Plan to ban McKenzie Buddies from charging fees gets assistance of Law Society and CILEx

July 30th, 2016 Legal Lawyer  medicare Comments Closed

Plans to stop McKenzie Friends from being able to recover fees from members of the public following effective court action have received the support of the Law Society and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx). A McKenzie Friend is somebody who assists a litigant personally in a court appearance in some cases a good…

Congress Is Still Aiming to Reverse Vermont’s GMO Identifying Law

July 30th, 2016 Legal Lawyer  medicare Comments Closed

Power to the people or power to the big food companies? It appears a poignant question to ask while Independence Day hangovers are still raising, and as an extremely popular Vermont state law requiring food makers to plainly identify items made from GMO components is poised to be compressed by lawmakers in Washington acting under…

Law Society sued by training supplier over anti-competitive CQS rule

July 30th, 2016 Legal Lawyer  medicare Comments Closed

Mr. Justice Roth identifies accuser’s attorneys’ costs as ‘disproportionate’ at most current case management conference The Law Society is being taken legal action against by a legal training carrier for needing conveyance companies to complete its anti-money laundering training to maintain Conveyance Quality Scheme (CQS) accreditation. Socrates Training Limited, which provides law firms anti-money laundering…

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