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Law Soc and Bar Council urged to take action over Solicitors from Hell site – The Lawyer

“The Law Society and Bar Council should investigate defamatory comments made on the Solicitors from Hell website to find an effective route of redress for firms named on the website, a High Court has said.”

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The Lawyer, 18th April 2011

Source: www.thelawyer.com

Society defends solicitors over legal aid – Law Society’s Gazette

“The Law Society president has reacted to negative news coverage concerning the growth in the number of solicitors.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 5th April 2011

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Law Society v McPhail – WLR Daily

Law Society v McPhail [2011] WLR (D) 45

“In the interests of fairness, a person charged with contempt of court whose liberty was therefore at stake should be able to appear at a hearing to answer points raised by his accusers.”

WLR Daily, 14th February 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Motion to widen Society membership withdrawn – Law Society’s Gazette

“Law Society Council member Derek French withdrew his motion proposing to allow barristers and legal executives to become members of the Law Society, at the Society’s council last week.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 17th December 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Bribery Act guidance is too vague, says Law Society – OUT-LAW.com

“Proposed rules on what companies have to do to avoid being prosecuted under new bribery laws are not detailed enough, the Law Society has said. More clarification, particularly for smaller companies, is needed, it has told the Government.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 30th November 2010

Source: www.out-law.com

Law Society wins family tender challenge – Law Society’s Gazette

“The Law Society has won its High Court challenge to the Legal Services Commission’s family tender process.”

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Law Society’s Gazette. 30th September 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

New plans to test would-be lawyers – The Guardian

“The Law Society is investigating a legal aptitude test to stem the tide of solicitors entering the profession.”

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The Guardian, 14th September 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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