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Business Case for Sustainability – Manchester

Date:  05/10/2017 – 12.30pm – 4 pm Location:  Eversheds Sutherland, Eversheds House, 70 Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester, M1 5ES The LSA and The Planet MarkTM in partnership with Manchester Law Society Thursday 5th October 12.30pm – 4pm including buffet lunch Hosted by Eversheds Sutherland LLP Eversheds House, 70 Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester, M1 5ES Need help getting […]

 

Greater Manchester Local Family Justice Board Education and Training Committee

Personal support unit Lunchtime training seminar This lunchtime training seminar will be of interest to local authority lawyers, barristers, solicitors & professionals involved in proceedings within the Family Justice System. It will cover how practitioners can engage, both in terms of assisting their clients but also by becoming involved in pro-bono activity. Manchester Civil Justice […]

 

Civil/crime news: LAA Portal upgrade schedule

A large number of users have now been migrated to the upgraded Portal. The remaining users are scheduled to be migrated in September. You will need to access the new Portal from 11 September 2017. From 11 September, CCMS, CWA, CCLF, EMI and eForms will only be accessible via the upgraded portal. We will contact […]

 

TACKLING UNFAIR PRACTICES IN THE LEASEHOLD MARKET

You may have read that there is a government consultation on changes to the law governing leasehold properties. Click HERE to see a copy of the Consultation Paper which seeks views on advertising leasehold practices, such as rapidly rising ground rents and disproportionate fees. This is a hugely important, topical issue and, therefore, The Property Committee […]

 

Employment Tribunals (England & Wales) case management order of the president

In the matter of claims and applications brought to the Employment Tribunal in England and Wales in reliance upon the decision of the Supreme Court in R (on the application of Unison) v Lord Chancellor Click here for full article      

 

The North West C&I Group ANNUAL DINNER & CHARITY FUNDRAISER

Annual Dinner & Charity Fundraiser The North West C&I Group would like to invite you to an evening of networking, dinner, drinks and dancing to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. This prestigious annual event includes a champagne reception, 4-course meal with wine, live entertainment and music. Plus, Granada News Presenter, Paul Crone will be […]

 

UNISON Supreme Court Victory against Employment Tribunal Fees

On 26 July 2017, UNISON won what it has described as a landmark court victory against the government. The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the government had acted unlawfully and unconstitutionally when it introduced employment tribunal fees on 29 July 2013. The fees were imposed by the then Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for […]

 

PSU Charity 400 km bike ride

WHAT THE PSU DO: The PSU offers support to people facing legal proceedings without legal representation in civil and family courts. In the next 3 years, 50% of people in England and Wales will experience a civil justice problem. In the last 2 years, the number of times we helped people rose by 107%. Attending […]

 

Legal translation – is the priority value or quality?

When it comes to translation requirements, many legal professionals consider accuracy and cost to be the two most important factors. The question is; are these 2 factors always at odds with each other, or is there a ‘perfect balance’? Quality vs. cost When it comes to legal translations, accuracy is of the utmost importance – […]

 

The importance of professionally translated legal documents

When people ask why it’s crucial to have legal documents translated professionally, we here at Capita TI respond that an incorrect translation can lead to extremely serious consequences. Translation and the law are both very different entities, but the word of the law is the word of the law – whether it’s in a statute, […]