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Posted in September 2015

Legal Ombudsman puts ADR Application on Hold »

On September 7th, 2015 MTUK Solicitors wrote on the subject of 2015.

  The Office for Legal Complaints has put on hold its plan to become a provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in a move that may require modifications to client care letters. The Law Society described the consequences as ‘potentially serious’ for firms. In a statement today, the Legal Ombudsman’s office said that it had withdrawn an […]

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Society: Lobby your MP over Court Closures »

On September 7th, 2015 MTUK Solicitors wrote on the subject of 2015.

The Law Society is urging solicitors to lobby their MPs over the government’s plans to close 91 courts and tribunals across England and Wales. Last month justice minister Shailesh Vara announced the government was consulting on the shutting of nearly one-fifth of the courts estate. He also announced the further integration of 31 courts and tribunals in […]

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Government Agency Promotes Accountants as Competition Law Experts »

On September 7th, 2015 MTUK Solicitors wrote on the subject of 2015.

The Law Society has hit out at a plan by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to encourage accountants to advise their clients on law. The CMA today published information which it says will help accountants ensure their clients are complying with competition law. The body said that as accountants are trusted advisers for businesses of […]

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