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The Justice Secretary recently set out how the Government will ensure better support for victims of crime in its Victim Strategy document.
News And Events 16/10/2018
Bolton West MP, Chris Green met with CEO of Keoghs LLP, John Whittle at the Top 50 law firm’s head office in Horwich to learn more about the firm’s dedication to the local economy as it celebrates its 50th year.
The SRA has launched a consultation on whether the standard of proof to be applied in solicitors’ disciplinary tribunal (‘SDT’) hearings should be changed from the criminal standard.
Ex turpi causa: Solicitors liable for negligence despite mortgage fraud Grondona v Stoffel & Co  EWCA Civ 2031
In the current climate of drastic reductions to legal aid, restrictions on conditional fee agreements and the proposed increase to the small claims track limit, it is generally accepted that the upward trend of litigants in person appearing in courts up and down the country will continue.
This new guideline is likely to result in increased penalties for individuals responsible for fatal workplace accidents.