Practice Area

Online Safety Bill introduces hefty fines for social media companies

Fines may be levied at the higher of £18m or 10 per cent of annual global turnover

13 May 2021 | Regulation

Ground rents abolished for new leasehold properties

Law Society warns wider reforms needed soon

13 May 2021 | Property

Law Society calls for non-compete legal aid for low-paid workers

Society president says legal advice more effective than banning non-competes

13 May 2021 | Legal Aid

Immigration law proposals a 'serious threat' to the rule of law

The Law Society said Home Office immigration law plans pose a 'serious threat' to the rule of law

12 May 2021 | CILEx

Local authority funding boost for local land charges move

A further £26m has been promised to local authorities to speed up migration of local land charges services to central register

12 May 2021 | Conveyancing

Devonshires clinical negligence team merges with barrister-led firm

A new ABS is the 'perfect marriage' of clinical negligence expertise and service 

12 May 2021 | CILEx

'Inexcusable' 19-month delay in NatWest judgment warrants retrial

Appeal judges have set aside the High Court’s ruling that NatWest pay £50m to liquidators

CILEX: criminal legal aid not sustainable career

Criminal legal aid work is no longer a sustainable career path for legal executives, CILEX said

11 May 2021 | Career development

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