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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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Consultation on Personal Injury Claims and Small Claims Deadline 6th January 2017

Members will be aware of a crucial consultation currently under way over restrictions to Personal Injury Work and changes to the small claims court access the consultation here : https://consult.justice.gov.uk/digital-communications/reforming-soft-tissue-injury-claims/  This includes measures to limit pain suffering and loss of amenities claims or remove them . Increase the small claims limit to £5000 removing the ability to recover legal costs and

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Transforming Legal Aid – Reports of Changes to Approach

Early Reports are now circulating in advance of tomorrows announcement indicating that there are to be some  changes to the Governments current proposals . How significant those changes are will be a matter of pure speculation however in this Mornings Parliamentary Debate there was certainly an indication from a Government Minister that the responses to the consultation had been taken

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Transforming Legal Aid – Meet the Shadow Justice Secretary Sheffield 4th October

On 4th October 2013 [ 18.00pm – 20.00pm ]  Irwin Mitchell’s are Hosting a briefing from the Shadow Justice Secretary Sadiq Khan . This event is organised in conjunction with the Yorkshire Labour Party and circulated by the Law Society Regional Office . You will need to email John Grogan at john@yhdblab.co.uk to secure your place . Full details are set

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