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Law orgs create mental health task force

May 16, 2016 Fifteen law organizations have united to create a mental health task force for lawyers and law firms. The new initiative, called the Legal Professions Wellbeing Task Force, will help firms share best practices for…

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UK Law Society elects new vice president

Apr 28, 2014 The Law Society has elected a new vice president: TLT Solicitors senior partner Robert Bourns. Bourns is expected to become president in 2016. The Law Society has been riven with conflict in recent months, with…

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Singapore considers setting up legal regulator

Jan 29, 2014 The government in Singapore is considering setting up a new Legal Services Regulatory Authority, under the jurisdiction of the Law Ministry, to regulate the activities of domestic and foreign law firms. 
The…

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UK survey shows law firms rebuilding profitability

Jan 20, 2014 Financial results show that UK law firms are continuing to rebuild their profitability, according to the 14th Financial Benchmarking Survey, published by the Law Society’s Law Management Section. The study, which…

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UK law firms face tough indemnity insurance market

Sep 6, 2011 The UK legal profession is bracing for the implementation of the Legal Service Act in October, which is expected to overhaul the sector by breaking the partnership model and opening legal services provision to a range of…

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Legal Aid lawyers on strike in Northern Ireland

Jun 13, 2011 Solicitors in Northern Ireland have gone on strike in protest over reduced fees recently introduced by the Department of Justice. The Department has slashed the legal aid budget, saying that the current annual bill of…

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