With Cancer Research UK as its charity of the year, Quill’s in-house voluntary charity committee has been busy planning 2019’s main fundraiser aptly named a “Quillathlon”. Beginning on 7th September and continuing to 22nd September, the Quill team intends to ‘travel’ to its furthest-away client which is Falklands Legal located in the Falkland Islands.
The Ministry of Justice has confirmed that the Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 will come into force from the 31st of July 2019. The Act, informally known as Claudia’s Law, will allow families to oversee the financial and property affairs of a missing loved one.
Start-up firm Forever Legal partners with Eclipse to implement Proclaim Practice management solution
Eclipse Legal Systems, the Law Society Endorsed legal software provider, has today announced that new start-up law firm Forever Legal is implementing the Proclaim Practice Management solution.
Residents are preparing a legal challenge to the remediation and redevelopment of a former gasworks in Southall, West London. After 2 years of petrol-like odours and numerous complaints to the council, developers and regulators, they want to stop the building work and are seeking compensation for injury.
SearchFlow celebrates double shortlisting for the second consecutive year at the UK Customer Experience Awards
SearchFlow – the UK’s leading provider of property search solutions and legal reports – has been announced as a finalist in two categories, in the prestigious UK Customer Experience Awards (CXA), for the second year running. The team are confirmed finalists in the ‘Use of Technology’ and the ‘Professional Services’ sector categories.
Contrary to some doom-laden headlines we’ve been seeing in the last year, our new data-driven study found that the commercial real estate sector is healthy across England and Wales. In June 2019, we published our commercial real estate report examining the trends in transactions in non-residential properties in England and Wales using HM Land Registry’s (HMLR) public Price Paid Data (PPD).
New discount rate should reduce ‘barriers to justice for seriously injured people’ says Hudgell Solicitors chief executive Amanda Stevens
Hudgell Solicitors’ chief executive Amanda Stevens says the new personal injury discount rate announced today should ‘reduce barriers to justice’ and allow insurance companies to agree compensation figures for seriously injured people quicker.
Melanie Wilkins, Associate at Lester Aldridge, specialises in estate administration, drafting wills, trusts and powers of attorney. Melanie also assists charities with legacy-related matters. She explains to Regulation Matters how she became an authorised Chartered Legal Executive and Probate Practitioner using CILEx Regulation’s joint application.