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AGF-hired law firm denies selling recovered assets on behalf of federal government

* EFCC queries Department of Justice Asset Recovery Unit on recovered assets*Lawyers and civil society criticize asset recovery process for hiding secrecy. A law firm has denied selling off some assets it had been hired by Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Justice Minister Abubakar Malami to recover on behalf of the federal government. […]

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Sasha Borissenko: Confidentiality and Bar Culture Review

The Law Society is already undergoing an independent review. Picture 123RF OPINION: What’s going on with the Bar? Last month it was revealed that the regulator had commissioned a review of the organization’s culture. It turns out that concerns were raised in June about behavior of President Jacques Lethbridge. It was in June that General […]

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Law on economic crime and risk for law firms

The Economic Crimes (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 was recently introduced, and delegated legislation and subsequent changes at Companies House are expected to combine to have significant implications for law firms over the coming months. The Law Society of England & Wales published a note on March 16, 2022, with another note on July 21. […]

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Obstacles to becoming a judge – fears vs reality

Not enough courtroom experience? Karine : I didn’t think I was what JAC was looking for initially. Going through the application process, I realized that they are more interested in relevant skills and your ability to learn and adapt than anything else. At the Planning Inspectorate, I conducted inquiries into planning appeals on behalf of […]

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Criminal Legal Aid Lawyer Wins Bar Presidential Election

Richard Atkinson has specialized in criminal law for 30 years, with a focus on major crime litigation. He is a senior duty counsel and advocate, representing clients in court. Richard said, “I am honored to have been elected Associate Vice-President of the Law Society. “I ran for office because I strongly believed in our profession, […]

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The Law Society recommends a 4% salary increase for junior lawyers

Minimum of £23,703 in London and £21,024 elsewhere The Law Society has recommended a 4% increase in the minimum wage for trainee lawyers in England and Wales. Chancery Lane bigwigs say recruits undertaking a training contract or qualifying work experience (QWE) should now be paid at least £23,703 in London and £21,024 outside the capital. […]

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Law Society of SA calls for review by ICAC over concerns rushed legislation will fail pub test

South Australian lawyers say ‘snapshot’ anti-corruption laws allow public officials convicted of certain crimes to charge taxpayers their legal fees, and that Parliament’s handling of laws ‘fails the pub test’. Key points: The Law Society of SA says it appears convicted officials can charge taxpayers for things like appeals The Law Society has written to […]

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Downtown law firm Phillips Murrah builds new offices in Midtown

OKLAHOMA CITY (Free Press) — A prominent downtown law firm is moving from office tower space to Midtown, where it will reside in a new building designed for the firm’s needs and for retail space at detail. Law firm Phillips Murrah, founded in 1986, has released its architectural concept plans for a new five-story building […]

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Have you considered joining the Junior Lawyers Network?

Would you like to be part of our volunteer committee, advising us on the needs of beginning lawyers and aspiring lawyers? We have five committee member vacancies on our Junior Lawyer Network Advisory Committee, effective November 1, 2022. To apply Please email [email protected] with: Your CV a statement of no more than 500 words describing […]

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Steven White joins Walkers law firm

Steven White, a commercial litigation, insolvency and trust litigation attorney in Bermuda, has joined Walkers as an insolvency and dispute resolution partner. A spokesperson said: “Steven White, a lawyer specializing in commercial litigation, insolvency and trust litigation in Bermuda, has joined Walkers [Bermuda] Limited as a partner in the area of ​​insolvency and dispute resolution. […]

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“Vacancies at the highest level”: Law Commission and CVC share the same story

New Delhi, August 2 (IANS): Two important institutions – the Law Commission and the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) – have been operating without staff at the highest level for some time now. The Law Commission, which is mandated to make recommendations to the government on complex legal issues impacting society, has been without a […]

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Changes underway following the recommendations of the Law Commission for the reform of marriage and civil partnership ceremonies

The Law Commission has now released its long-awaited report on the laws governing marriages and civil partnership ceremonies. As early as December 2014, the government invited the Law Commission to conduct a review of the law governing marriages and civil partnership ceremonies in that country. This led to the publication of a guidance document a […]

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Patent Lawyer Joins Australian Intellectual Property Law Firm in Wellington

At FB Rice, we understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. With the recent appreciation of the Māori culture, Te Reo Māori, the mother tongue of New Zealand has been revitalized. Te Reo Māori is increasingly recognized as an important part of the country’s New Zealand heritage. Matt Adams is passionate about Indigenous New Zealand […]

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Brighter prospects for this year’s PII renewal season

There are several very positive signs coming from the lawyers’ professional liability insurance (PII) market that suggest a much more stable renewal environment in October for insurance buyers, compared to recent experiences. Renewal process Some established insurers started the renewal process early and expressed a desire to grow their respective portfolios. As a result, they […]

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The Law Commission of England proposes a new form of ownership for Bitcoin

The Law Commission of England’s proposal outlines a new form of ownership for digital assets, custody operations and a framework for legal proceedings. The Law Commission of England and Wales, an independent law reform consultancy originally commissioned by parliament, has proposed a new ownership category to encompass digital assets such as bitcoin in a 549 […]

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UK – Law Commission on digital assets: five key takeaways | Allen & Overy LLP

1. A new property type Much of the Law Commission’s analysis focuses on property law. The great advantage of property rights is that they can be invoked against the rest of the world. In contrast, personal rights, such as those in a contract, exist only between the parties who have assumed them. Property rights come […]

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The Law Commission’s consultation paper on digital assets, including the proposal for a third category of personal property to cover crypto-tokens and other digital assets

The Law Commission for England and Wales has launched a major and detailed consultation on proposals to ensure the law recognizes and protects digital assets, which include crypto-tokens, cryptoassets and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). In this article, we provide our readers with a high-level overview of some of these proposals, which include (1) the creation of […]

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Data objects: the Law Commission of England & Wales proposes a new category of personal property

On July 28, 2022, the Law Commission of England and Wales published a consultation document on the recognition and protection of digital assets. The consultation paper recommends law reform to recognize a third category of personal property – called “data objects” – in addition to things in possession (like physical objects) and things in action […]

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Law Commission Digital Assets Consultation – A Property Rights Reform Proposal – Fin Tech

The Law Commission of England and Wales has published a consultation document (the Paper) on the recognition and protection of digital assets. The consultation, which closes November 4, 2022, focuses on the legal treatment of digital assets and recommends legislative reform to create a third category of personal property – called “data objects” – beyond […]

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Family law firm starting the next chapter | Jax Daily Record | Jacksonville Daily Record

When two people have practiced law for 101 years, maybe it’s time for a change. A career transition, at least. Elliot Zisser, 75, celebrated his 50th year of practice in 2021; his wife, Carolyn, 75, passed the milestone this year. Married for 51 years, the Zissers practiced with separate corporations and staffs. His Downtown office […]

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Law Society of BC suspends lawyer for sexual harassment

A Langley lawyer will be suspended for four and a half months after admitting professional misconduct including sexual harassment, racist remarks and creating a hostile work environment. A Law Society of BC court hearing panel decided on July 12 to accept a joint submission from attorney Rowan MacKenzie Davison and other parties involved in the […]

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Fanta Bility case: Law firm releases heavily redacted report into Sharon Hill shooting death of 8-year-old

MEDIA, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — A law firm engaged by Sharon Hill Borough Council released its report on Friday into the policies and procedures surrounding the police shooting death of 8-year-old Fanta Bility. The new report is heavily redacted, with many of its findings and recommendations not visible to the public. Borough attorney Courtney Richardson said […]

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The President of the NZ Law Society, Lethbridge, in Eye Of Storm

Jacqui Lethbridge, newly appointed President of the Law Society, has found herself in the unfortunate position of being the subject of publicity about “behavioral issues”, just as the Law Society tries to put bullying and harassment issues on the profession behind him. And it’s obvious she’s less than happy with a statement issued by the […]

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UK Law Commission recommends updating digital assets law

Earlier this year, the UK government announced plans to become a “global hub” for digital assets. He then called on the Law Commission to review current digital asset law to ensure it can accommodate them as they proliferate and grow. Now the Law Commission has released new proposals for reform. What are the reforms proposed […]

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The Digital Assets Law Commission’s consultation – a proposal for property rights reform

The Law Commission of England and Wales has published a consultation paper (the Paper) on the recognition and protection of digital assets. The consultation, which closes November 4, 2022, focuses on the legal treatment of digital assets and recommends legislative reform to create a third category of personal property – called “data objects” – beyond […]

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UK property rules need crypto overhaul, law commission says

Listen to this article. The Law Commission of England and Wales has proposed that reform legislation is needed for cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). If passed by the government, the crypto would be defined separately in property law and making it easier to deal with business – good news for politicians looking to attract the […]

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Instill a culture of productivity in your legal practice

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had a major impact on legal services. He saw increased digitization across the profession and instilled the need for law firms to be more productive. In just two years, these are twenty years of modernization. The most important change for the next ten years will be the understanding that a […]

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UK Law Commission publishes proposals to reform digital asset laws – says reforms must not ‘stifle development’ CryptoGlobe

According to the Law Commission, the statutory body of the United Kingdom, digital assets are playing an increasingly important role in modern society and, as such, the law relating to them must be reviewed. Reforming the laws will not only protect users’ rights and maximize the potential of digital assets, but can potentially position England […]

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Taking law firm business intelligence to the next level

The way we generate and view data in the legal profession has changed dramatically over the past decade. By its very nature, data is at the center of everything a law firm does. In conveyancing, for example, there is a whole host of complex data that must be effectively shared in a timely manner between […]

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Bar President Adrian Tan reveals he was diagnosed with cancer shortly after being elected

SINGAPORE – The President of the Law Society of Singapore (LawSoc), Adrian Tan, revealed Thursday (July 28) that he was diagnosed with cancer in March, two months after being elected to the top job. In a post on the professional networking site LinkedIn, where the 55-year-old remains vocal on matters of public interest and litigation, […]

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Join our new Learning and Development Steering Group

Influencing the future of legal education and training This is a unique opportunity to influence how education and training works in the profession while stimulating your own professional development. Join the steering group As a member of the Learning and Development Steering Group, you will advise on content topics, formats and delivery methods to improve […]

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Law Commission for England and Wales proposes reforms for digital assets

The Law Commission of England and Wales is to propose a number of legislative reforms to provide broader legal recognition and protections for users of cryptocurrency and digital assets. The institution is reviewing existing digital asset legislation at the request of the UK government in a bid to adapt to the space as it continues […]

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Law Society President Jacque Lethbridge denies allegations of ‘behavioural problem’

Jacque Lethbridge was elected president of the New Zealand Law Society in April. Photo / Provided Law Society President Jacque Lethbridge advanced allegations of “behavioral issues” and confirmed she was at the center of the claims. However, Lethbridge, who was elected president in April of the regulatory body that oversees the conduct of 15,000 New […]

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UK Law Commission publishes proposals to reform digital asset laws – says reforms must not ‘stifle development’

According to the Law Commission, the statutory body of the United Kingdom, digital assets are playing an increasingly important role in modern society and, as such, the law relating to them must be reviewed. Reforming the laws will not only protect users’ rights and maximize the potential of digital assets, but can potentially position England […]

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Law Firm Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Sesame Place Over Racial Bias Allegations in Langhorne, Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA CREAM — A Baltimore-based law firm has filed a class action lawsuit against Sesame Place after another family said they were treated unfairly because of the color of their skin. The Advocates Wednesday Afternoon Announcement Featuring Murphy, Falcon & Murphy comes after outrage over a viral video that appears to show the costumed character, […]

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Conservative law firm pushes back on Wisconsin Supreme Court’s open case ruling | State

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How to Manage Stakeholders as a Corporate Lawyer

Although the company is your official “client”, there are other stakeholders with whom you, as a corporate lawyer, must engage and manage well. Other stakeholders? As part of providing legal advice and support, you will interact with a variety of stakeholders which could include the following: Internal stakeholders group project Other functions/departments Management board of […]

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Windsor lawyer has license revoked by bar court

Breadcrumb Links Local News Osgoode Hall, seat of the Law Society of Ontario and the Court of Appeal for Ontario. Photo by Colin Perkel /Canadian Press Content of the article Windsor lawyer Claudio Martini has had his license revoked in a final decision by the Ontario Bar Tribunal. Advertisement 2 This ad has not loaded […]

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Farahi Law Firm Partners with Harvest Home and My Little Outfit to Help Homeless Pregnant Women

Farahi Law Firm Partners with My Little Outfit and Harvest Home Farahi Law Firm | Personal Injury Law | California The You Care We Care Too program helps people in underserved communities. Farahi Law Firm is a strong advocate for the rights of women and children. The work that My Little Outfit and Harvest Home […]

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Homologation Service Update – July 2022

When to contact HMCTS We continue to receive feedback from members on wait times when they contact HMCTS. Phone lines are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. HMCTS has confirmed that Monday is its peak day and Friday is its quietest. For a shorter wait time, the best times to contact HMCTS […]

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An internal stakeholder management guide

Although the company is your official “client”, there are other stakeholders with whom you, as a corporate lawyer, must engage and manage well. Other stakeholders? As part of providing legal advice and support, you will interact with a variety of stakeholders which could include the following: Internal stakeholders group project other functions/departments management board of […]

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Increase in recommended salary for interns

Aspiring lawyers are set to be paid £21,024 outside London and £23,703 in the capital for qualifying work experience (QWE) for the lawyers’ qualifying exam or during their training contract, said today the Law Society of England and Wales. “This increase in the recommended salary for aspiring lawyers is considered appropriate at this time,” Law […]

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Westminster update: Government increases criminal legal aid rates

One thing you must do Read our statement on the imminent launch of the Register of Overseas Entities (ROE), which will introduce new responsibilities and risks in certain real estate transactions. What do you want to know 1. The government is increasing criminal legal aid rates The government this week established regulations to increase criminal […]

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Five Ways to Host Better Meetings

How do you run good meetings? Much emphasis has recently been placed on the quality of business meetings, but organizations rarely train their employees to lead them. Not all managers are role models for running good meetings. Most of us learn the hard way, including becoming adept at identifying what we think is an unnecessary […]

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Law Society launches review of ‘behaviour’ concerns

The Law Society launched a review of its culture after a staff member raised concerns about the behavior. It comes a year after the organization – which regulates lawyers – launched new rules to tackle a culture of bullying and harassment in the profession. The legal world was rocked in 2018 by allegations of sexual […]

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ROSEN, A TOP-RANK LAW FIRM, Encourages Inotiv, Inc. Investors to Seek Advice Ahead of Important Deadline in Firm’s First-Listed Securities Class Action Lawsuit – NOTV | Taiwan News

New York, New York – Newsfile Corp. – July 23, 2022 – WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of securities of Inotiv, Inc. (NASDAQ: NOTV) between September 21, 2021 and June 13, 2022, both dates inclusive (the “Class Period”), of the important August 22, 2022 lead applicant deadline in […]

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Puppy love: North Charleston law firm donates big to help group of pets

From a tragedy comes the kind of good deed that makes people – and puppies – smile and maybe wag their tails. The Joye Law Firm presents a check for $100,000 to the Charleston Animal Society. Joye Law Firm, a North Charleston-based personal injury law firm, recently donated $100,000 to the Charleston Animal Society to […]

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Pilot Abandonment: Law Commission Examines Robot Planes | New

Autonomous aircraft are the latest technological development to be reviewed by the Law Commission. The two-year review of autonomous flight will examine the existing legal framework to identify challenges and opportunities related to the introduction of highly automated aviation systems, the commission said. Automation is well established in aviation, even in passenger services – a […]

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Issue of simultaneous elections referred to Law Commission, Government informs Parliament

The issue of holding parliamentary and assembly polls at the same time has been referred to the Law Commission so that a workable roadmap and framework can be worked out, the government informed parliament on Friday. In a written response to a question posed to the Lok Sabha, Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju also cited the […]

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Farahi Law Firm Receives 2022 Best Law Firm in California Award

The award for Best Law Firm for 2022 adds to Farahi Law Firm’s growing list of accolades for California personal injury law. Los Angeles, California – Farahi Law Firm, APC has been named Best Law Firm for 2022 by the American Institute of Trial Lawyers. This prestigious award is given to firms that demonstrate excellence […]

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No time limit set for appointment of Law Commission Chair: Center

Kiren Rijiju said there was no proposal to make the Law Commission a statutory body. New Delhi: No time limit has been set for the appointment of the chairman and full-time and part-time members of the Laws Commission, the government told Lok Sabha citing the notification that formed the 22nd law panel. The 22nd law […]

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Warning before starting the register

The Heads of Notaries are alerting lawyers to the imminent launch of the Register of Overseas Entities (ROE) which will introduce new responsibilities and risks in certain real estate transactions*. The UK government announced last week that the new register, created under the Economic Crimes (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022, will come into force on […]

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A law firm opens a bookstore and a café to fight against loneliness

The House of Books & Friends will be in Manchester Law Firm Artillerymanto cook is launching an independent bookshop, cafe and event space in Manchester to tackle loneliness in the community. The House of Books & Friends is due to open this autumn in the Manchester Club building in Bruntwood, at the top of King […]

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The Law Society publishes its first guidelines on lawyers’ undertakings

By Marialuisa Taddia (July 21, 2022, 10:53 p.m. BST) – The Law Society released its first-ever guidance on lawyers’ commitments on Thursday, nearly a year after the UK’s highest court ruled that law firms Incorporated lawyers could not be held liable by the courts for promises made by lawyers on behalf of their companies. The […]

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A law firm will open a bookstore and a café to fight against loneliness

Gunnercooke’s ‘House of Books & Friends’ will help fund local projects and charities A model of what the bookstore and cafe will look like law firm gunnercooke has announced it will open a bookshop, cafe and event space in Manchester to tackle loneliness in the community. The new “House of Books and Friends” is scheduled […]

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SLAPP reform will help prevent abuse of justice

The Strategic Public Involvement Prosecutions (SLAPP) is set to be reviewed in a decision hailed by the Law Society of England and Wales, as the UK government seeks to prevent potential abuses of the administration of justice. “We are pleased to see that the government has considered some of our recommendations to ensure that SLAPPs […]

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Allens Law Firm Celebrates 200 Years, But Don’t Mention Old George’s Snuff Box

Allen, the stepson of a convict, interned with Frederick Garling in 1817. After five years under his direction – and under his roof – he retired on his own accord on July 22, the day after his admission as a lawyer. It only lasted a month above the Gazette before moving to a cottage in […]

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Rape in Downtown Philadelphia: Sexual Assault Suspect in Philadelphia Law Firm Detention; bail set at $3 million

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — A man accused of raping a woman inside a downtown office building is currently in custody in Philadelphia and has been arraigned. The district attorney’s office said Willie Harris, 49, faces multiple charges for assaulting a woman at a law office. He is being held on $3 million bail. Harris was extradited […]

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Apex court denies IRB access to law firm’s client accounts

PUTRAJAYA (July 20): In a landmark decision, a seven-member bench ruled unanimously on Wednesday July 20 that the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) cannot review the accounts of clients of a law firm, in his attempt to investigate and impose new taxes on the law firm. The Supreme Court ruled that this was to preserve solicitor-client […]

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The rule of law at the heart of climate action

Advocate leaders welcomed news that the government needs to revise its climate strategy to demonstrate how key emissions reduction targets will be met. The effects of climate change have been felt across the UK as England and Wales swelter in record high temperatures. This week the High Court ruled that the government’s net zero strategy […]

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Wells Fargo freed from lawsuit by fraudulent Pennsylvania law firm

Wells Fargo Bank North America won judgment on the only remaining claim in a lawsuit brought by a law firm that was scammed out of $200,000, a Pennsylvania federal judge has ruled. Perlberger Law Associates PC and its president, Hanna Perlberger, sued Wells Fargo after performing what they believed was debt collection for a tool […]

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New Zealand Bar Association: Penalty of suspension increased for misconduct

Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 3:44 p.m.Press Release: New Zealand Bar Association The New Zealand Bar | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa acknowledges today’s judgment by the High Court, following an appeal by the Standards Committee, which increases the suspension of James Gardner-Hopkins as a practicing barrister by two years at the maximum period of three […]

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Wilshire Law Firm, PLC Welcomes John G. Yslas, Esq., as Senior Partner

“I feel a deep, personal responsibility that gives me great joy in seeking justice, mentoring others, fostering community bonds, and doing my humble part in hopefully opening doors for others.” LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) July 19, 2022 John brings a unique perspective and experience – prior to joining Wilshire law firm, John was a partner […]

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Marriage rules in England and Wales need to be overhauled, says Law Commission

Existing marriage law in England and Wales has been criticized as ‘stuck in time’ Couples could soon be able to wed on beaches, in gardens and on cruise ships under new proposals to overhaul current rules on where weddings can take place. Existing marriage laws have been described as “stuck in time” and not working […]

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Shropshire law firm retains top rankings in leading legal guide

A Shropshire law firm and two of its partners have received high recognition in a prestigious guide to the international private wealth market. Graham Fuller, Partner in the Wills, Estates and Lifetime Planning Team FBC Manby Bowdler has once again retained its ranking and been awarded top group status in the Private Wealth Law category […]

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Law firm completes move to Manchester | North West Real Estate News

Brabners opened the doors to its new Manchester office today after completing what it described as a ‘long-awaited’ move. The law firm, which has more than 400 people, has moved from 55 King Street to 100 Barbirolli Square. It took 20,000 square feet of flexible office space on the top two floors of the newly […]

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The legal profession celebrates South Asian Heritage Month

Lawyers in England and Wales will today mark the start of South Asian Heritage Month, which this year will focus on celebrating and commemorating South Asian culture and educating the public. Law Society Vice President Lubna Shuja said, “I am delighted to mark the start of South Asian Heritage Month, which does so much to […]

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Civil Justice Council Cost Consultation – Law Society Response

As civil justice enters a new digital era, the Civil Justice Council (CJC) is seeking high-level views on multiple areas of civil court fee reform. Focusing on access to justice, the CJC Task Force takes a strategic and holistic look at costs, including: cost budgeting indicative hourly rates (GHR) pre-action protocols and digital justice system […]

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LawFuel NZ Law Firm Gender Parity Survey 2022

The LawFuel A gender survey of New Zealand’s largest law firms shows a welcome and continued improvement in gender parity among the largest firms, although gender imbalance in the profession remains a persistent problem. There are more women in the law than ever before, with nearly 54% of New Zealand’s more than 15,500 lawyers being […]

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Red alert for sanctions evasion by sanctioned Russian elites

Financial intelligence sources have identified sanctioned Russian individuals using a range of methods to evade sanctions imposed following the invasion of Ukraine. This includes using family members and associates to access, transfer and/or sell frozen assets through UK facilitators. Sanctions Circumvention Indicators Indicators of sanctions evasion methods identified by JMLIT include: changes in the beneficial […]

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Leading law firm MinterEllisonRuddWatts welcomes two new partners

Thursday, July 14, 2022, 1:37 p.m.Press Release: MinterEllisonRuddWatts Leading New Zealand law firm, MinterEllisonRuddWatts has welcomed two new partners to its mid-year promotions, further strengthening the firm’s environmental law and litigation and dispute resolution capabilities. Managing Director Andrew Poole says: “As a partnership, we are committed to recognizing talent and creating career paths for our […]

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FAIRNESS ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Encourages Molecular Partners AG Investors to Seek Advice Ahead of Important Deadline in Securities Class Action – MOLN | app

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul 13, 2022– WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of securities of Molecular Partners AG (NASDAQ: MOLN): (i) pursuant to the offering documents issued in connection with the initial public offering of the Company carried out on […]

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Gongs for legal aid heroes

Legal Aid Champions received well-deserved recognition at last night’s (July 12) Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year (LALY) Awards. The finalists gathered in London to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the awards, organized by the Legal Aid Practitioners Group, with the ceremony held in person for the first time since before the lockdown. “Congratulations to […]

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Golf days are over: Entertaining law firm clients is back in post-COVID Australia, but it’s different

It’s been at least a decade since Australian law firm Wotton + Kearney hosted a day of golf for its clients. “We don’t do it anymore because it just doesn’t fit our heterogeneous clients,” said David Kearney, managing partner at the Australian insurance law firm. In-person customer entertainment is back in Australia after two years […]

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Massachusetts Court Dismisses Attempt to Circumvent Non-Competition Law – Employment Agreement

July 12, 2022 Foley & Lardner To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Generally speaking, courts and laws tend to be more permissive of non-competition agreements in the context of the sale of a business. However, how far exactly does this permissiveness extend? […]

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Westminster update: Prime Minister resigns

One thing you must do We have published advice for lawyers affected by the Criminal Bar Association strike. CBA strikes in response to government proposals for criminal legal aid. Read our tips Find out how we are fighting against the inadequate funding of lawyers What do you want to know 1. The Prime Minister resigns […]

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Derby law firm acquires new offices to facilitate expansion

Derby-based law firm Right Legal Group has acquired additional new office space adjacent to its current head office at Wyvern Business Park in Derby. The new 5,000 square foot office will provide much-needed space to support the business as it continues to experience exponential growth, and will house the central support services team. The law […]

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Texas Freedom Caucus Warns Law Firm of Criminal Liability for Covering Employee Abortion Costs

Austin, TX, July 11, 2022 — International law firm Sidley may have joined Tesla, Citibank, Bumble and others in promising to pay employees’ abortion costs, receiving threatening letters from Texas politicians as a result. Several Texas Republicans sent Sidley a letter Thursday warning the company that paying their employees’ abortion costs could subject them to […]

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Australian subscription law firm opens in UK | New

An Australian company operating on a fixed cost membership model for business customers has opened operations in the UK. LegalVision began operations from its Manchester office last week, claiming to be the industry’s first provider offering access to unlimited, on-demand legal services. The company has a team of around 20 people in the UK, but […]

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Law Firm Shaw 3 Now Taking Clients For CPS Defense Cases

San Bernardino, Calif., July 10, 2022 –(PR.com)– Shaw 3 Law Firm (S3LF) is proud to announce that it now represents clients dealing with Child Protective Services (CPS ). Walter Shaw, General Counsel and Founding Lawyer of Shaw Law Firm 3 (S3LF), has found that there is an immediate need to provide legal representation in areas […]

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Schall Law Firm Encourages Greenidge Generation Holdings Inc. Investors With $100,000 Losses To Contact Firm

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Schall Law Firm, a national firm specializing in shareholder rights litigation, announces that it is investigating claims on behalf of investors in Greenidge Generation Holdings Inc. (“ Greenidge” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: GREE) for violations of securities laws. The investigation aims to determine whether the Company has made false and/or misleading statements […]

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Law Commission Report on Class Actions and Litigation Funding

Attention will now turn to the government to see whether it will accept the Law Commission’s recommendations and, if so, what priority will be given to any class action legislation before the next general election. The final report follows two rounds of previous consultations in 2021 (see our previous updates and copies of submissions from […]

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DLA Piper becomes the first law firm to join the World Benchmarking Alliance | New

DLA Piper is pleased to announce that it has joined the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA). The WBA supports businesses in their commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by developing free, publicly available benchmarks to measure progress. “It is truly an honor to be the first law firm to be welcomed into the […]

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Promotions and New Hires at Gibson Kerr Law Firm

RENOWNED law firm Gibson Kerr has strengthened its teams across the company with a series of appointments and promotions. Among these is the advancement to one of Scotland’s most qualified family solicitors, with Nadine Martin promoted to partner. As well as being the first and only solicitor in Scotland to be an Accredited Specialist in […]

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Big Changes Coming to Colorado’s Non-Competition Law – Employment Agreement

Colorado employers have less than two months to bring their non-competition restrictions into compliance with HB22-1317a bill passed by the Colorado Legislature in May 2022. HB22-1317, also known as the Restrictive Employment Agreements Act (the Act), will significantly change Colorado’s restrictive covenant law, NCD § 8-2-113, limiting the applicability of the non-competition and non-solicitation of […]

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Uma Reddy named CFO of Honigman law firm

Global CFO Uma Reddy has been named the new CFO of Honigman LLP, a Michigan-based law firm that employs more than 300 attorneys. Reddy will assume financial and reporting roles previously held by former chief operating officer Robert Kubic, who retired this year, Honigman said in a press release. Reddy will be based in Detroit, […]

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Law Society poll: female lawyers outnumber men in Australian state of New South Wales, but are paid less

Women outnumber men in the legal profession in the Australian state of New South Wales, but are paid less, according to a survey commissioned by the state’s Law Society. The ‘2021 Annual Profile of NSW Lawyers’ provides an overview of the legal profession in New South Wales, Australia’s most populous state, and reveals that 37,186 […]

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How to use SEO to grow your business

Building and growing a law firm is hard work and never easy. This involves overseeing and managing general operations, looking after finances and promoting the business and services. While earning fees. In addition to using traditional marketing techniques, you are now presented with new digital marketing opportunities that you can take advantage of. If your […]