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Law Society Financial Benchmarking Survey shows majority of law firms weathered a challenging 12 months

The income of firms polled in the 2016 Law Society Law Management Section (LMS) Financial Benchmarking Survey has increased for a sixth consecutive year, with a median rise last year of 5.4 per cent, despite a challenging year. The 2016 … Continue reading

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Law Society response to SRA statement on regulatory independence

Law Society chief executive Catherine Dixon said: “We support independent regulation. Regulation is about the minimum regulatory rules which should apply to the whole market to protect consumers. This is very different from professional standards of behaviour, conduct and ethics … Continue reading

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Law Society slams personal injury claims limit rise

The Law Society has criticised a government plan to raise the small claims limit for personal injury claims to £5,000 and stop compensation payments for road traffic ‘minor’ soft tissue injuries. Responding to the proposals Law Society President Jonathan Smithers … Continue reading

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