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Criminal Legal Aid

Criminal Legal Aid The Law Society applied for permission to bring a judicial review challenge against the government over criminal legal aid funding following their decision not to increase criminal defence solicitors’ legal aid rates by the recommended minimum 15%. The Law Society believe the government’s decision not to implement the key recommendations of the

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21st Century Justice Project

21st Century Justice Project In March 2023, The Law Society kicked off a three-year project to look at the problems facing justice in England and Wales and explore practical changes to make sure the system works effectively, now and in the future. They’ve engaged with experts in the field, members of the public, small business

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Cross- Border issues in Civil Litigation

  Don’t miss this chance to learn about Cross-Border issues in Civil Litigation from a panel of experts at Court 47, Manchester civil justice Centre. on 7th December 2023. This is a great opportunity to network and hear from HHJ Pearce, Mrs Justice Sara Cockerill, Gerard McDermott KC, Paul McGarry SC, Jemma Fleetwood and Paul

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New date for the We Love MCR Charity Firewalk!

We are delighted to let you know that the postponed Firewalk will now take place on 25th January in St Peter’s Square. The MLS Firewalkers and We Love MCR Charity want to express our gratitude and thanks to all those who have already generously donated. It is very much appreciated and the money will be

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BPC Forum drinks event 16 November

Date: Thursday 16 November 2023 Time: 18:00 Location: Banyan, Hardman Street, Manchester, M3 3PL The Manchester Business and Property Courts Forum invites you to drinks with the Vice-Chancellor, Mr Justice Fancourt and other judges of the Business and Property Courts in Manchester. This event is kindly sponsored by the Northern Business & Property Bar Association.

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The November Messenger is here!

Welcome to the November Messenger! Published with our partners at Legal RSS don’t miss this month’s issue. Articles in this issue include: Employee Engagement with Mike Ode of Potential Unearthed An update on the We Love MCR Charity Firewalk Navigating Career Transitions in Law from The Solicitors’ Charity A look at how web design and development has

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Annual General Meeting 2023

Dear Member Your attendance is requested at the Annual General Meeting of the Members of the Manchester Law Society, to be held at the offices of Eversheds Sutherland, Two New Bailey, 6 Stanley St, Salford M3 5GX on Tuesday 5th December 2023 at 5.00pm PROMPT.    A G E N D A   Apologies  

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ICO publishes guidance to ensure lawful monitoring in the workplace

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is calling on organisations to consider both their legal obligations and their workers’ rights before they implement any monitoring in the workplace. With the rise of remote working and developments in the technology available, many employers are looking to carry out checks on workers. The ICO has today published guidance

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