Publication: Law Society Gazette

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Extradition

Zubkova v Polish Judicial Authority: Queen’s Bench Division, Administrative Court: 4 April 2014Appellant Lithuanian national allegedly committing offence in 1996 – Respondent judicial authority seeking appellant’s extradition to stand trial for alleged ... [Published Law Society Gazette - 25 mins ago]
First reported 25 mins ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 1 reports

Customs and excise

Ryanair Ltd v Revenue and Customs Commissioner: Court of Appeal, Civil Division: 4 April 2014Air passenger duty – Taxpayer airline paying air passenger duty (APD) during relevant period – Taxpayer subsequently taking view many of its flights qualifying ... [Published Law Society Gazette - 25 mins ago]
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Family head clamps down on care time limit

The Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) must be a ‘vital component’ of the unified Family Court, the head of the Family Division said in a judgment highlighting the need for strict adherence to the time limit for resolving care cases.The 26-week limit, ... [Published Law Society Gazette - 1 hour ago]
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Legal aid solidarity: the end of the affair

How long ago it seems since that heady January day when, despite the threat of further swingeing fee cuts, solicitors and barristers stood shoulder to shoulder, in defiant but upbeat spirit.Brought together as targets of a common enemy, the historically ... [Published Law Society Gazette - 3 hours ago]
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ASA upholds complaint against ‘Mr Loophole’

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against Nick Freeman - aka ‘Mr Loophole’ - the solicitor who is famed for helping celebrities escape motoring convictions.It found that an advertisement on Freeman & Co’s website was at fault ... [Published Law Society Gazette - 5 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Claimant groups: 85% of injured workers not compensated

More than 85% of people injured or made ill at work do not recover any compensation, a new report has stated.The joint report, entitled The Compensation Myth , was published today by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and the Trades Union Con ... [Published Law Society Gazette - 17 hours ago]
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Partner made up: Simon Glazebrook at Gordons

Private client lawyer Simon Glazebrook has been promoted to partner by Yorkshire law firm Gordons.Mr Glazebrook specialises in complex inheritance tax and succession planning, trust advice, and administration and planning issues concerning pensions and ... [Published Law Society Gazette - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

New tax appointments: King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin

King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin has appointed partner Anne Quenedey and her team to the tax department in Paris. Anne joins with her team, which includes one counsel and three associates, from Dentons. Joining with her is Carolle Thain-Navarro (counsel) ... [Published Law Society Gazette - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Arbitration in PI: a signal to the judiciary?

At the Westminster Legal Policy Forum’s recent Jackson event, it was interesting to hear Rod Evans – a prominent defendant lawyer – raise the prospect of personal injury lawyers turning to arbitration instead of the courts.I doubt that was the effect ... [Published Law Society Gazette - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

‘Dragon’ Caan’s second law investment becomes ABS

A virtual law firm backed by Dragons’ Den investor James Caan has been granted an alternative business structure licence.Excello Law, a full-service commercial firm targeting the SME business market, was founded almost five years ago by managing director ... [Published Law Society Gazette - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

City lawyers hit out at sanctions plan

Proposals to impose a system of contract sanctions that could stop English courts from enforcing commercial agreements entered into with ‘rogue states’ have been criticised by City lawyers as potentially damaging to London.A Foreign & Commonwealth Office ... [Published Law Society Gazette - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Firms to be left ‘high and dry’ by PII plan

The head of one of the biggest unrated insurers in the solicitors market has warned it may not secure a rating in time for the renewal period.Jason Smart, chief executive of Elite Insurance, said it was likely but not guaranteed the firm could secure ... [Published Law Society Gazette - Apr 15 2014]

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The statement says the question was "highly misleading by failing to draw to the attention of the house that Mr Sandler and this firm had acted lawfully and with the full approval of the courts throughout"
Holt said: "He [Bate] did not specify an amount and counsel had no opportunity to put before the court her position."
A Law Society spokesperson said: "The Law Society does not regard it as appropriate to comment upon the affairs of other professional/representative bodies."
‘Conference of local government lawyers?’ my taxi driver observed, as he turned in to York University campus at the weekend. "I bet that’ll be a laugh.’"

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Customs and excise [Published Law Society Gazette - 25 mins ago]
Extradition [Published Law Society Gazette - 25 mins ago]
Family head clamps down on care time limit [Published Law Society Gazette - 1 hour ago]
Legal aid solidarity: the end of the affair [Published Law Society Gazette - 3 hours ago]
ASA upholds complaint against ‘Mr Loophole’ [Published Law Society Gazette - 5 hours ago]
Claimant groups: 85% of injured workers not com... [Published Law Society Gazette - 17 hours ago]
Partner made up: Simon Glazebrook at Gordons [Published Law Society Gazette - 19 hours ago]
Arbitration in PI: a signal to the judiciary? [Published Law Society Gazette - Apr 15 2014]
New tax appointments: King & Wood Mallesons SJ ... [Published Law Society Gazette - Apr 15 2014]
‘Dragon’ Caan’s second law investment becomes ABS [Published Law Society Gazette - Apr 15 2014]
City lawyers hit out at sanctions plan [Published Law Society Gazette - Apr 15 2014]
Firms to be left ‘high and dry’ by PII plan [Published Law Society Gazette - Apr 15 2014]
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