Archive for October 21st, 2010

Post-CSR Legal Aid Notice from the Bar Council – The Bar Council

“Following today’s (20 October) statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the Comprehensive Spending Review, we have spoken with Jonathan Djanogly, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Ministry of Justice, about the Ministry’s contribution to reducing the deficit.”

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The Bar Council, 20th October 2010

Source: www.barcouncil.org.uk

Public sector lawyers split on Government spending cuts – The Lawyer

“The implications of the Government’s Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) for local government legal services will be immense.”

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The Lawyer, 20th October 2010

Source: www.thelawyer.com

Banker fails in challenge to prenuptial agreement with heiress – The Guardian

“Court rules for first time that prenups should have ‘decisive weight’ in English divorce courts after Nicolas Granatino challenged agreement with Katrin Radmacher.”

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The Guardian, 20th October 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Lawyers issue warning over Lord Young’s compensation proposals – Law Society’s Gazette

“The government must not hinder access to justice for personal injury victims as it takes forward Lord Young’s report on the ‘compensation culture’, lawyers’ groups have warned.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 21st October 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Kenneth Clarke pledges to cut daily prison population – The Guardian

“The justice secretary, Kenneth Clarke, today made an unexpected pledge to cut the record 85,000 daily prison population in England and Wales by 3,000 within four years.”

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The Guardian, 20th October 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Rape victim not allowed to know truth about adopted child – Daily Telegraph

“A rape victim who gave her baby away 20 years ago because she could not be sure if the child was her husband’s cannot now find out the truth because of adoption rules, a court has heard.”

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Daily Telegraph, 20th October 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk


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