HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) is introducing a fee payment service which will allow repeat business users to pay court fees electronically
The Court of Appeal has today handed down a crucial judgment which will make civil litigation in England and Wales less adversarial and more co-operative, following an intervention by the Law Society
In a surprise move, the Master of the Rolls has today rejected recommendations to amend the guideline hourly rates payable to solicitors.
The update, in force from 1 October, includes changes to PD8B on low value PI claims and Part 36 offers, and to part 52 appeals, as well as a number of other amendments
At a conference on 30 September, Lord Justice Jackson gave a speech on costs law and practice, covering fixed costs, costs management and court administration
Nominations are invited until 14 November 2014, for individuals who have contributed most notably to the development of mediation in the UK
The paper proposes that the SRA should take appropriate steps to stop authorising solicitors as insolvency practitioners. This means that solicitors wishing to carry out regulated insolvency activity would need to apply to another suitable regulator for authorisation
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Our ‘Use a Professional, Use a Solicitor’ campaign has been raising the profile of solicitors and driving consumers to our Find A Solicitor website since the autumn.
Legal Ombudsman may struggle to secure compensation for complainants, says the Law Society