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Changes to legal aid
The legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, which comes into force in April 2013 will introduce dramatic changes to the legal aid system.
In particular, the main area concerned is that of Family Law...
I have spent the day shadowing a Judge at the Newcastle Crown Courts and I have learnt so much about the practicalities of the legal profession and application of the law.
It really consolidated the importance of obtaining work experience before...
In a society where social networking is becoming the most popular source of communication it was only a matter of time before a small minority, whether they can be described as opinionated or stupid, post insensitive, derogatory ‘tweets’ or posts...
So hopefully you guys enjoyed your LexisNexis induction seminars last week and learnt lots!!!
I tried to pop in to as many of the classes as I could to say hi so you know who I am if you need help.
Just to let you know about...
I have spent a little time trying to decide what my first post would be about and I decided what beats a birthday gift?
That being said; on the 3rd September, what would have been Lord Halsbury’s 189th Birthday, LexisNexis chose to rename one of...
The contentious Legal Aid Bill has caused huge disquiet in the legal profession and also in the House of Lords, who have blocked the bill again earlier this week. Some say that time is running out for this controversial bill as the government has...
As I'm sure you will all be aware; training contracts are very difficult to come by. After reading the 'Real World' magazine, I realised this to an even greater extent.
They stated that the next year could prove even tougher for recent law...
QualitySolicitors Prepares to Launch the Largest Advertising Campaign in the History of the Legal Profession!
QualitySolicitors' advertising campaign will undoubtedly be a milestone for the legal profession, with an unprecedented action of 8,000 TV adverts being shown in May to promote QualitySolicitors' services. An introductory advert will be shown on Sunday...
LawVest declare that they are "changing the way legal services are delivered".
They have recently unveiled Riverview Law, which is a fixed-price law firm operating through Riverview Solicitors and Riverview Chambers. They believe that attractive...