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Family cases to be livestreamed in Court of Appeal »

On March 13th, 2020 MTUK Solicitors wrote on the subject of 2020.

By Monidipa Fouzder  >> Court of Appeal family cases are to be livestreamed for the first time this year as the government and senior judiciary seek to ‘bring the public gallery into the 21st century’. A statutory instrument was laid in parliament yesterday to allow a pilot. The decision was taken following the success of a […]

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PRACTICE CoA advertising for full-time judicial assistants »

On March 12th, 2020 MTUK Solicitors wrote on the subject of 2020.

By Gazette Reporter  >> New entrants to the legal profession are being offered the chance to gain experience at the Court of Appeal bench in the latest round of recruitment for judicial assistants. HM Judiciary is advertising 21 fixed-term 10-month posts as assistants to the CoA civil division. Assistants will be assigned to justices of appeal to help […]

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Budget 2020: chancellor to proclaim ‘£100m justice package’ »

On March 11th, 2020 MTUK Solicitors wrote on the subject of 2020.

By Monidipa Fouzder  >> HM Treasury is expected to announce a £100m justice package in tomorrow’s budget to show that the government is serious about getting tough on crime and keeping people safe. In a preview trailed to the media today, chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak said keeping the streets safe is a priority […]

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Coronavirus: fears for criminal defence lawyers on frontline »

On March 6th, 2020 MTUK Solicitors wrote on the subject of 2020.

By Monidipa Fouzder  >> Concerns have been raised about the risk of criminal defence solicitors catching the coronavirus after the Gazette was told a solicitor was prevented from taking tissues into a prison. HM Courts & Tribunals Service has updated its security policy to allow hand sanitiser to be brought into court buildings. Court users will be […]

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Knife ASBOs to be piloted in London »

On March 5th, 2020 MTUK Solicitors wrote on the subject of 2020.

By Monidipa Fouzder  >> The Metropolitan Police is to test measures to prevent knife crime that could result in children as young as 12 being caught up in the criminal justice system for breaching civil orders. The Home Office announced today that legislation has been laid in parliament to pilot knife crime prevention orders, which […]

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Electronically signed deeds are legal, lord chancellor confirms »

On March 4th, 2020 MTUK Solicitors wrote on the subject of 2020.

By Michael Cross  >> Documents signed electronically – even when a statutory requirement for a signature predates the digital age – have legal force in England and Wales, the lord chancellor said today in a long-awaited confirmation of the law. The written ministerial statement was confirming the conclusions of last year’s report by the Law […]

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‘Enhanced’ domestic abuse bill returns to parliament »

On March 3rd, 2020 MTUK Solicitors wrote on the subject of 2020.

By Monidipa Fouzder  >> More than three years after the government pledged to end the cross-examination of domestic abuse victims by their alleged perpetrators in court, revised legislation has been brought back to parliament to end the controversial practice. Details were unveiled today of an ‘enhanced’ version of the Domestic Abuse Bill, which was introduced last […]

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Coronavirus: global property conference delayed until June »

On March 2nd, 2020 MTUK Solicitors wrote on the subject of 2020.

By Jemma Slingo  >> A property jamboree in Cannes, which attracts law firms and investors from around the world, has been postponed due to coronavirus fears. MIPIM, a four-day real estate conference boasting over 25,000 attendants, was due to take place between 10 and 13 March at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France. However, […]

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Speculation mounts over RTA portal delay »

On February 28th, 2020 MTUK Solicitors wrote on the subject of 2020.

By John Hyde  >> As the Gazette went to press the Ministry of Justice was believed to be poised to announce a delay to the implementation of its much-vaunted reforms of the handling of whiplash claims. The RTA claims portal could be postponed as ministers and officials struggle to meet the 6 April start date. Lawyers and insurers […]

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Coronavirus: IBA postpones two Tokyo conferences »

On February 27th, 2020 MTUK Solicitors wrote on the subject of 2020.

By Jemma Slingo  >> The International Bar Association (IBA) has postponed two conferences which were due to take place in Tokyo this week in response to the coronavirus outbreak. It has advised members not to attend its other conferences if they are feeling unwell. The IBA’s inaugural Asia Pacific group members’ roundtable and its fourth […]

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