Michael Pitt

Type: Person
Name: Michael Pitt
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Selling out?

“Use a Professional. Use a Solicitor” . As far as campaign slogans, it is unlikely to inspire great passion within the hearts of the great British public. It is a sensible message, certainly not as tacky as Chancery Lane’s 2013 ad campaign (“Don’t get ... [Published New Law Journal - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pitt cools talk of single regulator as he bids to build reform consensus

In his first interview since taking over as chairman of the (LSB), Sir Michael Pitt has cooled talk of a single regulator for all legal services.Sir Michael also praised the (SRA) for its current programme of reform. Presenting its a year ago, the LSB ... [Published Legal Futures - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

How Arcade Fire Gave Us The Defining Haircut Of The Decade

Win Butler's undercut still has scores of imitators. Not least, Brad Pitt and Aaron Paul. By John HendricksonArcade Fire's Win Butler grew up in The Woodlands , an intensely artificial suburb of Houston; a postmodern American childhood. He left home ... [Published Esquire - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Bar association handing out awards

Several attorneys from Michigan will be honored next week during the State Bar of Michigan’s annual meeting and awards banquet.The annual meeting is being held in Grand Rapids on Sept. 17-19 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel and DeVos Place.The awards banquet ... [Published Grand Rapids Business Journal - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

LSB chair: regulators need to help push down cost of legal services

More needs to be done to reduce the cost of legal services to meet the needs of small businesses and people who are neither wealthy nor eligible for legal aid, the chairman of the (LSB) has said in his first public speech.Sir Michael Pitt also suggested ... [Published Legal Futures - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

‘Where were the lawyers in the financial crisis?’ asks Stephen Mayson

Says lawyers should protect and promote the public interestThe issue of when lawyers should act in the public interest was raised during a Q&A session at the Westminster Legal Policy Forum this morning."It is all part of a balancing act about how you ... [Published MP Magazine - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Royal Oak attorney Michael Pitt receives SBM Champion of Justice Award

Michael Pitt, of Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers, has been selected by the State Bar of Michigan as a recipient of its 2014 Champion of Justice award.The Champion of Justice award, one of the Bar Association’s most distinguished honors, is given for integrity ... [Published Flint-Genesee County Legal News - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

UK needs a new Legal Services Act, LSB chair says

'In my view, the 2007 Act is a job half done'The current system of regulation of the UK legal sector is too complex and needs to be simplified for the benefit of both law firms and their clients, Sir Michael Pitt has said.Speaking at the Westminster Legal ... [Published MP Magazine - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

LSB caution on growth of paid McKenzie Friends

The oversight legal regulator has given a muted backing to the emergence of fee-charging McKenzie Friends.Legal Services Board chairman Sir Michael Pitt (pictured) supported the suggestion that paid legal advisers should be recognised as a ‘legitimate ... [Published Law Society Gazette - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Rag & Bone reveals campaign videos with Winona Ryder and Michael Pitt

In July, Rag & Bone shared images of Winona Ryder and Michael Pitt posing in Coney Island for its latest campaign. Now the fashion label has revealed two new videos starring its celebrity spokesmodels.Rather than posing side by side for the Fall-Winter ... [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Stance on sandbags explained

It is important to point out that the borough council accepted professional advice in rejecting the use of sandbags as a means of flood defence.I refer residents to Sir Michael Pitt’s highly respected independent report into the 2007 floods, which are ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

We want better flood protection

Comments (0)Much has been published in the press about the decision not to provide sandbags in the event of a flood, and so it is important to point out that the borough council accepted professional advice in rejecting the use of sandbags as a means ... [Published Boston Target - Aug 20 2014]

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Legal Services Board Chairman, Sir Michael Pitt, said: "we believe that the report offers timely consideration of an area of increasing significance and note in particular the contribution that these services can make to improving access to justice."

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Selling out? [Published New Law Journal - 4 hours ago]
ABS or bust? [Published Local Government Lawyer - Sep 16 2014]
Pitt cools talk of single regulator as he bids ... [Published Legal Futures - Sep 15 2014]
How Arcade Fire Gave Us The Defining Haircut Of... [Published Esquire - Sep 12 2014]
Bar association handing out awards [Published Grand Rapids Business Journal - Sep 10 2014]
LSB chair: regulators need to help push down co... [Published Legal Futures - Sep 10 2014]
‘Where were the lawyers in the financial crisis... [Published MP Magazine - Sep 08 2014]
‘Boardwalk Empire’ Has Lost Its Way [Published Daily Beast - Sep 07 2014]
Terence Winter Says Goodbye to Boardwalk Empire [Published Esquire - Sep 06 2014]
REVIEW: Boardwalk vs. Empire: Can HBO’s Gangste... [Published Time - Sep 05 2014]
REVIEW: Boardwalk vs. Empire: Can HBO’s Gangste... [Published TIME.com - Sep 05 2014]
LSB calls for safeguards in relation to fee-cha... [Published Local Government Lawyer - Sep 05 2014]
Royal Oak attorney Michael Pitt receives SBM Ch... [Published Flint-Genesee County Legal News - Sep 05 2014]
LSB welcomes fee-charging McKenzie Friends [Published Solicitors Journal - Sep 04 2014]
UK needs a new Legal Services Act, LSB chair says [Published MP Magazine - Sep 04 2014]
'Room 237' and The History of Cinematic Represe... [Published Pop Matters - Sep 04 2014]
LSB supports fee-charging McKenzie Friends – wi... [Published Legal Futures - Sep 04 2014]
LSB caution on growth of paid McKenzie Friends [Published Law Society Gazette - Sep 03 2014]
Rag & Bone reveals campaign videos with Winona ... [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Sep 03 2014]
Eva Green Is The Queen Of Sexy-Scary [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 27 2014]
A Brief Guide To The VMAs For British People Wh... [Published Vice UK - Aug 26 2014]
LETTER: Stance on sandbags explained [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 23 2014]
Payback is a bloody business: Boardwalk Empire:... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Aug 23 2014]
Matthew McConaughey signs advertising deal with... [Published The Independent - Aug 21 2014]
We want better flood protection [Published Boston Target - Aug 20 2014]
Improve FM's strategic role, argue FM experts [Published FM World - Aug 19 2014]
PHOENIX with Julia Stiles and James Wirt Extend... [Published Broadway World - Aug 19 2014]
Falls Festival 2014 Line-Up Announced [Published Oyster Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
Charlie Hunnam Dating ‘Pirate Of The Caribbean’... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 14 2014]
Winona Ryder pulls funny faces for Rag & Bone c... [Published MyDaily - Aug 14 2014]
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REVIEW: Boardwalk vs. Empire: Can HBO’s Gangste... [Published TIME.com - Sep 05 2014]
Boardwalk Empire debuted in 2010 with the promise of being HBO’s next great, big series. Well, it was big at least. It had a healthy budget that showed on screen. It was art-directed with a museum curator’s touch. It was (mostly) impeccably cast. It ...
Eva Green Is The Queen Of Sexy-Scary [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 27 2014]
How the Sin City: A Dame to Kill For actress walked away with the year’s most macho sequels. Josh Brolin and Eva Green in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For . Dimension Films Most of the thrill of the original Sin City is gone in Sin City: A Dame ...
14 Horrifically Gory Moments On TV [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 31 2014]
Series like FX’s The Strain are upping the ante on television violence. But there are plenty of other gruesome examples of televised gore. Warning: Potential spoilers ahead! The Strain : Gabriel Bolivar loses a penis. And then he just...flushes it? ...
'I Origins': Eye-spying with Michael Pitt and B... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - Jul 30 2014]
'I Origins': Eye-spying with Michael Pitt and Brit Marling (review) ...
Michael Pitt talks about 'I Origins,' science v... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - Jul 30 2014]
Michael Pitt talks about 'I Origins,' science vs. spirituality and his favorite Cleveland restaurant ...
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