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Lord Chancellors should be legally qualified, Lord Judge says

Lord Judge

Lord Judge, the former Lord Chief Justice (LCJ), has told peers that Lord Chancellors should have “some legal qualification”.

July 31st, 2014

PC fee still too high, solicitors tell Law Society

Law Society - Front2

Solicitors believe the practising certificate (PC) fee is still too high, despite a cut of 17% approved by the Law Society council earlier this month, research has revealed.

July 31st, 2014

Sole practitioners warn of “dire consequences” if indemnity limit is cut

The Cube, Birmingham

Sole practitioners have warned of “dire consequences” if the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) goes ahead with its plans to cut the minimum limit for indemnity cover from £2m to £500,000.

July 30th, 2014

New Optima Legal chief outlines “market leader” plans

David Ashcroft - Optima BW

David Ashcroft, the new managing director of Optima Legal, has outlined his ambitions for the ABS to become a market leader in commercial property and debt collection services.

July 30th, 2014