What does the Irish border issue mean for law firms?

What does the Irish border issue mean for law firms?

Reporting by Simran Malhi Theresa May’s visit to Northern Ireland last week came after she gave a legal guarantee that there will be no customs border between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom after Brexit. The Prime Minister declared at Belfast’s Waterfront Hall, “the economic and constitutional...

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Historic shift as women outnumber men practising as solicitors

Historic shift as women outnumber men practising as solicitors

By Mia Nareydoo Mia is 17-year-old visiting intern currently doing two weeks of work experience at KCW Today As the legal profession increases in diversity and with the ever-growing pressure for greater equality within the workplace, the Law Society of England and Wales has revealed there are now more women...

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Swiss court fines man for Facebook ‘like’

Swiss court fines man for Facebook ‘like’

In a landmark ruling, a Swiss court has fined a man for “liking” comments on Facebook accusing an animal rights activist of being a “racist” and an “anti-Semite”. In the first case of its kind in Switzerland, the Zurich district court on Monday faulted a 45-year-old man for hitting the...

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Three quarters of universities breaching consumer law, Which? finds

Three quarters of universities examined by the consumer group Which? were found to be breaching consumer law. Thirty-eight of the fifty universities examined failed to provide at least one piece of vital information. Which?’s investigation looked at the universities’ 2016/17 Psychology courses’ information available online. The information which should have...

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‘Legal Highs’ Banned Under New Bill

A new Bill was announced during the Queen’s Speech on May 27th, that will ban the drugs popularly known as “legal highs”, with a blanket ban on anyone producing or supplying them. At the state opening of Parliament the Queen said that the new legislation would “ban the new generation of...

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Online or On Hand: 21st Century conveyancing

Online or On Hand: 21st Century conveyancing

The listing of on-line conveyancing service ‘In-Deed Online’ on the AIM market in June heralded the coming of age of on-line conveyancing (www.in-deed.net). In-Deed was founded by founder of RightMove, Harry Hill, and Peter Gordon, former partner at private equity group 3i. The quote from Phil Spencer (of TV property...

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