Author Archives: MarkNewbyQSJ

Doncaster Quiz Night Results

The Society recently held a well supported Quiz Night in aid of the access to justice foundation . Much fun was had and some very competitive spirit was on display . We raised a total of £274 for the Access to Justice Foundation, so thank you all for your support and generosity. For those who are interested, the official scoreboard

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas From President Sarah and All at Doncaster Law Society Please take a look at our Forthcoming Social Events and Training Plans . Also our membership initiatives . We look forward to welcoming you to one of our events in 2018 .

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Past Presidents of Doncaster Law Society Inaugural Dinner

  Many of the Past Presidents gathered together recently for the inaugural Past President’s Dinner hosted by Current Law Society President Sarah Naylor . The guests, going around the table from left to right were:   Andrea Pashley Diane Parker Mark Appleyard James Sutherland John Roberts John Marshall Adrian Hattrell Mike Halliwell Don Bird Cedric Hennis Charles Godfrey Between all

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SRA Consult on Publication of Solicitors Fees , Complaints Data and New Freelance Solicitors

The SRA have announced a pivotal consultation which amongst other things proposes : A new Freelance Solicitor Category with lighter touch regulation Allowing Newly qualified solicitors to run a legal practice Proposals to require solicitors to publish their fees Requiring Solicitors to publish on their websites their complaint histories The proposals if fully implemented are likely to result in significant

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QualitySolicitors Jordans play part in Major National Award for Barnardos

QS Jordans represented by Sam Watton recently attended the National Fund Raising Awards where due to her and the teams impressive work with Quality Solicitors and Barnardos – The National Fund Raising award was presented . The firm is immensely proud of its work with Barnardos . See below for the details . http://www.nationalfundraisingawards.org.uk/shortlisted/barnardos-the-barnardos-will-scheme

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Yorkshire Union publishes Consultation Schedule for Members

The Yorkshire Union has distributed a list of forthcoming consultations for members . If Members wish to submit a response they can do so directly but equally Doncaster Law Society working with the Yorkshire Union can make submissions if you send them to us in good time . Consultation on sentencing guidelines: child cruelty Link Closing date for responses –

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