Author Archives: MarkNewbyQSJ

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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Doncaster Law Society AGM 2017 – 28th September – Guest Speaker RT Hon Dame Rosie Winterton MP

REMINDER – NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF DONCASTER & DISTRICT LAW SOCIETY Thursday 28th September, Mercure Danum Hotel 12.30pm  Formal Notice is hereby given that the AGM of Doncaster and District Law Society is to be held at the Mercure Danum Hotel on Thursday 28th September 2017 from 12.30pm to 2.30pm.   A buffet lunch, to be served on

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Switalski’s Open Doncaster Office

One of Yorkshire’s leading law firms has opened a further two offices in Sheffield and Doncaster, giving it the largest high street presence of any other law firm in the county.  Switalskis Solicitors has 22 Directors and employs around 250 staff. Its new offices in Sheffield’s traditional legal quarter of Paradise Square, and the more modern setting of Lakeside in

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