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Law Society responds to LASPO part 2 consultation

17 September 2018

The Law Society has responded to the Ministry of Justice consultation on the impact of part 2 of LASPO, claiming that the government has created an imbalance between claimants and defendants.

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LASPO: ban on personal injury referral fees isn't working, MoJ told

31 August 2018

Defendant lawyers have told the government that the ban on referral fees in personal injury claims is not working, as part of a wide-ranging response to inform the government’s review of civil litigation funding reforms.

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Lawyers warned to uphold 'duty of candour' in court

20 August 2018

The Court of Appeal said the government ‘misled’ the High Court in a dispute over its decision to refuse unaccompanied child refugees in Calais the right to join their families.

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‘Drastic’ drop in local magistrates

14 August 2018

Magistrate numbers are falling significantly across England and Wales, from nearly 20,000 magistrates in 2015 to just over 15,000 this year – a drop of around 25 per cent.

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