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Law Society Launch Manifesto for successful govt

Those attending the law societies president and secretaries conference ( including Doncaster Law Society )  helped launch the Law Societies Manifesto for the General Election . Top five priorities include reinstatement of legal aid for early advice (particularly in housing and family), scrapping employment tribunal fees and enforcing the 2015 Modern Slavery Act. Regarding Brexit, the Society calls for negotiation

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Law Society Excellence Awards – Doncaster Fast Track Nominations

  The National Law Society is promoting its annual Excellence Awards and is accepting nominations now. Local Law Societies are encouraged to seek nominations from their membership and are given “passporting” rights to certain categories:   Solicitor of the Year (Private Practice) Solicitor of the Year (In-House) Solicitor-Advocate of the Year If you, or a member of your firm is

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Video Surveillance Analysis for High Value Personal Injury Claims – 18th May Training

Video Surveillance Analysis for High Value Personal Injury Claims Presented by Jeffrey Simm at Dontbewatched Ltd Thursday 18 May 11.00am – 12pm With registration from 10.45am The use of surveillance to prove or disprove honesty; Jeffrey Simm, expert surveillance operative from http://www.dontbewatched.com will cover: *   An industry insight into how the world of surveillance works *   The benefits and the

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SRA to proceed with SQE for Trainees

The SRA has announced that it will proceed with its proposals for a Single Qualifying Exam for New Solicitors . It looks like the full scheme will launch from 2020 and the SRA has take on board a number of concerns raised . It will start looking at changes to regulations required this year . There will be transitional arrangements

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Personal Injury Reform Update

The Government has decided to press ahead with most of its proposals . As a result the Small Claims Limit for motoring cases has been increased to £5000 depriving motorists and their passengers of legal advice in claims under this limit . The National Law Society responded as follows : A Law Society spokesperson said: “These changes will deprive motorists

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Doncaster Magazine Coming Soon

The Doncaster Law Magazine launching this Spring will be going to press soon . Now is your chance to take part and contribute to the first issue . We are still looking for : Articles Movers and Shakers ( people moving firms and taking up new positions ) Latest News Adverts or sponsorship Items of interest for our members  

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Merry Christmas From Doncaster Law Society

President Emma and the Committee of Doncaster & District Law Society wish all of our members and website visitors a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous new year . Please do not forget to take a look at our forthcoming Training Events and Social Activities including the Law Society Ball in March . Please also let us have your feedback

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