Archive for July, 2016

BAR COUNCIL WARNS OF LEGAL AID CUTS

Bar Council Chair warns Conservative conference of consequences of Legal Aid cuts   Speaking at a fringe event at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, the Chairman of the Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales, will warn of the significant threat posed to access to justice by the Government’s proposed legal aid cuts.   Next Tuesday 4 October, Peter Lodder QC will spe...

30 Sep 11:31 AM 0 Read More...

WHITE & CASE ADVISES CDB & ICBC

White & Case advises CDB and ICBC on participation in USD 800 million term loan facility and SAR 3.969 billion advance payment guarantee facility   Global law firm White & Case LLP has represented China Development Bank (CDB) and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) with respect to their participation in the USD 800 million senior secured term loan facility and the SAR 3.969 billion (approxima...

30 Sep 9:44 AM 0 Read More...

SHOOSMITHS SECURES CQS STATUS

Shoosmiths becomes largest law firm to secure Law Society’s CQS status   Top 50 law firm Shoosmiths has become the largest law firm in England and Wales so far to secure the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) - the mark of excellence for the home buying process.   Shoosmiths, which has 98 partners and offices in Northampton, London, Birmingham, Southampton, Manchester,...

29 Sep 11:32 AM 0 Read More...

US SUPREME COURT YEAR ANALYSED

2011 US Supreme Court Faced Technology Challenges; Next Year, Immigration Likely on Docket A panel of analysts and reporters who cover the U.S. Supreme Court met last week to talk about the hottest issues the high court faced last year and to predict the cases it might hear next year.  “Being a U.S. Supreme Court justice now days, because of rapidly evolving technology, must be one of the most diffic...

29 Sep 10:32 AM 0 Read More...

UK & INDIA WORK TOGETHER FOR LAW

UK and India's legal bodies to work together on timetabled roadmapProfessional legal bodies from the UK and India are jointly to thrash out a timetabled roadmap to pave the way for the legal sectors in both countries to benefit from greater access to India's legal services market. The Law Society of England and Wales and Bar Council of England and Wales have accompanied the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for ...

28 Sep 12:48 PM 0 Read More...