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Doncaster & District Law Society AGM

NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  OF DONCASTER & DISTRICT LAW SOCIETY Thursday 29th September at the Regent Hotel, Doncaster Formal Notice is hereby given that the AGM of Doncaster and District Law Society is to be held at the Regent Hotel on Thursday 29th September 2022 from 12 noon to be followed by a buffet lunch. In accordance with

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HM Queen Elizabeth II

The President and Members of Doncaster & District Law Society offer our sincere condolences to King Charles and the Royal Family on the sad passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II . We join the nation in thanking Her Majesty for a lifetime of dedication and service to our country

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Doncaster Junior Lawyers Division

Over the last few months we have seen Doncaster Junior Lawyers Division re-established going from strength to strenghth Doncaster & District Law Society are delighted to support the young lawyers in our city . The division under the leadership of President Liam and his team are working to deliver a range of support and activities to their members and so

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Doncast & District AGM 29th September 12 Noon

NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  OF DONCASTER & DISTRICT LAW SOCIETY Thursday 29th September at the Regent Hotel, Doncaster Formal Notice is hereby given that the AGM of Doncaster and District Law Society is to be held at the Regent Hotel on Thursday 29th September 2022 from 12 noon to be followed by a buffet lunch. In accordance with

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Bar Strike – Criminal Legal Aid 5th September

The Criminal Bar Association (CBA) has voted for indefinite strike action from 5 September 2022, escalating its protest to the government’s proposals on criminal legal aid . Since April, hundreds of barristers have adopted ‘no returns’ as part of a push for the government to uplift rates by 25%. This meant that no other barrister would take an instructed barrister’s

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Doncaster & District Law Society AGM

NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  OF DONCASTER & DISTRICT LAW SOCIETY Thursday 29th September at the Regent Hotel, Doncaster Formal Notice is hereby given that the AGM of Doncaster and District Law Society is to be held at the Regent Hotel on Thursday 29th September 2022 from 12 noon to be followed by a buffet lunch. In accordance with

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Criminal Legal Aid – We need everyone to respond to this major consultation even if you are not a criminal defence solicitor

Following the Independent Review into Criminal Legal Aid by Sir Christopher Bellamy the conclusions supported what Criminal Defence Solicitors had been saying for years – that the justice system and legal aid funding was in crisis . It is no understatement to say that the Criminal Justice System is on the point of collapse . Sir Christopher responded in strong

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SIF – SRA agree to Extend Scheme

The SRA has announced that the outcome of the consultation is that it has agreed to extend the SIF until September 2023 whilst further options to protect consumers are considered . The move comes after the SRA launched a consultation in November 2021 where it sought views from the profession about the future of SIF, which currently provides supplementary run-off

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All About Our New Team

Our New President and Team I am the current president of the Society, having become junior vice president in September 2018 and then vice president in September 2019 and subsequently president in September 2021 as, due to Covid, I served a two-year term as vice president and my predecessor, Andrea Pashley, kindly agreed to remain in post for a second

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