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DATA PROTECTION

Liverpool-based firm Legal Risk has suggested that personal injury law firms are some of the most at risk of running into penalties over General Data Prote

01 Jan 2019 |

DIGITAL KITEMARK

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has launched a digital badge for regulated firms to display on their websites as a kitemark for consumers. The ba

01 Jan 2019 |

FEAR OF LUDITES

A survey by the International Association of Young Lawyers has found that young lawyers still regard firms’ resistance to innovation as the biggest threat

01 Jan 2019 |

GREATER PARITY

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) has repeated calls for closer parity with solicitors as part of its 2019 policy agenda. “Three quarters

01 Jan 2019 |

INNOVATIVE PROVIDERS

The Legal Services Board has revealed that innovation levels have “stagnated and fallen in some areas” since 2015. Its latest Technology and Innovation in

01 Jan 2019 |

LADY HALE

Supreme Court president Lady Hale (below) courted controversy last month with comments on both Brexit and the government’s social policies. She said the Su

01 Jan 2019 |

LEGAL PARENTHOOD

Single parents will now be able to apply for a parental order transferring legal parenthood after surrogacy. The Human Fertilisation & Embryology Act 2008

01 Jan 2019 |

MODERN COURTS

The Justice Committee has launched an inquiry into the implications of the £1bn package of reforms proposed to modernise courts. The project, Transforming

01 Jan 2019 |

MONEY LAUNDERING

A Cheshire-based conveyancing solicitor has been jailed after years of processing property transactions for a criminal gang. Ross McKay was unanimously fou

01 Jan 2019 |

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