinch Robinson has over 20 years experience delivering TCPD to trainees in England and Wales. They have now developed a comprehensive PEAT2 training program for […]

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Queen’s Speech Response | The bar

The Law Society of England and Wales responded to the Queen’s Speech, which took place today (10 May), by announcing a series of new bills and reforms. Bill of Rights Law Society President I. Stephanie Boyce said: “Human Rights Law upholds and protects the rights and freedoms of people in the UK and provides strong […]

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Shaw 3 Law Firm has been accepted into the American Immigration Lawyers Association, one of the largest and most prestigious immigration associations in the nation.

Ontario, CA, May 06, 2022 –(PR.com)– The American Immigration Lawyers Association was founded on or about October 14, 1946 and currently has approximately 15,000 members. The American Immigration Lawyers Association is an organization whose objective is to raise the standard and reputation of the immigration practitioner appearing before immigration services. Being part of the American […]

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NZ Law Society calls for urgent increase in funding for legal aid system

The legal aid system is in danger of collapsing unless the government increases its funding, warns Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa New Zealand Law Society. Former Bar President Tiana Epati hopes there will be good news in this month’s budget for the legal aid system. The lead lawyer said hourly rates for legal aid work […]

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Leading Scottish law firm appoints new partner and moves offices from Dingwall to Inverness

Sarah Lilley Leading UK and Scottish law firm Brodies LLP announced today that it is moving its office from the Highlands to Inverness, following strong client activity in the region. Brodies will move to Clava House at Cradlehall Business Park from its former premises at Dingwall Business Park, which opened in 2017. The company will […]

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Law firm Rajah & Tann donates $225,000 to ST School Pocket Money Fund

SINGAPORE — Law firm Rajah & Tann (R&T) has donated $225,000 to the Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund (STSPMF). The donation was part of the company’s 45th anniversary celebration Thursday (May 5) at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, where it also donated $225,000 to charity Dementia Singapore. Mr Zakir Hussain, STSPMF Board Member and ST […]

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Middle East & Africa Law Firm Services Market Industry Development to 2022-2030 – Queen Anne and Mangolia News

The Global Corporate Law Firm Services Market The 2022 report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global corporate law firm services market. Through analysis based on cutting-edge research, it provides an opinion on the current trends and directions of the global corporate law firm services market. The Global Corporate […]

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Intellectual Property Law Firm Services Market Size Study by Business Analysis, 2022-2030 – Instant Interview

Understanding the influence of COVID-19 on Intellectual Property Law Firm Services Market with our analysts monitoring the situation around the world. Description of the report: Market Strides released a report titled Intellectual Property Law Firm Services Market by Type, by Application, Regional Analysis, Growth Opportunity, and Industry Forecast 2022-2030. The Intellectual Property Law Firm Services […]

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Evander’s Law Firm Turns 22 – Ridge Times

The law firm Kgomo and Nsibande Incorporated celebrated its 22 years of existence earlier this year with a gala evening at Secunda. The evening took place in the presence of the Minister of Justice, Ronald Lamola, as well as the Executive Mayor of the Municipality of Govan Mbeki, Nhlakanipho Zuma. Kgomo and Nsibande Incorporated had […]

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Westminster update: Law Society president testifies in parliament

One thing you must do Hear directly from Legal Aid Minister James Cartlidge talk about the government’s proposals for criminal legal aid in our webinar next week. Register for the webinar What do you want to know 1. Legal aid in criminal matters: the president of the Bar testifies before the deputies Law Society President […]

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Leading Scottish law firm appoints new partner and moves office from Highland to Inverness as business booms

Sarah Lilley Leading UK and Scottish law firm Brodies LLP announced today that it is moving its office from the Highlands to Inverness, following strong client activity in the region. Brodies will move to Clava House at Cradlehall Business Park from its former premises at Dingwall Business Park, which opened in 2017. The company will […]

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Company Profile The Finity Law Firm, PLLC

Company Name : Finity Law Firm, PLLCFirst name: RyanLast name: SaboffWebsite: http://www.finitylaw.comAddress: 2233 Lee Road, Suite 203Town: winter parkState: FloridaZipper: 32789 What kind of business services do you offer? Legal services primarily related to estate planning, probate and Medicaid long term care. What role does social media play in your communication? Social media is a […]

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New appointments at West Wales law firm – Swansea Bay News

Swansea-based creative agency iCreate are stepping into the metaverse creating 3D visual environments for Dubai-based NFT boutique Jumi, a new outlet for curated digital art. The Metaverse made headlines last year when Facebook’s parent company rebranded itself as Meta, reflecting the internet’s growing potential to deliver an interactive virtual world through AI and 3D digital […]