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Manchester Law Society App coming soon!

We are super excited to let you know our MLS member app is almost here! Currently it is out with our testing group and will be available to the wider membership soon. It will be a great place to share tips, ideas and news with your colleagues and peers. There’s a secure messaging function, social

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AML Tech Buyers Guide: Where Compliance Meets Computers, Slow Down.

Anti-Money Laundering processes can be complicated. Legislation has become more complex, risks more opaque, fines more jarring, criminals more cunning and international relations more fraught. What’s more, at every turn, we’re being asked to do more with less. Onboard clients quickly but don’t miss any compliance steps. Meet every compliance requirement but don’t give a

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New location for the Firewalk!

With only two weeks to go to the We Love Manchester Firewalk on 25th January we wanted to let you know there has been a change of venue. After careful consideration, WLMC have decided to move the firewalk round the corner to another historic city centre space – St. Ann’s Square. St. Ann’s Square is

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Ten Years (In)Justice

The Greater Manchester Law Centre launches our exhibition on access to justice: ‘Ten Years (In)Justice: an exhibition of art and stories from the front lines of the failing civil justice system’. The exhibition will be held at the Manchester Museum on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 January 2024 on their beautiful top floor in the Social Justice

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Cyber risks in a world of AI

Written by David Fleming, Chief Technology Officer at Mitigo AI is a hot topic. Many law firms are already using AI or exploring its potential to revolutionise the way they deliver their services. But it’s not all good news. Cybercriminals are also interested in the benefits of AI and how it can make their activities

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January Messenger: out now!

We are delighted to bring you the January Messenger!  Published with our partners at Legal RSS.  Articles in this issue include: Read it online here or download it here. Why not join in the conversation and share YOUR news with YOUR community. Tell us all about your: The deadline for the February edition is 19th January 2024. Don’t

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Court Reports Magazine Issue 16

Check out the sixteenth edition of the MLS Journal Court Reports Magazine Published by Legal RSS. Read it here or download it here. Reports in this edition include:

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Upfront data in property transactions: Is it finally becoming a reality?

The last 12 months has seen a revival in the conversation surrounding upfront information (UFI). Of course, the idea of upfront data is nothing new. How many of you remember Home Information Packs (HIPs)?  The original idea, conceived in Labour’s manifesto back in 1997, proposed to address the problem of gazumping. HIPs were officially launched

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