Legal News for Solicitors and Lawyers

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

01 Sep 2021

Mediation voucher scheme: ‘thousands’ more families to benefit 

The government has pledged a further £800,000 for the scheme

31 Aug 2021

SRA intervenes to close prominent solicitor’s firm

The SRA has alleged failure to comply with its principles, codes of conduct and accounts rules

27 Aug 2021

Consumer law: CMA issues warning to PCR providers

CMA's open letter sets out consumer law concerns and recommended steps for compliance

26 Aug 2021

Capsticks advise on first LGBT affirmative affordable residential community

Capsticks' client, Tonic Housing, acquired 19 shared ownership apartments at London’s Bankhouse.

25 Aug 2021

Government proposals to change accounting dates could lead to higher tax bills for law firms

A consultation has been launched on the proposed changes to basis period reform, which will affect sole traders, partnerships and LLPs.

24 Aug 2021

Govia Thameslink faces collective competition claim over alleged overcharging 

Millions of passenger journeys may have been affected by Govia Thameslink's alleged abuse of its dominant position

23 Aug 2021

Practising fee levels and compensation fund contributions to fall 

SRA's chief executive hopes this will support firms at a time when 'the long-term implications of the pandemic are uncertain'

20 Aug 2021

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