Solicitors Journal Legal News

Social media: No longer an abstract asset?

Alastair Murray evaluates how firms can use social media in a positive way

09 Sep 2021

Seller beware?: New tax time limits on sales of residential property

Neal Groves advises on the new rules for Capital Gains Tax on residential property transactions

05 Sep 2021

MoJ launches independent review of domestic homicide law

'Leading' barrister, Clare Wade QC, has been appointed to conduct the review

09 Sep 2021

Access to justice fears: MoJ confirm fixed recoverable costs regime in civil cases

The Law Society said: 'without safeguards – a deep-pocketed and unscrupulous party could force their opponent to run up legal bills they’ll never recover'

07 Sep 2021

Pet abduction to become criminal offence 

Pet theft soared during national lockdowns and the proposed new offence seeks to recognise the severity of the impact for owners

06 Sep 2021

Ward Hadaway advise on government’s flagship First Homes scheme

The firm will advise on two of the first key developements, based in the North East and Midlands

03 Sep 2021

DWF advises consortium on ‘milestone’ oil and gas deal

'Complexity and strategical importance of this deal cannot be understated', said DWF's Slava Kiryushin

02 Sep 2021

SQE: SRA launch new route to qualification

Law Society president: transitional arrangements will be in place over coming years to 'give educational institutions and employers time to adjust their offering'

01 Sep 2021

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