News • Jun 29, 2015 19:48 BST
Strict limits on the "excessive fees" that some solicitors are receiving in medical negligence cases against the NHS may come into force. Some, including the Medical Defence Union see this as a good thing, others are pointing at the NHS as the cause of the high fees.
News • May 05, 2015 01:07 BST
in a word: yes. Brilliant letter, signed by over 100 lawyers and other professionals, on the terrible impact the legal aid cuts are having across the UK.
News • Apr 22, 2015 17:12 BST
From Lexis Nexis in association with Radius Law
News • Feb 27, 2015 16:59 GMT
The Law Society is stepping up it's rebuttal to the government's 'flat tax' on court fees by issuing a pre-action protocol letter for judicial review. Additional signatories include: The Bar Council, Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL), APIL, MASS, Chancery Bar Association, Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA) and COMBAR.
News • Feb 16, 2015 23:27 GMT
Recognising the importance of SMEs in the UK, Vince Cable revealed plans to provide business representative bodies with additional powers to challenge "grossly unfair" contractual terms and practices on behalf of their members.
News • Feb 16, 2015 23:20 GMT
Could access to the law become available only to the rich? The Law Society thinks so... in its response to a 600% hike in court fees, says 'extortionate' court fees will price low and middle-income people out of the system and 'cripple business.'
News • Dec 19, 2014 17:01 GMT
Who is getting abused here: Iraqis or the UK legal system? Here's your tax pounds at work: attacking the MOD for attacking Iraqis. One thing's for sure, Birmingham-based solicitors PIL made £900,000 out of it. But was the case justifiable? The debate continues.
News • Dec 09, 2014 10:31 GMT
Magic circle law firm costs have more than doubled in the past decade... to ridiculous levels.
News • Dec 04, 2014 11:37 GMT
Parents will gain greater flexibility in how they share the care of their child in the first year after birth as new regulations regarding Shared Parental Leave (SPL) come into force as of 1 December 2014.
Blog posts • Nov 26, 2014 16:47 GMT
legal considerations in marriage versus "living together." Think about it!
News • Nov 24, 2014 12:32 GMT
Patents are essential but time consuming and more than a bit confusing--and a huge revenue source for patent lawyers. While CLC helps with getting you a fixed fee from your patent attorney, now the EU is looking to centralize the patent process. Huge savings!
News • Nov 19, 2014 17:22 GMT
This is what we've been talking about!
Blog posts • Nov 19, 2014 13:07 GMT
A series of scandals are making regulators wonder if wills should fall under the remit of only legal professionals.
News • Oct 15, 2014 13:29 BST
Lost passwords may be costing you £261 per year... per employee!
News • Oct 15, 2014 11:46 BST
A new report from Allen and Overy says "Although the on-going data protection reform continues to be a priority for the new EU Commission, we do not expect final adoption of the draft regulation to take place before the second trimester of 2016."
News • Oct 03, 2014 15:14 BST
JP Morgan was recently hit with a cyber-attack that stole over 70 million records. How safe is your data?
News • Sep 14, 2014 17:38 BST
Excellent brief that covers possible consequences of suspending an employee.