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22-week property transaction replicated in 10 minutes

A “shadow” conveyancing transaction has been completed in less than 10 minutes following a ground-breaking digital project 

10 Jul 2020

LALYs go online for first time

LAPG's Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards winners appear via video link

09 Jul 2020

Appeal to disadvantaged pupils to consider legal careers

Coalition of firms commissions series of digital workshops for socio-economically disadvantaged students 

09 Jul 2020

Farewill lands £20m investment

Will-writing start-up raises £20m for expansion and innovation

08 Jul 2020

Wealth management company launches niche firm

Wealth management company, Wills & Trusts, launches niche law firm specialising in estate management

07 Jul 2020

Survey hints at post-pandemic homeworking culture

More than three in five (62%) employees would be happy to remain working from home after the pandemic, according to new research 

07 Jul 2020

Law leaders refuse to support ‘any steps to remove the right to jury trials’

The leaders of the solicitors’ and barristers’ professions have stated they will not support "any steps to remove the right to jury trials"

06 Jul 2020

MoJ consultation on extending judicial power to depart from EU law

Only the most senior British courts should be given powers to depart from retained EU case law from 31 December, says a government consultation 

06 Jul 2020

Supreme Court ruling will ‘encourage divorce tourism’

A dissenting Supreme Court judge has criticised a ruling for giving wives “untrammelled licence” to go forum-shopping

02 Jul 2020