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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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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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Consultation on Advocacy Reminder Deadline 27th November

The Government has issued a Consultation on the future of Advocacy Рthis is the link to to the Consultation https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/enhancing-the-quality-of-criminal-advocacy  This is a crucial consultation for Criminal Practitioners to respond to as it could lead to the restriction of advocates doing work in house for their own clients . Non Crime advocates might also consider that this is a first

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