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‘Super-deduction’ tax break ‘grossly unfair’ for professional services industry 

Many professional services businesses set to miss out on £25 billion 'super-deduction' tax break

05 Mar 2021 | Agricultural

Budget: No ‘sharp teeth’ on tax, but avoidance schemes will feel the bite 

Anticipated tax increases failed to materialise, though new steps on tax avoidance were unveiled

04 Mar 2021 | Courts & Judiciary

2021 Budget does little to quench thirst of ‘legal aid deserts’

£450m provided to support justice system in England and Wales

04 Mar 2021 | Courts & Judiciary

New SDLT holiday deadline sweetened with tapered return to normal rules

House buyers sighed in relief at further extension to the stamp duty land tax holiday to the end of June 

04 Mar 2021 | Conveyancing

Law Society president to step down to avoid being ‘a distraction’

David Greene has announced he is to step aside as Law Society president from 19 March

03 Mar 2021 | Regulators

Unregulated barrister and ex-solicitor disbarred for dishonest conduct

An unregistered barrister has been disbarred following dishonesty relating to conveyancing in 2004

03 Mar 2021 | Regulators

Public law working group calls for urgent legal aid review

The president's final public law working group (PLWG) report is out and calls for an urgent review of legal aid for parents
 

02 Mar 2021 | Children

Whiplash portal causes concern over access to justice and compensation 

Claimants may be entitled to less compensation than previously
 

01 Mar 2021 | Courts & Judiciary

Lawyer warns of ‘years of misery’ for leaseholders

A specialist solicitor has warned that “years of misery” lie ahead 

26 Feb 2021 | Landlord & Tenant

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